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Some Interesting Facts
  • Honey is the only food that doesn't spoil.

  • A snail can sleep for three years.

  • Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

  • Most lipstick contains fish scales.

  • Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history.
    - Spades: King David
    - Clubs: Alexander the Great
    - Hearts: Charlemagne
    - Diamonds: Julius Caesar

  • Michael Jordan gets more money from Nike annually than the entire Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.

  • The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

  • The name of all the continents ends with the same letter that they start with.

  • There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.

  • You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.

  • TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.

  • It is impossible to lick your elbow.

  • The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.

  • Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.

  • Like finger prints, everyone's tongue print is different.

  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

  • The cigarette lighter was invented before the match sticks.

  • Finally ... 99% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow.

Source: Buddha Yatra (No. 9, April 2006)

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