Coca-Cola contains neither coca nor cola. Horses cannot vomit. Rabbits cannot vomit. A whale's penis is called adork. Coca-Cola was originally green The Amazon rainforest produces half the world's oxygen supply There are ten human body parts that are only three letters long: Eye, Ear, Leg, Arm, Jaw, Gum, Toe, Lip, Hip and Rib.
Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark's stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode. # Most armadillos seen dead on the road did not get hit by the wheels. When an armadillo is frightened it jumps straight into the air. # Armadillos can be housebroken. # Armadillos have four babies at a time, always all the same sex. They are perfect quadruplets, the fertilized cell split into quarters, resulting in four identical armadillos. # Armadillos get an average of 18.5 hours of sleep per day. # Armadillos can walk underwater.
"Studies show that if a cat falls off the seventh floor of a building it has about thirty percent less chance of surviving than a cat that falls off the twentieth floor. It supposedly takes about eight floors for the cat to realize what is occurring, relax and correct itself. At about that height it hits maximum speed and when it hits the ground it's rib cage absorbs most of the impact. A cat's jaws cannot move sideways.
Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Tough little planet we live on: At any time there are some 44,000 storms; lightning strikes the earth 100 times every second, and there are on average 35 earthquakes per day. Those are all acts of God, one may argue, but us humans don’t make it any easier on mother earth. Every year more than 2 million cases of arson is reported, and more than a million trees are chopped just to make toothpicks. Not all is gloom, however: 200 million couples make love (and 400,000 babies are born) every day.
US Post Office handles 43% of the world’s mail. Its nearest competitor is Japan with 6%. Food for thought: Stephen Baldwin worked in a pizza parlor, Jean-Claude Van Damme delivered pizzas, Bill Murray was a pizza maker, Madonna worked at Dunkin’ Donuts. Julia Roberts worked in an ice cream parlor, Queen Latifah worked at Burger King, Andie McDowell worked at McDonalds, as did Quintin Tarentino, Jennifer Aniston worked as a waitress in a burger cafe. There’s hope for all of us! In the US, about 280 million turkeys are sold for the Thanksgiving celebrations.
There are more than 110 million sheep in Australia, a nation of 21 million people. New Zealand is home to 4 million people and 50 million sheep. In the US, murder is committed most frequently in August and least frequently in February. The Boston University Bridge (on Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts) is the only place in the world where a boat can sail under a train driving under a car driving under an airplane.
The odds of being struck by lightning are about 600,000 to one. The chance of being born on Leap Day is about 684 out of a million, or 1 in 1461. Less than 5 million people have their birthday on Leap Day.
This Bulletin board was done by Peter Reinert, Resident Assistant Vincennes University