Interesting Facts...

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  1. daffodil

    daffodil Bronze IL'ite

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    Here are some interesting, but true facts, that you may or may not have known.
    • 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
    • Mosquitos 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.


  2. Moonbeams

    Moonbeams Bronze IL'ite

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    Really intresting facts...n I must admit,I did not know most of them...well thanks fr sharing n for the imformation...keep posting..

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