Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Useless Facts for Humpday

Counseling was boring as shit last night, I kept dozing off during it. Nothing really interesting. I stayed at my apartment which I think makes the second time I've slept there since I've moved in, maybe the third. I am getting sick again, feels like the same thing I had the first weekend I hung out with HB, I felt like ass, fuckin flu shot! But here's some stupid fact for all to memorize, there will be a test at the end of the year on all useless facts posted so you guys better be studying.

The largest diamond that was ever found was 3106 carats.

The largest diamond found in the United States was a 40.23 carat white diamond. It was found in 1924 and nicknamed the "Uncle Sam."

In Israel, religious law forbids picking your nose on Sabbath.

Director George Lucas had trouble originally getting funding for Star Wars because most studios thought most people wouldn't bother seeing it.

Australia has had stamps that actually look like gems. In 1995 and 1996 they used a special technology to make the stamps look like diamonds and opals.

The Bible was written by over 40 authors over a period of 1500 years.

American actor Jack Nicholson, and American singer Bobby Darrin were raised believing their grandmothers were their mothers and their mothers were their older sisters.

A Singapore singing group by the name of "The Oriental Singers," sang non-stop for 74 hours and five minutes.

The longest engagement lasted 67 years, and the couple ended up marrying when they were 82 years old.

The amount of aluminum that Americans throw out in three months is enough to rebuild all American commercial planes.

A pigs orgasm lasts up to 30 minutes.

If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would produce enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

The USA Forest Service has built more than 360,000 miles of various kinds of roads in national forests -- or eight (8) times the entire length of the U.S. interstate highway system.

Water expands 9% when it is frozen.

The number of people alive on earth right now is higher than the number of all the people that have died. Ever. (Not Possible, I think, still looking)

The average American consumes 1.2 pounds of spider eggs a year and eat 2.5 pounds of insect parts a year.

Abe Lincoln bought 50 cents worth of cocaine in 1860.