Friday, 29 February 2008


Recycling one glass jar, saves enough energy to watch T.V for 3 hours.

Annually, the amount of garbage dumped in the worlds oceans, is three times the weight of fish that is caught from the oceans.

Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."

A cockroach can live without its head for an entire week

In America in 1977, the punishment for smuggling marijuana was 15 years less than the punishment for smuggling coffee!

Most lipstick contains fish scales!

Car airbags kill 1 person for every 22 lives that they save.

Cell phones have more bacteria and germs than public restroom toilet seats.

2 out of 5 people live in China or India.

It is impossible to lick your elbow.
90% of people who read that will attempt it...

No, I didn't know any of these and there is probably a damn good reason why. However, I am going to tuck them away in my memory and when I am out somewhere and need to start a conversation, change the subject or throw a spanner in the works, I will trot out one or two. Just for the hell of it. I have to say I am most disturbed about the lipstick - there is obviously so much I need to learn (I am going to investigate that one and let you know).