Thursday, 11 July 2013

Saturday Breakfast Show 'Strange But True' for Saturday 13th July 2013

  1. The Finns spend more money on ice cream than any other European country. I don't blame 'em - we all love an ice cream!
  2. Some spiders camouflage themselves by pretending to be bird poop. I think poop is a technical term..
  3. Somniphobia is the fear of... sleep...
  4. A mattress lasts 8-10 years on average.
  5. A camel... has no... gallbladder
  6. The typical American uses 743 tissues every year.
  7. Around the world there are 24 time zones!
  8. Most football players run 7miles during a game.
  9. 17% of men admit they've lost their swimming trunks whilst swimming in the sea.
  10. Cheese in 16th century Denmark was once used as currency to pay church taxes
  11. Early golf balls were made of leather bags stuffed with feathers
  12. Rainforests used to cover 14% of the earth - now they cover less than 6%.
  13. Water expands 9% when it is frozen.
  14. It would take approximately 31.7 years to count off 1 billion seconds.
  15. The Empire State Building once got stuck by lightning 9 times in 20 minutes.
  16. Jupiter’s giant red spot is like a tornado and it is three times bigger than the earth.
  17. The Amazon rainforest supplies one-fifth of the world’s oxygen!
  18. 96% of Egypt is made up of the desert sands of the Sahara.
  19. Water is the only substance on earth that is lighter as a solid than a liquid.
  20. Children have more sensitive ears than adults.

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