A pack-a-day smoker will loose approx. 2 teeth every 10 years
A person infected with the SARS virus, has a 95-98% chance of recovery.
1195. Body Facts
If your vomit looks like what you've just eaten, that's exactly what it is. If it's soupy, then it's because it's been in your stomach for a while.
A piece of paper can be folded no more than 9 times.
A pig's penis is shaped like a corkscrew.
A pipe 2 feet in diameter will allow four times more fluid to pass through it than a pipe 1 foot in diameter.
A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.
1203. Body Facts
Long ago, rich people used to pay for teeth to be pulled from poor people – often teenagers – and implanted in their own jaws when their rotten teeth were removed.
A quarter has 119 grooves around the edge.
A queen bee uses her stinger only to sting another queen bee.
A rainbow can only be seen in the morning or late afternoon.
A rat can fall from a five story building without injury.
A rat can go longer without water than a camel.
A rat can go without water longer than a camel can.
A real estate agent’s rule of thumb: To estimate what a house will sell for, ask the owner what its worth and subtract 10%.
A recent study at Harvard has shown that eating chocolate can actually help you live longer!
A roach can live up to nine days without its head.
A Russian man who wore a beard during the time of Peter the Great had to pay a special tax.
A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn't give her coffee.
A signature is called a John Hancock because he signed the Declaration of Independce.
1219. Body Facts
If you could scrunch together all the bacteria living on the outside of your body, they would take up about the same amount of space as one pea.
A sneeze can travel as fast as 100 miles per hour.
A species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length.
A sperm whale produces 60 litres of sperm and has a 12ft penis.
A spider's silk is stronger than steel.
A survey reported that 12% of Americans think that Joan of Arc was Noah's wife.
A sysygy occures when all the planets of our Solar System line up
A toothbrush within 6 feet of a toilet can get airborne bacteria from flushing .
A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans.
1229. Body Facts
In 1973, Italian kidnappers were paid a ransom of over $3 million after they cut off the ear of their kidnap victim and sent it to his very rich grandfather, John Paul Getty.
A woman's sense of smell is most acute during ovulation.
ABBA got their name by taking the first letter from each of theirfirst names (Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny, Anni-frid.)
'Able was I ere I saw Elba' is a palindrome written by Napoleon
Abo elementary school, built in 1976 in Artesia New Mexico, was the first ever underground school
About 1 in 30 people, in the U.S., are in jail, on probation, or on parole!
About 10% of U.S. households pay their bills in cash.
About 2/3 of American men prefer boxers to briefs.
About 4.4 billion years ago, an object about the size of Mars crashed into the Earth, blowing off enough material to form a companion sphere - the Moon.
About 85% or product warning labels on household products are inadequate.
1240. Body Facts
More than 200 types of different organisms live inside or on your body at any time.
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