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Facts and Figures

Ø Human cannot talk and inhale or vice versa. When you speak, you will not be able to inhale.
Ø The human eye has the ability to identify and differentiate over 10 million colors.
Ø The number four – is the only number that has the same number of alphabets/ letters.
Ø Apples float on water. It is because apples are made of 25 percent air.
Ø Just like humans fingerprints, Dogs nose prints are unique, and it can be used to identify the identity of dogs.
Ø Australia is the only continent in the world that has no volcanoes.
Ø Rabbits and parrots can see what is behind them without turning their heads.
Ø You can not kill yourself by holding your breath.
Ø There are 62,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body – laid end to end they would circle the earth 2.5 times
Ø Venus is the only planet in the solar system that rotates clockwise, whereas all other planets rotate anti-clock wise.
Ø Around 15 percentage of the world population are left handed. They are controlled by right side of the brain.
Ø There are 206 bones in the adult human body and there are 300 in children (as they grow some of the bones fuse together).
Ø The largest man-made lake in the U.S. is Lake Mead, created by Hoover Dam.
Ø The poison arrow frogs of South and Central America are the most poisonous animals in the world.
Ø The human eye blinks an average of 11507 times a day and eye muscles are most active muscles .
Ø Cockroach can live up to several weeks with its head cutoff.
Ø It takes six months to build a Rolls Royce and 13 hours to build a Toyota.
Ø There are 62,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body – laid end to end they would circle the earth 2.5 times
Ø The highest speed ever achieved on a bicycle is 166.94 mph, by Fred Rompel berg
Ø There are 2,500,000 rivets in the Eiffel Tower.
Ø At over 2000 kilometers long, The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is the largest living structure on Earth
Ø When glass breaks, the cracks move at speeds of up to 3,000 miles per hour.
Ø Flying from London to New York by Concord, due to the time zones crossed, you can arrive 2 hours before you leave.
Ø The planet Saturn has a density lower than water. So, if placed in water it would float.
Ø Hawaii island is moving toward Japan 4 inches every year. This is because they are on different tectonic plates.

Ø The world's largest desert (outside of the polar regions) is the Sahara, it covers about one third of Africa!
Ø The volcanic rock known as pumice is the only rock that can float in water.
Ø A stroke of lightning discharges from 10 to 100 million volts & 30,000 amperes of electricity.
Ø Starfish don't have brains.
Ø An ostrich's eye is bigger that its brain.
Ø Giraffes are unable to cough.
Ø A mosquito has 47 teeth.
Ø A day in Mercury lasts approximately as long as 59 days on earth.

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