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Saturday, 16 February 2008

some interestin facts -3

1.Catfish are the only animals that naturally have an ODD number of whiskers.

2.The trucking company Elvis Presley worked at as a young man was owned by Frank Sinatra.

3.Calvin, of the "Calvin and Hobbes" comic strip, was patterned after President Calvin Coolidge, who had a pet tiger as a boy.

4.SCUBA divers cannot pass gas at depths of 33 feet or below.

5.Polar bears can eat as many as 86 penguins in a single sitting.

6.The typewriter was invented by Hungarian immigrant Qwert Yuiop, who left his "signature" on the keyboard.

7.When Mahatma Gandhi died, an autopsy revealed five gold Krugerrands in his small intestine.

8.When immersed in liquid, a dead sparrow will make a sound like a crying baby.

9.In ancient Greece, children of wealthy families were dipped in olive oil at birth to keep them hairless throughout their lives.

10.Coca-Cola was the favored drink of Pharaoh Ramses. An inscription found in his tomb, when translated, was found to be almost identical to the recipe used today.