Monday, October 24, 2011

some random/fun/awesome facts

  1. President Kennedy was the fastest random speaker in the world with upwards of 350 words per minute. 
  2. The numbers '172' can be found on the back of the U.S. $5 dollar bill in the bushes at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.
  3. The most money ever paid for a cow in an auction was $1.3 million. 
  4. The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in jelly
  5. The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want. 
  6. American car horns beep in the tone of F. 
  7. There are twice as many kangaroos in Australia as there are people. The kangaroo population is estimated at about 40 million. 
  8. The word "nerd" was first coined by Dr. Seuss in "If I Ran the Zoo."       
  9. In ancient Rome, it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose.  
  10. On average, there are 178 sesame seeds on each McDonalds BigMac bun