Strange Observations/Factoids

Life is strange, but entertaining, if you look closely enough. Examples?

The average price of a homeless guy’s mountain bike is $1200. That’s a lot of cans.

Harvard accepts 8.9 % of its applicants – Walmart accepts only 2.6%. So if you got declined by Walmart, give Harvard a shot!

The blob of toothpaste that sits on your toothbrush is called a “nurdle” (clearly named by a “nurd”) .

You’re twice as likely to be killed by a falling vending machine than a shark.  Unless the vending machine is in a shark tank.

Barry Manilow didn’t write the song “I Write the Songs.” Big liar.

When you clean out a vacuum cleaner, you ARE a vacuum cleaner.

If the oldest person on earth is 117 years old, 118 years ago the earth was populated with completely different people.

Emojis are really just recycled hieroglyphics.

There are 1.6 million ants for every human on earth.

Bananas are berries, but strawberries are not.

John Tyler, the 10th president of the US, was born in 1790. He currently has two living grandsons.

And my personal favorite:

The technical term for “fear of long words” is “hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia.” You can’t make this stuff up.