Wednesday, May 1, 2013

did you know?

I love weird, useless facts. So I decided I would share. Get ready to add some wrinkles to your brain, my friends!

Put tea bags in your shoes to rid them of the gross feet smell.

Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin, who together killed more than 40 million people, were both nominated for Nobel Peace Prizes.

Research has determined that most people are the happiest at 7:26 PM on a Saturday night.

There are more than 1,000 chemicals in a single cup of coffee. Of these, only 26 have been tested, and half of those caused cancer in rats. Sorry, coffee drinkers!

There are about 50,000 people living in Japan who are 100 years old or older. Think they found the fountain of youth?

Zakynthos Island in Greece has some of the bluest water in the world. The boats look like they are floating on air!

A group of unicorns is called a blessing. 

A survey reported that 12% of Americans think Joan of Arc was Noah's wife. Really, people?!

Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.

In Singapore, it is illegal to sell or use chewing gum.

More than 6,000 people check into US Emergency Rooms each year with pillow related injuries. Please, just try to injure yourself with a pillow. It's really difficult. 6,000 of the dumbest people in America, folks.

The world's youngest parents lived in China in 1910 and were ages 8 and 9. Ew.

The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the height of fashion during the Italian Renaissance to shave them off. Double Ew.

Most lipstick contains fish scales. Triple Ew.

This picture is small because it disgusts me. But it gets the point across, don't you think! EW!

A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

Don't you feel smarter? Now go, share your knowledge with the world!

Happy Wednesday!

All photos are stock from Google.

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