Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Do you know . . . ?

·         People who ride on roller coasters have a higher chance of having a blood clot in the brain.

·         People with blue eyes see better in dark.

·         Money isn’t made out of paper, it is made out of cotton.

·         A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it go mad instantly and sting itself to death.

·         Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

·         A huge underground river runs underneath the Nile, with six times more water than the river above.

·         The USA uses 29% of the world's petrol and 33% of the world's electricity.

·         Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear By 700 times.

·         The animal responsible for the most human deaths world-wide is the mosquito.

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

·         We exercise at least 30 muscles when we smile.

·         Our nose is our personal air-conditioning system: it warms cold air, cools hot air and filters impurities.

·         Our brain is more complex than the most powerful computer and has over 100 billion nerve cells.

·         When a person dies, hearing is usually the first sense to go.

·         There is a great mushroom in Oregon that is 2,400 years old. It Covers 3.4 square miles of land and is still growing.

·         German Shepherds bite humans more than any other breed of dog.

·         The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent when a person looks at something pleasing

·         Men's shirts have the buttons on the right, but women's shirts have the buttons on the left.

·         The reason honey is so easy to digest is that it's already been digested by a bee.

·         It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to make a film about it.

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

·         The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea in the eye. It takes in oxygen directly from the air.
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