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Little Known Facts

You're friends will think you are either a genius or that you need to get out more with these amazing facts!

Want to amaze your friends next time you host a mixer at your pad?  Here are some lesser known facts:

  • A compressed spring weighs MORE than a relaxed spring
  • There are bags of shit on the moon
  • Having no points in tennis got to be called love because the the french referred to it as having the egg (l'oeuf)
  • the only member of zz top without a beard is named frank beard
  • Norway has more coastline than the US, including Alaska and Hawaii
  • In Super Mario Bros the clouds and the bushes are the same, just different colors
  • In relation to body size the barnacle has the largest sexual organ, often spanning 3 or more times its body length
  • Methamphetamine is sold as a prescription drug in the united states; it's trade name is Desoxyn
  • 111,111,111 X 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
  • Hitler's original plan was to send the Jews to Madagascar
  • Spiders have transparent blood
  • If you are standing outside on a sunny day, the light inside your skull is bright enough for someone to comfortably read a book in there
  • Kermit the Frog was left-handed
  • The subway system in St. Petersberg Russia also doubles as a massive bomb shelter
  • The name of the city of Buffalo has nothing to do with the animal. It's an English bastardisation of the French "beau fleuve," meaning "beautiful river."
  • If you brought the Sun down to the size of the . on this screen, and then brought everything else down to scale, our galaxy, the Milky Way, would be the size of the continental U.S.A.
  • Elvis Presley dyed his hair. He was naturally blond.
  • An MRI scanner never ever turns off, unless it is being moved or you hit the big red stop button. Then it costs $15,000+ to restart. The liquid helium keeps the coils so cold there is almost no electrical resistance in them.
  • The North American Nine-banded Armadillo tends to jump straight in the air when surprised, and consequently often collides with the undercarriage or fenders of passing vehicles.
  • Viking ships could sail in only 18 inches of water. If it got too shallow, all the men could jump out and carry the ship until the water was deep enough.
  • The total amount of energy from outside the solar system ever received by all the radio telescopes on the planet is less than the enregy of a single snowflake falling to the ground.
  • A small child could swim through the veins of a blue whale
  • The guy who did the voice of Gargamel on "The Smurfs" also invented the artificial heart
  • Uncle Phil from Fresh Prince of Bel Air, played Shredder's voice in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon.
  • If you fold a piece of paper in half 50 times, it will be thick enough to reach the moon.
  • All of the gold ever mined in the history of mankind would only fit into three olympic sized swimming pools