Saturday, 1 February 2014

10 things we didn't know last week.


Another collection of amusing to barmy weekly facts that just go towards enriching our lives by providing us with a smile.


1. In primates there is a correlation between female infidelity and males having large testicles.

Defence rests!!!
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2. Hillary Clinton hasn't driven a car since 1996.

Doing her best to keep death of the roads!!


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3. Biodynamic wine-makers in Burgundy soothe their vines after hail storms with homeopathic doses of arnica.

Been drinking too much of their own products.
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 In 1985, the then Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev banned the sale of vodka before lunch-time.

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5. If you have an itchy arm, looking in the mirror and scratching the mirror image of that arm (the one that isn't bothering you) will help, although it only provides a quarter of the relief of scratching the itchy arm.

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6. Food can be grown 100 feet (30 metres) underground.

And I thought that my father was mining coal.
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7. David Cameron and Al Murray share William Thackeray as an ancestor.

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8. Humans picked up gene types linked to smoking addiction when they interbred with Neanderthals.

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9. Half of men have no idea of their partner's dress size.

Why would they need to? It is rather like men who know their girlfriend's ring size - what's that all about?
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10. You can open a can of food just by rubbing it on a concrete surface.

But do you have any control over extracting the contents and will the said foodstuffs have powdered can as a garnish?

God Bless