Monthly Archives: December 2010

The chocolate chip cookie was invented by accident.

  In 1930 Ruth Wakefield was preparing cookies for her guests at the Toll House Inn when she realized she was out of baker’s chocolate. She used broken chunks of Nestle’s semi-sweet chocolate instead, expecting it to melt into the … Continue reading

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A man shot himself in the knee while sleepwalking.

At 2 am on October 26th of this year 63-year-old Colorado resident Sanford Rothman awoke to a loud bang. While sleepwalking, he had shot himself in the leg with the 9 mm handgun he kept on his nightstand! Mr. Rothman, … Continue reading

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A Japanese company has invented a portable toilet that is carried around in a briefcase.

http://www.twitter.com/coolfacts2share for interesting facts The “Gotta Go Briefcase,” manufactured by Niban Too Corporation, contains stainless steel toilet bowl surrounded by mahogany leather. It contains everything you could possibly need while going about your ‘business’: a pop-out toilet paper roll, hand … Continue reading

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A 95-year-old woman graduated from college.

http://www.twitter.com/coolfacts2share for interesting facts The world’s oldest college graduate, Nola Ochs of Kansas, began taking classes 30 years ago. On May 12, 2007 she graduated from Fort Hays State University with a bachelor’s degree in history. In an interesting twist, … Continue reading

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Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties is the highest-grossing animated film of all time in China.

http://www.twitter.com/coolfacts2share for interesting facts That’s right. The Garfield sequel (which received a rating of 11% on RottenTomatoes.com) somehow managed to rake in more yuan than any other animated film in China. It inexplicably ended the 12-year reign of Disney’s The … Continue reading

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An ostrich’s egg is the largest bird egg and can support an adult human’s weight.

http://www.twitter.com/coolfacts2share for interesting facts Ostrich eggs are 6 to 8 inches long, 4 to 6 inches wide, and can reach weights of up to 3 pounds, 14 oz. That’s the equivalent of 2 dozen chicken eggs!! The shell of this … Continue reading

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India has MORE cellphones than TOILETS.

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