Showing posts with label Factoids. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Factoids. Show all posts

Jun 29, 2018

Five Animal Factoids

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in a lifetime.
Bats are the only mammals that can fly.
A single elephant tooth can weigh up to nine pounds.

Ants never sleep as we know it. They take hundreds of power naps each day.

Jun 23, 2018

Five Factoids

Male horses have 40 permanent teeth, while females have just 36.

Giraffes Have Black Tongues.

Giant Anteaters Have Two-Foot Tongues.

Tigers Have Striped Skin. It’s not just their fur that bears a distinctive pattern.

The hollow behind your knee is called a hough, pronounced ho.

Jun 15, 2018

Six Fun Factoids

Antarctica contains about 70 percent of Earth's fresh water and 90 percent of its ice.

Humans have explored just five percent of the oceans.

Earth's magnetic north pole is moving northward at a rate of ten miles per year.

A teaspoon of honey is equivalent to the life work of twelve bees.

Those strips with pin holes that you tear off from a dot matrix printer are called printer bacon.

"All the stuff Americans throw away for the next 1,000 years would fit into one-tenth of one percent of land available for grazing." ~John Tierney, NY Times