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Did You Know? - Statistics - Part 2

  • Did you know on your birthday you share it with 9 million others
  • Did you know a 1 minute kiss burns 26 calories
  • Did you know you burn more calories sleeping than watching TV
  • Did you know hummingbirds are the only bird that can fly backwards
  • 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 an average person will spend 25 years asleep
  • Did you know hippopotamuses have killed more people in Africa than any other animal
  • Did you know the Arctic Ocean is the smallest in the world
  • Did you know bats always turn left when exiting a cave
  • Did you know the most common mental illnesses are anxiety and depression
  • Did you know crocodiles never outgrow their enclosure
  • Did you know your skin is the largest organ making up the human body
  • Did you know everyday is a holiday somewhere in the world
  • Did you know enamel is the hardest substance in your body
  • 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 in a deck of cards the king of harts is the only king without a moustache
  • Did you know black on yellow are the 2 colors with the strongest impact
  • Did you know the safest car color is white
  • Did you know the most commonly forgotten item for travelers is their toothbrush
  • Did you know apples are more effective at waking you up in the morning than coffee
  • Did you know room temperature is defined as between 20 to 25°C (68 to 77°F)
  • Did you know the hyoid bone in your throat is the only bone in your body not attached to any other
  • 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 the oldest word in the English language is 'town'
  • Did you know your most sensitive finger is your index finger (closest to your thumb)
  • 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 Amazon rainforest produces half the world's oxygen supply
  • Did you know Brazil covers 50% of the South American continent
  • Did you know Brazil borders every country in South America except Chile and Ecuador
  • Did you know Hilton was the first international hotel chain
  • Did you know Monopoly is the most played board game in the world
  • 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 if you filled a matchbox with gold it could be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court
  • Did you know Jamaica has 120 rivers
  • Did you know the only animals that purr are cats
  • Did you know small dogs usually live longer than larger breeds
  • Did you know China manufacturers 70% of the worlds toys
  • Did you know all of the clocks in the movie 'Pulp Fiction' are fixed to 4:20
  • Did you know the human body of a 70 kg person contains 0.2mg of gold
  • Did you know rice is the staple food for 50% of the worlds population
  • Did you know a hard boiled eggs spin (uncooked or soft boiled don’t)
  • Did you know there is no butter in buttermilk
  • Did you know giraffes and rats can last longer without water than camels
  • Did you know your more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider
  • Did you know rubber bands last longer when kept refrigerated
  • Did you know women blink twice as much as men
  • Did you know only female mosquitoes bite
  • Did you know Scotland has the most redheads
  • Did you know the naming of tropical storms and hurricanes officially began in 1953
  • Did you know India has the most post offices than any other country (over 100,000)
  • Did you know the Taj Mahal in India is made entirely out of marble
  • Did you know Bali has the worlds largest variety of flora
  • Did you know every single possible 3 character .com domain has been registered
  • Did you know the word 'uncopyrightable' is the is the only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating any letter

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