• Fun Fact Friday: 8/12/2011

    Happy Friday everyone. As always, every week I am here to share with you the most interesting and fun facts I have found during the week. Sit back, relax and have fun.

    1. A sneeze travels out of your mouth at over 100 mph.
    2. More than ten people a year are killed by vending machines.
    3. The speed of a typical raindrop is 17 miles per hour.
    4. It takes the food seven seconds to get from your mouth to your stomach.
    5. The creator of the NIKE Swoosh symbol was paid only $35 for the design.
    6. The typical person spends about 600 hours having sex between the ages of 20 and 70.
    7. Bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers were all invented by women.
    8. You can actually sharpen the blades on a pencil sharpener by wrapping your pencils in aluminum foil before inserting them.
    9. In Breton, Alabama, there is a law on the town’s books against riding down the street in a motorboat.
    10. The temperature of a fart at time of creation is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit.
    Now it is your turn. Which fact did you find fun or most interesting? Let me know in a comment below. Enjoy your Friday!
    ~ Jason Houck

6 Responsesso far.

  1. Did you know non-dairy creamer is flammable?

  2. Great list…never heard of any of those. Here is one: Your hearing decreases when you overeat-When you eat too much food, it actually reduces your ability to hear.

  3. Kia says:

    I loved #8. That’s awesome. Girl power!

  4. A&D Media says:

    Whoa!! Number 5’s a bummer!! Wonder if they ever filed suit…??

  5. Bad deal for number 5 as it turns out.

  6. Heather says:

    Vending machine deaths have to be harrowing. Just let that bag of Frito’s dangle! Don’t tip the machine over..

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