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50 Interesting Facts.

50 Interesting Facts.

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1. If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on your right side. If you areleft handed, you will tend to chew your food on your left side.2. If you stop getting thirsty, you need todrink more water. For when a human body isdehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.3. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.4. Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If it is white there is athinfilm of bacteriaon it.5. The Mercedes-Benz motto is “Das Beste oder Nichts” meaning “the best or nothing”.6. The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.7. The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent when a person looks at somethingpleasing.8. The average person who stops smoking requires one hour less sleep a night.9. Laughing lowers levels of stresshormonesand strengthens the immune system. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.10. The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, butrather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear.11. Dalmatians are born without spots.12. Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.13. The ‘v’ in the name of a court case does not stand for ‘versus’, but for ‘and’ (in civilproceedings) or ‘against’ (in criminal proceedings).14. Men’s shirts have the buttons on the right, but women’s shirts have the buttons on theleft.15. The owl is the only bird to drop its upper eyelid to wink. All other birds raise their lower eyelids.16. The reason honey is so easy to digest is that it’s already been digested by a bee.17. Roosters cannot crow if they cannot extend their necks.18. The color blue has a calming effect. It causes the brain to release calming hormones.
 
19. Every time you sneeze some of your brain cells die.20. Your leftlungis smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart. 21. The verb “cleave” is the only English word with two synonyms which are antonymsof each other: adhere and separate.22. When you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red.23. When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red.24. The first Harley Davidson motorcycle was built in 1903, and used a tomato can for acarburetor.25. The lion that roars in the MGM logo is named Volney.26. Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zeros.27. Switching letters is called spoonerism. For example, saying jag of Flapan, instead of flag of Japan.28. It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to make a film about it.29. The attachment of the human skin to muscles is what causes dimples.30. There are 1,792 steps to the top of the Eiffel Tower.31. The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogengas bubbles bursting.32. Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death.33. It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.34. The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.35. Most soccer players run 7 miles in a game.36. The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea in the eye. It takes inoxygen directly from the air.37. Every day 200 million couples make love, 400,000 babies are born, and 140,000people die.

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