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Friday, 10 February 2006

Here are som very important useless facts

  • The Average American eats about 11.9 lbs of cereal per year.
  • The Average American drinks about 600 sodas per year.
  • More People use blue toothbrushes then red ones.
  • According to a 1995 survey, 7 out of 10 British dogs get Christmas gifts from their doting owners.
  • The average American family views television six hours each day.
  • About two hundred babies are born worldwide every minute.
  • Nobody yet has explained satisfactorily why couples who marry in January, February, and March tend to have the highest divorce rates.
  • Despite the fact that 77 percent of Americans go to the grocery store with a list, it's estimated that half of everything bought there is bought on impulse. Supermarkets report very strong sales of almost anything they stock at the check-out line.
  • Someone on Earth reports seeing a UFO every three minutes. In the U.S., reported sightings are most likely to occur in July, at 9 p.m. or 3 a.m.
  • The average human scalp has 100,000 hairs.
  • Tide has 70 percent of the market share for detergent.
  • Forty percent of the American population has never visited a dentist.
  • About 24 percent of alcoholics die in accidents, falls, fires, and suicides.
  • About 60 percent of all American babies are named after close relatives.
  • August is the month when most baby's are born.
  • Cold pizza is fairly popular. A survey found 15 percent actually PREFER pizza this way, suggesting that the number who love hot pizza but don't mind eating the leftovers cold the next day must be quite high indeed.
  • In the United States, more than 25 percent of women's fashion dollars are spent on sizes 16 and up.
  • More than a third of all adults hit their alarm clock's "snooze" button each morning, an average of three times before they get up. Those most guilty of snatching some extra sleep are those in the 25-34 age bracket, at 57 percent.
  • Each year approximately 250,000 American husbands are physically attacked and beaten by their wives.
  • Hawaii is the only state in the United States where male life expectancy exceeds 70 years. Hawaii also leads all states in life expectancy in general, with an average of 73.6 years for both males and females.
  • Two out of three adults in the United States have hemorrhoids.
  • While the average cost of air travel is about $60 per hour, using an air-phone during that plane trip can cost as much as $160 per hour.
  • Results of a survey show that 76 percent of women make their bed every day, compared to 46 percent of men.
  • 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets every year.
  • 75% of people wash from top to bottom in the shower.
  • Conception occurs in December more than any other month.
  • In the USA - more toilets flush at the half time of the Super Bowl than at any other time of the year.
  • 50% admit they regularly sneak food into movie theaters to avoid the high prices of snack foods.
  • The number of births in India each year is greater than the entire population of Australia.
  • Li is the family name for over 87 million People in China.
  • Americans use over 16,000 tons of aspirin a year.
  • The typical person swallows 295 times during dinner.
  • The most common last name in Sweden is Johansson.
  • France has the highest per capita consumption of cheese.

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