Thursday, 30 September 2010

Wanna go get high?

 The name marijuana comes from a Mexican slang term for cannabis and is believed to have derived from the Spanish pronunciation of the names Mary and Jane.

Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Wild Thing

Angelina Jolie's uncle, Chip Taylor, wrote the hit song "Wild Thing".

Sunday, 26 September 2010

Square Trees

The "Valley of Square Trees" in Panama is the only known place in the world where trees have rectangular trunks.


The creator of the iPod first shopped his idea (without success) to Philips and RealNetworks before Apple agreed to market the device.

Friday, 24 September 2010

Coffee, anyone?

The world's largest coffee pot is located in Davidson, Saskatchewan. It measures 24 Feet(7.3 Meters) tall, is made of sheet metal and could hold 150,000 8 ounce cups of coffee.


California has issued at least 6 drivers licenses to people named Jesus Christ.

Thursday, 23 September 2010

Gold diggers

 A study done by Eharmony (online dating) found that men who reported incomes higher than $250,000 received 156% more e-mail than those with $50,000.


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


Earl Lloyd was the first black ever to play in an NBA game when he took the floor for the Washington Capitols on October 31, 1950 in Rochester, New York. Lloyd was one of three blacks to become NBA players in the 1950 season. The other two were Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton, who was signed by the New York Knicks, and Chuck Cooper, who was drafted by the Boston Celtics. Cooper debuted the night after Lloyd.

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Did you no??

Six 8-stud lego lego pieces can combined into 915,103,765 ways.

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Hungry Jack aka ????

The Australian franchise of Burger King is Hungry Jack's.

Dough the stuff that makes twinkies,

Twinkies originally had banana-flavored filling.

a dyslexic's worst nightmare

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words.


The Flintstones was sponsored by a cigarette company during the show’s first two seasons. The show was intended for adults, not kids, so few complained about the commercials that depicted the stone-age characters puffing away on Winstons.

Sunday, 19 September 2010


The lion used in the original MGM movie logo killed its trainer and two assistants the day after the logo was filmed.



It Pays To Be A Righty

Right-handed people live, on average; nine years longer than left handed people.

Useless Fact

A lawyer defending a man accused of burglary tried this creative defense: "My client merely inserted his arm into the window and removed a few trifling articles. His arm is not himself, and I fail to see how you can punish the whole individual for an offense committed by his limb." "Well put," the judge replied. "Using your logic, I sentence the defendant's arm to one year's imprisonment. He can accompany it or not, as he chooses." The defendant smiled. With his lawyer's assistance he detached his artificial limb, laid it on the bench, and walked out.

Saturday, 18 September 2010

Bubble wrap turned 50 years this week.

Originally bubble wrap was conceived as a wallpaper. Since that did not work out, it was used as a wrapping material. Every year enough bubble wrap is made to stretch it all the way to moon and back.