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Friday, 28 November 2014

Weird Fact Friday
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Ancient Greeks practiced a form (ineffective) of birth control that consisted of having a woman hold her breath, making her squat, and sneezing.
  1. The FDA permits up to 5 whole insects per 100 grams of apple butter.
  2. There are no naturally occurring blue foods, even blueberries are purple!
  3. The skeleton of Jeremy Bentham is present in all the important meetings of the University of London.
  4. The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump!
  5. Just like fingerprints, everyone's tongue is different.
  6. The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.
  7. 400 Quarter Pounders can be made from a single cow.
  8. Only 38% of Americans eat breakfast every day.
  9. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
  10. 11% of the World is left handed.
  11. A "Jiffy" is the scientific name for 1/100th  of a second.
  12. A Boeing 747's wingspan is longer than the Wright brothers' first flight.
  13. A broken clock is right two times a day.
  14. A duck's quack doesn't echo anywhere, no one knows why.
  15. Your tongue, eye, and jaw muscles are among the strongest muscles in your body
  16.  If hair remains uncut, it can grow up to 5 feet long
  17.  Your mouth uses 75 muscles when you speak!
  18.  Your thigh bone is stronger than concrete. Your fingernails grow almost four times as fast as your toenails.
    You blink your eyes over 10,000,000 a year.
    Your brain is 80% water.
    85% of the population can curl their tongue into a tube.
    Your tongue has 3,000 taste buds.
    Your forearm (from inside of elbow to inside of wrist) is the same length as your foot.
     Your brain is move active and thinks more at night than during the day
     The average growth of hair is half an inch per month.

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