Random Facts 3

Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

A fresh egg sinks in water; a stale one won’t.

One in ten people live on an island.

The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.

Pearls melt in vinegar.

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs, but not downstairs.

It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year.

Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

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

All polar bears are left handed.

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About robertstevenson

Dr. Robert Stevenson is a Professor of Journalism and Director of Student Publications for the Department of Mass Communications and Theater at Lander University in Greenwood, SC. He received the Distinguished Faculty of the Year award for 2007-'08, and the Lander University Young Faculty Scholar Award in 2005-06. Stevenson also serves as chair of the Lander University American Democracy Project. First and Formost I am a dad of two wonderful boys.
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