Saturday, 30 April 2011

Fact No.183

The Queen of England, who once enjoyed extensive powers and authority over almost the whole world, and despite all her present majesty and glory, is not allowed to enter the House of Commons simply because she is not its member.

Friday, 29 April 2011

Fact No.182

There are an estimated 1.5 to 2 million species of fungi on planet Earth, of which only about 80,000 have been properly identified. Theoretically, there are 6 species of fungi for every 1 species of green plants.

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Sunday, 24 April 2011

Fact No.177

Contrary to popular belief, cockroaches would not survive a nuclear apocalypse.

Friday, 22 April 2011

Thursday, 21 April 2011

Fact No.174

The tallest moutain in the world is Mauna Kea in Hawaii, not Mount Everest, which is the highest.

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Fact No.173

The more intelligent you are, the more zinc and copper you have in your hair.

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Fact No.172

Given their sheer volume, ninety-nine percent of the living space on the planet is found in the oceans. The average depth of the oceans is 2.5 miles (4 km). The deepest point lies in the Mariana Trench, 6.8 miles (10.9 km) down. By way of comparison, Mount Everest is only 5.5 miles (8.8 km) high.

Monday, 18 April 2011

Fact No.171

When being electrocuted, it is not the high Voltage that kills you, but he high Ampage.

(WARNING: This does not mean that high voltage products are safe to touch, under no circumstance should you ever touch any high voltage product because it still can be deadly!)

Sunday, 17 April 2011

Saturday, 16 April 2011

Fact No.169

According to a study, by Prof Jeffrey Johnson (published in the journal, Science), teenagers who watch more than an hour of television each day are more likely to become violent adults.

Friday, 15 April 2011

Thursday, 14 April 2011

Fact No.167

On this day in history many amazing things happened, such as; STS-1 the first space shuttle test flight was launched, the human genome project was completed with 99.99% of human DNA being mapped out and Grace Riley was born.

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Fact No.165

The mobile phone numbers 07700 900000 to 900999 are reserved for fictional numbers in TV and films.

Monday, 11 April 2011

Fact No.164

One cannot catch cold at the North Pole in winter. Neither can one contract the flu, nor most of the ailments transmitted viruses and germs. The winter temperature is so low in this part of the world that none of the standard disease causing Micro-organisms can survive.

Sunday, 10 April 2011

Saturday, 9 April 2011

Fact No.162

The Earth spins at 1,000 mph but it travels through space at an incredible 67,000 mph.

Thursday, 7 April 2011

Fact No.160

Every day is about 55 billionths of a second longer than the day before it.

Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Fact No.158

In South Africa it is a law that single ply toilet paper must have 500 sheets in the roll

Monday, 4 April 2011

Sunday, 3 April 2011

Saturday, 2 April 2011

Fact No.155

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

Friday, 1 April 2011