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Some less known facts

If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on your right
side. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on your
left side

If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. For when a
human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If it is white there is a
thin film of bacteria on it.

The Mercedes-Benz motto is 'Das Beste oder Nichts' meaning 'the best or

The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.

The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent when a person looks
at something pleasing.

The average person who stops smoking requires one hour less sleep a

Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune
system. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only
laugh 15 to 100 times a day.

The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not
the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in
the ear.

Dalmatians are born without spots.

Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.

The 'v' in the name of a court case does not stand for 'versus', but for
'and' (in civil proceedings) or 'against' (in criminal proceedings)

Men's shirts have the buttons on the right, but women's shirts have the
buttons on the left

The owl is the only bird to drop its upper eyelid to wink. All other
birds raise their lower eyelids

The reason honey is so easy to digest is that it's already been digested
by a bee

Roosters cannot crow if they cannot extend their necks

The color blue has a calming effect. It causes the brain to release
calming hormones

Every time you sneeze some of your brain cells die

Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your

The verb "cleave" is the only English word with two synonyms which are
antonyms of each other: adhere and separate

When you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red

When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red

The first Harley Davidson motorcycle was built in 1903, and used a
tomato can for a carburetor

The lion that roars in the MGM logo is named Volney

Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zeros

Switching letters is called spoonerism. For example, saying jag of
Flapan, instead of flag of Japan

It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to make a
film about it

The attachment of the human skin to muscles is what causes dimples

There are 1,792 steps to the top of the Eiffel Tower

The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the sound of
nitrogen gas bubbles bursting

Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death

It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body

The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets

Most soccer players run 7 miles in a game

The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea in the
eye. It takes in oxygen directly from the air

Every day 200 million couples make love, 400,000 babies are born, and
140,000 people die

In most watch advertisements the time displayed on the watch is 10:10
because then the arms frame the brand of the watch (and make it look
like it's smiling.)

Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking
countries. Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself."

The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning it's head
are the rabbit and the parrot

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair

The average person laughs 13 times a day

Do you know the names of the three wise monkeys? They are: Mizaru
(See no
evil), Mikazaru (Hear no evil), and Mazaru (Speak no evil)

Women blink nearly twice as much as men

German Shepherds bite humans more than any other breed of dog

Large kangaroos cover more than 30 feet with each jump

Whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the
of sound

Two animal rights protesters were protesting at the cruelty of
pigs to a slaughterhouse in Bonn. Suddenly the pigs, all two
them, escaped through a broken fence and stampeded, trampling the
hapless protesters to death

If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs
air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in
the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the
horse has
all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural cause

The human heart creates enough pressure while pumping to squirt


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