Interesting Facts

This won’t improve your life, but it is fun reading. Enjoy.

Our eyes are always the same size from birth,
but our nose
and ears never stop growing.

The sentence: ‘The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog’ uses every
letter of the alphabet.

The words ‘racecar,’ ‘kayak’ and ‘level’
are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left
(Yep, I knew you were going to ‘do’ this one.)

There are only four words in the English language which end in ‘dous’:
tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

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

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

A goldfish
has a memory span of three seconds.

A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

A shark
is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

A snail
can sleep for three years.

Almonds are a member of the peach family.

An ostrich’s eye
is bigger than its brain.

are born without kneecaps.
They don’t appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.

February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.

In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

If the population of China walked past you, 8 abreast,
the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite!

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.

The cruise liner, QE 2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that
it burns.

The microwave.
was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar
melted in his pocket.
(Good thing he did that.)

The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.

There are more chickens than people in the world.

Winston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

Now you know more than you did before!!


One Response to Interesting Facts

  1. Syed Rizwan June 30, 2012 at 11:48 AM #

    good effort… keep it up