The Strange Facts of Life

* Ever wondered why the sky is blue, or what the fear of marshmallows is called? Well this is the site for you. Random facts of the day are what were all about.

223.

A male emperor moth can smell a female emperor moth up to 7 miles away.

222.

Lima beans contain cyanide.

221.

Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants. 

220.

Watermelons are a popular gift to bring to a host in China or Japan.

219.

Draftsmen have to make 27,000 drawings for the manufacturing of a new car.

218.

An ostrich egg would take four hours to boil.

217.

The chemical name of caffeine is 1,3,7 trimethylantihine.

216.

The reason most mosquito bites itch is because mosquitos inject saliva into the persons skin before hey suck your blood. The saliva has an anti coagulant agent to stop clotting and hence is an irritant to the skin.

215.

Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his hat while playing baseball, and he used to change it every two innings.

214.

Adolf Hitler’s mother seriously considered having an abortion but was talked out of it by her doctor.

213.

An olive tree can live to 1500 years old.

212.

US presidents who were survived by there fathers: John F. Kennedy and Warren Harding.

211.

Every day, over 1,300 babies are born prematurely in the USA.

210.

Pennies are made of 95% copper and 5% zinc.

209.

Banana oil never came from a banana; it’s made from petroleum.