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Ants never sleep.

No word in the the English dictionary rhymes with "MONTH".

The human brain is 80% water.

Every year, kids in North America spend close to half a billion dollars on chewing gum.

The parachute was invented by DiVinci in 1515.

Your right lung takes in more air than your left one does.

There are 86,400 seconds in day.

A goldfish has a memory span of about 3 seconds.

Singapore has only one train station.

The earth is approx. 6,588,000,000,000,000,000 tons.

Health Fact

1. 2 out of 3 adults in the United States have hemorrhoids.

02. 25% of your bones are located in your feet.

03. 35,000 people in the U.S. will die from the flu annually.

04. 40% of all indigestion remedies sold in the world are bought by Americans.

05. A fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks!

16. A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realizes it's there, though!

77. A man once sued his doctor because he survived his cancer longer than the doctor predicted.

08. A person infected with the SARS virus, has a 95-98% chance of recovery.

09. A person will burn 7 percent more calories if they walk on hard dirt compared to pavement.

010. A sneeze can travel as fast as 100 miles per hour.

011. A toothbrush within 6 feet of a toilet can get airborne bacteria from flushing.

012. A woman's sense of smell is most sensitive during ovulation.

013. About 400 different kinds of microbes live on and in the human body.

114. About half of all Americans are on a diet on any given day.

015. An average adult produces about half a liter of flatulent gas per day, resulting in an average of about fourteen occurrences of flatulence a day.

016. At age 70, more than 70 percent of men are still potent!

017. Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.

018. By the age of 60, most people have lost 50% of their taste buds.

019. Children are more allergic to cockroaches than they are to cats!

020. Children are poisoned most frequently by eating harmful plants.

021. Clinophobia is the fear of beds!

022. Common pesticides such as roach, termite, and flea insecticide can be found in the bodies of the majority of Americans.

023. Contrary to popular beliefs, chocolate does not cause acne.

024. Crushed cockroaches can be applied to a stinging wound to help relieve the pain.

025. Dating back to the 1600's, thermometers were filled with Brandy instead of mercury.

026. Deep Breathing gives you health benefits similar to aerobics.

027. During a typical human life span, the human heart will beat approximately 2.5 billion times.

028. During menstruation, the sensitivity of a woman's middle finger is reduced.

029. Each nostril of a human being register smell in a different way. Smells that are made from the right nostril are more pleasant than the left.

030. Every day, the average person swallows about a quart of mucous.

031. Every hour one billion cells in the body must be replaced.

032. Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie!

033. Fingernails grow fastest on the hand you favor.

034. Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!

035. Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.

036. Flu shots only work about 70% of the time.

037. From the age of thirty, humans gradually begin to shrink in size.

038. Gardening is said to be one of the best exercises for maintaining healthy bones.

039. Household bleach is the recommended chemical to decontaminate people exposed to the anthrax virus, by the U.S. F.D.A.

040. Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks!


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