Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Things You Wish You Knew

I know you’re sitting there thinking, “Boy, I wish I knew more stuff.” Well, tonight you’re in luck because Dennis had to take the night off to watch Game 1 of the Series so I, Mr. Useless Facts Guy, am guest-blogging tonight.

According to Useless Facts and Statistics:

The billionth digit of pi is 9.
Canada imports approximately 822 Russian-made hockey sticks on an average day
The revolving door was invented in 1888
40 people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute
Montpelier Vermont is the only state capital without a McDonalds
78% of cats never travel with their owners
September 16-21 is Farm Animal Awareness week

According to Useless Statistics:

Odds of being killed by a dog: one in 700,000.
Odds of being killed by a tornado: one in 2,000,000.
Odds of being killed by falling out of bed: one in 2,000,000.
Odds of being killed in a car crash: one in 5,000.
Odds of being murdered: one in 20,000.
Odds of dying in the bathtub: one in 1,000,000.

According to Useless Facts > Statistics:

The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night
No president of the United States was an only child
314 Americans had buttock lift surgery in 1994
A can of SPAM is opened every 4 seconds
The average person makes about 1,140 telephone calls each year
13 people are killed each year by vending machines falling on them

I hope you have enjoyed this edition of Useless Facts. The Sox are up 13-1 in the bottom of the 7th. Go Sox!!!!

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