Saturday, July 03, 2004

facinating facts

Nerve messages move at 350 kmph.

If you could harness the power used by your brain, you could power as a 10-watt light bulb.

We remember one trillion things in a lifetime.

You have 15 times more neurons in your head than there are people on the planet.

You have as many connections in your brain as there have been seconds since the dinosaurs walked the earth.

If all the blood vessels in your body were straightened out and placed end to end, they would be 100,000 miles long, long enough to go round the equator four times.

If a rope ware made out of strands of long hair, it would be strong enough to lift an automobile.

During an 8 hour sleep, most people have from three to five dreams, each lasting from 10 to 30 minutes... and they are in colour!One psychological study has revealed that women talk about men three times as often as men talk about women.

Our height varies not only with years of our life, but in the course of every day. It is greatest when we get up in the morning and after the night's rest. Between morning and evening, it generally shrinks about three quarters of an inch, sometimes even more. It we have done much walking during the day, our height may shrink as much as two or three-quarter of an inch. This is due to compression of the cartilage in our spine.

It is impossible to sneeze and keep your eyes open at the same time.

The human jaw can bear more than 279 kgs. of weight.

There are over 10 million people who share your birthday.

In twenty-four hours the average healthy adult breathes 23,000 times.

It takes seventeen muscles to smile and forty three muscles to frown.

If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have
produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is
produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.

Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for

The strongest muscle in the body is the TONGUE.

You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.

Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than
left-handed people do.

A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.

A cockroach will live nine days without it's head, before it
starves to death.