Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Do Odd Perfect Numbers Exist?



It is believed that Shakespeare was 46 around the time that the King James Version of the Bible was written. In Psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is "shake" and the 46th word from the last word is "spear". #factoid

The skateboard was invented in 1963. #factoid   
                                   
Owls can't move their eyes from side to side #factoid   
                                   
About 90% of the worlds population kisses #factoid    
The bikini got it’s name from the oooh and awe resulting from a nuclear test at Bikini Atoll. #factoid  
                                   
Lloyd's of London began as Edward Lloyd's coffeehouse. #factoid                                       
Most cats are left pawed. #factoid   
                                   
Princess Ann was the only competitor at the 1976 Montreal Olympics that did not have to undergo a sex test. #factoid       
                       
Canada's population density is 8.6 people per square mile, making Canada the ninth-most sparsely populated nation in the world. #factoid   
                   


It is unknown if odd perfect numbers exist #factoid   
                                   
The average human brain is 140 mm wide. #factoid   
                                   
The electric chair was invented by a dentist #factoid   
                                   

The first home TV set was demonstrated in 1928 and the size of the screen was 3-inches by 4-inches. #factoid           
                       
The human brain uses approximately as much energy as a 10 watt light bulb. #factoid 
                                   
Columbia University is the second largest landowner in New York City, after the Catholic Church. #factoid           


Actor Tommy Lee Jones and former vice-president Al Gore were freshman roommates at Harvard. #factoid       
                           
The comic book character Wonder Woman was created by William Moulton Marston who also invented the Lie Detector.  #factoid   
                   


Attila the Hun is thought to have been a dwarf. #factoid   
                                   
Rain contains vitamin B12 #factoid   
                                   
The frog has an eardrum (tympanic membrane) on the outside of the body behind the eye. #factoid

The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear. #factoid

Any free moving liquid in outer space will form itself into a sphere, because of its surface tension #factoid       
About 10% of the world's population is left-handed. #factoid                                       
The drive-through line on opening day at the McDonald's restaurant in Kuwait City, Kuwait was at times seven miles long. #factoid           
               
Michael Nesmith's (The Monkees) mother, Bette Nesmith, invented Liquid Paper. #factoid                   


On July 4, 1979, Donald Duck presented Teresa Salcedo the first birth certificate ever given for being born in Disneyland.   #factoid       
               
                               
The average human brain has about 100 billion nerve cells. #factoid
                                    
The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan; there was never a recorded Wendy before. #factoid 
                               
Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them use to burn their houses down - hence the expression "to get fired. #factoid"       
   
Only President to win a Pulitzer: John F. Kennedy for Profiles in Courage #factoid

Wheat is the world's most widely cultivated plant; grown on every continent except Antarctica. #factoid                   
                   
Months that start on a Sunday will always have a Friday the 13th #factoid   
                                 
Elk = A Herd of Elk; A Gang of Elk. #factoid #collectivenoun
                                   
One type of hummingbird weighs less than a penny. #factoid

The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910. #factoid