Tuesday, May 25, 2010
I have to ponder this thought. Webster says reality is a state of actual existence; fact, truth. Meantime, feed your mind with Snapple fun facts.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
The average person takes 23,000 breaths a day.
Less than 25% of the water on Earth is fresh.
Fresh apples float because 25% of their volume is air.
The indentation in the middle of the area between the nose and the upper lip is call the philtrum.
Potatoes have more chromosomes than humans.
The only food that does not spoil is honey.
When thirsty, a camel can drink 25 gallons of water in less than three minutes.
The average housefly lives for one month.
The bumblebee bat is the smallest mammal on Earth. It weighs less than a penny.
The Mayflower only held 102 people.
The most widely-eaten fruit is the banana.
President William Taft weighted over 300 lbs. and once got stuck in the White House bathtub.
Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
The National Park Service manages over 350 parks on 80 million acres of public land.
Ulysses Simpson Grant once got a $20.00 fine for speeding on his horse. LOL
Bees are fully grown at birth.
Wild camels once roamed Arizona's deserts.
On average, a strawberry has 200 seeds on it.
Koalas drink water in extreme heat or drought.
A manned rocket can reach the moon in less time than it took a stagecoach to travel the length of England.
A tiger's night vision is six times better than a human's.
If a sheep and a goat mate the offspring is called a geep.
The roadrunner chases after its prey at a blurring speed of up to 25 mph.
The world's larges nugget (1840 lbs.) was found in 1894 near Aspen, CO.
Pilates stretches you muscles, improves your posture and help you appear taller.
Bless a thing and it will bless you. Curse it and it will curse you...If you bless a situation, it has no power to hurt you... and even if it is troublesome for a time, it will gradually fade out, if you sincerely bless it. Emmet Fox
Hope you enjoy this lovely, summer-like day. xo