Friday, July 12, 2013

Project : Did you know? [ Never knew about it - Strange but True]

This time in my post, I have got something Strange but True facts

There are around 25 facts which I found really Strange and thought of sharing with all of you
  1. Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there
  2. By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand.
  3. Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow a film down so you could see his moves.
  4. Chocolate kills dogs! True, chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system. A few ounces is enough to kill a small sized dog.
  5. The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.
  6. It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  7. A cockroach can live for 10 days without a head.
  8. In Chinese, the KFC slogan "finger lickin' good" comes out as "eat your fingers off".
  9. When a person shakes their head from side to side, he is saying "yes" in Sri Lanka.
  10. There are more chickens than people in the world.
  11. The thumbnail grows the slowest, and the middle nail grows the fastest.
  12. The first owner of the Marlboro cigarette Company died of lung cancer
  13. A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation. Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a Few weeks.
  14. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying
  15. Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned His wife or mother because they were both deaf
  16. "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language
  17. Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
  18. Babies are born with 300 bones, but by adulthood we have only 206 in our Bodies
  19. According to Genesis 1:20-22, the chicken came before the egg
  20. If you leave Tokyo by plane at 7:00am, you will arrive in Honolulu at Approximately 4:30pm the previous day.
  21. The longest place name still in use is: Taumatawhakatangihangaoauauotameteaturi- Pukakpikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu - a New Zealand hill
  22. The name of all the continents ends with the same letter that they start with.
  23. It is impossible to lick your elbow.
  24. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
  25. There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos
You can also visit the below link, you get to see 108 strange facts and lot more..
 
 
Disclaimer: The information shared has been taken from different sources while doing research. Credit goes to those people who own it. In case of any issue kindly let me know.

8 comments:

Joe said...

Interesting facts.

Judy said...

I knew that about chocolate killing dogs - my sister's dog stole one Oreo cookie from one of her kids, and almost died of it...

Amazing wonders in my life said...

Thanks Joe :)

Amazing wonders in my life said...

Oh my God! That's really sad... Kids will be really hurt.

RAJIV SANKARAPILLAI said...

Interesting post !

Amazing wonders in my life said...

Thanks for the visit and commenting on my blog Rajiv :)

Splendid Little Stars said...

I knew a few of these. very interesting! fun post!

Amazing wonders in my life said...

Thanks for visiting my blog... appreciate your comments