I'm trying for almost 2 years , on and off, already.
Before you note me down as stupid I want you to know that I'm avoiding tutorials on solving Rubik's Cube...well doesn't really matter, I mean taking so long without solving it even once is kinda pathetic.
Maybe I'd be done by now if my friends would stop twisting it randomly everytime they come over to pay me a visit.
On that note: Josh you're a jerk!
Well now let's come back to what I actually wanted to post today: useless facts.
I stumbled across a compilation of some really curious facts in the last few days.
You may want to memorize some for small talk or breaking the ice at the next company meeting or whatever.
The tip of a whip moves so fast that it breaks the sound barrier. The "crack" of a whip is actually a tiny sonic boom.
Firehouses have circular stairways because the engines were at a time pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground floor, and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar. (bonus points for listing them all in one go)
If the earth were the size of a bowling ball, it would be just as smooth; the mountains on raised relief globes are greatly exaggerated.
Raindrops are not tear-drop shaped. They are rounded at the top and flat on the bottom.
Honey does not spoil.
The ghosts in Pac-Man are named Inky, Blinky, Pinky, and Clyde. (to prove your geekdom)
Armored knights raised their visors to identify themselves when they rode past royalty. This custom has evolved into the modern military salute.
The names of the three monkeys are Mizaru (see no evil), Kikazaru (hear no evil), and Iwazaru (speak no evil).
It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky. (They'll never know what hit them ..hehe)
All polar bears are left handed.
In the film Forrest Gump, all the still photos show Forrest with his eyes closed
Snakes are true carnivores as they eat nothing but other animals. They do not eat any type of plant material. (As we all know nothing is as cool as a snake,take that vegans)
„Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo.“ is a valid sentence in the English language. (You're nuts aren't ya ?)
According to Genesis 1:20-22 the chicken came before the egg. (Admin spawned it..riddle solved)
A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
More people use blue toothbrushes than red ones. (mine is green )
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
Dolphins can stop breathing on purpose, thus comitting suicide.