Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Did you know?

Bats always turn left when flying out of the cave.

Action star Sylvester Stallone once worked as a lion cage cleaner.

One billion seconds is equal to almost 32 years.

If you got a little brother or sister, you might have noticed that the average 4 year-old asks about 400 questions a day.

A group of frogs is called an army.

An average human produces about 38,000 L of saliva in a lifetime.

The pupil of an octopus' eye is rectangular.

It takes more than 2 days for a chick to break out of its shell.

The parachute was designed by Leonardo da Vinci.

No 2 spider webs are the same.

A misomaniac is someone who hates everything.

During the Christmas season, more than 176 billion candy canes are made.

The first Christmas card was created in England on December 9, 1842.

Christmas caroling began as an English custom called wassailing.

A lion's muzzle is just like a fingerprint. No two lions have the same patterns of whiskers.

A cat has 32 muscles in each of its ear.

The Learning Tower of Pisa has never really been straight upright.

The Tomato is the world's most popular fruit, selling more than Bananas and Oranges.

The CD was developed by Phillips and Sony in 1980.

Cows do not have upper front teeth.

The names of all the continents in the world end with the letter they start with.

The Atlantic Ocean is saltier than the Pacific Ocean.

Uranus is the only planet that rotates on its side.

A Hungarian named Ladisio Biro invented the first ballpoint pen in 1938.

The Lamprechtsofen - Vogeischacht cave is the depest cave in the world.

Male goat will pee on each other in order to attract mates. We are glad it does not work the same for us humans.

There are more than 2,000 different varieties of cheese in the world.

Most lipsticks contain fish scales.

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