Thursday, May 8, 2008

Some facts

The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our noses and ears never stop growing.

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.

A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation. Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a few weeks.

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.

Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned his wife or mother because they were both deaf.

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

'I am.' is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries because Colgate translates into the command 'go hang yourself.'

Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.

'Bookkeeper' is the only word in English language with three consecutive double letters.

The sentence 'the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog' uses every letter in the English language.

If the population of China walked past you in single line, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

China has more English speakers than the United States.

Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell.

Each square inch of human skin consists of twenty feet of blood vessels.

An average person uses the bathroom 6 times per day.

Babies are born with 300 bones, but by adulthood we have only 206 in our bodies.

Beards are the fastest growing hairs on the human body. If the average man never trimmed his beard, it would grow to nearly 30 feet long in his lifetime.

According to Genesis 1:20-22, the chicken came before the egg.

If you leave Tokyo by plane at 7:00am, you will arrive in Honolulu at approximately 4:30pm the previous day.

Strange-but-true The average four year-old child asks over four hundred questions a day.

The three wealthiest families in the world have more assets than the combined wealth of the forty-eight poorest nations.

The first owner of the Marlboro cigarette Company died of lung Cancer.

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