mardi 14 septembre 2010

Random Facts

The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo. 

The average CEO's salary in the US is 475 times greater than the average worker's salary. In Japan, it is 11 times greater; in France, 15 times; in Canada, 20; in South Africa, 21, and in Britain, 22. 

North Dakota is the only state in the US that has never had an earthquake. 

The United States consumes more oil than any other country in the World. In 2001, the US consumed as much as the entire European Union and Japan. 

Ewan McGregor was offered, but turned down, the part of Neo in the Matrix. Will Smith was also approached to play Neo but turned it down in order make Wild Wild West. 

In 32 years there are about 1 billion seconds! 

Only humans sleep on their backs.  

Sound travels about 4 times faster in water than in air.

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

Tiger Woods is the highest paid athlete. He makes around $80 million per year (or $219,000 per day). 

The average person has 100,000 hairs on his/her head. Each hair grows about 5 inches (12.7 cm) every year. 

It is estimated that at any one time, 0.7% of the world's population is drunk. 

Jupiter, the fifth planet from the sun, is the largest planet in the solar system, twice as big as all the other planets combined. 

The human eye blinks an average of 4,200,000 times a year.

A snail can sleep for three years.

The Hawaiian alphabet consists of only 12 letters.

Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

1 commentaire:

  1. Ahah nice post dude :) I like this kind things!

    Arrivederci! :P