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Useless Facts
These are weird facts that are on my calendar for this month..

In Switzerland, it is illegal to mow your front lawn while you're dressed as Elvis

Riding a plane is safer then riding a car or a mule

David Hasselhof (from BayWatch)'s great uncle was Karl Hasselhof, the inventor of inflatable sheep

On Christmas Eve in Belgium, it is legal for children to throw bananas at police cars

On Christmas Day in Belgium, it is legal for police officers to throw bananas at children

Albert Einstein did really badly in school

The King of Denmark cuts his own hair

Currently, the Pope is the World's Scrabble Champion in the Over-70's catagory

In Afghanistan it is illegal to play anything composed by Chopin on a banjo.

Eric Clapton owns one fifth of the planet Mars

Restaurants serving ice cream on a piece of cherry pie in Kansas are breaking the law

In 1990, John Elfreth Watkins Jr. predicted that by 2001, the letters C, X, and Q would be dropped from the alphabet

Odd Punishment: Convicted graffiti artists on the Isle of Man are forced to have replicas of their graffiti tattooed on their chests.

In 1972, China sent 3 pandas into space.

In many Southern states, 4-sided cheese graters are considered works of Satan, and are outlawed in Virginia, Oklahoma, and South Carolina

It takes about 142.18 licks to reach the center of a tootsie pop

The average person eats 6 roaches in their sleep, during their entire lifetime

Banging your head against the wall burns 150 calories per hour

Barbie dollís full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts

The tomato is the world's most popular fruit, and it sells more than apples and bananas

There are 365 different languages spoken in India... one for each day

Cows don't have upper front teeth

It once was law to say "God bless you" to people who sneezed

The study of ants is called Myrmecology

Half the world's population have seen at least one James Bond movie

Over 5 billion crayons are produced each year

One in every ten people in the world live on an island

The can opener was invented 48 years after cans were introduced

More movies are produced in India than in Hollywood

70% of Americans have visited DisneyWorld or DisneyLand

Eating with a fork was once considered scandalous

Coca-Cola was originally green

Every day, more money is printed for Monopoly than for the US Treasury

Amount American Airlines saved in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served first class: $40,000

Hallmark makes cards for 105 different types of relationships

The youngest pope was 11 years old

Men can read smaller print than women, but women can hear better

7% of the American population go to McDonalds per day

Heinz ketchup leaves the bottle @ 25 miles per hour

Men get hiccups more often than woman

The only animal besides a human that can get sunburnt is a pig

The average life span of a major league baseball is 7 pitches