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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #30 on: November 01, 2011, 10:48:30 AM »
Interesting Real Facts

31 -Chocolate can be killed dogs! True, chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system. A few ounces is enough to kill a small sized dog.


32 -Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as a medicine.


33 -Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.


34 -Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.


35 -There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.


36 -Leonardo da Vinci invented scissors.


37 -Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow a film down so you could see his moves. That's the opposite of the norm.


38 -The original name for the butterfly was "flutterby"!


39 -By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand.


40 -Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there.
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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #31 on: November 01, 2011, 10:49:23 AM »
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41 -Dentists recommend that a toothbrush be kept at least six feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.


42 -The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.


43 -Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than the entire Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.


44 -Adolf Hitler's mother seriously considered having an abortion but was talked out of it by her doctor.


45 -The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.


46 -To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, prick your fingers into its eyeballs. It will let you go instantly.


47 -The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.


48 -The "pound" (#) key on your keyboard is called an octothorp.


49 -The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.


50 -Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #32 on: November 01, 2011, 01:01:40 PM »
Thankyou for the informative post
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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #33 on: November 03, 2011, 09:22:09 AM »
Interesting Real Facts

51 -The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.


52 -Dreamt" is the only word in the English language that ends in "mt".


53 -It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.


54 -In Chinese, the KFC slogan "finger lickin' good" comes out as "eat your fingers off".


55 -A cockroach can live for 10 days without a head.


56 -We shed 40 pounds of skin a lifetime.


57 -Yo-Yos were once used as weapons in the Philippines.


58 -Mexico City sinks abut 10 inches a year.


59 -Brains are more active in sleeping than watching TV.


60 -Blue is the favorite color of 80 percent of Americans.
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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #34 on: November 03, 2011, 09:22:41 AM »
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61 -When a person shakes their head from side to side, he is saying "yes" in Sri Lanka.


62 -There are more chickens than people in the world.


63 -The thumbnail grows the slowest, and the middle nail grows the fastest.


64 -There are more telephones than people in Washington, D.C.


65 -The average four year-old child asks over four hundred questions a day.


66 -The average person presses the snooze button on their alarm clock three Times each morning.


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


68 -The first owner of the Marlboro cigarette Company died of lung cancer.


69 -Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.


70 -The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #35 on: November 03, 2011, 09:23:14 AM »
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71 -Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our noses and ears Never stop growing.


72 -You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.


73 -A normal 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.


74 -Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.


75 -The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.


76 -When the moon is directly overhead, you weigh slightly less.


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


78 -A psychology student in New York rented out her spare room to a Carpenter in order to nag him constantly and study his reactions. After Weeks of needling, he snapped and beat her repeatedly with an axe Leaving her mentally retarded


79 -Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking Countries because Colgate translates into the command "go hang Yourself."


80 -Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #36 on: November 03, 2011, 09:23:44 AM »
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81 -"Bookkeeper" is the only word in English language with three consecutive Double letters.


82 -The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every Letter in the English language.


83 -If the population of China walked past you in single line, the line Would never end because of the rate of reproduction


84 -China has more English speakers than the United States.


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


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


87 -An average person uses the bathroom 6 times per day.


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


89 -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.


90 -According to Genesis 1:20-22, the chicken came before the egg.
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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #37 on: November 03, 2011, 09:24:17 AM »
Some Scientific Facts

91 -The longest place name still in use is: Taumatawhakatangihangaoauauotameteaturi- Pukakpikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu - a New Zealand hill.


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


93 -Scientists in Australia's Parkes Observatory thought they had positive Proof of alien life, when they began picking up radio-waves from space. However, after investigation, the radio emissions were traced to a Microwave in the building.


94 -More than 40,000 parasites and 250 types of bacteria are exchanged during a French kiss.


95 -Men can read smaller print than women, but women can hear better.


96 -Coca-Cola was originally green.


97 -The most common name in the world is Mohammed.


98 -There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.


99 -TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.


100 -Women blink nearly twice as much as men!!
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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #38 on: November 03, 2011, 09:25:01 AM »
Some Scientific Facts

101 -You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.


102 -It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.


103 -The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.


104 -If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.


105 -Each king in a deck of playing cards represents great king from history. Spades - King David, Clubs - Alexander the Great, Hearts - Charlemagne, Diamonds - Julius Caesar.


106 -111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321


107 -If a statue of a person in the park on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle.


108 -If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle.


109 -If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.


110 -Question - This is the only food that doesn't spoil. What is this? Ans. - Honey
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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #39 on: November 13, 2011, 10:15:39 AM »
Some Scientific Facts

111 -A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.


112 -A snail can sleep for three years.


113 -All polar bears are left handed.


114 -American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.


115 -Butterflies taste with their feet.


116 -Elephants are the only mammal that can't jump.


117 -In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.


118 -On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.


119 -Shakespeare invented the word 'assassination' and 'bump'.


120 -Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #40 on: November 13, 2011, 10:16:34 AM »
Some Scientific Facts

121 -The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.


122 -The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.


123 -Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over million descendants.


124 -The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.


125 -Most lipstick contains fish scales.
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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #41 on: November 13, 2011, 12:18:44 PM »
interesting facts. Thankyou for sharing.
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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #42 on: November 13, 2011, 12:46:46 PM »
Nice and informative post. Thanks for sharing..
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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #43 on: November 16, 2011, 09:25:40 AM »
Interesting Facts of World & Earth

1- Earth is the only planet on which water can exist in liquid form on the surface.

2- Antarctica is the highest, driest, and coldest continent on Earth.

3- The dormant volcano Mauna Kea (on the Big Island of Hawaii) could be considered the tallest mountain in the world. If you measure it from its base in the Hawaiian Trough (3,300 fathoms deep) to its summit of 13,796 feet, it reaches a height of 33,476 feet.

4- Earth is referred to as the BLUE PLANET. WHY? Because from space, the oceans combined with our atmosphere make our planet look blue.

5- The world’s deadliest recorded earthquake occurred in 1557 in central China, more than 830,000 people were killed.

6- The World’s largest hot desert is the Sahara in North Africa, at over 9,000,000 km², it is almost as large as the United States.

7- Earth travels through space at 66,700 miles per hour.

8- Mount Everest 8850 meter (29035 ft) Nepal/China is the tallest mountain.

9- The sunrays reached at the earth in 8 minutes & 3 seconds.

10- Only 11 percent of the earth's surface is used to grow food.
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Re: Some Scientific Facts
« Reply #44 on: November 17, 2011, 10:23:18 AM »
11- The coldest temperature ever measured on Earth was -129 Fahrenheit (-89 Celsius) at Vostok, Antarctica, on July 21, 1983.

12- About 70% of the world’s fresh water is stored as glacial ice.

13- Only 3% water of the earth is fresh, rest 97% salted. Of that 3%, over 2% is frozen in ice sheets and glaciers. Means less than 1% fresh water is found in lakes, rivers and underground.

14-The warmest sea in the world is the Red Sea, where temperatures range from 68 degrees to 87.8 degrees F depending upon which part you measure.

15- The hottest planet in the solar system is Venus, with an estimated surface temperature of 864 F (462 C)

16- Angel Falls in Venezuela is the worlds highest waterfall, The water of Falls drops 3,212 feet (979 meters).

17- Asia Continent is covered 30% of the total earth land area, but represent 60% of the world’s population.

18-The total surface area of the Earth is 197 million square miles.

19- El Azizia in Libya recorded a temperature of 136 degrees Fahrenheit (57.8 Celsius) on Sept. 13, 1922 - the hottest ever measured.

20- A 1960 Chilean earthquake was the strongest earthquake in recent times, which occurred off the coast, had a magnitude of 9.6 and broke a fault more than 1000 miles (1600 kilometers) long.
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