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Interesting facts and Information on everything set 2

Interesting facts - 2 !!!

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Interesting facts - Set 1
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  1. Dolphins sleep with one eye open

  2. Dolphins usually live up to about twenty years, but have been known to live for about forty.

  3. Dragonflies can flap their wings 28 times per second and they can fly up to 60 miles per hour

  4. Dragonfly: Eye contains 30,000 lenses.

  5. Earth is the only planet not named after a god.

  6. Earth weighs 5,972,000,000, 000,000,000, 000 tons

  7. Electricity doesn't move through a wire but through a field around the wire.

  8. Every dolphin has its own signature whistle to distinguish it from other dolphins, much like a human fingerprint

  9. Every radio station has its own frequency. When you turn the tuning knob on your radio, you are choosing which frequency you want your antenna to "catch."

  10. Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!

  11. Fish scales are an ingredient in most lipsticks

  12. Flamingo tongues were eaten common at Roman feasts

  13. Helium Balloon Gas makes balloons float. Helium is lighter than air and just as the heaviest things will tend to fall to the bottom, the lightest things will rise to the top.

  14. Helium is a colourless, odourless, tasteless inert gas at room temperature and makes up about 0.0005% of the air we breathe.

  15. Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible

  16. Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

  17. If you were to remove your skin, it would weigh as much as 5 pounds
  18. India has the most post offices in the world

  19. India never invaded any country in her last 10000 years of history

  20. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

  21. It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open

  22. It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a church in Nebraska, USA.

  23. Jupiter is the largest planet. If Jupiter were hollow, you could fit 1000 earths inside! It is made up of gas and is not solid. The most famous feature on Jupiter is its Red Spot, which is actually an enormous hurricane that has been raging on Jupiter for hundreds of years! Sixteen moons orbit Jupiter.

  24. Just about everyone listens to the radio! 99% of homes in the United States have a least one radio. Most families have several radios.

  25. Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.

  26. Male polar bears weigh 1400 pounds and females only weight 550 pounds, on average.

  27. Man is the only animal who'll eat with an enemy

  28. Many spiders have eight eyes.

  29. Mars is nicknamed the "Red Planet," because it looks reddish in the night sky. Mars has 2 moons.

  30. Mercury is the closest planet to the sun and it doesn't have a moon.

  31. More people are allergic to cow's milk than any other food.

  32. More than 1,000 different languages are spoken on the continent of Africa.

  33. Mountain lions are known by more than 100 names, including panther, catamount, cougar, painter and puma. It's scientific name is Felis concolor, which means "cat of one color." At one time, mountain lions were very common!

  34. 'Navigation' is derived from the Sanskrit word NAVGATIH

  35. Neptune takes 165 Earth years to get around the sun. It appears blue because it is made of methane gas. Neptune also has a big Spot like Jupiter. Winds on Neptune get up to 1,200 mile per hour! Neptune has 8 moons.

  36. New Zealand is home to 70 million sheep and only 40 million people.

  37. Only one out of a thousand baby sea turtles survives after hatching.

  38. Ostriches can kick with tremendous force, but only forward. Don't Mess with them

  39. Owls are the only birds who can see the colour blue.

  40. Paris, France has more dogs than people.

  41. Penguins are not found in the North Pole

  42. Pigs are the fourth most intelligent animal in the world.

  43. Pig's Tongue contains 15,000 taste buds. For comparison, the human tongue has 9,000 taste buds.

  44. Pluto is the farthest planet from the sun... usually. It has such an unusual orbit that it is occasionally closer to the sun than Neptune. Pluto is made of rock and ice.

  45. Prehistoric turtles may have weighed as much as 5,000 pounds.

  46. Queen ants can live to be 30 years old

  47. Queen Elizabeth I regarded herself as a paragon of cleanliness. She declared that she bathed once every three months, whether she needed it or not

  48. Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people

  49. Saturn is a very windy place! Winds can reach up to 1,100 miles per hour. Saturn is also made of gas. If you could find an ocean large enough, it would float. This planet is famous for its beautiful rings, and has at least 18 moons.

  50. Sea turtles absorb a lot of salt from the sea water in which they live. They excrete excess salt from their eyes, so it often looks as though they're crying.

  51. Sharks are immune to disease i.e they do not suffer from any Disease.

  52. Slugs have 4 noses.

  53. Snakes have no external ears. Therefore, they do not hear the music of a "snake charmer". Instead, they are probably responding to the movements of the snake charmer and the flute. However, sound waves may travel through bones in their heads to the middle ear.

  54. Some worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food!


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