24 Amazing Facts!
- The shrimp’s heart is in its head.
- You cannot sneeze with your eyes open.
- Famous actor Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
- In general, a man’s heart beats slower than a woman’s.
- The country with highest divorce rate in the world is United States.
- Cats are capable to hear ultrasound.
- Dutch, on average are the tallest people in the world.
- Natural pearls melt in vinegar.
- An olive tree can live up to 1500 years.
- There is no butter in buttermilk.
- The earth is estimated to weigh approximately 6,588,000,000,000,000,000 tons.
- There are 86,400 seconds in day.
- Ants never sleep and that’s a fact.
- The human brain is 80% water and 20% grey material.
- The phrase “rule of thumb” is derived from an old English law that stated you couldn’t beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
- While peeling onions, you can chew gums to reduce your tears.
- There are no less than 318,979,564,000 possible combinations of the first four moves in Chess. Perhaps that’s why they call it a true mind game.
- There are about 540,000 words in the English language and growing.
- If you are right handed, you will tend to chew food on your right side. If you are left handed, you are likely to chew food on your left side.
- Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
- The human heart beats over 100,000 times a day
- One quarter of the bones in the human body is in the feet.
- The blue whale can produce the loudest sound of any animal. At 188 decibels, the noise can be detected over 800 kilometres away.
- You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV
Taken From WOGK Blog