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01-08-2008, 10:56 AM
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair

The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our noses and ears
never stop growing.

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.

A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation.

Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a
few weeks.

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.

When the moon is directly overhead, you weigh slightly less.

Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned
his Wife or mother because they were both deaf.

"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language

Colgate faced big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking
countries because Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself."

The smallest unit of time is the yoctosecond

Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different

"Bookkeeper" is the only word in English language with three consecutive
double letters

Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left handed
people do

The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every
letter in the English language

If the population of China walked past you in single line, the line would
never end because of the rate of reproduction

China has more English speakers than the United States

Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell.

Each square inch of human skin consists of twenty feet of blood vessels.

The longest place name still in use is:

Taumatawhakatangiha ngaoauauotametea turi-Pukakpikima ungahoronukupoka iwhe
nuakitanatahu- a New Zealand hill

If you leave Tokyo by plane at 7:00am, you will arrive in Honolulu (US)
at approximately 4:30pm the previous day.

01-08-2008, 04:40 PM
Really cool

01-08-2008, 05:50 PM