10.In the average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the equator.
9.Proportionally, hash browns have more fat and calories than a cheeseburger or Big Mac.
8.The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.
7.Some scholars claim the word “honeymoon” comes from the Teutonic custom when newlyweds would hide out and drink hydromel, which was a fermented honey and water mixture for 30 days until the moon waned.
6.The actress who played Moaning Myrtle is actually 37 years old and is the oldest actress to portray a Hogwarts student.
5.According to suicide statistics, Monday is the favored day for self-destruction.
4.The average life expectancy ranges throughout the world from a high of 84.36 years in Macau to just 31.88 years in the African nation of Swaziland.
3.Henry Ford produced the model T only in black because the black paint available at the time was the fastest to dry.
2.Killing a dolphin in ancient Greece was considered sacrilegious and was punishable by death. The Greeks called them hieros ichthys “sacred fish,” and the sun god, Apollo, assumed the form of a dolphin when he founded his oracle at Delphi at Mount Parnassus.
1.When McDonald’s opened in Kuwait shortly after the end of the Gulf War, the line of cars waiting to eat there was seven miles long
Here is the first installment of 10 random facts…
10.American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad in first class.
9.In comic strips, the person on the left always speaks first.
8.Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.
7.The USA has more personal computers than the next 7 countries combined.
6.Left handed people live slightly shorter lives than right handed people.
5.There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos!
4.During your lifetime, you’ll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that’s the weight of about 6 elephants
3.No word in the English language rhymes with “MONTH”
2.Every second, Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate
1.There are approximately fifty Bibles sold each minute across the world
So which one of these is most shocking?
Which one is the hardest to believe?
Feel free to do your own investigation and see if these facts stand up to rigorous scrutiny…