Here is a bit of useless interesting information. to brighten your day and maybe learn something.
*_Glass_*takes one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times!
*_Gold_*is the only metal that doesn't rust, even if it's buried in the ground for thousands of years.
*_Your tongue_*is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end.
*_If you stop getting thirsty,_*you need to drink more water. When a human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.
*_Zero_*is the only number that cannot be represented by Roman numerals.
*_Kites_*were used in the American Civil War to deliver letters and newspapers.
*_The song, Auld Lang Syne,_*is sung at the stroke of midnight in almost every English-speaking country in the world to bring in the new year.
*_Drinking water after eating_*reduces the acid in your mouth by 61 percent.
*_Peanut oil_*is used for cooking in submarines because it doesn't smoke unless it's heated above 450F.
*_The roar_*that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear.
*_Nine out of every 10_*living things live in the ocean.
*_The banana_*cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man.
*_Airports at higher altitudes_*require a longer airstrip due to lower air density.
*_The University of Alaska_*spans four time zones.
*_The tooth_*is the only part of the human body that cannot heal itself.
*_In ancient Greece ,_*tossing an apple to a girl was a traditional proposal of marriage. Catching it meant she accepted.
*_Warner Communications_*paid 28 million for the copyright to the song Happy Birthday.
*_Intelligent people_*have more zinc and copper in their hair.
*_A comet's tail_*always points away from the sun.
*_The Swine Flu_*vaccine in 1976 caused more death and illness than the disease it was intended to prevent.
*_Caffeine_*increases the power of aspirin and other painkillers, that is why it is found in some medicines.
*_The military salute_*is a motion that evolved from medieval times, when knights in armor raised their visors to reveal their identity.
*_If you get into the bottom of a well or a tall chimney and look up,_*you can see stars, even in the middle of the day.
*_When a person dies,_*hearing is the last sense to go. The first sense lost is sight.
*_In ancient times_*strangers shook hands to show that they were unarmed.
*_Strawberries_*are the only fruits whose seeds grow on the outside.
*_Avocados_*have the highest calories of any fruit at 167 calories per hundred grams.
*_The moon_*moves about two inches away from the Earth each year.
*_The Earth_*gets 100 tons heavier every day due to falling space dust.
*_Due to earth's gravity_*it is impossible for mountains to be higher than 15,000 meters.
*_Mickey Mouse_*is known as "Topolino" in Italy .
*_Soldiers_*do not march in step when going across bridges because they could set up a vibration which could be sufficient to knock the bridge down.
*_Everything_*weighs one percent less at the equator.
*_For every extra kilogram_*carried on a space flight, 530 kg of excess fuel are needed at lift-off.
*_The letter J_*does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements.
And last but not least:
*_This is called 'Money Bags.'_*So send this on to 5 people and money will arrive in 5 days. Based on Chinese Feng Shui, the one who does not pass this on will have money troubles for the rest of the year.
*_Superstitious or not, I passed this along because it is...
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