Sunday, May 13, 2012

Did you know these?

·  Did you know volleyball was invented in 1895

·  Did you know that in developed countries 27% of food is thrown away

·  Did you know the odds of being struck by lightning are 600,000 to 1

·  Did you know the first train reached a top speed of only 8 kmh (5 mph)

·  Did you know Niagara Falls could fill 4,000 bathtubs every second

·  Did you know it takes 1 alligator to make a pair of shoes and 3 for a pair of boots

·  Did you know your most active muscles are in your eye

·  Did you know a banana contains 75% water

·  Did you know 13 people die every year from vending machines

·  Did you know rain contains vitamin B12

·  Did you know your liver has over 500 functions

·  Did you know your brain uses 25% of all the oxygen your breathe

·  Did you know after Hawaii, New York is the state surrounded by the most water

·  Did you know ice skating rinks always go counter clock wise (for the majority of people that are right handed needing to hang onto the rail)

·  Did you know sponges hold more cold water than hot

·  Did you know a flea can jump 350 times its body length

·  Did you know cucumbers are 96% water.

·  Did you know a full moon is 9 times brighter than a half moon

·  Did you know a honeybee's top speed is 24kph (15mph)

·  Did you know a humming bird flaps its wings up to 90 times a second (5,400 times a minute)

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