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« on: April 10, 2012, 12:24:30 PM »
An average male spends during his entire life around 3100 hours shaving. It’s true!
The average person eats 4 spiders every year in their sleep. Gross!
Most people shed between 50 to 100 hairs every day. The question is, where do they go?
The average human with a full head of hair contains between 85,000 to 150,000 hairs.
Jupiter is the largest planet in the earths solar system. You should have known that one.
Squirrels forget where 50% of the nuts they’ve hidden are. Useless, Hahaha.
Did you know the first bullet proof vest was invented by a women. Cool!
Cold weather makes fingernails grow faster. Weird!
Only humans cry because of feelings. Awesome!
Interesting fact number 10. Mohammad is the most common birth name in the world. Wow!
It takes about 7 minutes for the average person to fall asleep.
You can give change for a dollar in 293 different coin variations. Good luck!
About 1 out of every 2 million people will die by falling out of bed. Be careful, not funny.
The construction on the Parisian Notre Dame Cathedral began in 1015 A.D and it took over 400 years to complete, It was completed in 1439 A.D.
If the human stomach doesn’t produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks it will totally digest it’s self. Weird!
75% of the world’s population wash themselves in the shower from the top to the bottom. Head first feet last people.
There are 31,557,600 seconds in a year. Amazing!
One fifth of all the publications from Japan are comic books.
Writing fast consumes one sixth of the calories consumed while walking at a regular speed.
Four out of five people over 100 years old are women. Interesting!

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« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2012, 12:25:26 PM »
    The price of the Titanic was $7 million and the price of the Titanic movie was 200 million. Unbelievable!
    There is only one metal which is liquid when it’s at room temperature and it’s mercury.
    When water freezes it expands by 10%.
    The only animal with four knees is the elephant.
    Birth control pills designed for humans will also work for a gorilla. Now that’s Strange!
    A Toyota car is built in 13 hours and a Rolls Royce is built in 6 months.
    A mid-sized car launched today generates only 5% of the pollution which was generated by a car from fifty years ago. Awesome!
    Stopping a supertanker which is fully loaded and travels at a normal speed needs 20 minutes to stop completely.
    A cat’s ear has a total of thirty two muscles.
    The average person laughs 15 times per day. Hahaha!
    The eye of an ostrich is larger than it’s brain.
    A person eats around 60,000 pounds worth of food during his life which is the equivalent of six elephants. Incredible!
    Ants can pull 30 times their own weight and lift 50 times their own weight. Now that’s incredible.
    A lion can mate more than 50 times in one day. Huh!
    Did you know, you cannot fold a piece of paper in half more than 7 times. Try it!
    More people are killed from donkeys in a year than planes.
    Dead skin is the root cause of most of the dust in your house. That’s Gross.
    Lung cancer was how the cigarette company Marlboro’s first owner died. Hmmm
    Snails can sleep for up to 3 years.
    You cannot think of an english word to rhyme with the word month because there isn’t one.

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« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2012, 12:32:18 PM »
    Our planet is the solar system’s only one that has plate tectonics. This means that Earth has a liquid core and the crust just floats on the planet’s core.
    Oxygen forms approximately 47% of the crust of the Earth.
    Earth has poles both at the bottom and the top of the planet, which makes it a huge magnet.
    An Earth day is not 24 hours long. It’s actually 23h, 56m, 4s which is the time that the planet needs to rotate on its own axis.
    This is the only planet from the solar system which has water in all the matter states: gas (as clouds), liquid (rain, sea, etc) and solid (ice).
    Scientists say that an Earth day had around 20 hours a few million years ago and that a million years from now it will have 27 hours.
    The coldest place on Earth is Vostok (in Antarctica) and the hottest one is El Azizia (from Libya).
    The embryos of a tiger shark fight against each other in the womb of the mother. The shark embryo which survives gets born.
    The Earth’s year has 365.2564 days. Thanks to this extra .2564, every four years, the leap year appears, which has an extra day.
    The oldest tree from Earth is 4600 years old and it’s a bristlecone pine from California.

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« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2012, 12:33:27 PM »
A turtle can breathe through it’s butt.
Walt Disney was scared of mice.
Charlie Browns father was a barber.
In cards, the only king without a mustache is the king of hearts.
You cannot lead a cow downstairs, but you can lead one upstairs.
A starfish has no brain.
Not only the fur of a tiger is striped, the skin is striped too.
No two lions have the same whisker pattern.
A gold fish can remember something for about 3 seconds.
Waynes World was filmed in two weeks.
90% of all New York cities cab drivers are immigrants who just arrived.
The only animal that cannot jump with all legs off the ground is the elephant.
It was a dentist who invented the electric chair.
Mickey Mouse was the first animated figure to win an oscar.
Crocodiles cannot stick they’re tongues out.
A butterfly tastes things with it’s feet or tarsi.
Folding a piece of paper in half more than seven times is impossible.
The wingspan of a 747 jet is longer than the wright brothers first flight.
The plastic pieces on the tips of shoe laces are called aglets.
Most folks take only 7 minutes to fall asleep

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« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2012, 12:34:36 PM »
Around 7% of the communications we have with other people are formed by words. 38% of the communication is formed by the tone of the voice. Another 55% of the communications are formed by body language.
You use up 150 calories in one hour of banging the head against a wall
The pressure created by a heart is sufficient to squirt the blood to a distance of up to 9 meters.
The soldiers of Alexander the Great were obligated to be clean shaven, so that their enemies were not able to grab their beards, because they would stab them with swords after that.
In a year, the regular person makes over 1100 phone calls
The rule of thumb phrase comes from the English law, which in the past said that a man could not beat his wife with something that was wider than a thumb.
If China’s population would walk past someone in a single line, the rate of reproduction is high enough to keep the line going forever
If a woman’s name is Mary it is against the law to be a prostitute in the city of Siena, in Italy
Over 50% of all women would rather get a gift in the form of a trip instead of lingerie or jewelry
The hearing of women is better than those of men, but men are capable of reading smaller print.
Whenever there are at least four women together, they’re usually talking about me

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Re: interesting facts
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2012, 04:38:23 PM »
Beautiful and interesting. I am really amazed. The world is such a strange and interesting place. Madam you are so good.

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Re: interesting facts
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2012, 02:36:25 PM »
I am really amazed

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« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2012, 01:15:36 PM »
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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« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2012, 01:17:38 PM »

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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« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2012, 01:18:51 PM »
21- The lowest dry point on earth is the Dead Sea in the Middle East is about 1300 feet (400 meters) below sea level.

22- The Largest Ocean of the World is the Pacific Ocean (155,557,000 sq km), It covers nearly one-third of the Earth's surface.

23- The distance from the surface of Earth to the center is about 3,963 miles (6,378 kilometers).

24- The saltiest sea in the world is the Red Sea with 41 parts of salt per 1,000 parts of water.

25- The Angel Falls in Venezuela is the world's highest waterfall (979 meters / 3212 ft.), three times the size of the Eiffel Tower.

26- The Earth is the densest major body in the solar system.

27- The age of the earth is Loudly proclaimed by the scientific establishment of evolution believers and the mass media as being around 4.6 billion years old.

28- Baikal Lake in Russian Fed. is the deepest lake (5315 ft) in the world.

29- Lightning does not always create thunder. In April 1885, five lightning bolts struck the Washington Monument during a thunderstorm, yet no thunder was heard.

30- The Sarawak Chamber in Malaysia is the largest cave in the world is 2300 feet (701 meters) long, 1300 feet (400 meters) wide, and more than 230 feet (70 meters) high.

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Re: interesting facts
« Reply #10 on: April 18, 2012, 11:36:09 AM »
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« Reply #11 on: April 22, 2012, 11:27:10 AM »
Thanks, really interesting.
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« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2012, 03:59:11 PM »
Very informative