Amazing and True

Friday, July 11, 2008
# Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors. Also, it took him 10 years to paint Mona Lisa's lips ..
# A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death ..
# The mask used by Michael Myers in the original "Halloween" was a Captain Kirk mask painted white.
# If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19 You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.
# By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand (and you thought this list was completely useless).
# The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law, which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
# American Airlines saved $40,000 in '87 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class.
# The first product Motorola started to develop was a record player for automobiles. At that time, the most known player on the market was the Victrola, so they called themselves Motorola
# Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with. It's the same with apples!
# Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!
# The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.
# Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
# Back in the mid to late 80's, an IBM compatible computer wasn't considered a hundred percent compatible unless it could run Microsoft's Flight Simulator game..
# Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a space suit damages them.


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