Monday, January 07, 2008

Wisdom from the Cow

The cow that laughs, that is.
I've been eating small cubes of Laughing Cow cheese.

La Vache qui Rit imparts the following useless trivia:
Every 24 hours, the human heart beats about 100,000 times.
Fleas can jump 13 inches in a single leap.
One out of every ten people in the world lives on on island.
To hike the Appalachian Trail in its entirety, it takes about 5 million footsteps.
Some fish can actually get seasick.
Wassailing was an old English custom now known as Christmas caroling.
More than 7,000 varieties of apples are grown around the world.
When Picasso was young and had no money, he kept warm by burning his own paintings.
There are 15,000 varieties of rice.

1 had this to say:

JL4 said...

Georgia to Maine is 5 million steps? Does that include "side-stepping NY and NJ????