Sunday, October 9, 2011


Did You Know...

The only active diamond mine in the United States is in Arkansas.

The leap of an average flea is equivalent to a 100 pound man leaping 1,000 and enduring a g-force of 20,000 pounds with an acceleration greater than that of a space shuttle.

The only lizard that has a voice is the Gecko.

The sound of a snore (up to 69 decibels) can be almost as loud as the noise of a pneumatic drill.

Women's hearts beat faster than men's.

The average duration of sexual intercourse for humans is 2 minutes.

Worker ants may live seven years and the queen may live as long as 15 years.

The average elephant produces 50 pounds of dung each day.

The brain is soft and gelatinous - its consistency is something between jelly and cooked pasta.

The only one of his sculptures that Michelangelo signed was the "The Pieta," completed in 1500.

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