Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Useless piece of Information

Did you know...

-Liquorice can raise your blood pressure.

-A woman's arthritic pains will almost always disappear when she is pregnant.

-Cold water weighs less than hot.

-Frogs never drink. They absorb water from their surroundings by osmosis.

-Over 1500 new species have been found in Australian waters in the past 10 years.

-Humans produce about 40,000 litres of saliva in a lifetime.

-It takes about 550 peanuts to make a jar of Peanut Butter.

-A man's voice is deeper than a woman's because males have longer vocal chords.

-The Koala is one of the few land animals that does not require water to survive.

-The garfish has green bones.

-Hair grows slowest at night.

-The skeleton of a 70kg only weighs 13kg.

-Rats can swim for a kilometre without resting. They can also tread water for three days straight.

-Babies have taste buds all over the inside of their mouths, not just on their tongues.

-Six year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults laugh 15-100 times a day.

-Elephants and short-tailed shrews get only two hours of sleep a day.

-Impurities in gemstones give them their colour.

-On average, woman say 7000 words a day. Men manage just 2000.

-A cucumber is 96% water.

-Each King in a deck of cards represents a great leader from history: Spades-King David, Hearts-Charlemagne, Clubs-Alexander the Great,Diamonds-Julius Caesar.

-The term karaoke means 'empty orchestra'.

-When a woman is pregnant, her uterus expands to 500 times its normal size.

-The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts three naked men with their hands on each other's shoulders.

-Clouds fly lower during the night than during the day.

-The oyster is usually ambisexual.It begins life as a male and becomes a female. It may go back and forth many time throughout its existence.


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