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INTERESTING FACTS (3)

July 4th, 2013

  1. Four out of five people over 100 years old are women. Interesting!
  2. The price of the Titanic cost about $7 million to build and the price of the Titanic movie was about $200 million to make. Unbelievable!
  3. It’s true! There is only one metal that’s in liquid form at room temperature and that’s Mercury.
  4. When water freezes it expands by 10%.
  5. The only animal with four knees is the elephant.
  6. Birth control pills designed for humans will also work for a gorilla. Now that’s Strange!
  7. If you have a deep genuine fear of the number 13, you may have Paraskevidekatriaphobia also called Friggatriskaidekaphobia or Triskaidekaphobia.
  8. A mid-sized car launched today generates only an estimated 5% of the pollution which was generated by a car from fifty years ago. Awesome!
  9. Stopping a supertanker which is fully loaded and travels at a normal speed needs about 20 minutes to stop completely.
  10. A cat’s ear has a total of thirty two muscles.
  11. The average person laughs 15 times per day. Hahaha!
  12. The eye of an ostrich is larger than it’s brain.
  13. A person eats around 60,000 pounds worth of food during his life which is the equivalent of six elephants. Incredible!
  14. Ants can pull about 30 times their own weight and lift about 50 times their own weight.
  15. A lion can mate more than 50 times in one day. Huh!
  16. Did you know,  you cannot fold a 8.5″ x 11″ or smaller piece of paper in half more than 7 times. Try it! The MythBusters guys on the Discovery channel folded a piece of paper more than 7 times but it was a really large sheet of paper.
  17. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321.
  18. More people are killed from donkeys in a year than planes.
  19. Most snowflakes form with 6 tips or branches. Generally, the colder it is when the snowflake is formed the sharper and more defined the tips will be.
  20. Lung cancer… Thats how the cigarette company Marlboro’s first owner died. Hmmm
  21. Snails can sleep for up to 3 years.
  22. You cannot think of an English word to rhyme with the word month because there isn’t one.
  23. If an infant becomes blind soon after they’re born they will still almost always see images in their dreams, but infants born with blindness will most likely never have dreams with images. People who were born blind do still have very emotionally intense dreams which include hearing, smells, feeling and taste. Now that’s an interesting fact about dreams.
  24. It is against the law in the state of Kentucky to marry a man more than 3 times. Old law.
  25. In the state of Kentucky it is against the law to carry an ice cream in your back pocket. Old law.
  26. On December 16th 1811 the mighty Mississippi river began to flow backwards due to a powerful earthquake.
  27. Fires in the forest have been documented to move much faster up hill than down hill.
  28. Did you know that your brain has no pain receptors or pain fibers and the brain it’s self cannot feel? Your brain cannot even feel pain. Although headaches are still not all the way understood, one reason it’s believed you feel headaches is because the skull is surrounded by what’s called meninges or blood vessels which do have pain receptors.
  29. Human brains are estimated to be 70 – 75% h2o.
  30. Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand..

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