Sunday, September 29, 2013

13 Weirdo Facts (a Sunday Lexi post)

Dear Readers,

Here are some weird facts for this awesome Sunday!

1.) If you eat a polar bear liver, you will die. Humans can’t handle that much vitamin A.

2.) Michael Jackson cast Crips and Bloods gang members in the music video to "Beat It" to foster peace between them.

3.) The Caesar Salad was not invented by the Italians, but by a restaurant owner in Tijuana, Mexico.

4.) 80% of the brain is water.

5.) The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan, by J.M. Barrie.

6.) A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death.

7.) Cleopatra lived closer in time to the Moon landing than to the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

8.) A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.

9.) The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

10.)  A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

11.) There really was a Captain Morgan. He was a Welsh pirate who later became the lieutenant governor of Jamaica.

12.) David Bowie's first television appearance was in 1964, at the age of 17, he was interviewed on a BBC program as the founder of The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Long-haired Men.

13.) One species of jellyfish, Turritopsis nutricula, are immortal.

Hope these were weird enough for you! Have a splendid day!


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