Monday, 21 May 2012

World facts

1. If you dug a well to the centre of the Earth, and dropped a brick in it, it would take 45 minutes to get to the bottom – 4,000 miles down.

2. Your body sheds 10 billion flakes of skin every day.

3. The Earth weighs 6,500 million million million tons.

4. Honey is the only food consumed by humans that doesn’t go off.

5. The Hawaiian alphabet has only 12 letters.

6. A donkey can sink into quicksand but a mule can’t.

7. Every time you sneeze your heart stops a second.

8. There are 22 miles more canals in Birmingham UK than in Venice.

9. Potato crisps were invented by a Mr Crumm.

10. Facetious and abstemious contain all the vowels in their correct order.