12 useless but interesting Facts

Saturday, November 8, 2008 |
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Women blink nearly twice as much as men



What is ? |eye blinking|

30 minutes a day -eyes blinking




The average person's eyes will be closed about 30 minutes a day due to blinking.
What is ? |eye blinking|

When and where shoe sizes were standardized? ?





Shoe sizes were standardized in Britain in 1885
What is ? |Shoe sizes| How to measure your size |

Mississippi River flow backwards





An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards.
Where is ? |Mississippi River|



Thermometers were filled with Brandy???



Dating back to the 1600's, thermometers were filled with Brandy instead of mercury
What is ? |thermometer|




Blushing



When you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red
What is ? |Blushing|

Tomato Ketchup was once used as medicine



Tomato Ketchup was once used as medicine in the United States. Was sold as "Dr.Miles Compound Extract of Tomato"
What is ? | Tomato Ketchup|



Not to have a full moon


February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
What is ? | full moon |



Squirt blood 30 feet!!


The human heart creates enough pressure while pumping to squirt blood 30 feet!!
What is ? | human heart |

Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day




Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.
More info | Child | Laughing|




Laughing vs Stress


Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system
More info | Laughing | Stress |



Good to Laughing



It's been proven that people can lessen reactions to allergies by laughing.
More info | laughing | google search |


Red blood cell


It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.
More info | blood cell info |
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