Things you may not know

You can never have enough useless information stored in your head. You never know when a small piece of trivia may come in handy (therefore rendering it useful rather than useless). When making small talk it all so easy to run out of things to say and so below are a few facts for you to file away somewhere in the back of your mind to be retrieved when all else fails you. I haven't checked any of these facts so use them at your own risk.

A cat’s jaw cannot move sideways.

A Flemish artist is responsible for the world’s smallest paintings in history. It is a picture of a miller and his mill, and it was painted onto a grain of corn.

Golden toads are so rare that a biological reserve has been specifically created for them.

In France, a five year old child can buy an alcoholic drink in a bar

Cuba is the only island in the Caribbean to have a railroad.

If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

The strongest muscle in proportion to its size in the human body is the tongue.

Every time you lick a stamp, you’re consuming 1/10 of a calorie.

The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.

Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.

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