21 Totally Useless Facts

Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child  reaches 2 to 6 years of age. 

A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds. 

If you are an average American, in your whole life, you will spend an average of 6 months waiting at red lights.

A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.  

It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open. 

A snail can sleep for three years. 

Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer. 

Butterflies taste with their feet.

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

Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.  

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.  

Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite. 

The Bible does not say there were three wise men; it only says there were three gifts. 

The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

There are more chickens than people in the world.  

Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur. 

Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance. 

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.  

Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks; otherwise it will digest itself.  




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