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Some Amazing Factoids!

Did you know......

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, 

but our nose and ears never stop growing.  

A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds .

A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second. 

A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes. 

A snail can sleep for three years.    

Almonds are a member of the peach family. 

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain. 

Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.  

February is the only month never to have a full moon. 

In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated. 

If the population of China walked past you, 8 abreast, 

the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction. 

The cruise liner, QE 2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.  

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite!

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors. 

The  microwave was invented after a researcher walked by

a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket. 

 

The average person's left hand

does 56% of the typing. 

The winter of 1932 was so cold that

Niagara Falls froze completely solid .

There are more chickens than people in the world.

Winston Churchill was born in

a ladies' room during a dance. 

Women blink nearly twice as much as men. 

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