Interesting facts 4….!


Here comes another set of facts to amaze you…..

1. The verb “cleave” is the only English word with two synonyms which are antonyms of each other: adhere and separate.

2. When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red.

3. The first Harley Davidson motorcycle was built in 1903, and used a tomato can for a carburetor.

4. The lion that roars in the MGM logo is named Volney.

5. Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zeros.

6. Switching letters is called spoonerism. For example, saying jag of Flapan, instead of flag of Japan.

7. It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to make a film about it.

8. The attachment of the human skin to muscles is what causes dimples.

9. There are 1,792 steps to the top of the Eiffel Tower.

10. The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting.

11. Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death.

12. It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.

13. The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

14. Most soccer players run 7 miles in a game.

15. The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea in the eye. It takes in oxygen directly from the air.

16. Every day 200 million couples make love, 400,000 babies are born, and 140,000 people die.

17. In most watch advertisements the time displayed on the watch is 10:10 because then the arms frame the brand of the watch (and make it look like it
is smiling).

18. Colgate faced big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries. Colgate translates into the command “go hang yourself.”

19. The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning its head are the rabbit and the parrot.

20. The average person laughs 13 times a day.

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