Interesting Facts of the Day

Dogs and cats consume over $11 billion worth of pet food a year

Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.

Jim Morrison, of the 60′s rock group The Doors, was the first rock star to be arrested on stage.

You share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world.

In a tradition dating to the begining of the Westminster system of government, the bench in the middle of a Westminster parliarment is two and a half sword lengths long. This was so the government and oppositon couldn’t have a go at each other if it all got a bit heated

Interesting Facts of the Day

If you attempted to count the stars in a galaxy at a rate of one every second it would take around 3,000 years to count them all.

In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.

In the last 4000 years no new animals have been domesticated.

Hannibal had only one eye after getting a disease while attacking Rome.

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

Interesting Facts of the Day

The human heart creates enough pressure in the bloodstream to squirt blood 30 feet.

In Italy, 17 is considered an unlucky number. In Japan, 4 is considered an unlucky number.

The world’s longest snake (by reliable documentation) is the reticulated python, with a maximum length of, perhaps, 30 feet.

Ramses brand condom is named after the great pharaoh Ramses II who fathered over 160 children.

In the United States, more Frisbee discs are sold each year than baseballs, basketballs, and footballs combined.

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