Useless but interesting facts you don’t need to know

By Carly Bell Posted October 3, 2012

To start us off, “hippos have pink milk.” Then, something totally disgusting is, your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself. Can you imagine the amount of mucus we go through in our lives? Yuck!

“Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Many of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn’t added until five years later.”

“One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the 1930s lobbied against hemp farmers — they saw it as competition. It is not as chemically addictive as is nicotine, alcohol, or caffeine.”

“Penguins can jump as high as 6 feet in the air.” So I couldn’t decide if the penguin is cool or not. It can’t fly but it can jump? Poor penguin.
“Well here is an interesting fact about him and the movies. Sherlock Holmes never said “Elementary, my dear Watson.”The movies made that up just to have a famous quote.

I bet you are going to try this next one. “No word in the English language rhymes with month.” I honestly tried for about an hour to find a word. I felt like a dork afterward.

Here’s a random amount of crazy facts. Prepare yourself for a mind-blowing experience. “The world population of chickens is about equal to the number of people. Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur. A hard-working adult sweats up to four gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realizes it’s there.”

You can acquire all these facts from Well, now you know half of what I know.