Fifteen Fascinating Facts From Fasab’s Flipping Files

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”

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I seem to be running out of ‘F’ words for my titles to these. Sorry for the repetition but I’m trying to avoid using the obvious in case it might offend.

Nevertheless, it’s time for a few more strange facts. Curious things that you probably never knew or even though of before. After you read this, of course, you will know them, whether you care to ever think of them again is entirely up to you.

Enjoy.

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If you mouth the word “Colorful”

it looks like you are mouthing “I Love You”.

animated-gif-love-you .

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Astronauts have a patch of velcro inside their helmets

so they can scratch their nose

astronaut velcro .

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Your cell phone has more bacteria than a toilet seat

toilet phone .

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About 75 acres of pizza are eaten in the U.S. everyday.

large pizza .

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It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery

than the celery had in it to begin with.

celery .

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Cleopatra married two of her brothers.

cleopatra .

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A single cup of gasoline, when ignited,

has the same explosive power as five sticks of dynamite.

ignition .

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Keeping you car tuned up is a good way to save on gas.

A car that is tuned up is 9% more efficient on gas.

tune up .

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Acupuncture was first used as a medical treatment

in 2700 BC by Chinese Emperor Shen-Nung.

acupuncture cartoon .

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13% of Americans actually believe

that some parts of the moon are made of cheese.

moon cheese .

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A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.

ferret .

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In ancient Rome,

when a man gave sworn evidence in court

he would swear on his testicles,

hence the term testifying.

holding .

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John Wilkes Booth’s brother once saved the life of Abraham Lincoln’s son.

Lincoln and son .

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There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.

Rolling-the-Dice-in-Craps .

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The word “lethologica” describes the state of

not being able to remember the word you want.

lethologica 

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Did you try mouthing the word “Colorful” in a mirror?

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17 thoughts on “Fifteen Fascinating Facts From Fasab’s Flipping Files

    • Hey, come on, do you REALLY think NASA is going to tell you everything? After their embarrassment at spending $millions developing a pen that could write in zero gravity while the Russians spent 10 cents and used a pencil, they’ve been trying to get their own back so they ain’t going to let on they’ve solved the nose scratching problem so simply and cheaply – now are they?
      Welcome to my world – it’s great in here 🙂

  1. I passed on the mirror, although my colleagues are wondering what I’m up too!

    In the meantime I’m feeling a little sorry for the lady ferrets out there…

  2. Man, have I got that lexiconic …. lethargic … leprotic … that word thing going on! Though I think your pizza “area” might be short an acre or two, considering it’s (yes, I’m not kidding) pizza for dinner. 😀

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