Friday, August 31, 2007

Random Facts

Really Random facts I've come across :)

~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.

3 comments:

Violet said...

Those are interesting facts! That's funny about the fleas and Birthday Song. :)

Grace said...

Hey Emily-It's always fun to learn new interesting facts : )

P.S. I'm looking forward to seeing you soon.

Alyssa Faith said...

That was a brave archaelogist! :o)