Every three seconds, a new baby is born
Forty is the only number which has its letters in alphabetical order. One is the only number with its letters in reverse alphabetical order.
The flatulation from domesticated cows produce about 30% of the methane on this planet
Aspirin was the first drug offered as a water-soluble tablet in 1900.
Less than 1% of the women in the world will ever be able to wear a diamond that is the size of a carat or more
Humans breathe in and out approximately one litre of air in ten seconds
Alfred Hitchcock directed the first talking film ever made in England. It was called "Blackmail" and was made in 1931.
The odds against a royal flush in poker are exactly 649,739 to 1.
The risk of cardiovascular disease is twice as high in women that snore regularly compared to women who do not snore. updated
Each year, there are more than 40,000 toilet related injuries in the United States.
More Americans have died in automobile accidents than have died in all the wars ever fought by the United States.
A queen bee lays about 1,500 eggs on an average day.
Canola oil is actually rapeseed oil but the name was changed in Canada for marketing reasons
In the Scottish Hebrides, an island is defined as being an island only if it is big enough to sustain 1 sheep.
An individual coral animal is called a polyp
The BEAVER, is America's largest rodent and can remain underwater for 20 minutes!
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The deep-sea gulper eel can eat fish larger than itself. It can open its mouth so wide that its jaw bends back on itself at an angle of more than 180 degrees.
The length of a human esophagus is 25 centimeters
The first Tupperware item marketed was the seven-ounce bathroom cup in 1945
Average number of days a German goes without washing his underwear: 7.
The occupations of the three men in a tub were butcher, baker, and candlestick maker.
Calvin Coolidge's Vice President Charles Dawes earned a Nobel Peace Prize.
In 1800 on 50 cities on earth had a population of more than 100,000.
The number 37 will wholly divide (no decimals) into 111, 222, 333, 444, 555, 666, 777, 888, and 999.
People who have eaten beetles say that it tastes like apples
Jupiter is the fastest rotating planet, which can complete one revolution in less than ten hours
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Diamonds were first discovered in the riverbeds of the Golconda region of India over 4,000 years ago.
The world's longest suspension bridge opened to traffic on April 5, 1998. The 3,911-meter (12,831-feet) Akashi Kaikyo Bridge is 580 meters (1,900 feet) longer than the Humber Bridge in England, the previous record holder.
Any month that starts on a Sunday will have a Friday the 13th in it.
If you head directly south from Detroit, the first forign country you will enter is Canada.
Edward VIII did not officially become the King of England as he abdicated the throne to marry an American divorcee
England once had a Prime Minister who was only 24 years old. He was William Pitt, elected in 1783.
The average life span of a single red blood cell is 120 days
The sap of a banana plant leaves serious stains on hands and clothes that is extremely hard to remove
The most popular chocolate bar in the United Kingdom for the last 15 years has been Kit Kat
The only three non-Presidents pictured on U.S. paper money are: Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill, Benjamin Franklin on the $100 bill, and Salmon Chase on the $10,000 bill.
The average housefly lives only two weeks.
At birth, bear cubs weigh between 1/2 and 1 pound.
Heineken beer is designed to 'foam'for exactly five minutes.
A piano leg went through the floor of the white house in 1948 during President Truman's term.
By feeding hens certain dyes they can be made to lay eggs with varicolored yolks.
The 1st nuclear-powered submarine, the Nautilus, commissioned by the United States Navy in 1954, made her maiden voyage on Jan. 17, 1955.
The word "maverick" came into use after Samuel Maverick, a Texan refused to brand his cattle. Eventually any unbranded calf became known as a Maverick.
Hydroponics is the technique by which plants are grown in water without soil.
A volcano can shoot its debris as high as 50km into the sky.
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Tips for Portfolio Photography
What are the benefits of a print portfolio vs a digital one
Every editor I know still says that the print is the final product of photography, and Ive heard most have them mumble something like If I see one more iPad portfolio, Im gonna throttle someone Electronic images and the internet are convenient, but to some, they are not beautiful. They are not organic, and you cant touch and hold them and put them on your shelf because you love the cool little Chinese puzzle box that unfolds like a treasure on your shelf. Just make sure that your prints are up to exhibition standards.
Nevertheless, if youre under a deadline, have to get a portfolio out, and dont have time to make prints, dont let stop you run over with an iPad. Just get it out there.