Thursday, 4 August 2011

Intresting Facts U Must Know

If coloring weren't added to Coca-Cola, it would be green

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries because Colgate translates into the command  "go hang yourself."

The smallest unit of time is the yoctosecond.

If the population of China walked past you in single line, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

China has more English speakers than the United States.

According to Genesis 1:20-22, the chicken came before the egg.

If you leave Tokyo by plane at 7:00am, you will arrive in Honolulu at approximately 4:30pm the previous day.

Scientists in Australia's Parkes Observatory thought they had positive proof of alien life, when they began picking up radio-waves
from space. However, after investigation, the radio emissions were traced to a microwave in the building.

The three wealthiest families in the world have more assets than the combined wealth of the fourty-eight poorest nations.

Look at your zipper. See the initials YKK? It stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushibibaisha, the world's largest zipper manufacturer.

40 percent of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.

315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.

Most lipstick contains fish scales.

Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as a medicine.

Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.

There are no clocks in Las Vegas g@mbling casin0s.

The original name for the butterfly was "flutterby"!

Dentists recommend that a toothbrush be kept at least six feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum

The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.

To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, prick your fingers into its eyeballs. It will let you go instantly.

A mathematical wonder: 111,111,111 multiplied by 111,111,111 gives the result 12, 345, 678, 987, 654, 321.

The "pound" (#) key on your keyboard is called an octothorp.

In Chinese, the KFC slogan "finger lickin' good" comes out as "eat your fingers off".

Yo-Yos were once used as weapons in the Philippines.

Coca-Cola can be used as car oil.

Mexico City sinks abut 10 inches a year.

Blue is the favorite color of 80 percent of Americans.

When a person shakes their head from side to side, he is saying "yes" in Sri Lanka.

There are more chickens than people in the world.

It's against the law in Iceland to have a dog.

There are more telephones than people in Washington, D.C.


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