Today I thought it would be fun to go off topic a bit. I found some very interesting facts that I thought would be fun to share with you. So here goes:
Refrigerated rubber bands do last longer than rubber bands stored at room temperature. So do apples, apples can last up to 10 times longer refrigerated.
The only state in the U.S that grows coffee beans is Hawaii.
The Mona Lisa doesn’t have eyebrows.
Honey is the only food that doesn’t spoil.
It takes about 7 strawberries to equal the amount of vitamin C in one orange about 3 inches in diameter.
The very first food eaten by a U.S astronaut in outer space was applesauce.
Did you know that the very first lemon seeds were brought to the Americas by Christopher Columbus?
A Clark’s Nutcracker (bird) can store up to 30,000 pine nuts for the winter in over 6,000 different locations across 300 square miles and remember where at least 70% of them are, finding them even if they’re snow covered.
In January of 2013 security officials at O’Hare International airport in Chicago found 18 human heads still covered in skin. In 2010 an Arkansas airport found 60 human heads and pieces of heads. Both were in route to medical facilities but had errors in the paperwork. Weird!
In 1938, Time Magazine chose Adolf Hitler for man of the year.
Humans and giraffes both have seven vertebrae bones in the neck. It’s not unusual for a mammal to have 7 vertebra bones in the neck but it’s interesting that the long neck of a full grown giraffe has the same amount.
New Zealand is free of heartworm disease and rabies.
Buttermilk does not contain any butter.
Each year Disneyland uses over 5,000 gallons of paint to maintain the clean appearance of the park.
Dogs can have a fatal reaction to eating chocolate. Chocolate contains a bitter alkaloid called Theobromine also known as Xantheose and that’s the active ingredient that’s bad for the dog.
In the United States, the Internal Revenue Service has an employees handbook for the collections division unit. Here’s the interesting part, in it are instructions which guide employees on how to collect taxes after a nuclear war.
Did you know the first bullet proof vest and windshield wiper blades were both invented by women?
Cold weather makes fingernails grow faster.
It takes about 7 minutes for the average person to fall asleep.
About 1 out of every 2 million people will die by falling out of bed.
If the human stomach doesn’t produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks it will totally digest it’s self.
When water freezes it expands by 10%.
A cat’s ear has a total of thirty two muscles.
More people are killed from donkeys in a year than planes.
Lung cancer… That’s how the cigarette company Marlboro’s first owner died.
Snails can sleep for up to 3 years.
Some sharks lose over 30,000 teeth in a lifetime.
So there you have it, hope you enjoyed!