Monday, August 14, 2006

Wonderful and Interesting Facts!

From a forward email.............
Armadillos are the only animal besides humans that canget leprosy.
Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.
Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
Emus and kangaroos cannot walk backwards, and are onthe Australian coat of arms for that reason.
Certain frogs can be frozen solid, then thawed, and survive.
To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs into its eyeballs - it will let you go instantly.
If you toss a penny 10000 times, it will not be heads5000 times, but more like 4950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom.
Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, youwould have produce enough sound energy to heat one cupof coffee. (Hardly seems worth it!)
If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.
A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.
Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour. (Still not over that pig thing!!!)
Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
On average people fear spiders more than they do death.
The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.(Hmmmmm.....)
You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.
Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 ofa calorie. (Licking?)
You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.
A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30times its own weight and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
Polar bears are left handed.
The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds, that makes the cat fish rank #1 for animal having the most taste buds.
The flea can jump 350 times its body length, It's like a human jumping the length of a football field.
A cockroach will live nine days without it's head,before it starves to death.(Creepy!)
Some lions mate over 50 times a day.
Butterflies taste with their feet.
Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
A cat's urine glows under a black light.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.
Starfishes haven't got brains.

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