Belton’s Fun Facts

By Jack Belton ’17

  1. The world’s largest camel population is in Australia.
  2. You breathe out of one nostril at a time, and switch off every couple hours.
  3. 30% of San Francisco’s air pollution comes from China.
  4. Doves and Pigeons are basically the same animal.
  5. Humans have most likely reached their maximum lifespan.
  6. Millions of trees are planted because squirrels forget where they bury their nuts.
  7. A platypus has a poisonous barbed hook on its rear feet.
  8. It’s impossible to hum while holding your nose closed.
  9. “I never said she stole my money” has 7 different meanings depending on which word you stress when speaking it aloud.
  10. A lab in South Korea will clone your dog for $100,000.
  11. In American you are just as likely to get killed by furniture than terrorists.
  12. Until 1974, it was illegal to appear in public in Chicago if you were ugly.
  13. The average female will spend 287 days of her life deciding what to wear.
  14. April 15 is National That Sucks Day because of bad things happening on it (Tax Day, Titanic sinking, Lincoln assassination).
  15. Octopuses are older than dinosaurs.


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