viernes, 15 de septiembre de 2006

Aprendiendo con Cristóbal

La verdad a mi no me parecen estúpidos, pero vean uds

Stupid Facts
The "black box" in commercial airliners is actually orange.
(see Commercial Jet Airliners)

Native Americans all have type O blood.
(see Blood Types)

Britney Spears is an anagram for Presbyterians.

The word "queue" is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.

There is a city called Rome on every continent.

Winston Churchill was born in a ladies bathroom.

"Spheno Palatine Gangleoneuralgia" is the technical term for an ice cream headache.

Bottled water costs about 1,000 times more than tap water.

The acid in a vulture's stomach can dissolve a nail.

The three wise men were named Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar.

Humphrey Bogart never said "Play it again Sam" in the film Casablanca.
(see Academy Award Winners)

Venus rotates in the opposite direction from the other planets.
(see Solar System)

Tapeworms can grow to 80 feet long.

A dragonfly can fly backwards just as fast as it can forwards.

The word ALPHABET is derived from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet - ALPHA and BETA.

The word vaccine originates from the Latin word for cow - VACCA from which they were first derived from.

33 + 43 + 53 = 63

Humpty Dumpty was a cannon.

The maximum prize one could earn on a single day of Jeopardy! is $566,400.

Ice is a mineral.

97% of the Earth's water is in the oceans.
(see The Water Cycle)

Lake Baikal in the south central part of Siberia is 5,712 feet (1.7 kilometers) deep. It's about 20 million years old and contains 20 percent of Earth's fresh liquid water.

On average, there are about 100 lightning strikes every second worldwide.

There is a glacier at the equator on Mt. Cotopaxi in Ecuador.

Reno, Nevada is further West than Los Angeles, California.

Howie Mandel was the voice of Gizmo in the movie Gremlins.

Basketball was invented in the United States in 1891.

Mercaptan in asparagus is what causes urine to smell.

Lachrymatory-factor synthase in onions is what makes you cry.

You cannot lose a contact lens in the back of your head.

Pigs don't sweat.

Like a cow, an elk has four stomachs.

Eric Clapton's given birth name was Patrick Clapp.

The metallic element gallium can melt in your hand.
(see Periodic Table of Elements)

The average speed of a man's orgasm is 28 MPH.

There are no fish living in the Dead Sea.

It is illegal to lick toads in Arizona.

The largest kidney stone weighed 14 pounds.

Frogs don't drink water.

An average ball point pen can write a line 2 miles (3.2 km) long.

The small intestine of a human is 20 feet long.

The large intestine of a human is 5 feet long.

James Knox Polk, the 11th U.S. President, died of chronic diarrhea.

The significance of the number 21 in a 21-gun salute is derived from adding the digits of 1776.

The word typewriter can be typed using only the top row of keys.

Kazakhstan is largest landlocked country in the world.

Deolpur, India is the only place in the world where wooden polo balls are made.

The red kangaroo can produce two different types of milk at the same time from adjacent teats to feed both younger and older offspring.

The Basenji, an African dog, is the only dog that does not bark

Correction fluid was created by the mother of Monkee, Mike Nesmith.

An item must contain 92.5% silver to be considered "sterling silver".
(see Coins and Currency)

Over 40% of the women in the U.S. have been a Girl Scout.

The largest pyramid in the world is in Cholulu de Rivadahia, Mexico. (177 feet tall, covering 25 acres)

Franklin D. Roosevelt was the first president to be appear on television. April 30, 1939.
(see U.S. Presidents)

Prior to 1791, the U.S. Capitol was located in Philadelphia, York, Lancaster, Baltimore, Annapolis, Princeton, Trenton, and New York City.

Broccoli has twice as much Vitamin C as an orange.
(see Vitamins and Fruits and Vegetables)

Einstein never learned how to drive a car.

Saint Patrick was Scottish.

A McDonald's drinking straw holds 7.7 ml (over 1.5 teaspoons) of fluid.

9 comentarios:

Cristóbal dijo...

osea, hay cosas que si sabia ps

Cristóbal dijo...

la suma no salio bien, es (3 cubo + 4 cubo + 5 cubo = 6 cubo)

edv82 dijo...

Que bacán hermanito. Yo si soy un asno y no sabía casi nada. Un abrazo.

aLeJo dijo...

Ya me han de decir que soy como el discovery, pero ahí hay un error: el glaciar que en realidad está ubicado en la línea ecuatorial es el del Cayambe; los más cercanos luego de ese son el Antisana, a 0º30' y el Cotopaxi, a 0º42'. Igual cague de risa los short facts.

gabriela dijo...

jejeje alejo... nunca cambies! you´re great!

gabriela dijo...

cris, te diré master si tu me dices grasshopper jejeje

Cristóbal dijo...

chola ers una Grasshoper lol

gabriela dijo...

tu eres mi master cris!


Anama dijo...

ja ja, por eso se te quiere Alejito! :)