Thursday, October 13, 2011

Interesting but True Facts

The Statue of Liberty's index finger is eight feet long

 Rain has never been recorded in some parts of the Atacama Desert in Chile

 A 75 year old person will have slept about 23 years.

 A Boeing 747's wing span is longer than the Wright brother's first flight. the Wright brother's invented the airplane)

 There are as many chickens on earth as there are humans.

 One type of hummingbird weighs less than a penny

 The word "set " has the most number of definitions in the English language;192

 Slugs have four noses

 Sharks can live up to 100 years

 Mosquitoes are more attracted to the color blue than any other color.

 Kangaroos can't walk backwards

 About 75 acres of pizza are eaten in in the U.S. Everyday

 The largest recorded snowflake was 15in wide and 8in thick. It fell in Montana in 1887

 The tip of a bullwhip moves so fast that the sound it makes is actually a tiny sonic boom.

 Former president Bill Clinton only sent 2 emails in his entire 8 year presidency

 Koalas and humans are the only animals that have finger prints

There are 200,000,000 insects for every one human

 It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery had in it to begin with.

 The world's largest Montessori school is in India, with 26,312 students in 2002

 Octopus have three hearts

 If you ate too many carrots, you'd turn orange

 The average person spends two weeks waiting for a traffic light to change.

 1 in 2,000,000,000 people will live to be 116 or old

 The body has 2-3 million sweat glands

 Sperm whales have the biggest brains; 20 lbs

 Tiger shark embryos fight each other in their mother's womb. The survivor is born.

 Most cats are left pawed

 250 people have fallen off the Leaning Tower of Pisa

 A Blue whale's tongue weighs more than an elephant

 You use 14 muscles to smile and 43 to frown. Keep Smiling!

 Bamboo can grow up to 3 ft in 24 hours

 An eyeball weighs about 1 ounce

 Bone is five times stronger than steel.

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