Posted by admin @ 11:23 am on May 21st
Michel Lotito (aka Monsieur Mangetout) from Grenoble, France, has been eating metal and glass since 1959. Gastroenterologists have described his ability to consume 900 g (2 lb) of metal per day as “unique”. Mangetout – Michel’s nickname – literally translates as “eats everything”. Michel says bananas and hard-boiled eggs make him sick.
Fastest Time to Eat a 12″ Pizza
Posted by admin @ 11:17 am on May 21st
|Fastest time to eat a 12″ pizza|
|The fastest time to eat a 12″ pizza is 1 min 45.37 sec and was set by Josh Anderson (New Zealand) in an event organised by Scopa Ltd in Wellington, New Zealand, on 22 March 2008.|
Posted by admin @ 10:50 am on May 21st
HEAVIEST WEIGHT DANGLED FROM A SWALLOWED SWORD
The heaviest weight dangled from a swallowed sword is 25 kg (55 lb 1 oz) and was achieved by Thomas Blackthorne (UK) on the set of Lo Show Dei Record, in Italy, on 19 April 2009.
Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men?
Posted by ashley @ 12:50 am on May 21st
Across the industrialized world, women still live 5 to 10 years longer than men. Among people over 100 years old, 85% are women, according to Tom Perls, founder of the New England Centenarian Study at Boston University and creator of the website LivingTo100.com. Time.com asks him why.
Q: Why do women live longer than men?
A: One important reason is the big delay — and advantage — women have over men in terms of cardiovascular disease, like heart attack and stroke. Women develop these problems usually in their 70s and 80s, about 10 years later than men, who develop them in their 50s and 60s. For a long time, doctors thought the difference was due to estrogen
Read more: http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1827162,00.html#ixzz0oXZshkJk
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Posted by ashley @ 8:23 pm on May 20th
315 entries in Webster’s 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.
Tiger shark embryos fight each other in their mother’s womb. The survivor is born.
“Bookkeeper” is the only word in English language with three consecutive Double letters.
There are as many chickens on earth as there are humans.
The world’s population has been increased 3.1 billion in last 40 years.
250 people have fallen off the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
An average human speak 4,800 words in 24 hours.
In a lifetime the average US resident eats more than 50 tons of food and drinks more than 13,000 gallons of liquid.
The most commonest English word in writing around the world is “the”.
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Posted by ashley @ 12:00 pm on May 15th
Annually, Americans buy nearly $2 billion in Easter candies, including 90 million chocolate Easter bunnies, 16 billion jellybeans, and 700 million marshmallow Peeps.
The Tootsie Roll is named after its creator Leo Hirshfield’s daughter Clara, whose nickname was Tootsie. It was the first penny candy that was individually wrapped.
The Twinkie derived its name after bakery manager Jimmy Dewar saw an advertisement for the “Twinkle Toe Shoe Company” on a trip to St. Louis in the 1920s.
Today, Americans consume approximately 70 million “tator tots” a year.
The banana tree is not a true fruit at all but a giant herb and the banana is actually its berry.
The Arabs invented caramel, which served as a depilatory (hair removal) for women in a harem.
The tomato is technically a fruit, not a vegetable. It was also the first genetically engineered whole product and went on the market in 1994.
Nearly 27 million Americans eat at McDonald’s—per day.
An American will typically eat the equivalent of 28 pigs in his or her lifetime.
It takes 3500 calories to make a pound.
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Posted by ashley @ 12:00 pm on May 13th
Of the more than 151 million men currently living in the U.S., approximately 64.3 million are fathers.
The first Father’s Day celebration in the U.S. was held on June 19, 1910, in Spokane, Washington, and was conceived of by Sondra Dodd. After listening to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909, Dodd wished to have a day of recognition for her father as well. Father’s Day became a nationally celebrated holiday in 1972 when the third Sunday in June was designated by public law as a day of recognition for fathers.
The average human head has about 100,000 hairs.
You cannot snore and dream at the same time.
By the time we die, most of us will have spent a quarter of a century asleep, of which six years or more will have been spent dreaming—and almost all of those dreams are forgotten upon waking.
Every month, approximately nine out of 10 American children visit a McDonald’s restaurant.
In 1970, Americans spent about $6 billion on fast food. In 2006, the spending rose to nearly $142 billion.
When McDonald’s opened an outlet in Kuwait shortly after the end of the Gulf War, the line of cars waiting to eat there was seven miles long.
McDonald’s is one of the largest owners of real estate in the world and it earns the majority of its profits from collecting rent, not from selling food.
Today the United States has a $23 billion candy market.
Hostess makes 500 million Twinkies a year.
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Posted by ashley @ 12:00 pm on May 11th
The term “love” is from the Sanskrit lubhyati, meaning “desire”.
Engagement rings are often worn on the fourth finger of the left hand because the ancient Greeks maintained that that finger contains the vena amoris, or the “vein of love,” that runs straight to the heart.
Approximately 1% of people worldwide identify as asexual (having no strong sexual attraction to either sex).
Throughout the United States, approximately 4% of the population self-identifies as gay, lesbian, or bisexual.
Passionate kissing burns 6.4 calories a minute. A Hershey’s kiss contains 26 calories, which takes five minutes of walking–or about four minutes of kissing–to burn off.
Kissing is good for teeth. The anticipation of a kiss increases the flow of saliva to the mouth, giving the teeth a plaque-dispersing bath.
The mouth is full of bacteria. When two people kiss, they exchange between 10 million and 1 billion bacteria.
Average height today for men in the U.S. is just over 5′ 9″ (175 cm) and average weight is approximately 190 pounds (86 kg).
Worldwide, men have a life expectancy of 64.52 years, as compared to a life expectancy of 68.76 years for women.
The brains of adult men are about 10% larger in total size than the brains of women. Because men generally have a larger stature and more muscle mass than women, their brains require more neurons to control the body.