Sunday, October 2, 2011


Did You Know...

The only repealed amendment to the US Constitution deals with the prohibition of alcohol.

The pecan tree is the only naturally growing nut tree in North American. It is native to the Texas, Mississippi and Mexico River Valleys.

The average human body contains enough:
iron to make a 3 inch nail, 
sulfur to kill all fleas on an average dog, 
carbon to make 900 pencils, 
potassium to fire a toy cannon,
fat to make 7 bars of soap,
phosphorous to make 2,200 match heads, and 
water to fill a ten-gallon tank.

The vocabulary of the average person consists of 5,000 to 6,000 words.

A hedgehog's heart beats 190 times a minute on average and drops to only 20 beats per minute during hibernation.

Every square inch of the human body has an average of 32 million bacteria on it.

It takes a lobster approximately 7 years to grow to be one pound.

American and Russian space flights have always included chocolate.

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