October Pointless Facts (Archived)

4 November 2008 at 8:10 pm (Pointless Facts Of the Day (Archives))


10/31: …………………………………… The electric chair was invented by a dentist?

10/30: …………………………………… Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are brother and sister?

10/29: …………………………………… Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with?

10/28: …………………………………… The mask used by Michael Myers in the original “Halloween” was a Captain Kirk mask painted white?

10/27: …………………………………… A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top?

10/26: …………………………………… 315 entries in Webster’s 1996 Dictionary were misspelled?

10/25: …………………………………… Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a space suit damages it?

10/24: ………………………………….. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!? (*never tested this one myself, so I dunno about all that!*)

10/23: …………………………………… A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death?

10/21: …………………………………… The ‘spot’ on 7UP comes from its inventor, who had red eyes? He was albino.

10/20: …………………………………… Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn’t wear pants?

10/19: …………………………………… The dot over the letter i is called a “tittle” ?

10/05: …………………………………… On average, a 4-year-old child asks 437 questions a day?

10/04: …………………………… The tip of a 2cm long hour-hand on a wristwatch travels at 0.00000275 mph?

10/03: …………………………………. The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache?

10/02: …………………………………. In ancient Rome, it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose?

10/01: …………………………………. Karoke means “empty orchestra” in Japanese?

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September Pointless Facts (Archived)

1 October 2008 at 12:19 pm (Pointless Facts Of the Day (Archives))


09/30: …………………………………. Cats sleep 16 to 18 hours per day?

09/29: …………………………………. 7.5 million toothpicks can be made from a cord of wood?

09/28: …………………………………. Charlie Brown’s father was a barber?

09/27: …………………………………. 1 in 5,000 North Atlantic lobsters are born bright blue?

09/25: …………………………………. According to suicide statistics, Monday is the favored day for self-destruction?

09/24: …………………………………. The glue on Israeli postage stamps is supposed to be certified as kosher?

09/23: …………………………………. There are 333 toilet paper squares on a toilet paper roll?

09/22: …………………………………. There is about 200 times more gold in the worlds oceans, than has been mined in our entire history?

09/20: …………………………………. Blue and white are the most common school colours?

09/19: …………………………………. Termites eat wood twice as fast while listening to heavy metal music?

09/18: …………………………………. Singapore has only one train station?

09/17: …………………………………. 10 tons of space dust falls on Earth every day?

09/16: …………………………………. Mosquitoes have teeth?

09/15: ………………………………… Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left handed people?

09/14: ………………………………… Bubble gum contains rubber?

09/13: ………………………………… Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different?

09/12: ………………………………… Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase bacteria in your ear by 700X?

09/11: ………………………………… in Cleveland, Ohio it’s illegal to catch mice without a hungting license?

09/10: ………………………………… Research indicates that mosquitoes are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas?

09/09: ………………………………… Whips make a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the speed of sound?

09/08: ………………………………… Most soccer players run 7 miles in a game?

09/07: ………………………………… The first novel ever written on a typewriter was: “Tom Sawyer”?

09/06: …………………………………. Large kangaroos cover more than 30 feet with each jump?

09/05: …………………………………. The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent when a person looks at something pleasing?

09/04: …………………………………. The average person laughs 13 times a day?

09/03: …………………………………, When you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red?

09/02: …………………………………. Bats always turn left when exiting a cave?

09/01: …………………………………. Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better?

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August Pointless Facts (Archived)

1 September 2008 at 4:38 pm (Pointless Facts Of the Day (Archives))


Did you know? …………………………

08/30: ………………………….. There are approx. 550 hairs in the eyebrow?

08/29: ………………………….. A sneeze zooms out of your mouth at up to 600 mph?

08/28: ………………………….. You can start a fire with ice?

08/27: …………………………… If you wanted to find the letter “A” by spelling out numbers you’d have to go all the way to one thousand?

08/26: ……………………………. 5,840 people with pillow related injuries checked into U.S. emergency rooms in 1992?

08/25: ……………………………. Honey is the only food that doesn’t spoil?

08/24: ……………………………. Coca-Cola was originally green?

08/23:  ………………………….. it is impossible to lick your elbow?

08/22: …………………………… In Shakespeare’s time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase “goodnight, sleep tight.”?

08/21: …………………………… Scooby Doo’s first real name is Scoobert?

08/20: …………………………… Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump?

08/19: …………………………… Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair?

08/18: …………………………… Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury?

08/17: …………………………… 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321? 
*** it’s true! lol … i checked! ***

08/16: ………………………….. Sherlock Holmes never said “Elementary, my dear Watson”?

08/15: ………………………….. A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second?

08/14: …………………………. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes?

08/13: …………………………. A cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it
starves to death?

08/12: ……………………….. The only two words that are not rhymable are “silver” and “orange”?

08/11: ……………………….. Cat’s urine glows under UV light?

08/10: ………………………. A whale’s penis is called a dork?

08/09: ………………………. More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in air crashes?

08/08: ……………………… Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older?

08/07: …………………….. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo?

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July Pointless Facts (Archived)

7 August 2008 at 6:56 pm (Pointless Facts Of the Day (Archives))


did you know ……….

07/31: …………………………… If everyone in China jumped off a chair at the same time, would it cause an earthquake?

07/30: ………………………….. Ten percent of Britain’s perfumes are bought at Heathrow Airport?

07/29: …………………………. A pig’s orgasm lasts 30 minutes?

07/28: ………………………….. The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets?

07/27: …………………………. On average women blink nearly twice as much as men?

07/26: ………………………… If a man farted non-stop for six years and nine months and then lit it he would produce an explosion equal to the power of the first atomic bomb!?

07/25: ………………………. A pregnant goldfish is called a twit?

07/24: ……………………… Male fruit bats have the highest incidence of homosexuality in the animal kingdom even overtaking humans?

07/23:  ……………………. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using only the letters on the top row of a computer keyboard?

07/22: …………………… No war has been fought where both countires had a McDonald’s?

07/21: ………………….. In Lehigh, Nebraska it’s against the law to sell donut holes?

07/20: ………………….. There are no swear words in Irish?

07/19: ………………….. Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look alike contest?

07/18: ………………….. giraffes can’t cough?

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