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Pointless Smash Facts

 

 

  • Olympic gold medals are actually made mostly of silver.
  • Dimples on a golf ball help reduce drag, allowing the ball to fly further than a ball without dimples.
  • Anaerobic exercise refers to high intensity activities over a short duration (e.g. sprinting) while aerobic exercise refers to physical activity performed at a moderate level over longer periods of time (e.g. jogging).
  • Regular exercise helps boost the immune system
  • The official distance of a marathon is 42.195 kilometres (26.219 miles).
  • The tallest basketball players to ever play in the NBA were Manute Bol (from Sudan) and Gheorghe Muresan (from Romania). They were both 7 ft 7 in tall (231 cm).








  • Common sports injuries include muscle cramps, muscle pulls, back strains, shin splints, tennis elbow (tendonitis), sprained ankles and plantar fasciitis (foot pain).
  • The fastest recorded tennis serve was 155 mph (249 kph), by Andy Roddick in 2004.
  • Snowboarders and ice skaters glide on a thin layer of water as their skates and boards heat the snow beneath them.
  • Modern swimwear has developed to the point where the fabric and designs are actually faster through the water than human skin.
  • The diameter of a full sized basketball is half the diameter of a basketball hoop.
  • The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog,"uses every letter in the alphabet
  • A ducks quack doesn't echo and nobody knows why
  • No word in the english language ryhmes with purple, silver month, or orange
  • When you sneeze, all your body functions stop, even your heart
  • Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite
  • Coca-Cola was originally green









  • Its impossible to lick your elbow
  • The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum
  • Laughter is a proven way to loose weight
  • One million $1 bills weighs 1 ton
  • A fire in Australia has been burning for more than 2,000 years.
  • More people are alive today, than have ever died.
  • Every year, the moon moves 1/2 an inch further from the earth. 
  • The word ‘and’ appears 46,277 times in the bible.
  • Jack is the most common name in a fairy tale.
  • There are at least two golf balls on the moon.>
  • A cockroach can live 9 days without its head.... eww
  • An average persons hair grows a combined 55,000 inches a month.
  • Only about one person in 2 billion will live to be 116 or older.
  • An average person has a total of 6 lbs of skin. EW!
  • You were born with 300 bones, but at adulthood you only have 206!
  • Bamboo can grow 3 feet in just 24 hours.
  • Your thumb is the same lenght as your nose.
  • Weight for weight, bone is five times stronger than steel.
  • The shortest verse in the Bible is "Jesus Wept."
  • The oldest vegetable is a pea.
  • Chickens can't swallow while they're upside-down
  • A quarter has 119 grooves around the edge.
  • 98% of all paper money in the US contains traces of Cocaine
  • Girls who have more ‘guy friends’ then ‘girl friends’ go through less depression and anxiety
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