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Interesting things

Updated on July 24, 2009

Among other things that i have found on the internet over the years, i`ve made a list with things that I belive are interesting or oddly. If you are a fan of these kind of things..then..Enjoy!!

The shortes national anthem is the one of Japan, that has only 4 verses and the longest belong to Greece that has 158 verses. ( as usual, the japaneses are more efficacious ).

India have a charter for the rights of the cows.

In the ancient Rome, the important dreams were analysed within the Senate.

When you sneeze all the functions of the body are stopping, including the heart.

Marilyn Monroe had 11 toes.

Coca Cola had a green color when it was produced for the first time.

The first couple that has been seen public in the bed was Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

Bruce Lee was so fast, that the producers had to slow the motion on the cinema editing in order to proceed ordinary.

The youngest parents had 8 and 9 years old and lived in China in 1910.

The youngest priest had 11 years old.

The skin of a polar is black, not white.

The lighter has been invented before matches.

Cold showers rise up sexual appetite.

Chewing gum had appeared for the first time 9000 years ago.

In a lifetime, a person, swallows while sleeping, in average 8 spiders.

Peanuts are one of the most important ingredients for dynamite.

Mel Blanc, "Bugs Bunny" voice is allergic to carrots.

The blood of the lobster is blue.

The heart of the shrimp is in the head.

People are more afraid of spiders than of death?




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      Peter Dickinson 8 years ago from South East Asia

      Thanks for that. I like interesting things too. I reckon you would be a good team member on a British 'Pub Quiz'.

      Incidently Durian Ice Cream is very nice. The fruit itself is okay if you eat whilst holding your nose and, rather like apples, there are many varieties so there is bound to be one to suit all tastes.

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      Peggy Woods 8 years ago from Houston, Texas

      At my age I wonder if I have now had my share of swallowing spiders in my sleep? LOL

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      caticorina 8 years ago from Italy

      I always say try anything for once..I would taste some..just for curiosity..specially if it is a delicacy..

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      anglnwu 8 years ago

      Wow, you found it--Asians find it a delicacy. Most westeners want to puk when they even catch a whiff of that prickly fruit. My husband says it reminds him of cat's vomit. Not very pretty and I can never eat any when he's around.

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      caticorina 8 years ago from Italy

      anglnwu "The edible flesh of durian emits a distinctive odour, strong and penetrating even when the husk is intact. Some people regard the durian as fragrant; others find the aroma overpowering and offensive. The smell evokes reactions from deep appreciation to intense disgust. The odour has led to the fruit's banishment from certain hotels and public transportation in southeast Asia." I found it on wikipedia.I had no idea about the existence of this fruit.Thanks for sharing that.

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      maggs224 8 years ago from Sunny Spain

      Eleven toes, I wonder if she had to have different width shoes for each foot.

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      anglnwu 8 years ago

      Interesting collections from all over the world. LOL--the one about Fred and Wilma--who could have thought?

      How about one more or two?--In Singapore, it's illegal to jaywalk and you're not allowed to bring durians into hotels. What are durians? That's a question for you to find out.

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      caticorina 8 years ago from Italy

      thanks..I`m thinking to add some more..:)

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      christine almaraz 8 years ago from colorado springs

      Cool stuff.