Interesting Facts

  1. In Turkey, in the 16th and 17th centuries, anyone caught drinking coffee was put to death.
  2. In Thailand, it is illegal to leave your house if you are not wearing underwear. (Kung siguro nasa Thailand ako ngayon, malamang lagi ako nahuhuli.)
  3. In Switzerland, it is illegal to flush the toilet after 10 P.M. if you live in an apartment. (So true. When I was in Switzerland noong 2009, nalukring kami ng mga kasama ko noong sinabihan kami ng tinutuluyan namin na hindi na pwede mag-flush ng toilet after 10 PM kasi makakabulahaw sa mga katabing apartment yung tunog ng flushing. Nawerduhan ako sa totoo lang. Kaya bawal magka-LBM sa gabi. Lol!)
  4. In Israel, picking your nose is illegal. no picking
  5. All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.
  6. A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
  7. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
  8. Soldiers in the Netherlands are not required to salute officers.
  9. Belgium is the only country that has never imposed censorship for adult films.
  10. In the courts of the Roman Empire, instead of swearing an oath on a bible, men swore to the truth on their statements while holding their genitals. Hence the word ‘testify’, from ‘testicles’. (Hmmn…paano naman kaya kung babae ang magte-take oath? Saan hahawak? 😛 )
  11. When it originally appeared in 1886 – Coca Cola was billed as an Esteemed Brain Tonic and Intellectual Beverage.
  12. The Shell Oil Company originally began as a novelty shop in London that sold seashells.
  13. A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court.
  14. If a group of women are standing together but their eyes are wandering, they are likely to be looking for guys. If they each take a turn to break away from the group to head to the bathroom alone, they are on the prowl. If they are huddled together giggling, they are usually not interested in finding men. (Hmmn…may katotohanan. Slight.)
  15. The Beatles 1966 hit ‘Yesterday’ has been covered more times than any other song ever written. However, the song’s original title was ‘Scrambled Eggs’, which doesn’t quite have the same ring to it.
  16. The storage capacity of human brain exceeds 4 Terabytes.
  17. On average people fear spiders more than they do death.
  18. ‘Go’, is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

**To Kups, thank you so much for sharing. 😀

 

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"Ang pag-ibig hindi parang ATM machine na kuha ka lang ng kuha. Mag-deposit ka naman!"Janus del Prado, I Do (2010)