March 14, 2009

I STUMBLED UPON




Halos alas-tres na ng umagA ng makita ko ito habang naglilikot sa internet. Pinaglalaruan ko kasi iyong stumble upon at sa pamamasyal, maliban sa mga photoshop related things. Eto nakita, ultimate wala lang ang mga ito pero some of it are really interesting.

Here you go.

  • A rat can last longer without water than a camel.
  • Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks or it will digest itself.
  • The dot over the letter "i" is called a tittle.
  • A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.
  • A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate. I know some people like that!
  • A duck's quack doesn't echo. No one knows why.
  • A 2 X 4 is really 1-1/2 by 3-1/2.
  • During the chariot scene in "Ben Hur," a small red car can be seen in the distance.
  • On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily! That explains it!
  • Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
  • Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.
  • The number of possible ways of playing the first four moves per side in a game of chess is 318,979,564,000.
  • There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple and silver.
  • The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan." There was never a recorded Wendy before.
  • The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin in World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
  • If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
  • Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to s-l-o-w film down so you could see his moves.
  • The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA."
  • The original name for butterfly was flutterby.
  • The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
  • The first product Motorola started to develop was a record player for automobiles. At that time, the most known player on the market was the Victrola, so they called themselves Motorola.
  • Roses may be red, but violets are indeed violet.
  • By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you cannot sink into quicksand.
  • Celery has negative calories. It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with.
  • Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
  • Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
  • Sherlock Holmes NEVER said "Elementary, my dear Watson."
  • An old law in Bellingham, Washington, made it illegal for a woman to take more than 3 steps backwards while dancing.
  • The glue on Israeli postage is certified kosher.
  • The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
  • Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit damages them. Not to mention the other drawback.
  • Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
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    9 comments:

    The Pope said...

    Thanks for posting this trivia for a change, the only thing that I knew sa mga binanggit mo sa list ay iyong first CD produced sa US which was of Bruce Springteen's album - Born In The U.S.A.

    And I will try to experiment iyong raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne.

    You fascinates us Marlon, di ka nauubusan ng topics, purihin ka kaibigan.

    =supergulaman= said...

    ayuz ang mga trivia...

    mabuhay kuya kim.... este marlon pla... aheks... galing... :)

    jeszieBoy said...

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    I'm inviting you to join the EARTH HOUR 2009!

    just check it out! :]

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    glesy the great said...

    ang galing... astig na mga trivia!!!! ahehe... thanks for sharing..

    advice: hanap ka pa, tapos post mo ulit... nyahaha.. naaliw? cheers;p-glesy the geat

    lucas said...

    The dot over the letter "i" is called a tittle.

    ---TITTLE (double t?) or Title? i assume TITEL ang pagbasa noh?

    The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.---i love that book. kung may pagkakataon at mataas ang percentage ng di mahuhuli bakit hindi? hahaha! i jst love trivias :P

    Joffred said...

    nahilo ako sa pagbasa nun nsa taas! hehe

    jhosel said...

    aw. nice trivias! very refreshing sa mga inuugatan nang brain cells ko. ahehe..

    Pilar said...

    talaga? flutterby? ayos e noh! thanks for the added info KUyA! lol. i missed bloghopping sa bahay mo! :D

    ark said...

    I love trivias and I have a compilation of them kaya lahat ito eh nabasa ko na. Thanks for sharing.

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