1,001 Facts that Will Scare the Shit Out of You by Cary Mcneal

By Cary Mcneal

Fact: Chocolate comprises the alkaloid theobromine, which in excessive doses will be poisonous to people, and in even small quantities can kill canines, parrots, horses, and cats.
This implies that regardless of its identify, the Kit-Kat sweet bar isn't really a advised snack in your kitty-cat. i ponder what percentage cats have died due to this confusion.

Fact: the main germ-laden position in your bathroom is not the seat or maybe the bowl--it's the handle.
The resolution: do not flush. allow the subsequent man fear approximately it.

There are "just the facts"--and then there are only the proof that would frighten the bejeezus out of you. and due to this little gem a WC e-book, you are going to by no means examine the realm an identical manner back, with no, er, dry heaving a bit bit.

From the sneaky fish which can swim up our genitals to the E. coli micro organism lurking within the very water we drink, aggravating phenomena are all over the place we flip. academic, pleasing, and undeniably frightening, this booklet is not sure to assist you, um, visit the lavatory, yet it truly is absolute to make some time there more...informed.

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Com. 78 FACT : In 2005, a fifty-seven-year-old woman gave birth to her own granddaughter, a baby conceived with an egg donated by her twenty-seven­ year-old daughter. Let me guess: Arkansas? } Lucy Lawrence, "Woman of 57 Who Gave Birth to Her Own Granddaughter," Sunday Mirror, August 1 4 , 2005. 79 In 2007 a British climber reached the summit of Mt. Everest, but ran out of air during his descent. As many as forty climbers passed the dying man, unwilling to risk using up their own oxygen to help him.

Com. gov. 92 FACT : Foreign Accent Syndrome (FAS) is an extremely rare brain disorder that causes sufferers to speak involuntarily in a foreign accent. The illness is the result of trauma affecting the area of the brain that controls speech. I think my hillbilly cousin has this. Every once in a while he 'll say something that sounds vaguely like EngliSh. com. 93 FACT : The rare neurological disorder Alien Hand Syndrome (AHS) causes the sufferer 's hands to move independently , without his control over the action.

78 FACT : In 2005, a fifty-seven-year-old woman gave birth to her own granddaughter, a baby conceived with an egg donated by her twenty-seven­ year-old daughter. Let me guess: Arkansas? } Lucy Lawrence, "Woman of 57 Who Gave Birth to Her Own Granddaughter," Sunday Mirror, August 1 4 , 2005. 79 In 2007 a British climber reached the summit of Mt. Everest, but ran out of air during his descent. As many as forty climbers passed the dying man, unwilling to risk using up their own oxygen to help him.

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