Here is collection of some interesting info that you may or may not need, but you will surely find something interesting in the following!
takes one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times!
is the only metal that doesn’t rust, even if it’s buried in the ground for thousands of years.
is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end.
If you stop getting thirsty
you need to drink more water. When a human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.
is the only number that cannot be represented by Roman numerals.
were used in the American Civil War to deliver letters and newspapers.
The song, Auld Lang Syne
is sung at the stroke of midnight in almost every English-speaking country in the world to bring in the new year.
Drinking water after eating
reduces the acid in your mouth by 61 percent.
is used for cooking in submarines because it doesn’t smoke unless it’s heated above 450F.
that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear.
Nine out of every 10
living things live in the ocean.
cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man.
Airports at higher altitudes
require a longer airstrip due to lower air density.
The University of Alaska
spans four time zones.
is the only part of the human body that cannot heal itself.
In ancient Greece,
tossing an apple to a girl was a traditional proposal of marriage. Catching it meant she accepted.
paid 28 million for the copyright to the song Happy Birthday.
have more zinc and copper in their hair.
A comet’s tail
always points away from the sun.
The Swine Flu
vaccine in 1976 caused more death and illness than the disease it was intended to prevent.
increases the power of aspirin and other painkillers, that is why it is found in some medicines.
The military salute
is a motion that evolved from medieval times, when knights in armor raised their visors to reveal their identity.
If you get into the bottom of a well or a tall chimney and look up,
you can see stars, even in the middle of the day.
When a person dies,
hearing is the last sense to go. The first sense lost is sight.
In ancient times
strangers shook hands to show that they were unarmed.
are the only fruit whose seeds grow on the outside.
have the highest calories of any fruit at 167 calories per hundred grams.
moves about two inches away from the Earth each year.
gets 100 tons heavier every day due to falling space dust.
Due to earth’s gravity
it is impossible for mountains to be higher than 15,000 meters.
is known as “Topolino” in Italy.
do not march in step when going across bridges because they could set up a vibration which could be sufficient to knock the bridge down.
weighs one percent less at the equator.
For every extra kilogram carried on a space flight,
530 kg of excess fuel are needed at lift-off.
The letter J
does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements.