freaky facts...part 1
February 17, 2007 11:40pm CST
1. There are more than 50,000 earthquakes throughout the world every year. 2. More people are killed each year by coconuts than by sharks.Approximately 150 people are killed each year by coconuts. 3. Did you know the original name for Pepsi cola was Brad's drink?4. Certain frogs can be frozen solid,then thawed and continue to live. 5. A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.. 6. Throughout history, there have been tales of raining frogs. These stories, as crazy as they may seem, are actually real events! Such events are caused when a wind storm passes over a pond or lake teaming with frogs, picking them up and dumping them elsewhere! 7. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing. 8. The smallest brained dinosaurs are Stegosaurus measuring 9 m. (30 ft.) in length but with a walnut-sized brain. 9. In every second of every day, two Barbie dolls are sold somewhere in the world 10.The longest sneezing bout ever recorded was that of 12 year old schoolgirl Donna Griffiths of England. She started sneezing on January 13, 1981, sneezed an estimated million times in the first 365 days, and achieved her first sneeze-free day on September 16, 1983 - the 978th day.