Statistic: did you knows

  1. You have fewer muscles than a caterpillar 
  2. You shed a complete layer of skin every 4 weeks 
  3. That after petrol, coffee is the largest item bought and sold 
  4. There is enough petrol in a full tank of a Jumbo Jet to drive the average car 4 times around the world 
  5. The world’s knowledge is growing so fast that 90% of what we will know in 50 years time will be discovered in those 50 years 
  6. Red light has the highest wavelength 
  7. Oxygen, carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen make up 90% of the human body 
  8. A car travelling at 80kph (50mph) uses half its fuel to overcome wind resistance 
  9. Most birds eat twice their body weight each day 
  10. The bones of a pigeon weigh less than its feathers 
  11. The cheetah is the only cat that can’t retract it’s claws 
  12. Each year there is one ton of cement poured for each man, woman, and child 
  13. The US shreds 7,000 tons of worn out currency each year 
  14. Americans spend $10 million a day on potato chips 
  15. Artificial Christmas trees have outsold real ones every year since 1991 
  16. 70% of all Irish barley grown goes towards the production of Guinness beer 
  17. The average person will consume 100 tons of food and 45,424 liters (12,000 gallons) of water in their lifetime 
  18. 32% of all land in the U.S. is owned by the government 
  19. The letter W is the only letter in the alphabet that has 3 syllables (all others have 1) 
  20. 1 out of every 8 letters written is an e 


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