Posted by: Mark | January 29, 2017

1,339 Facts (Abridged)

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, and James Harkins published another fact book in 2014 and I finally got a chance to read it. As I’ve noted before, I’m a fan of John Lloyd but a little skeptical due to his claims about falling cats.

Overall I enjoyed the book. Here’s a sample if you’d like to check it out.

It would take 1.2 million mosquitoes to completely drain a human of blood.

Kareishu – the Japanese word for “the smell of old people.”

Dysania – the condition of having a hard time getting up in the morning.

There has only been one documented case of a human dying from a centipede.

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