25 Fabulous Random Facts!

1. Santa Klaus was created by Coca-Cola and he has been featured in Coke ads since the 1920s.

2. In 1979, a bunch of disco records were blown up in Chicago at a White Sox game in front of an audience of 60,000 as in protest of disco as a musical genre. People were afraid that disco threatened rock and roll.

3. Studio 54, perhaps the most famous commercial nightclub in New York City, was held in an old CBS studio — the same studio that was home to The $64,000 Question game show.

4. Before it became a metrosexual men’s magazine, Details was THE arbiter of “downtown cool” in New York of the 1980s.

5. Cats have over 100 vocal chords. Makes you wonder how many keys they can say “Meow” in!

6. Shrimp can only swim backwards, turtles breathe through their asses, fish can drown and a duck can’t walk without bobbing its head. This always looks so funny to me, especially since there are ducks on my campus and when they walk their little heads move hehehehehe.

7. 11% of people in the world are left-handed. Makes you wonder about all those left-handed desks there were in elementary school. When you mistakenly sat in one everything was wrong with the world.

8. Robin Thicke may want to know what rhymes with “hug me,” but there is no word in English that rhymes with month. Try it.

9. The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows!

10. The average raindrop falls at 7mph, which is I guess why it hurts so much when hail is pelleting you from the sky.

11. Remember when the Atkins diet was all the rage and then science ppl were like, OH WAIT JK DONT DO THAT THIS IS DANGEROUS. Well, the Atkins diet is just one of more than 30,000 diets on public record. People really love to lose weight!

12. Today people speed down 8th Avenue between lights like they’ve lost their freaking minds. But back in 1895, the speedlimit was 8 mph. Come to think of it, I don’t think I’ve ever seen a person get a speeding ticket in Manhattan.

13. Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia — just a few of of the States that are named after a real human.

14. Cats can sleep 16 hours or more every 24 hours. Lazy bitches.

15. The first CD that dropped in the United States was Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA.”

16. No matter how hard you try, no piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times. I just tried it — it can’t be done.

17. If you think about it, “Typewriter” is the longest word you can type on a keyboard that only uses a single row of qwerty letters.

18. Back in the day, when she was more of a hot mess, Rihanna performed “SOS” on All My Children. Channing Tatum was in Ricky Martin’s video for “She Bangs.”

19. Everybody has to start somewhere, right? Well, before Pierce Brosnan made it Hollywood he learned to be a fire-eater and was basically in a circus.

20. Elvis’ 8th grade music teacher once told him that he didn’t have the “aptitude for singing.” That’s funny — nobody has ever heard of her.

21. Despite having a Spanish last name, X-Tina Aguilera basically speaks zero Spanish.

22. Because things get expand when they heated, hot water is actually HEAVIER than cold water.

23. Unfortunately, we daydream less as we get older and older. I guess reality and bills set in.

24. The sum of all the numbers on a roulette wheel adds up to 666. Really scary!

25. Like most people, you probably get excited when you sleep with someone new and he pulls out a box of Magnums. SCORE, right? However, Magnums are actually designed to fit most guys so your dude comes away with a bit of an ego boost. TC mark

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    Reblogged this on Demented Musings and commented:
    Some randomness for now. (Yup, I know I have not been active for quite some time)

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