Sunday, January 03, 2010

Things We Didn't Know This Time Last Year

Here are a few from the list:

Gold medal winner Chris Hoy was inspired to cycle by ET.
You can hiccup while asleep.
Indonesia is the world’s largest exporter of edible frogs.
Naked rambling is legal in Switzerland.
Facebook was originally called “The facebook”.
You can safely eat more than three eggs a week.
Monkeys floss.
Holding your hands up on a rollercoaster stretches the torso, enhancing the physical sensations.
Paper can be made from wombat excrement.
An outbreak of swine flu in 1976 killed one person but a vaccine to combat it killed 25.
Franco had one testicle.
The man who was the voice of Mickey Mouse was married to the woman who did Minnie’s.
You’re as likely to be hit by lightning as killed by a mentally ill person.
The crease under your buttocks is called the gluteal fold.
Banana skins can take two years to biodegrade.
Tattoos can be done with a person’s ashes.

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