Saturday, 28 April 2012

Sharing is Caring

InTeReStInG FaCtS tHaT yOu MaY dOn'T kNoW

  • 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
  • 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.
  • A 10-gallon hat barely holds 6 pints.
  • A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
  • A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate.
  • A cow produces 200 times more gas a day than a person.
  • A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
  • A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
  • A fully loaded supertanker travelling at normal speed takes at least 20 minutes to stop.
  • A giraffe can go without water longer than a camel can.
  • A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
  • A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tounge.
  • Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zeros.
  • Switching letters is called spoonerism. For example, saying jag of Flapan, instead of flag of Japan.
  • It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to make a film about it.
  • There are 1,792 steps to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
  • Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death.
  • The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.
  • Most soccer players run 7 miles in a game.
  • Every day 200 million couples make love, 400,000 babies are born and 140,000 people die.
  • The only two animals that can see behind itself without turning its head are the rabbit and the parrot.
  • Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
  • The average person laughs 13 times a day.

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