What? That-That's pretty ridiculous.
So this isn't spam:
-If you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 4 pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.
-The bagpipe was originally made from the whole skin of a dead sheep.
-The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear. Any cup-shaped object placed over the ear produces the same effect.
-Revolvers cannot be silenced because of all the noisy gasses which escape the cylinder gap at the rear of the barrel.
-Liberace Museum has a mirror-plated Rolls Royce; jewel-encrusted capes, and the largest rhinestone in the world, weighing 59 pounds and almost a foot in diameter.
-A car that shifts manually gets 2 miles more per gallon of gas than a car with automatic shift.
-Cats can hear ultrasound.
-Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
-The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado.
-The United States has never lost a war in which mules were used.
-Children grow faster in the springtime.
-Paul Revere rode on a horse that belonged to Deacon Larkin.
-The Baby Ruth candy bar was actually named after Grover Cleveland's baby daughter, Ruth.
-Minus 40 degrees Celsius is exactly the same as minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
-Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down -- hence the expression "to get fired"
-Nobody knows who built the Taj Mahal. The names of the architects, masons, and designers that have come down to us have all proved to be latter-day inventions, and there is no evidence to indicate who the real creators were.
-Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell.
-7.5 million toothpicks can be created from a cord of wood.
-The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.
-A 41-gun salute is the traditional salute to a royal birth in Great Britain.
-The earliest recorded case of a man giving up smoking was on April 5, 1679, when Johan Katsu, Sheriff of Turku, Finland, wrote in his diary "I quit smoking tobacco." He died one month later.
-"Goodbye" came from "God bye" which came from "God be with you."
-February is Black History Month.
-Jane Barbie was the woman who did the voice recordings for the Bell System.
-The first drive-in service station in the United States was opened by Gulf Oil Company - on December 1, 1913, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
-Kansas state law requires pedestrians crossing the highways at night to wear tail lights.
I could go on for HOURS. I love you, Google.