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Sunday, March 20, 2011

Strange & Pointless Facts

Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until that are 2-6 years old!
The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year!
Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie!
You're born with 300, but when you get to be an adult you only have 206!
Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second!
In the course of a lifetime the average person will grow 2 metres of nose hair!
Durring your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants!
A sneeze can blast out of your nose at a speed greater than 100mph!

The average cough comes out the mouth at 60 mph!
The ashes of the average cremated person weighs 9 pounds!
Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe!
One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet!
You'll eat about 35,000 cookies in a lifetime!
It is impossible to kill yourself by holding your breath!
85% of your brain is water!
A person uses approximately 57 sheets of toilet paper each day!

Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!
Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!
When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop - even your heart!
Humans blink over 10,000,000 times a year!
A fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks!
Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!
The average person laughs 13 times a day!

Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than a women!
More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world!
The elephant is one of the few mammals that can't jump!
A giraffe can clean its ears with it's 21-inch tongue!
Rice paper does not have any rice in it!
The original name for the butterfly was 'flutterby'!
Dogs and cats, like humans are either right or left handed... or it that paws?!