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Did you know......... some interesting facts

A zebra is white with black stripes.

All the planets in our solar system rotate anticlockwise, except Venus. It is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

Hummingbirds are the only animal that can also fly backwards.

Insects do not make noises with their voices. The noise of bees, mosquitoes and other buzzing insects is caused by rapidly moving their wings.

The cockroach is the fastest animal on 6 legs covering a meter a second.

The word "listen" contains the same letters as the word "silent".

The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning it's head are the rabbit and the parrot.

A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

India invented the Number System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.

The whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the speed of sound.

A hippopotamus can run faster than a man.

India never invaded any country in her last 10000 years of history.

'Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia' is the fear of long words.

Didaskaleinophobia is the fear of going to school.

Phobatrivaphobia is a fear of trivia about phobias !!

It is impossible to lick your elbow. ( We know you gonna try this !!! )

A snail can sleep for 3 years. ( wow, lucky chap eh ? )

The names of the continents all end with the same letter with which they start

In 1883 the explosion of the volcano Krakatoa put so much dust into the earth's atmosphere that sunsets appeared green and the moon appeared blue around the world for almost two years.

"Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.

Twenty-Four-Karat Gold is not pure gold since there is a small amount of copper in it. Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with the hands.

Electricity doesn't move through a wire but through a field around the wire.

Do you know the names of the three wise monkeys? They are: Mizaru (See no evil), Mikazaru (Hear no evil), and Mazaru (Say no evil ).

55 per cent of people yawn within 5 minutes of seeing someone else yawn. Reading about yawning makes most people yawn. hello, zzzzz zzzz ?

Did you know......... some interesting facts

50 Facts !!

[1] If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on your right

side. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on your

left

side

[2] If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. For when

a

human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.

[3] Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

[4] Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If it is white there

is a

thin film of bacteria on it.

[5] The Mercedes-Benz motto is 'Das Beste oder Nichts' meaning 'the

best or

nothing'.

[6] The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.

[7] The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent when a person

looks

at something pleasing.

[8] The average person who stops smoking requires one hour less sleep

a

night.

[9] Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the

immune

system. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day.

Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.

[10] Frank Perdue's chicken slogan, "It takes a strong man to make a

tender

chicken" was translated into Spanish as "it takes an aroused man to

make a

chicken affectionate."

[11] Dalmatians are born without spots.

[12] Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.

[13] The 'v' in the name of a court case does not stand for 'versus',

but

for 'and' (in civil proceedings] or 'against' (in criminal proceedings]

[14] Men's shirts have the buttons on the right, but women's shirts

have the

buttons on the left

[15] The owl is the only bird to drop its upper eyelid to wink. All

other

birds raise their lower eyelids

[16] The reason honey is so easy to digest is that it's already been

digested by a bee

[17] Roosters cannot crow if they cannot extend their necks

[18] The color blue has a calming effect. It causes the brain to

release

calming hormones

[19] Every time you sneeze some of your brain cells die

[20] Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for

your

heart

[21] The verb "cleave" is the only English word with two synonyms which

are

antonyms of each other: adhere and separate

[22] When you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red

[23] When Hippos are upset, their sweat turns red

[24] The first Harley Davidson motorcycle was built in 1903, and used a

tomato can for a carburetor

[25] The lion that roars in the MGM logo is named Volney

[26] Google is actually the common name for a number with a million

zeros

[27] Switching letters is called spoonerism. For example, saying jag of

Flapan, instead of flag of Japan

[28] It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to

make

a film about it

[29] The attachment of the human skin to muscles is what causes dimples

[30] There are 1,792 steps to the top of the Eiffel Tower

[31] The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the

sound

of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting

[32] Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death

[33] It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole

body

[34] The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets

[35] Most soccer players run 7 miles in a game

[36] 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

[37] Every day 200 million couples make love, 400,000 babies are born,

and

140,000 people die

[38] In most watch advertisements the time displayed on the watch is

10:10 because then the arms frame the brand of the watch (and make it

look

like it is smiling.)

[39] Colgate faced big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish

speaking

countries. Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself."

[40] The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning its

Head are the rabbit and the parrot

[41] Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

[42] The average person laughs 13 times a day

[43] Do you know the names of the three wise monkeys? They are:

Mizaru(See

no evil), Mikazaru(Hear no evil), and Mazaru(Speak no evil)

[44] Women blink nearly twice as much as men

[45] German Shepherds bite humans more than any other breed of dog

[46] Large kangaroos cover more than 30 feet with each jump

[47] Whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the

speed

of sound

[48] Two animal rights protesters were protesting at the cruelty of

sending

pigs to a slaughterhouse in Bonn. Suddenly the pigs, all two

Thousand of them, escaped through a broken fence and stampeded,

trampling

the two hapless protesters to death

[49] If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs

in

the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in

the

air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the

horse

has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural cause.

[50] The human heart creates enough pressure while pumping to squirt

blood

30 feet!!

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