15 Crazy Facts You Probably Don't Know

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Okay, so you might know a few, but there are more than a few you probably don't know. Scroll down to find out.


1
Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there.

2
Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.

3
The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood plasma.

4
No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.

5
Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

6
You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

7
Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or older.

8
The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

9
The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

10
A Boeing 747s wingspan is longer than the Wright brother's first flight.

11
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each salad served in first-class.

12
Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

13
Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

14
The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

15
Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.