Random Fact Tuesday.

Welcome back boys and girls.  I hope you enjoy today’s collection of oddities.

  • If you unfolded your brain, it would cover an ironing board.
  • Mosquitoes prefer children to adults, blondes to brunettes.
  • President George W. Bush was once a cheerleader! (that explains a lot)
  • Snails breathe through their feet.
  • Women who are romance novel readers are reported to make love 74% more often with their partners than women who do not read romance novels.
  • A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
  • Almonds are a member of the peach family.
  • Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  • Taphephobia is the fear of being buried alive. (Seriously, who doesn’t have this fear, just sayin’)
  • The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds!
  • The average bed is home to over 6 billion dust mites.
  • Mosquitoes have 47 teeth.
  • When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour. To photograph the event, a camera must shoot at a millionth of a second!
  • Q is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any of the United States!
  • Every second, Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate
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