LOTS OF RANDOM AND COOL FACTS

(whoever figured out all of these averages and junk has no life whatsoever)

  • There is an actual city called Fu#*ing, Austria
  • The United States had a state called Frankilin for a short time. It existed for four years.
  • A blink lasts about 0.3 seconds
  • 1 out of 350,000 Americans get electrocuted in their life.
  • 31% of employees skip lunch entirely.
  • 45% of Americans don't know that the sun is a star.
  • 53% of women in America would dump their boyfriend if they did not get them anything for Valentine's Day.
  • 70% of the poor people in the world are female.
  • 75% of all raisins eaten by people in the United States are eaten at breakfast.
  • 96% of candles that are purchased are by women.
  • 96% of people put the peanut butter on first when making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
  • A study shows that men that were born with a low birth weight were less likely to get married (for the record, i was 10lbs at birth)
  • According to a study by the nation's largest auto insurer, most accidents occur between 3 and 6 p.m. on Friday.
  • According to research, Los Angeles highways are so congested that the average commuter sits in traffic for 82 hours a year.
  • Americans are responsible for generating roughly 20% percent of the garbage in the world
  • Americans, on average, spend 18% of his or her income on transportation as compared to only 13% spent on food
  • An average American child watches approximately 28 hours of television in one week
  • An average driver spends approximately 2 hours and 14 minutes kissing in their car in a lifetime.
  • Annually, fires that occur at home kill more Americans than all natural disasters combined.
  • Annually, the amount of garbage that is dumped in the world's oceans is three times the weight of fish that is caught from the oceans.
  • Approximately 50% of Americans admit they have ran a red light
  • Children laugh about 400 times a day, while adults laugh on average only 15 times a day.
  • Each day Americans 15 and over spend an average of 55 minutes of driving
  • Each year, Americans throw away 25 trillion Styrofoam cups.
  • Every three seconds a baby is born somewhere in the world
  • In America, one out of every two marriages ends up in divorce (thats just sad)
  • In Britain, one out of every four potatoes is eaten in the form of french fries
  • In a day, kids in the U.S. that are between the ages of 2 - 8 spend 28 minutes of their time coloring
  • In a lifetime, the average driver will honk 15,250 times
  • In a year, the average person walks four miles to make his or her bed
  • In an average lifetime, people spend four years traveling in cars and six months waiting for red light to turn green
  • In an year, an average person makes 1,140 phone calls
  • In the United States, you are more likely to be killed by a bee sting than a shark attack
  • In twins, there is a great chance that one will be left handed (well duh!! 50%)
  • It is estimated that 93% of American children will go out trick or treating for Halloween. (well duh!! its halloween)
  • It is estimated that at any one time, 0.7% of the world's population is drunk. (well....no wait thats kinda interesting)
  • Men are four times more likely to be struck by lightning than women (i had a comment for this one, but its not very PG)
  • One in 200 Women are colorblind, while one in 12 men are colorblind
  • Most American women have their first baby when they are 24.3 years old
  • Of married couples, 70% of men and 60% of women have cheated on their spouse (thats just pathetic)
  • On average, Americans spend five times more of their time in their cars than they do on vacation (and everyone wonders why we're so stressed)
  • On average, a car driver will swear or blashpheme 32,025 times in their lifetime while driving
  • Only 4% of babies are born on their actual due date
  • Over 1,600 people in North America have been victims of trunk entrapment (being locked inside of a car trunk). (oookay)
  • Roughly 42% of people in the United Kingdom snore (who comes up with this stuff?)
  • Since 1978, at least 37 people have died as a result of shaking vending machines, in an attempt to get free merchandise (HAHAHAHAHAH Stupid peoples)
  • The three wealthiest FAMILIES in the world have more assets than the combined wealth of the forty-eight poorest NATIONS (something seem unfair here?)
  • The world record for rocking non-stop in a rocking chair is 480 hours held by Dennis Easterling, of Atlanta, Georgia (hmm yeah....)
  • Every year approximately 2,500 left-handed people are killed by using object or machinery designed for right-handed people (okay......WHAT????)
  • The largest number of children born to one woman, who was a Russian peasant is 69 (HOLY S*@#)
  • The longest kiss on record lasted 30 hours and 45 minutes. Dror Orpaz and Carmit Tsubara recorded it on April 5, 1999 at a kissing contest held in Tel Aviv, Israel. (hmmmm.....ya know.....you'd think you'd get bored after like.....7 hours maybe)
  • a 75-year-old man who received 10 traffic tickets, drove on the wrong side of the road four times, committed four hit-and-run offenses, and caused six accidents, all within 20 minutes on October 15, 1966.
  • a 62-year-old woman who failed her driving test 40 times before passing it in August, 1970 (by that time, she had spent over $700 in lessons, and could no longer afford to buy a car).
  • In the original movie "101 Dalmatians," there are exactly 6,469,952 spots on all 101 Dalmatians as they are shown in 113,760 frames of the film combined
  • Walt Disney had a fear of mice (can you just smell the irony?)