Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Fact No.510

Research has shown that behavioural therapy is as effective as medication, in terms of dealing with anxiety and stress

Monday, 19 March 2012

Fact No.509

Intense stress can weaken the immune system, leaving you more vulnerable to disease and infection

Sunday, 18 March 2012

Fact No.508

In a study, it was found that a cat at home reduced the risk of heart attack by 40% and stroke by 30%

Saturday, 17 March 2012

Fact No.507

On this day in 1966, the US sub located a previously missing H-bomb in the Mediterranean 

Friday, 16 March 2012

Fact No.506

It takes our solar system around 250 million Earth years to orbit once around the Milky Way

Thursday, 15 March 2012

Fact No.504

The reason we sweat when we're stressed is because it used to makes our bodies more slippery and harder to catch hold of (at least it used to, back when we were cave people)

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Monday, 12 March 2012

Fact No.500

Well, it's been a long time, but here is fact 500 (: YAY

Around 20% of women don't wash their hands after going to the restroom

Sunday, 11 March 2012

Fact No.499

One of the most unusual, yet common, symptoms of pregnancy is 'pica'; a term used to describe cravings of non food items. This can include: toothpaste, coal, detergent, cigarette butts and chalk

Saturday, 10 March 2012

Fact No.498

It is legal to call your child Jesus Condom. In fact, one parent already has

Friday, 9 March 2012

Thursday, 8 March 2012

Fact No.496

Humans' hair and fingernails do not continue to grow after death. When you die, your skin dehydrates and begins to shrink, giving the impression that your hair and nails are growing when they are not

Tuesday, 6 March 2012

Monday, 5 March 2012

Fact No.493

In ancient Greece, if a man was found to have committed adultery, his pubic hair would be removed and a radish inserted into his rectum

Sunday, 4 March 2012

Fact No.492

The world's biggest killer is Cardiovascular disease - heart disease - with 29.34% of all deaths in the world

Saturday, 3 March 2012

Fact No.491

The female world record for the longest tongue is held by Chanel Tapper, USA, measuring 9.75cm long from tip to top lip

Friday, 2 March 2012

Fact No.490

On this day in 1789, Pennsylvania ended prohibition of theatrical performances 

Thursday, 1 March 2012