Rafed English

Did You Know? - Quantifiable - Part 1

  • Did you know 11% of people are left handed
  • Did you know a bear has 42 teeth
  • Did you know 8% of people have an extra rib
  • Did you know 85% of plant life is found in the ocean
  • Did you know the Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters
  • Did you know armadillos have 4 babies at a time and are all the same sex
  • Did you know the longest recorded flight of a chicken was 13 seconds
  • Did you know a cat has 32 muscles in each ear
  • Did you know cats spend 66% of their life asleep
  • Did you know Switzerland eats the most chocolate equating to 10 kilos per person per year
  • Did you know when lightning strikes it can reach up to 30,000 degrees celsius (54,000 degrees fahrenheit)
  • Did you know Tennessee is bordered by 8 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina and Virginia - more than any other in the US
  • Did you know the longest street in the world is Yonge street in Toronto Canada measuring 1,896 km (1,178 miles)
  • Did you know about 90% of the worlds population kisses
  • Did you know sound travels almost 5 times faster underwater than in air
  • Did you know toilets use 35% of indoor water use
  • Did you know Koalas sleep around 18 hours a day
  • Did you know the average speed of a skydiver is 200kph (124mph)
  • Did you know all insects have 6 legs
  • Did you know that 90% of an iceberg sits under water
  • Did you know African Grey Parrots have vocabularies of over 200 words
  • Did you know a giraffe can clean its ears with its 21 inch tongue
  • Did you know the Grand Canyon can hold around 900 trillion footballs
  • Did you know all the blinking in one day equates to having your eyes closed for 30 minutes
  • Did you know your foot has 26 bones in it
  • Did you know the average human brain contains around 78% water
  • Did you know your brain uses between 20 - 25% of the oxygen your breathe
  • Did you know 1 nautical knot equates to 1.852 Kph (1.150 mph)
  • Did you know if you add up all the numbers from 1 to 100 consecutively (1 + 2 + 3...) it totals 5050
  • Did you know lightning strikes the Earth 6,000 times every minute
  • Did you know cats have over 100 vocal chords
  • Did you know elephants sleep between 4 - 5 hours in 24 period
  • Did you know a 1/4 of your bones are in your feet
  • Did you know a 'jiffy' is actually 1/100th of a second
  • Did you know on your birthday you share it with 9 million others
  • Did you know 1 googol is the number 1 followed by 100 zeros
  • Did you know a 1 minute kiss burns 26 calories
  • Did you know a hummingbird's heart beats at over a 1,000 times a minute
  • Did you know dragonflies have 6 legs but can't walk
  • Did you know in 1878 the first telephone book made contained only 50 names
  • Did you know an average person will spend 25 years asleep
  • Did you know there are 31,557,600 seconds in a year
  • Did you know there are 22 stars in the Paramount studios logo
  • Did you know room temperature is defined as between 20 to 25°C (68 to 77°F)
  • Did you know the movie Pulp Fiction cost $8 million to make with $5 million going towards actor's salaries
  • Did you know there are only 4 words in the English language which end in 'dous' (they are: hazardous, horrendous, stupendous and tremendous)
  • Did you know 'Bookkeeper' and 'bookkeeping' are the only 2 words in the English language with three consecutive double letters
  • Did you know the average golf ball has 336 dimples
  • Did you know the word 'Strengths' is the longest word in the English language with just one vowel
  • Did you know the movie 'Wayne's World' was filmed in two weeks
  • Did you know the Amazon rainforest produces half the world's oxygen supply
  • Did you know Brazil covers 50% of the South American continent
  • Did you know 96% of candles sold are purchased by women
  • Did you know 42% of men and women 25% don’t wash their hands after using a public toilet
  • Did you know Jamaica has 120 rivers
  • Did you know cats have a peripheral vision of 285 degrees
  • Did you know cats can jump up to 7 times their tail length
  • Did you know China manufacturers 70% of the worlds toys
  • Did you know The Great Wall of China is approximately 6,430 Km long (3,995 miles)
  • Did you know all of the clocks in the movie 'Pulp Fiction' are fixed to 4:20

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