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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicPolls & Surveys · 8 years ago

Do you know these amazing Facts?

1) If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on the right side of your mouth. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on the left side of your mouth.

2) To make half a kilo of honey, bees must collect nectar from over 2 million individual flowers

3) Heroin is the brand name of morphine once marketed by 'Bayer'.

4) Communications giant Nokia was founded in 1865 as a wood-pulp mill by Fredrik Idestam.

5) Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult!

6) People in nudist colonies play volleyball more than any other sport.

7) Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined.

8) Astronauts can't belch - there is no gravity to separate liquid from gas in their stomachs.

9) Ancient Roman, Chinese and German societies often used urine as mouthwash.

10) The average person who stops smoking requires one hour less sleep a night.

11) The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. In the Renaissance era, it was fashion to shave them off!

12) Because of the speed at which Earth moves around the Sun, it is impossible for a solar eclipse to last more than 7 minutes and 58 seconds.

13) The night of January 20 is "Saint Agnes's Eve", which is regarded as a time when a young woman dreams of her future husband.

14) There are over 25 million bubbles waiting to burst out of each bottle of Champagne

15) Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zeros

16) It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times!

17) The heat of peppers is rated on the Scoville scale

18) Gold is the only metal that doesn't rust, even if it's buried in the ground for thousands of years

19) Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end

20) If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. When a human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.

21) Each year 2,000,000 smokers either quit smoking or die of tobacco-related diseases.

22) When it originally appeared in 1886 - Coca Cola was billed as an Esteemed Brain Tonic and Intellectual Beverage.

23) Zero is the only number that cannot be represented by Roman numerals

24) Kites were used in the American Civil War to deliver letters and newspapers.

25) The song, Auld Lang Syne, is sung at the stroke of midnight in almost every English-speaking country in the world to bring in the new year.

26) For every real Christmas tree harvested, two to three seedlings are planted in its place.

27) Drinking water after eating reduces the acid in your mouth by 61 percent

28) Peanut oil is used for cooking in submarines because it doesn't smoke unless it's heated above 450°F

29) The Shell Oil Company originally began as a novelty shop in London that sold seashells

30) The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear.

31) Nine out of every 10 living things live in the ocean

32) The banana cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man

33) Airports at higher altitudes require a longer airstrip due to lower air density

34) Fish and Chip selling officially remained an offensive trade until 1940 due to the smell it produces

35) The University of Alaska spans four time zones

36) The tooth is the only part of the human body that cannot heal itself.

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  • 8 years ago
    Best Answer

    Great effort

    very interesting

    thank you very much for sharing

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    I know just a few of them..

    Thanks a lot.

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    They actually are amazing,..thanks for sharing :)

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    no :)

    this is the lengthiest question i have ever answered in polls, huh?

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    No :) first time i saw this...:)

  • bang b
    Lv 4
    8 years ago

    wt d hell anybdy has to do with these !! ??

  • 8 years ago

    Thanks for sharing these amazing facts.

  • 8 years ago

    No...anyway thanks for sharing...

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