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Do You Know?

By – Joyce Paulsen

…Amazing Discoveries That Would Make You Laugh

Hey, its 2 months gone already; 59 days, 1,416 hours, 84,960 minutes and 5,097,600 seconds gone and I am asking, nwanne, how far? It’s been in my heart all day to conduct a personal assessment to evaluate how I have been faring and to re-strategize for the coming months. My dear, smart people are planners and they position themselves for change. So be wise!

Today, I will be letting you in on new facts that are exciting, educating, entertaining and informative. We live in a world of speed where change is fast occurring and new things come up almost every other day. Our findings will cut across different spheres of life.

DID YOU KNOW THAT?

  1. Babies smile an average of 200 times a day. The average woman smiles 62 times a day and the average man only 8
  2. When a pregnant woman exercises, she makes her baby’s heart healthier
  3. The most stressed out people are 18-33 years old
  4. Our brains have a negativity bias and will remember bad memories than good ones
  1. Men actually feel more emotional pain than women after break up
  2. 95% of people used to believe that the moon was following their car when they were kids
  3. Only female mosquitoes bite humans and animals, males are vegetarian
  4. When someone tickles you, the laughter is a panic response. That’s why you can’t tickle yourself as your body never senses any real danger
  1. Snails breathe through their feet
  2. 95% of the time, ‘I don’t know’ is an excuse given by someone who is avoiding the truth
  1. Women end up digesting more of the lipstick they apply
  2. On August 29, 2102, a hen actually gave birth to a chick instead of laying an egg, in Sri Lanka
  1. Men have nipples because everyone is a female until the Y chromosome kicks in. you were all girl embryos
  1. BMW had to recall their GPS system because male German drivers refused to take directions from a female voice
  1. Coca-Cola says only two people alive know the Coca-Cola ‘recipe’ and they aren’t allowed to travel on the same plane in case it crashes
  1. Opening your mouth can actually help you focus better which is why women open their mouths while applying mascara
  2. A large number of baboons is called a congress. That explains a lot now, doesn’t it?
  3. Humans can hear the difference between hot and cold water being poured
  1. Shark’s teeth are coated with fluoride, which acts like toothpaste and keeps the shark’s mouth healthy and clean
  1. The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body squirt blood 30 feet!
  1. A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death (Creepy).
  1. Banging your head against the wall uses 150 calories an hour.
  1. Butterflies taste with their feet.
  2. The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
  3. Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump.
  4. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  5. Right handed people live, on average, 9 years longer than left-handed ones.
  1. Starfish have no brains.
  2. Polar bears are left handed.
  3. The average person spends three years out of their life sitting on the toilet
  4. In space, astronauts are unable to shed tears when they cry because there is no gravity to pull the tears out

Great facts, right? Information is key. I am an advocate that knowledge should cut across different areas. It often said that a great leader must know something about everything and everything about something. So, as much as you want to specialize, endeavor to have general knowledge.

I hope you have been entertained and informed.

I desire to see you advance in the month of MARCH!

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2 comments

  1. Great article, really had some very informative features and very funny ones alike..pls, the date given for the hen that gave birth to a chicken instead of laying an egg in Sri Lanka, is rather futuristic, don’t you think?! (#12)

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