Quantifiable: did you knows

  • There are 132 rooms in the US White House 
  • Over 96% of American households purchase bananas at least once a month 
  • There are over 900,000 known species of insects 
  • Worker ants may live for 7 years and the queen up to 15 
  • 52% of Americans drink coffee 
  • Brazil accounts for 1/3 of the world’s coffee production 
  • Coffee is generally roasted between 204 – 218C (400 – 425F) (the longer the beans are roasted the darker the roast) 
  • Coffee is grown commercially in over 45 countries around the world 
  • Coffee is the most popular beverage worldwide with over 400 billion cups consumed each year 
  • Coffee represents 75% of all the caffeine consumed in the US 
  • Japan is the 3rd largest consumer of coffee 
  • Over 5 million people in Brazil are employed in the coffee industry 
  • Coffee trees produce its first full crop after 5 years old 
  • There are around 30 milligrams of caffeine in the average chocolate bar while a cup of coffee has around 100 to 150 
  • Between 1931 and 1969 Walt Disney was awarded 35 Oscars 
  • A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation (Death can occur about 10 days without sleep while starvation takes a few weeks) 
  • The average human drinks over 60,566 litres (16,000 gallons) of water in a lifetime 
  • An individual blood cell takes about 60 seconds to make a complete circuit of the body 
  • By age 60 most people would have lost half of their taste buds 
  • Every square inch of the human body has an average of 32 million bacteria on it 


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