Fun facts. part 3

Almonds are members of the peach family.

Thomas Edison, light bulb inventor, was afraid of the dark.

Due to gravitational effects, you weight slightly less when the moon is directly overhead.

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum.

Only 6% of the autographs in circulation from members of the Beatles are estimated to be real.

Only 14% of Americans say they’ve skinny dipped with the opposite sex.

In 2004, one in six girls in the United States enter puberty at age 8. A hundred years ago, only one in a hundred entered puberty that early.

A crocodile always grows new teeth to replace the old teeth.

Sunlight takes about 8 minutes & 20 seconds to reach the Earth.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

According to one survey, 44% of adults have had a one-night stand.

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

72% of Americans sign their pets’ names on greeting cards they send out.

The sentence “The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog” uses every letter of the alphabet.

The largest McDonalds is in Beijing, China.

Honey is the only food that doesn’t spoil.

More money is spent on gardening than on any other hobby.

Sharks are immune to cancer.

Soldiers from every country salute with their right hand.

50% of American women say they would marry the same man if they had to do it all over again.

A hedgehog’s heart beats 300 times a minute on average.

In the film Forrest Gump, all the still photos show Forrest with his eyes closed.



Fun facts. part 3