Quantifiable: did you knows

  1. Your foot has 26 bones in it 
  2. The average human brain contains around 78% water 
  3. 1 nautical knot equates to 1.852 Kph (1.150 mph) 
  4. If you add up all the numbers from 1 to 100 consecutively (1 + 2 + 3…) it totals 5050 
  5. Lightning strikes the Earth 6,000 times every minute 
  6. Cats have over 100 vocal chords 
  7. Elephants sleep between 4 – 5 hours in 24 period 
  8. A 1/4 of your bones are in your feet 
  9. On your birthday you share it with 9 million others 
  10. 1 googol is the number 1 followed by 100 zeros 
  11. A 1 minute kiss burns 26 calories 
  12. A hummingbird’s heart beats at over a 1,000 times a minute 
  13. Dragonflies have 6 legs but can’t walk 
  14. In 1878 the first telephone book made contained only 50 names 
  15. An average person will spend 25 years asleep 
  16. There are 31,557,600 seconds in a year 
  17. There are 22 stars in the Paramount studios logo 
  18. Room temperature is defined as between 20 to 25C (68 to 77F) 
  19. The movie Pulp Fiction cost $8 million to make with $5 million going towards actor’s salaries 
  20. There are only 4 words in the English language which end in ‘dous’ (they are: hazardous, horrendous, stupendous and tremendous)


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