Tuesday, December 14, 2010

More brain food

Almonds are a member of the peach family.

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
(I know some people like that also . Actually I know A LOT of people like this!)
Babies are born without kneecaps.
They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.

February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

If the population of China walked past you, 8 abreast,
the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
Actually, it's pretty hard to reproduce while walking.
Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite!

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

The cruise liner, QE 2,
moves only six inch es for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube
and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls
froze completely solid .

There are more chickens than people in the world.

Winston Churchill
was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

Now you know more than you did before,
and perhaps more than you wanted to know.

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