Thursday, October 9, 2008

Fact or Crap

5,000 Questions... My answers so far...

 

 

Let's play fact or crap.
Is it a fact? Or is it crap?

 

Don't take my word for these. Just answering my initial theory, not looking up actual answers. If you're curious, look them up yourself.


481. The greenhouse effect is bad for your health. crap


482. There are about as many molecules of air in one breath as there are hairs on your head. crap


483. The Miss America pageant started out as a contest in which people decorated wheel chairs and one chair was judged the prettiest. crap


484. To remove a tattoo a physician can place a small balloon under the skin, which is inflated so that the tattooed skin gradually stretches. Then they cut the stretched skin away. crap


485. Cock fighting is a sexual sport. crap


486. It is the warmest time of the day during the hour that the sun is the highest in the sky. crap


487. Certain scientists specialize in studying cow farts. fact


488. The brilliant colors (reds, oranges, yellows) across the sky that we get from sunsets are caused mainly by pollution. crap


489. In Grimm's original fairy tale, Rapunzel is pregnant. crap


490. Dracula was the first movie about a vampire. crap


491. The inventors of Corn Flakes, the Kellogg brothers, ran a school for delinquent youth. crap (it was a sanitarium, actually)


492. "Kemo Sabe" means "soggy shrub" in Navajo. crap


493. Sir Thomas Crapper invented the toilet. crap


494. The Earl of Sandwich invented the Sandwich. fact


495. Some Chinese alchemists were trying to invent an immortality medicine and accidentally invented gunpowder instead. fact


496. The human body is made of about 99% water. crap


497. Bubble gum contains rubber. fact


498 This survey to the zero power = 0. crap


499. Most lipstick contains fish scales. crap


500. There are 86401 seconds in day. crap

5 musings:

Just_Me said...

492 is true actually. I'm not sure about all the others.

Mary said...

Cool. Learn something new everyday. :-)

luisfrigo said...

498 is true!
Any value raised to the 0 power = 1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_(mathematics)

luisfrigo said...

481 is true! this is the basics of global warming! I guess you are not into science ;-)

Mary said...

Actually, you just proved that 498 is still false, because the statement says it equals 0, not 1. As for the global warming, nope, I'm not too educated on science (or math if you can't tell). Thanks for teaching me something new. :-)