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Löysät pois Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Posted by Sami Oinonen in kuluttaminen.
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  • An average door is closed 79 percent of its lifetime.
  • An average person spends six minutes a day in hesitant speech, using words such as “um” or “er”.
  • 99.91 percent of ingredients in all hair shampoo sold in the US is the same, despite the over 1000 percent price difference between the least expensive and most expensive brand tested.
  • The average number of warning labels per product in the U.S. has increased from 0.18 in 1956 to 17.9 in 2006
  • Potato chip makers have out-performed every other sector of the snack food industry in yearly growth since 1932.
  • The average female looks at herself in a mirror 9.2 minutes per day. The average male looks at himself in a mirror 1.4 minutes per day.
  • A 1908 Ford Model T had higher fuel efficiency than a 2007 Toyota Prius, though it only had a top speed of 45 MPH.
  • Watching an hour-long soap opera burns more calories than watching a three-hour baseball game.
  • 18 percent of blog posts indexed by Google blog search begin with the word “so”.
  • An average Christmas tree will be transported 125 miles from where it is grown to where it is sold.
  • There have been over 3.5 million patent applications submitted for mousetraps. Of these, 97 percent are rejected as being too similar to an existing product.
  • 94 percent of websites have not been updated during the past week.

[Gullible.info]

Comments»

1. Jazmanaut - Thursday, February 22, 2007

Keskimääräisen tilastonikkarin elämä lienee 97,4% kiehtovampaa, kuin “tavisten”
Ainakin tilastonikkareiden itsensä mielestä.

2. Sami Oinonen - Thursday, February 22, 2007

se on kyllä varsin kiehtovaa, kaikki se faktojen tarkistelun taika…

3. Enam - Thursday, March 1, 2007

Noista faktoista näyttäisi noin 105,6% olevan keksitty. Prius taitaa olla jenkkivalmistajille kova pala.

4. Sami Oinonen - Thursday, March 1, 2007

hmm…eikös tuo Prius “fakta” ainakin ole paljon uutisoitu viime aikoina. että jotain totta siinä kai on.


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