Dec 12, 2009

OMG Facts

It's a beautiful day, yes?

So anyway, since I haven't any interesting personal occurrence within the last 24 hours worth enough posting here, I'd like to share little facts that I thought would make you smile. My sister and I found them at OMG Facts last night. Actually, she was the one who discovered the existence of OMG Facts, I just followed suit. We had so much fun reading all the fascinating and attention-grabbing information posted that we slept really, really, really late --- dawn!

I hope you enjoy as much as we did! :)

The kiss that is given by the bride to the groom at the end of the wedding ceremony originates from the earliest times when the couple would actually make love for the first time under the eyes of half the village!

6 December is St Nicholas’s Day – the first of the gift giving days, especially in Holland and Belgium.

Bulls are colorblind, therefore they will charge at any colored cape waved at them, be it red or neon green.

Bill Gates designed a traffic control system for Seattle when he was only 15 years old.

In a public bathroom, the stall which is closest to the door is usually the cleanest, because it's the least used.

It's illegal to own a red car in Shanghai, China.

A group of Kangaroos is called a mob.

A group of Owls is called a parliament.

Polar bears can swim 60 miles without pausing for a rest.

Dracula is the most filmed story of all time. OF ALL TIME.

Fewer divorces occur in families in which the children wake their parents before 6 a.m. on Saturdays.

Moths are unable to fly during an earthquake.

In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her husband if he cheats on her.

A snail can sleep for three years.

The first YouTube video was entitled "Me at the zoo", and shows founder Jawed Karim at San Diego Zoo.

President George W. Bush and Playboy founder, Hugh Hefner are cousins.

Walmart-mart sells more apparel a year than all the other competing department stores combined.

Crocodiles never outgrow the place they live. If you put a baby-croc in an aquarium, it would be little for the rest of it's life.

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

The average life expectancy of an enemy soldier in a Chuck Norris film is 4 seconds.

Cold water helps burn calories. Your body has to heat up the water to absorb it. Heating the water up is what burns the fat.

Turtles can breathe through their butts.

"Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.

Beetles taste like apples, wasps taste like pine nuts, and worms taste like fried bacon.

Abraham Lincoln faces to the right on a penny while all the other presidents face to the left on US coins.

For more of these fun-filled, very informative, although seemingly useless facts, please go visit OMG Facts. You will finds tons of minute inquiries and small nothings there! 'Til next time! Blessed day everyone! Enjoy the rest of this day! :D