Wits End

 

 

Facts You May Not Know

 

 

 

It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite number 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.

 

Zero is the only number that cannot be represented by Roman numerals.

 

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 450 degrees F.

 

The University of Alaska spans four time zones.

 

The tooth is the only part of the human body that cannot heal itself.

 

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 is dieing, hearing is the last sense to go.  The first sense lost is sight.

 

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.

 

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 is needed at lift-off.

 

 





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