Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Amazing facts that you surely don't know

Owls are the only birds that can see the blue color!

Elephant is the only mammal that can not jump!

Penguin is the only bird that can swim but not fly!

1/4 of our bones are in our feet!

On average, we eat 35,000 cookies in our lives!

Charles Osborne suffered from hiccups for 69 years!

The language of a giraffe has the same length as the diameter of a 21″ TV!

If you chew gum while peeling onions, you will not cry!

Bats always turn left when they are coming out of a cave!

Our nails of the hand grow 4 times faster than those of the leg!

The average person laughs 13 times a day!

A lightning hits 6 times more men than women!

In the U.S., every 45 seconds a fire burns a home!

Every year we have more than 50,000 earthquakes throughout the world!

Tissues were discovered in 1857 by Joseph Gayetty.

A woodpecker pecks 20 times per second!

Every time we laugh and consume 3 1/2 calories!

When asked to say a color, 3 out of 5 say red!

At 90 degrees below zero, breath freezes and falls to the ground!

In 1944, Fidel Castro was elected the best athlete of all schools in Cuba!

Empire State Building has 1.860 stairs!

There are 31,622,400 seconds in a year!

Mozart did not go to school!

A city in Norway is called Hell!

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite!