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Did You Know? - Statistics - Part 5

  • Did you know mosquitoes prefer children to adults and blondes to brunettes
  • Did you know only 4 out of 20,000 species of bees produce honey
  • Did you know all the people on Earth could fit into a 1 km cube
  • Did you know there are over 4,300 known species of ladybugs
  • Did you know the most eaten fruit in America is the banana
  • Did you know over a third of all pineapples come from Hawaii
  • Did you know 60 cows can produce a ton of milk each day
  • Did you know Orange Fanta is the 3rd largest selling soft drink in the world
  • Did you know Italy and France produce over 40% of all wine
  • Did you know there are over 15,000 different kinds of rice
  • Did you know dairy products account for 29% of all food consumed in the U.S.
  • Did you know the smallest bone in your body is found in your ear
  • Did you know the ideal temperature to fall asleep is between 18-30°c (64-86°f)
  • Did you know Canada has more lakes than any other country
  • Did you know the largest island in the Mediterranean sea is Sicily
  • Did you know 90% of all volcanic activity occurs in the ocean
  • Did you know Spain's largest source of income is from tourism
  • Did you know you brain weights 2% of your body weight though uses 20% of all oxygen you breathe and 15% of the bodys blood supply
  • Did you know each red blood cell lives an average of 4 months and travels between the lungs and other tissue 75,000 times before returning to bone marrow to die
  • Did you know there are over 10 trillion living cells in the human body
  • Did you know the number 1 cause of blindness in the US is diabetes
  • Did you know it takes a plastic container over 50,000 years to start decomposing
  • Did you know every year over 98% of atoms in your body are replaced
  • Did you know clothes dried outside smell better because of a process called photolysis (sunlight breaks down compounds that cause odor)
  • Did you know the most common Spanish surname is Garcia
  • Did you know 22% of people skip lunch daily
  • Did you know the average person swallows 295 times during a meal
  • Did you know 72% of people eavesdrop
  • Did you know the most popular snack food is potato chips
  • Did you know 45% of people use mouthwash daily
  • Did you know on average 22% of all restaurant meals include potato chips
  • Did you know the most popular toothbrush color is blue
  • Did you know the US produces 19% of the world's trash
  • Did you know 59% of people say that their average looking
  • Did you know 53% of women don't leave home without makeup on
  • Did you know 44% of people have broken a bone
  • Did you know 9% of people skip breakfast daily
  • Did you know chocolate manufacturers use 40% of the world's almonds
  • Did you know 90% people depend on alarm clocks to wake up
  • Did you know 21% of people don't make their bed in the morning
  • Did you know 85% of women wear the wrong bra size
  • Did you know the number 1 reason why people purchase a mobile phone is for safety
  • Did you know women are 4 times more likely to shop lift than men
  • Did you know per person France consumes the most cheese
  • Did you know the Earth experiences over 50,000 earthquakes a year
  • Did you know 75% of people wouldn't give up their spouse for a night for a $1,000,000
  • Did you know a standard 747 jumbo jet has 420 seats
  • Did you know the makers of the board game Monopoly print over 50 billion dollars worth of Monopoly money every year
  • Did you know the average ice berg weighs 20,000,000 tons
  • Did you know the blueprints for the Eiffel Tower covered more than 14,000 square feet of drafting paper
  • Did you know the human eye can detect more shades of green that any other colour
  • Did you know useful life of a modern toilet is 50 years
  • Did you know 45% of Americans don't know that the sun is a star
  • Did you know it takes 1 week to make a jelly bean
  • Did you know ferrets sleep between 18 - 20 hours a day
  • Did you know A Boeing 747 airliner holds 216,847 litres (57,285 gallons) of fuel
  • Did you know there are over 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building
  • Did you know the average person has over 1,460 dreams a year
  • Did you know recycling one glass jar saves enough energy to watch TV for 3 hours
  • Did you know a hippopotamus can run faster than a man
  • Did you know lions in the wild usually makes no more than 20 kills a year
  • Did you know in Africa more people are killed by crocodiles than lions
  • Did you know most dinosaurs lived to be more than 100 years old
  • Did you know out of the 250+ known species of shark only 18 are known to be dangerous to man
  • Did you know an ostriches can outrun a horse
  • Did you know squirrels can climb trees faster than they can run on the ground
  • Did you know wild cobras can live up to 20 years old
  • Did you know the average cow produces 40 glasses of milk a day
  • Did you know the greyhound is the fastest dog and can reach speeds of up to 72kph (45mph)
  • Did you know an arrow frog has enough poison to kill over 2,200 people
  • Did you know whales have the slowest metabolism of all animals
  • Did you know a bear in hibernation loses up to 25% of its body weight
  • Did you know pandas spend 12 hours a day eating bamboo
  • Did you know crocodiles continually grow new sets of teeth to replace old ones
  • Did you know the skeleton of an African elephant accounts for about 15% of its body weight
  • Did you know there are over 1,600 known species of starfishes
  • Did you know there are over 320 species of parrots
  • Did you know there are over 40,000 muscles tendons in an elephant's trunk
  • Did you know there are over 690 known species of bats
  • Did you know there are over 130 species of owl

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