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Nice to know this, some facts.

Saturday, August 05, 2006

  • Chewing on gum while cutting onions can help a Person from stop producing tears. Try it next time you chop onions!!!!!!!!!!
  • Until babies are six months old, they can breathe and swallow at the same time. Indeed convenient!
  • Offered a new pen to write with, 97% of all people will write their own name.
  • Male mosquitoes are vegetarians. Only females bite.
  • The average person's field of vision encompasses a 200-degree wide angle.
  • To find out if a watermelon is ripe, knock it, and if it sounds hollow then it is ripe.
  • Canadians can send letters with personalized postage stamps showing their own photos on each stamp.
  • Babies' eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old.
  • It snowed in the Sahara Desert in February of 1979.
  • Plants watered with warm water grow larger and more quickly than plants watered with cold water.
  • Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
  • Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.
  • Those stars and colors you see when you rub your eyes are called phosphenes.
  • Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
  • Everyone's tongue print is different, like fingerprints.
  • Contrary to popular belief, a swallowed chewing gum doesn't stay in the gut. It will pass through the system and be excreted.
  • At 40 Centigrade a person loses about 14.4 calories per hour by Breathing.
  • There is a hotel in Sweden built entirely out of ice; it is rebuilt every year.
  • Cats, camels and giraffes are the only animals in the world that walk right foot, right foot, left foot, left foot, rather than right foot, left foot...
  • Onions help reduce cholesterol if eaten after a fatty meal.
  • The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting.
  • 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's smiling.
  • The color blue can have a calming affect on people.
  • Depending upon the shade, the brain may send up to 11 tranquilizing chemicals to calm the body
  • Leonardo DA Vinci could write with the one hand and draw with the other simultaneously. Now we know why his pictures were exquisite!!
  • Names of the three wise monkeys are: Mizaru (See no evil), Mikazaru (Hear no evil), and Mazaru (Speak no evil).
  • The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning it's head are the rabbit and parrot.
  • The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.
  • Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age
  • The names of the continents all end with the same letter with which they start.
  • Electricity doesn't move through a wire but through a field around the wire.
  • All U.S. Presidents have worn glasses; some of them just didn't like to be seen wearing them in public.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.
  • Raw cashews are poisonous and must be roasted before.
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