Monthly Archives: January 2010

Gagler’s Trivia of the Day – Sunday

Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.

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

Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people.

In ancient Egypt, Priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.

Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.

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Bonus Trivia

 

Why are most traffic signs and markers yellow?

Yellow is the most visible of all of the colors in the color spectrum. People can see the color yellow from the farthest distance and it is noticeable in all lighting conditions.

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Gagler’s Trivia of the Day – Saturday

 

The flea can jump 350 times its body length. That is like a human jumping the length of a football field.

A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death.

The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male’s head off.

Some lions mate over 50 times a day.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

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Gagler’s Trivia of the Day – Friday

A pig’s orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.

Polar bears are left handed.

A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own weight and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds. That makes the catfish rank #1 for animal having the most taste buds.

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Gagler’s Trivia of the Day – Thursday

Why do people say “God Bless You” after you sneeze?

People say “God Bless You” after you sneeze is a phrase dating back to Biblical times.  Back then, a sneeze was believed to be a sign of imminent danger to the person who sneezed, most likely because a sneeze, way back then, was a symptom commonly associated with the plague.

Therefore, when someone sneezed it was believed they were in need of immediate help from God. And now you know where the saying “God Bless You” when someone sneezed developed.

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Bonus Trivia

In the 18th century, the American dollar was officially equated in value to the Spanish silver dollar. The Spanish silver dollar was so large it was literally divided up into eight parts. Due to this, for a long time fractions of an American dollar were also expressed in eighths, especially by America’s European trading partners.

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Bonus Trivia

There are 10 million bricks in the Empire State building. Bob Dole is 10 years older than the Empire State Building.

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