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Thursday Thoughts with Tyler #6

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Welcome back to the sixth edition of Thursday Thoughts with Tyler.  If you are looking for the perfect way to procrastinate doing that project that’s due tomorrow, you have come to the right place. Please sit back, relax and enjoy these 15 interesting yet completely bootless tidbits of information.

  1. A baby octopus is about the size of a flea when it is born.
  2. A sheep, a duck and a rooster were the first passengers in a hot air balloon.
  3. In Uganda, 50% of the population is under 15 years old.
  4. Arab women can initiate a divorce if their husbands don’t pour coffee for them.
  5. Catfish are the only animals that naturally have an odd number of whiskers.
  6. Facebook, Skype and Twitter are all banned in China.
  7. About 8,000 Americans are injured by musical instruments each year.
  8. The French language has 17 different words for ‘surrender’.
  9. Nearly three percent of the ice in Antarctic glaciers is penguin urine.
  10. A crocodile can’t poke its tongue out.
  11. Sea otters hold hands when they sleep so they don’t drift away from each other.
  12. An arctophile is a person who collects, or is very fond of teddy bears.
  13. Pirates wore earrings because they believed it improved their eyesight.
  14. Los Angeles’ full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula.”
  15. The Twitter bird actually has a name — Larry.

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