2: If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. For when a human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.
3: Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
4: Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If it is white there is a thin film of bacteria on it.
5: The Mercedes-Benz motto is ‘Das Beste oder Nichts’ meaning ‘the best or nothing’.
6: The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.
7: The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent when a person looks at something pleasing.
8: The average person who stops smoking requires one hour less sleep a night.
9: Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.
10: Frank Perdue’s chicken slogan, “It takes a strong man to make a tender chicken” was translated into Spanish as “it takes an aroused man to make a chicken affectionate.”
11: Dalmatians are born without spots.
12: Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
13: The ‘v’ in the name of a court case does not stand for ‘versus’, but for ‘and’ (in civil proceedings] or ‘against’ (in criminal proceedings]
14: Men’s shirts have the buttons on the right, but women’s shirts have the buttons on the left
15: The owl is the only bird to drop its upper eyelid to wink. All other birds raise their lower eyelids
16: The reason honey is so easy to digest is that it’s already been digested by a bee
17: Roosters cannot crow if they cannot extend their necks
18: The color blue has a calming effect. It causes the brain to release calming hormones
19: Every time you sneeze some of your brain cells die
20: Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart
21: The verb “cleave” is the only English word with two synonyms which are antonyms of each other: adhere and separate
22: When you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red
23: When Hippos are upset, their sweat turns red
24: The first Harley Davidson motorcycle was built in 1903, and used a tomato can for a carburetor
25: The lion that roars in the MGM logo is named Volney
26: Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zeros
27: Switching letters is called spoonerism. For example, saying jag of Flapan, instead of flag of Japan
28: It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to make a film about it
29: The attachment of the human skin to muscles is what causes dimples
30: There are 1,792 steps to the top of the Eiffel Tower
31: The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting
32: Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death
33: It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body
34: The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets
35: Most soccer players run 7 miles in a game
36: 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
37: Every day 200 million couples make love, 400,000 babies are born, and 140,000 people die
38: 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.)
39: Colgate faced big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries. Colgate translates into the command “go hang yourself.”
40: The only 2 animals that can see behind it without turning its head are the rabbit and the parrot
41: Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
42: The average person laughs 13 times a day
43: Do you know the names of the three wise monkeys? They are: Mizaru(See no evil), Mikazaru(Hear no evil), and Mazaru(Speak no evil)
44: Women blink nearly twice as much as men
45: German Shepherds bite humans more than any other breed of dog
46: Large kangaroos cover more than 30 feet with each jump
47: Whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the speed of sound
48: Two animal rights protesters were protesting at the cruelty of sending pigs to a slaughterhouse in Bonn. Suddenly the pigs, all two thousand of them, escaped through a broken fence and stampeded, trampling the two hapless protesters to death
49: If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural cause.
50: The human heart creates enough pressure while pumping to squirt blood 30 feet!!