Sunday, May 6, 2007

Did you know...

Did you know that there are 206 bones in the adult human body and there are 300 in children (as they grow some of the bones fuse together.)

Flea's can jump 130 times higher than their own height. In human terms this is equal to a 6ft. person jumping 780 ft. into the air.

The first toilet ever seen on television was on "Leave It to Beaver."

Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!

All polar bears are left handed.

At 90 weapons per 100 civilians, the US has the world's highest rate of gun ownership, according to the Small Arms Survey 2007.

In 2005, the US government spent about $71 billion for Operation Iraqi Freedom.

There are over 60 million dogs in the US.

More than half of women in the United States will not leave their home without makeup on.

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

The Hawaiian alphabet consists of only 12 letters.

A fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks!

About 17% of humans are left-handed. The same is true of chimpanzees and gorillas.

Google's name is a play on the word googol, which refers to the number 1 followed by one hundred zeroes.

No comments: