Fact #11: Pittsburgh is the only city in the world where all major sports teams have the same colors: Black and gold.
Little known fact #332:
This shockwave don't need no shrapnel to kill you!
I missed 2 days of these...so...
Fact #12: There are more than 1,000 chemicals in a cup of coffee. Of these, only 26 have been tested, and half caused cancer in rats.
Fact #13: Pound for Pound, McDonalds and Burger King hamburgers cost more than new cars!
By my shoddy maths, an aston martin DBS costs £42.78 per pound - whereas a big mac costs about £16
...and stop with the daily mail cancer facts! anything in constant enough doses cause cancer... The Daily Mail Oncological Ontology Project
I didn't get the cancer one from the dailymail...I got it from New Scientist :P
And I mean't your average car (EG Cherolet Lancetti, Ford Mondeo, Vauxhall Astra)
What animals can eat and what humans can eat differs greatly... need I say more than chocolate is poisonous to dogs ....it's never even made me feel queasy.
I have missed 2 facts of the day again! grrr...
Fact #14: There are 10 human body parts that are only 3 letters long (eye hip arm leg ear toe jaw rib lip gum).
Fact #15: The largest number of children born to one woman is recorded at 69. From 1725-1765, a Russian peasant woman gave birth to 16 sets of twins, 7 sets of triplets, and 4 sets of quadruplets.
Fact #16: Black peppercorns increase the human metabolism by 0.025% per peppercorn, however they decrease the metabolism of all other primates by almost 0.3% per peppercorn.
Fact #17: It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in- law with All the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month we know today as the honeymoon.
Fact 18: If the population of China stood shoulder to shoulder around the Equator, two thirds would drown.
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