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Did You Know? - Time - Part 3

  • Did you know when baby polar bear cubs are born they cannot see or hear for their first month
  • Did you know a woodpecker can peck 20 times a second
  • Did you know it takes 40 minutes to hard boil an ostrich egg
  • Did you know England's Stonehenge is over 5,000 years old
  • Did you know the Eiffel Tower is repainted every 7 years
  • Did you know dark roasted coffee beans contain less caffeine than medium roasted ones (the longer a coffee is roasted the more caffeine is burns off)
  • Did you know a person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation (Death can occur about 10 days without sleep while starvation takes a few weeks)
  • Did you know the average human drinks over 60,566 litres (16,000 gallons) of water in a lifetime
  • Did you know an individual blood cell takes about 60 seconds to make a complete circuit of the body
  • Did you know by age 60 most people would have lost half of their taste buds
  • Did you know fingernails grow faster than toenails
  • Did you know humans shed and regrow outer skin cells every 27 days (almost 1,000 new skins in a lifetime)
  • Did you know in 1900 the average life span in the US was 47
  • Did you know the average life span of a mosquito is 2 weeks
  • Did you know the average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in a lifetime
  • Did you know the African Rock Python can survive 2 years without eating
  • Did you know the average American will consume over 465 trees worth of paper over their lifetime
  • Did you know over 550 hot dogs are eaten every second in the United States
  • Did you know once a women reachs the age of 30 they lose 1% of their bone mass every year thereafter (by the time a women is 50 she will have lost 20%)
  • Did you know a lions feed once every 3 to 4 days
  • Did you know lion's can't roar until the age of 2
  • Did you know after you’ve eaten it takes approximately 12 hours for food to entirely digest
  • Did you know the human eye blinks over 4,200,000 times a year
  • Did you know a person produces enough saliva to fill 2 average size swimming pools during their lifetime
  • Did you know the human body creates 2,500,000 new red blood cells every second
  • Did you know If you could drive to the sun at a speed of 88.5 km/h (55 mp/h) it would take around 193 years
  • Did you know cheetahs can accelerate from 0 to 70 km/h (43mp/h) in 3 seconds
  • Did you know the oldest cockroach fossils are over 280 million years old

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