There are a lot of weird fun facts out there. We are going to explore some of them. The staff at Sugarland chiropractors enjoy learning about weird fun facts.
Armadillos are bulletproof. The hard shell of an armadillo is stronger than you might realize. It is quite amazing to Sugar Land Chiropractors that armadillos are bulletproof. There are many reports of people in Texas trying to shoot the animals only to have the bullets ricochet off it injured the shooter.
A Superman coin is legal tender in Canada. In 2011 the Canadian Royal Mint made it series of 4.2 million silver $20 coins adorned with figures like Bugs Bunny comma the Starship enterprise and Superman. These designs as collectorsí items although these coins are legal tender and they are worth their $20 face value.
Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender. Before coming President, Lincoln was a businessman an owner of the Lincoln general store in Tavern. He earned his bartending license in 1833. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors find it interesting that Abraham Lincoln actually had sever different jobs before becoming the President. It was discovered in 1930 is currently on his flight in a liquor store in Lincolnís hometown Springfield IL’s.
A toddler could fit inside a blue whale’s arteries. The sheer size of a blue whale is difficult to imagine. With a heart the size of a car, blue whales need equally large arteries. They are wide enough a child could swim through them. This line needs some credence to the story of Jonah and the whale.
There are more than 200 dead bodies on Mount Everest. In total 290 five people have died climbing Mount Everest. Most of their bodies are still on the mountain period since bringing them down as too dangerous and demanding. Some bodies have been there for decades. Many had been given nicknames in our userís trail markers other climbers.
A UK researcher developed a chili pepper so hot it could kill you. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors have no intention of eating one of these peppers. This pepper is called the Dragons breath pepper. Consuming a whole pepper could lead to anaphylactic shock, closing and burning the Airways, which could potentially be fatal.
The tallest man in history was 8 foot 11 inches. Giants are not just creatures from mythology. An American man named Robert Wadlow is the tallest known human ever to live and was nearly 9 feet tall. He died in 1940 at the age of 22, due to complications from the enlarged pituitary gland that gave him his height. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors think it is unfortunate that this man died at such an early age.
Thee are 2,000 thunderstorms in progress at any given moment. There are approximately 16 million thunderstorms around the world each year. Only about 10% of these thunderstorms are consider severe. Thunderstorms are most common in the evening in spring and summer.
Workers are most productive on Mondays. You might not like Mondays, but it is probably your bossí favorite day. About 29% of workers report being at their most productive the first day of the week. Only about 11% are most productive on Fridays.
May 5th is Cartoonist Day. The first ever cartoon was published on May 5, 1895. It was called The Yellow Kid and it was written by Richard F. Outcault, an American cartoonist and pioneer of the modern comic strip.
The idea of Sunday as a day of rest was started by a Roman emperor. We trace this practice to the Bibleís creation story where God rested on the seventh day, but in antiquity the seventh day was Saturday, not Sunday. It was Constantine I who decreed Sunday as a day of rest in 321 AD.
September 5th is Be Late for Something Day. This day was established by the Procrastinatorís Club of America. Maybe the staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors will be late on September 5th. This day was founded to help people slow down and worry less about time.
Carrots have not always been orange. Wild carrots can range in color from white to yellow to purple. The orange variety which we use mostly today was developed by the Dutch. This carrot was originally a slender, white root, more similar to the parsnip than the modern carrot.
Oreo cookies are vegan. There are no animal byproducts in the ingredient list for Oreos. While they may come into cross-contact with milk products at the factory, the ìcreamî in the center is made of corn starch, soy lecithin, vanilla and chocolate. There is not dairy in these cookies. The fact that Oreo cookies are vegan and very few people seem to know this is amazing to the Sugar Land Chiropractors.
Peanuts are actually not a nut. Nuts are specifically hard-shelled fruits or seeds with an interior kernel protected by a shell or rind. Most true nuts grow on trees. Peanuts are actually legumes, more closely related to peas or lentils than true nuts.
Penguin urine makes up about 3% of Antarcticís glaciers. The low temperature in Antarctica means urine freezes almost instantly before it can be washed off or evaporate. This means penguin pee just becomes part of the ice.
Dolly Parton once lost to a man in a Dolly Parton look-alike contest. The country music star once secretly entered a drag queen look-alike contest and lost.
The name for the fear of a long words is 36 letters long. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors find the term for fear of a long word to be ironic. Those afraid of long words have to fact their fear to even get a diagnosis. The technical term for this phobia is hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia. It is not the longest word in the dictionary.
Rats can laugh. Rats emit high-pitched calls when they are 0playing. This puts them in a unique category with primates, dogs and dolphins, the only species known to laugh.
Flamingoes are not really pink. When flamingoes are born, their feathers are gray or white. The pink hues are acquired over time from the food they eat.
Every panda in a zoo around the world is on loan from China. Pandas are only native to one country and that country is China. This has given China unprecedented control over the distribution of captive pandas to world zoos, which can be loaned or rented but not purchased. Even pandas born in zoos in Europe of the untied states ae Chinaís property, according to the agreement.