Friday, March 26, 2010


-Man catches thirty different diseases transmitted by the common house fly.

-Tongue prints are as unique as fingerprints.

33 X 3367 = 111,111
66 X 3367 = 222,222
99 X 3367 = 333,333
132 X 3367 = 444,444
etc. until you reach
297 X 3367 = 999,999

-Louis XIV took three baths in his lifetime, none of them voluntarily.

-More than half of the world’s silver is used to manufacture chemicals used in photography and mirrors.

-The water at the bottom of the Niagara Falls is warmer than water at the top.

-The nests that termites build in mounds above ground have been known to reach 20 feet in height.

-We die more quickly from lack of sleep than from lack of food.

-A Zebra has white stripes not black ones.

-If the leaves of ten Maple trees were spread out ‘side by side’ they would cover an area of four hectares.

-Cows do not have upper front teeth.

-In Madagascar the silk from spider’s webs is woven into cloth.

-Moths cannot eat because they have neither mouths nor stomachs.

-The Boya bird which is found in the Philippines weaves fireflies into its nest causing it to glow in the dark.

-A medium sized swarm of locusts contains about one million insects and consumes about twenty tones of food a day.

-The deepest crater made by a meteorite is in Arizona(USA) and 1,200 metres wide.

-A kiwi’s beak is so sensitive that it can detect the presence of worms deep in the soil.

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