Jan 12, 2007

facts baby facts....


^The average bed is home to over 6 billion dust mites.

^Just twenty seconds worth of fuel remained when Apollo 11's lunar module landed on the moon.

^Ten tons of space dust falls on the Earth every day.

^Every year the sun loses 360 million tons.

^If you attempted to count to stars in a galaxy at a rate of one every second it would take around 3,000 years to count them all.

^Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel with over 50,000 words, none of which containing the letter "e."

^There are 333 toilet paper squares on a toilet paper roll.

^Singapore has only one train station.

^The Eiffel Tower has 2,500,000 rivets in it.

^The Eiffel Tower has 1792 steps.

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

^Every year, the Moon moves a further 3.82cm from the Earth.

^Every minute in the U.S. six people turn 17.

^There are more than 1,00 chemicals in a cup of coffee.

^Blue and white are the most common school colors.

^On average, a 4-year-old child asks 437 questions a day.

^The tip of a 2cm long hour-hand on a wristwatch travels at 0.00000275 mph

^There is about 200 times more gold in the worlds oceans, than has been mined in our entire history.

^Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death.

^Termites eat wood twice as fast when listening to heavy metal music.

^The cockroach has a high resistance to radiation and is the creature most likely to survive a nuclear war.

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