Monday, June 22, 2009

rehat minda (:

wacky fun facts :)

  • No two spider webs are the same
  • An ant can lift 50 times its own weight and can pull 30 times its own weight
  • A square piece of paper cannot be folded in half more than 7 times
  • 25% of your bones are in your feet
  • The Sahara Desert is growing by about 1 km every month!
  • There are 15 sheep in New Zealand for every person
  • On every continent, there is a city called Rome - can you find them?
  • Porcupines float in water
  • Cold stars are red, warm stars are yellow and hot stars are blue!
  • For every person on earth there is over 200 million insects
  • Cat pee glows in the dark
  • All penguins live in the southern hemisphere
  • 70% of the worlds fresh water is frozen in Antarctica
  • A snail can sleep for 3 years
  • A full moon always rises at sunset
  • Human thighbones are as strong as concrete
  • Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue prints are different
  • During a 24 hour period, the average human will breath 23,000 times
  • The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards
  • Only female ducks can quack
  • Antarctica is actually a desert, receiving the same amount of rain as the Sahara Desert
  • Crickets can hear through their knees
  • It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open
  • Slugs have four noses
  • There are more than 2700 languages in the world
  • 99% of people cannot lick their elbow. Can you?
  • A jellyfish is 85% water
  • A giraffe can clean its ears with its tongue

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