Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Fact No.488

1 in 36 British pound coins is a fake

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Fact No.487

Sigmund Freud suggested that all boys, from the age of 6 onwards, secretly want to kill their father in order to have sex with their mother

Sunday, 26 February 2012

Fact No.485

IBM has created the world's smallest magnetic computer memory bit using only 12 atoms

Saturday, 25 February 2012

Fact No.484

When the earth was struck by the meteor that killed the dinosaurs, only 1% of the impact energy penetrated the earth but this was large enough to trigger a magnitude 11 earthquake 

Friday, 24 February 2012

Fact No.483

Approximately one third of adults take a soft toy to bed

It has also been 6 months since my girlfriend and I started going out :3

Thursday, 23 February 2012

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Fact No.481

The popular fashion doll Barbie's first name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

We also apologise for this mysterious space between the 1st and 2nd post :3

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Fact No.480

'Typewriter' is the longest word in the English language that can be made using only the letters on one row of the keyboard

Monday, 20 February 2012

Sunday, 19 February 2012

Fact No.478

A new type of magnetic soap is being developed at Bristol University, England, to help clean up oil spills

Saturday, 18 February 2012

Fact No.477

Technically, your long term memory has unlimited capacity and unlimited duration for past events. Meaning it is possible to remember everything that happened in your life until the day you die.

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Fact No.475

On average, Americans eat 18 acres of pizza each day (72843 metres squared)

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Fact No.474

You're more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Fact No.473

Before Cameron Diaz was an actress, she was filmed in a soft-core pornography film

Monday, 13 February 2012

Fact No.472

On this day in 1542 Catherine Howard was executed for adultery. She was the 5th wife of England's Kind Henry VIII

Sunday, 12 February 2012

Fact No.471

Astronomers have been given guidance on where to look for a habitable planet that orbits a pair of stars, just like Tatooine in the Star Wars films

Saturday, 11 February 2012

Fact No.470

The teddy bear was named after American President, (Teddy) Theodore Roosevelt

Thursday, 9 February 2012

Fact No.468

The term 'computer bug' stems from when computers were really big and moths and bugs would fly into them and cause them to 'crash'

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Fact No.467

It is physically possible for you to diffract around a tree. Humans also have wave forms, but our wavelengths are huge compared to trees, so we would have to move at a speed of 10-30 m/s

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Fact No.466

Although it is very hard to measure the amount of muscles it takes to frown and smile, the difference in muscle activity is so small that it doesn't matter which you choose.
It's just that smiling looks better (:

Monday, 6 February 2012

Fact No.465

Men don't really think about sex every 7 seconds ¬_¬
Its more like 12-19 times a day
For women, it's about 10 times

Sunday, 5 February 2012

Fact No.464

To see anything on the Planck scale would require of much magnification that atoms would appear to be bigger than entire galaxies

Saturday, 4 February 2012

Fact No.463

The force endured by a woodpecker's head on each peck is equivalent to a deceleration force 1000 times that of gravity

Friday, 3 February 2012

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Facty Wact No.461

Never trust a girlfriend with your blogger password (:<
Also, elephants are not only able to recall places that they went to several decades ago, but also exactly when the conditions are right to visit them again :3

Wednesday, 1 February 2012