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20 Interesting Useless Facts

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The most played song on American radio during the twentieth century was, You've Lost That Loving Feeling which was written by Barry Mann, Phil Spector, and Cynthia Weil.

Although recorded by different artists, the song is the only one in history to be played over 8 million times on the radio. That amounts to about 45 years if the song was played back to back! Three songs were played 7 million times: "Never My Love", "Yesterday", and "Stand By Me". find here more such interesting but useless facts..

1. If a statue in the park of a person 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.

2. A crocodile can’t stick it’s tongue out.

3. A shrimp’s heart is in their head.

4. A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

5. On average, a human being will have sex more than 3,000 times and spend two weeks kissing in their lifetime.

6. Rats and horses can’t vomit.

7. Most lipstick contains fish scales.

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

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

10. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

11. Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.

12. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.

13. It is impossible to lick your elbow.

14. Cat’s urine glows under a black-light.

15. Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.

16. 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. If you keep your eyes open by force, they can pop out.

17. If the government has no knowledge of aliens, then why does Title 14, Section 1211 of the Code of Federal Regulations, implemented on July 16, 1969, make it illegal for U.S. citizens to have any contact with extraterrestrials or their vehicles?

18. When we visit toilets, bathrooms, hotel rooms, changing rooms, etc., how many of you know for sure that the seemingly ordinary mirror hanging on the wall is a real mirror, or actually a two-way mirror?? Just conduct this simple test: Place the tip of your fingernail against the reflective surface and if there is a GAP between your fingernail and the image of the nail, then it is a GENUINE mirror. However, if your fingernail DIRECTLY TOUCHES the image of your nail, then BEWARE, for it is a two-way mirror.

19. There is a seven letter word in the English language that contains ten words without rearranging any of its letters, "therein": the, there, he, in, rein, her, here, here, ere, therein, herein.

20. S.O.S. doesn't stand for "Save Our Ship" or "Save Our Souls" -- It was just chosen by an 1908 international conference on Morse Code because the letters S and O were easy to remember and just about anyone couldkey it and read it, S = dot dot dot, O = dash dash dash..(TIMExplore.com)

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