Monday, January 16, 2012

Interesting Facts

Offered a new pen to write with, 97% of all people will write their own name.

Male mosquitoes are vegetarians. Only females bite
Until babies are six months old, they can breathe and swallow at the same time. Indeed convenient!

Chewing on gum while cutting onions can help a person from stop producing tears. Try it next time you chop onions.

At 40 Centigrade a person loses about 14.4 calories per hour by breathing.

Cats, camels and giraffes are the only animals in the world that walk right foot, right foot, left foot, left foot, rather than right foot, left foot.

The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting

Canadians can send letters with personalized postage stamps showing their own photos on each stamp
It snowed in the Sahara Desert in February of 1979.

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

To find out if a watermelon is ripe, knock it, and if it sounds hollow then it is ripe.

Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times

There is a hotel in Sweden built entirely out of ice; it is rebuilt every year.

Everyone's tongue print is different, like fingerprints
The average person's field of vision encompasses a 200-degree wide angle.

Contrary to popular belief, a swallowed chewing gum doesn't stay in the gut. It will pass through the system
and be excreted.

Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.

Babies' eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old.

Onions help reduce cholesterol if eaten after a atty meal.

Those stars and colours you see when you rub your eyes are called phosphenes.

Plants watered with warm water grow larger and more quickly than plants watered with cold water.

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