Sunday, February 18, 2007

More Fun Facts (2)

1. Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times. (we33)
2. Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave. (I know, hehe)
3. Those stars and colours you see when you rub your eyes are called phosphenes.
4. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
5. Everyones tongue print is different, like fingerprints.
6. Cats, camels and giraffes are the only animals in the world that walk right foot, right foot, left foot, left foot, rather than right foot, left foot. (interesting, next time i will try to give a damn)
7. Onions help reduce cholesterol if eaten after a fatty meal. (good to know, you'd be healthy but friendless lol)
8. The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting.
9. Contrary to popular belief, a swallowed chewing gum doesn't stay in the gut. It will pass through the system and be excreted.
10. At 40 Centigrade a person loses about 14.4 calories per hour by breathing. (this is why i love Kuwait)
11. There is a hotel in Sweden built entirely out of ice; it is rebuilt every year.


Kinan said...

but, but, but my nose is already TOO big :S

lol! Cooool list once more

Jewaira said...

Wow, what fascinating information!

Zed said...

kinan: there's always plastic surgery ;)

jewaira: i like useless facts, i''ll full of them ....
did you know that the elephant is the only animal that can't jump, at least one foot has to be on the ground