If you ever have actually taken the folder from the pocket in front of your seat and followed along as the stewardess goes over the safety features, you may enjoy these...
...last time I looked, there were lots more at www.airtoons.com
Filed under "I didn't know that!".
You know the three physical dimensions, and the fourth dimension, time. For years, people have speculated about other dimensions. Experts in theoretical physics now say the major theories about the universe make sense together - and all the math seems to work - if there are 10 dimensions.
The first man-made item to exceed the speed of sound is the bull whip our leather whip. When the whip is snapped, the knotted end makes a "crack" or popping noise. It is actually causing a mini sonic boom as it exceeds the speed of sound.
In 1980, Namco released PAC-MAN, the most popular video game (or arcade game) of all time. The original name was going to be PUCK MAN, but executives saw the potential for vandals to scratch out part of the P in the games marquee and labeling.
A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continually from the bottom of the glass to the top. This is because the carbonation in the drink gets pockets of air stuck in the wrinkles of the raisin, which is light enough to be raised by this air. When it reaches the surface of the champagne, the bubbles pop, and the raisin sinks back to the bottom, starting the cycle over.
Sound at the right vibration can bore holes through a solid object.
Every year about 98% of atoms in your body are replaced.
Hang On Sloopy is the official rock song of Ohio.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
The first toilet ever seen on television was on "Leave It to Beaver".
Elephants can't jump.
Every other mammal can.
The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history: Spades - King David; Clubs - Alexander the Great; Hearts-Charlemagne and Diamonds - Julius Caesar.
Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down - hence the expression "to get fired."
The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.
You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.
The human brain holds between 1 and 7 terabytes (1 and 7 million megabytes) of data.
A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
· Dogs mouths are 200 times more cleaner then human mouths.
· Rats can't vomit - that's why rat poison works.
On new years in Spain they throw a goat off a church.
Canada's peace keeping force has only 426 less soldiers than the U.S. despite being 1/10 its population.
The location of the Mars face on Mars matches the location of Stone Henge in England.
Recycling one glass jar, saves enough energy to watch T.V for 3 hours!
If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
A full moon always rises at sunset.
A bowl of lime Jell-O, when hooked up to an EEG machine, exhibited movement which is virtually identical to the brain waves of a healthy adult man or woman.
There are 2 kinds of people in the world- dog people and cat people. Well, there probably is a third type for people who like snakes, chirpy little birds and fish... but let's just park them in "other"...
I'm dog, myself... so here are a few cartoons about them I l like a lot...