Saturday, September 26, 2009

Random Facts

~The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.
~You're born with 300 bones, but by the time you become an adult, you only have 206.
~Flea's can jump 130 times higher than their own height. In human terms this is equal to a 6ft. person jumping 780 ft. into the air.
~The poison arrow frogs of South and Central America are the most poisonous animals in the world.
~Sound travels about 4 times faster in water than in air.
~No normal size piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
~Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
~ Happy Birthday(the song) is copyrighted.
~Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian Pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologist and found edible.
~A quarter has 119 grooves around the edge.
~A dime has 118 ridges around the edge

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