Believe it or Not .... Perhaps This is The World's Longest Believe it Or Not...

Shakespeare invented the word ‘assassination’ and ‘bump’.

Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.

The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the
body to Squirt blood 30 feet.

Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in
your ear By 700 times.

Ants don’t sleep .

Owls have eyeballs that are tubular in shape, because of this,
they cannot move their eyes.

A bird requires more food in proportion to its size than a baby or
a cat.

The mouse is the most common mammal in the
US.

A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length.

A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.

The
Canary Islands were not named for a bird called a canary. They
were named after a breed of large dogs. The Latin name was Canariae
insulae - “
Island of Dogs.”

There are 701 types of pure breed dogs.

A polecat is not a cat. It is a nocturnal European weasel.

The animal responsible for the most human deaths world-wide is the
mosquito.

The biggest pig in recorded history was Big Boy of Black Mountain,
North Carolina, who was weighed at 1,904 pounds in 1939.

Cats respond most readily to names that end in an “ee” sound.

A cat cannot see directly under its nose. This is why the cat
cannot seem to find tidbits on the floor.

Pigs, walruses and light-colored horses can be sunburned.

Snakes are immune to their own poison.

An iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes.

Cats have more than one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs only have
about ten.

The biggest member of the cat family is the male lion, which
weighs 528 pounds (240 kilograms).

Most lipstick contains fish scales.

Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have
over a million descendants.

Each day in the
US, animal shelters are forced to destroy 30,000
dogs and cats.

A shrimp’s heart is in their head.

A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

A cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it
starves to death.

The cat lover is an ailurophile, while a cat hater is an
ailurophobe.

A woodpecker can peck twenty times a second.

It may take longer than two days for a chick to break out of its
shell.

Dragonflies are one of the fastest insects, flying 50 to 60 mph.

Despite man’s fear and hatred of the wolf, it has not ever been
proved that a non-rabid wolf ever attacked a human.

There are more than 100 million dogs and cats in the
United
States
.

Americans spend more than 5.4 billion dollars on their pets each
year.

Cat’s urine glows under a black light .

The largest cockroach on record is one measured at 3.81 inches in
length.

It is estimated that a single toad may catch and eat as many as
10,000 insects in the course of a summer.

Amphibians eyes come in a variety shapes and sizes. Some even have
square or heart-shaped pupils.

It would require an average of 18 hummingbirds to weigh in at 1
ounce.

Dogs that do not tolerate small children well are the St. Bernard,
the Old English sheep dog, the Alaskan malamute, the bull terrier, and
the toy poodle.

Moles are able to tunnel through 300 feet of earth in a day.

Howler monkeys are the noisiest land animals. Their calls can be
heard over 2 miles away.

A quarter of the horses in the
US died of a vast virus epidemic in
1872.

The fastest bird is the Spine-tailed swift, clocked at speeds of
up to 220 miles per hour.


There is no single cat called the panther. The name is commonly
applied to the leopard, but it is also used to refer to the puma and the
jaguar. A black panther is really a black leopard. A capon is a
castrated rooster.

The world’s largest rodent is the Capybara. An Amazon water hog
that looks like a guinea pig, it can weigh more than 100 pounds.

The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200
people.

The hummingbird, the loon, the swift, the kingfisher, and the
grebe are all birds that cannot walk.

The poisonous copperhead snake smells like fresh cut cucumbers.

A chameleon’s tongue is twice the length of its body.

Worker ants may live seven years and the queen may live as long as
15 years.

The blood of mammals is red, the blood of insects is yellow, and
the blood of lobsters is blue.

Cheetahs make a chirping sound that is much like a bird’s chirp or
a dog’s yelp. The sound is so an intense, it can be heard a mile away.

The underside of a horse’s hoof is called a frog. The frog peels
off several times a year with new growth.

The bloodhound is the only animal whose evidence is admissible in
an American court. 98% of brown bears in the
United States are in
Alaska.

Before air conditioning was invented, white cotton slipcovers were
put on furniture to keep the air cool.

The Barbie doll has more than 80 careers.

To make one pound of whole milk cheese, 10 pounds of whole milk is
needed.

99% of pumpkins that are sold for decoration.

Every 30 seconds a house fire doubles in size.

The month of December is the most popular month for weddings in
the
Philippines.

A one ounce milk chocolate bar has 6 mg of caffeine.

Carbon monoxide can kill a person in less than 15 minutes.

The largest ever hailstone weighed over 1kg and fell in
Bangladesh
in 1986.

Ants can live up to 16 years.

In
Belgium, there is a museum that is just for strawberries.

The sense of smell of an ant is just as good as a dog’s.

Popped popcorn should be stored in the freezer or refrigerator as
this way it can stay crunchy for up to three weeks.

Coca-Cola was originally green.

The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

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

The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters
only on one row ! of the keyboard.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men!!

You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath.

It is impossible to lick your elbow.

People say “Bless you “ when you sneeze because when you sneeze,
your heart stops for a millisecond.

It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

The “sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick” is said to be the
toughest tongue twister in the English language.

If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to
suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and
die.

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents great king from
history.
Spades - King David
Clubs - Alexander the Great,
Hearts - Charlemagne
Diamonds - Julius Caesar.

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987, 654,321

If a statue of a person in the park on a horse has both front legs
in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg
in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If
the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural
causes.

A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
A snail can sleep for three years.
All polar bears are left handed.

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive
from each salad served in first-class.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.

In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.

The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

Most lipstick contains fish scales.

Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.

Tapeworms range in size from about 0.04 inch to more than 50 feet
in length.

A baby bat is called a pup.

German Shepherds bite humans more than any other breed of dog.

A female mackerel lays about 500,000 eggs at one time.

It takes 35 to 65 minks to produce the average mink coat. The
numbers for other types of fur coats are: beaver - 15; fox - 15 to 25;
ermine - 150; chinchilla - 60 to 100 .

Saturday, May 12, 2007 by Hari
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  1. Thats a nice list buddy. And your other posts make a good fun reading as well.. Adding your blog to my favorites list to get to more from the treasure trove

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