Origin Of Things

Water: did you knows

Toilets use 35% of indoor water use The average human brain contains around 78% water Sponges hold more cold water than hot Giraffes and rats can last longer without water than camel When water freezes it expands by 9% The WD in WD-40 stands for Water Displacer A giraffe can go longer without water than a camel An Iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes The Atlantic Ocean is saltier than the Pacific You begin to feel thirsty when your body []

Time: did you knows

1 gigayear = 1,000,000,000,000 years Blonde beards grow faster than darker beards On average you blink 25,000 a day You shed a complete layer of skin every 4 weeks 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 According to the old English time system a moment is 1 and a half minutes Most birds eat twice their body weight each day The US shreds 7,000 []

Time: did you knows

Americans eat 35,000 tons of pasta a year Americans throw away 44 million newspapers a day Einstein slept 10 hours a night The Earth is struck by lightning over 100 times every second Over 2,500 left handed people are killed a year from using right handed products Gorillas sleep 14 hours a day The lifespan of a squirrel is 9 years A giraffe can go longer without water than a camel An iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes The average []

Temperature: did you knows

When lightning strikes it can reach up to 30,000 degrees celsius (54,000 degrees fahrenheit) Sponges hold more cold water than hot An elephants ears are used to regulate body temperature Room temperature is defined as between 20 to 25C (68 to 77F) Rubber bands last longer when kept refrigerated When water freezes it expans by 9% Your normal body temperature is 37C (99F) Minus 40C is exactly the same temperature as minus 40F The frozen foods were first introduced in the 1920. []

Statistic: did you knows

From space the brightest man made place is Las Vegas The world's most expensive spice is saffron After you've eaten it takes approximately 12 hours for food to entirely digest The human eye blinks over 4,200,000 times a yea There are 2 credit cards for every person in the US 40% of Amsterdam commuters get to work by bicycle $30 of raw popcorn translates into $3,000 in sales at movie theaters A person produces enough saliva to fill 2 average size swimming []

Statistic: did you knows

The average American will consume over 465 trees worth of paper over their lifetim Over 550 hot dogs are eaten every second in the United State In American supermarkets peanut butter is one of the most frequently purchased item Ostrich meat is the leanest of all red meats Blueberries are very high in antioxidants Laughing lowers levels of stress and strengthens your immune system Once women reachs the age of 30 they lose 1% of their bone mass every year thereafter (by []

Statistic: did you knows

There are 132 rooms in the US White House Bananas are a good source of vitamin C, potassium and fibe Bananas contain no fat, cholesterol or sodiu Over 96% of American households purchase bananas at least once a month Mosquitoes prefer children to adults and blondes to brunette No two spider webs are the same There are over 900,000 known species of insects Worker ants may live for 7 years and the queen up to 15 1 plain milk chocolate bar has []