Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Interesting Facts

1) The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com on March 15, 1985.

2)Cat urine glows under a black-light.

3) The most popular name in the world is Muhammad.

4) Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.

5) More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world.

6) In Johannesburg, the average car will be involved in an accident once every four years.

7) During 30 minutes of active sex, the average person burns approximately 200 calories.

8) A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.

9) Like fingerprints, everyone tongue print is different.

10) Humans blink over 10,000,000 times a year!

11) Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand.

12) Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

13) Karate actually originated in India, but was developed further in China.

14) British scientists have found evidence that heart attacks increase significantly for people who watch soccer penalty shoot-outs.

15) More money is spent on gardening than on any other hobby.

16) 'Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle' is shortcut for Yahoo (web portal)

17) Google, originating from a misspelling of the word "googol", the number one followed by one hundred zeros.

18) The average person laughs 13 times a day.

19) Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women.

20) Barney, the famous dinosaur that entertains kids is from Dallas.

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