Did you know

  • 11% of people are left handed in the world
  • August has the highest percentage of births
  • Unless food is mixed with saliva you can’t taste it
  • The average person falls asleep in 7 minutes
  • A bear has 42 teeth
  • An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain
  • Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries
  • 8% of people have an extra rib
  • 85% of plant life is found in the ocean
  • Ralph Lauren’s original name was Ralph Lifshitz
  • Rabbits like licorice
  • The Hawaiian alphabet has 13 letters
  • Topolino’ is the name for Mickey Mouse Italy
  • A lobsters blood is colorless but when exposed to oxygen it turns blue
  • Armadillos have 4 babies at a time and are all the same sex
  • Reindeer like bananas
  • The longest recorded flight of a chicken was 13 seconds
  • The birds need gravity to swallow
  • The most commonly used letter in the alphabet is E
  • The 3 most common languages in the world are Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and English and Arabic.
  • Coca-Cola originally contained cocaine
  • The Internet was originally called ARPANet (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) designed by the US department of defense
  • Toilets use 35% of indoor water use
  • The fortune cookie was invented in San Francisco
  • Koalas sleep around 18 hours a day
  • Did you knowthe first Burger King was opened in Florida Miami in 1954
  • Did you know all insects have 6 legs
  • Did you know the croissant was invented in Austria
  • Did you know In eastern Africa you can buy beer brewed from bananas
  • Did you know African Grey Parrots have vocabularies of over 200 words
  • Did you know a giraffe can clean its ears with its 21 inch tongue
  • Did you know Australia was originally called New Holland
  • Did you know ‘Lonely Planet’ for travelers is based in Melbourne Australia
  • Did you know the sentence “the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter in the English alphabet
  • Did you know the Grand Canyon can hold around 900 trillion footballs
  • Did you know all the blinking in one day equates to having your eyes closed for 30 minutes
  • Did you know your foot has 26 bones in it
  • Did you know the average human brain contains around 78% water
  • Did you know 1 nautical knot equates to 1.852 Kph (1.150 mph)
  • a hummingbird’s heart beats at over a 1,000 times a minute
  • Did you know dragonflies have 6 legs but can’t walk
  • Did you know a crocodile can’t move its tongue
  • Did you know that the first MTV video played was ‘Video killed the radio star’ by the Buggles
  • Did you know in 1878 the first telephone book made contained only 50 names
  • Did you know pop corn was invented by the Aztec Indians
  • Did you know an average person will spend 25 years asleep
  • Did you know hippopotamuses have killed more people in Africa than any other animal
  • Did you know an elephants ears are used to regulate body temperature
  • Did you know the Arctic Ocean is the smallest in the world
  • Did you know the most common mental illnesses are anxiety and depression
  • Did you know the word laser stands for ‘Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation’
  • Did you know crocodiles never outgrow their enclosure
  • Did you know reindeer hair is hollow inside like a tube
  • Did you know your skin is the largest organ making up the human body
  • Did you know cows don’t have upper front teeth
  • Did you know everyday is a holiday somewhere in the world
  • Did you know the coins thrown into the Trevi fountain in Italy are collected for charity
  • Did you know french fries are originally from Belgium

Did you know there are 31,557,600 seconds in a year

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