Coca-Cola was originally green.
The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
No..The world's most common surname (not surprisingly, considering the numbers) is Chang or Zhang.
The name of all the continents ends with the same letter that they start with.
Unless of course you consider just "America" and not say "Oceania".
The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
Not entirely true:
The unexplained statement that "the tongue is the strongest muscle in the body" appears frequently in lists of surprising facts, but it is difficult to find any definition of "strength" that would make this statement true. Note that technically the tongue consists of sixteen muscles, not one. The tongue may possibly be the strongest muscle at birth.
People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heart stops for a millisecond.
Most of the other rumors about sneezing are not true: your heart does not stop when you sneeze, and with great effort you could probably keep your eyes open during a sneeze. While the tradition of saying "Bless you" or "Gesundheit" (meaning "health" in German), or some variation on this theme, apparently originated from superstitions that sneezing was a sign of approaching danger or even death, most people who sneeze have an excellent prognosis!
If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.
Each king in a deck of playing cards represents great king from history.
Spades - King David
Clubs - Alexander the Great,
Hearts - Charlemagne
Diamonds - Julius Caesar.
If a statue of a person in the park on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle.
If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle.
If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.
What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common?
Ans. - All were invented by women.
No. The Laser Printer was invented by a man actually.....Gary Starkweather
All polar bears are left handed.
No. Another recurrent myth is that the great white bears are left-pawed. Scientists observing the animals haven't noticed a preference. In fact, polar bears seem to use their right and left paws equally.
Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
False, elephants CAN
The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
Must be false. How the hell can anyone actually prove that?!
Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
No. Who came up with that number (700 times?!) anyway?
Nice list though, but too bad most of them are false.