Saturday, February 26, 2005
Sitting here looking around and I stumbled onto some things I thought you all might like.

Strange Facts
During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants. Do I really need to say his name?

Dolphins sleep with one eye open

More people use blue toothbrushes, than red ones

Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails

In the year 2000, Pope John Paul II was named an "Honorary Harlem Globetrotter."

A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day

Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women. There's a lightning rod joke there but I won't make it.

It is estimated that millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them

Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, "Gadsby", which contains over 50,000 words -- none of them with the letter E

As an iceberg melts, it makes a fizzing sound because of the compressed air bubbles popping in the ice

Every U.S. bill regardless of denomination costs just 4 cents to make

In 1982, a cactus in Phoenix, Arizona killed a man. David Grundman fired two shotgun blasts at a giant saguaro cactus that ended up falling on top of him

In Japan, the number four is considered to be unlucky because the Japanese word for four sounds very similar to the word death

In New York City, approximately 1,600 people are bitten by other humans

Australian Graham Barker extracted his own belly button fluff every day for 18 years acquiring a record-breaking amount of fluff. He hopes to accumulate enough fluff to stuff a pillow

27% of female lottery winners hid their winning ticket in their bras

45% of Americans don't know that the sun is a star

People in low-income homes spend 50% more time playing video games than people in high-income homes. I believe that one. I'm a game junkie.

Since 1978, at least 37 people have died as a result of shaking vending machines, in an attempt to get free merchandise. More than 100 people have been injured

In New Mexico, over eleven thousand people have visited a tortilla chip that appeared to have the face of Jesus Christ burned into it

Brain Teasers
If you think you know the answers, let me know and I'll tell you if you're right. And no cheating. See if you're smart enought to figure them out yourself.

Two men were being tried for murder. The jury found one man guilty
and the other innocent. The judge turned to the guilty man
and said, "Even though your guilt has been established, the law
compels me to set you free." How could such a bizarre judgement occur?

There is a house with four walls. Each wall faces
south. There is a window in each wall. A bear walks
by one of the windows. What color is the bear?

Jeff had 17 rings and all but 9 were dropped down the drain,
how many did he have left?

A certain large animal lives happily and thrives here on Earth.
One day, every single one of these critters is wiped out by a
mysterious disease which affects only this particular animal.
There are none left anywhere on earth -- they are all gone.
About a year or so later, they begin to reappear on Earth again.
How can this be?
The Only Thing Necessary For Evil To Triumph
Is For Good Men To Do Nothing