Some interesting, provocative and well-seasoned Facts

Sabir Saleem September 17, 2011 2
During your lifetime, you’ll eat about 60,000 pounds of food. That’s the weight of about 6 elephants.
An eagle can kill a young deer and fly away with it.
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
The world’s youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
Proportional to their weight, men are stronger than horses.
Antarctica is the only continent without reptiles or snakes.
In the Caribbean there are oysters that can climb trees.

Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving dinner.
They have square watermelons in Japan – they stack better.
Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation.
It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.
The first Fords had engines made by Dodge.
A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite.
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone.
A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside.
A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.
The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.
One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.
Over 1,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.
The State of Florida is bigger than England.
Ants stretch when they wake up in the morning.
Thomas Edison, light bulb inventor, was afraid of the dark.
Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they can’t find any food.
The world’s oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old.
In space, astronauts cannot cry, because there is no gravity, so the tears can’t flow.
About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30.
More people use blue toothbrushes than red ones.
Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe.
In the White House, there are 13,092 knives, forks and spoons.
Slugs have 4 noses.
Recycling one glass jar saves enough energy to watch TV for 3 hours.
Owls are the only birds who can see the color blue.

The youngest pope was 11 years old.

2 Comments »

  1. 12kilobyte September 17, 2011 at 5:59 PM - Reply

    I will weight about 6 elephants… hmmnm
    My buddies.. stay away from me ;)

  2. Smile September 19, 2011 at 4:31 PM - Reply

    In space, astronauts cannot cry, because there is no gravity, so the tears can’t flow….awesome……

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