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Very Interesting........yet true

Discussion in 'Jokes' started by jayana, May 20, 2006.

  1. jayana

    jayana Senior IL'ite

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    Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

    The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in <?XML:NAMESPACE PREFIX = ST1 /><ST1:COUNTRY-REGION w:st="on"><ST1:pLACE w:st="on">China</ST1:pLACE></ST1:COUNTRY-REGION> in 1910.

    Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our noses and ears
    never stop growing.

    You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.

    A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation.
    Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a
    few weeks.

    Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

    The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.

    When the moon is directly overhead, you weigh slightly less.

    Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned
    his wife or mother because they were both deaf.

    A psychology student in <ST1:STATE w:st="on"><ST1:pLACE w:st="on">New York</ST1:pLACE></ST1:STATE> rented out her spare room to a
    carpenter in order to nag him constantly and study his reactions. After
    weeks of needling, he snapped and beat her repeatedly with an axe
    leaving her mentally retarded

    "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

    Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking
    countries because Colgate translates into the command "go hang
    yourself."

    The smallest unit of time is the yoctosecond.

    Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.

    "Bookkeeper" is the only word in English language with three consecutive
    double letters.

    Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left handed
    people do.

    The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every
    letter in the english language.

    If the population of <ST1:COUNTRY-REGION w:st="on">China</ST1:COUNTRY-REGION> walked past you in single line, the line
    would never end because of the rate of reproduction

    <ST1:COUNTRY-REGION w:st="on">China</ST1:COUNTRY-REGION> has more English speakers than the <ST1:COUNTRY-REGION w:st="on"><ST1:pLACE w:st="on">United States</ST1:pLACE></ST1:COUNTRY-REGION>.

    Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell.


    Each square inch of human skin consists of twenty feet of blood vessels.

    An average person uses the bathroom 6 times per day.

    Babies are born with 300 bones, but by adulthood we have only 206 in our
    bodies.

    Beards are the fastest growing hairs on the human body. If the average
    man never trimmed his beard, it would grow to nearly 30 feet long in his
    lifetime.

    According to Genesis 1:20-22, the chicken came before the egg.

    The longest place name still in use is:
    Taumatawhakatangihangaoauauotameteaturi-
    pukakpikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu - a New Zealand hill.

    If you leave Tokyo by plane at 7:00am, you will arrive in Honolulu at
    approximately 4:30pm the previous day.

    Scientists in Australia's Parkes Observatory thought they had positive
    proof of alien life, when they began picking up radio-waves from space.
    However, after investigation, the radio emissions were traced to a
    microwave in the building.

    Strange-but-true
    The average four year-old child asks over four hundred questions a day.

    The average person presses the snooze button on their alarm clock three
    times each morning.

    The three wealthiest families in the world have more assets than the
    combined wealth of the fourty-eight poorest nations.

    The first owner of the Marlboro cigarette Company died of lung cancer.
    Either i will find a way or i will make one
     
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  2. shilpi

    shilpi New IL'ite

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    Very interesting..

    Very interesting read....some of the facts were real eye opener...
    shilpi
     

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