Useless facts

1.A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day.
2.Approximately 18 billion disposable diapers end up in landfills each year that takes as long as 500 years to finally decompose all of them.
3.Early Romans used to use porcupine quills as toothpicks.
4.Oral-B was the first toothbrush to go to the moon along with the Apollo 11 mission.
5.The first commercial microwave oven was the size of a refrigerator.
6.Mosquito repellents don’t repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito’s sensors so they don’t know your there.
7.A broken clock is right at least twice a day.
8.It took engineers 22 years to design the zipper.
9.It takes one fifteen-to-twenty-year-old tree to produce seven hundred paper grocery bags.
10.Kotex was first manufactured as bandages, during the World War.
11.Non-dairy creamer is flammable.
12.The end of a hammer, opposite the striking end, is called a peen.
13.The microwave was invented after the inventor walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
14.The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.
15.There is no rice in rice paper.
16.Thomas Edison, the inventor of the light bulb was afraid of the dark.
17.The first ever “World Summit on Toilets” was held in Singapore in November 2001.
18.About 85% or product warning labels on household products are inadequate.
19.More than $1 billion is spent each year on neck ties in the United States.
20.The first toilet being flushed in a motion picture was in the movie “Psycho.”
21.The first Tupperware item marketed was the seven-ounce bathroom cup in 1945.

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  • Mindze
  • July 21, 2008, 5:42 pm
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    I've been noticing that some of your comments are a tad bit rude...

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    Perhaps it's because he has nothing else to say or he jus doesn't know any other way to beg for attention..

    • pragma
    • July 22, 2008, 1:37 pm
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    No, it is not 'retared'. It isn't even 'retarded'. I found it interesting. Be polite, please. Oh yes, and use less exclamation marks.

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    Someone's a hater~(and scary looking...)
    Interesting Facts indeed X3

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    agreed heartless

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    these are fantastic! +3

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    this is retared!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • jordan
    • July 22, 2008, 11:33 am
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