Did You KNow

Did you know..?

These fun facts have nothing to do with art but are interesting anyway:-

Gold is the only metal that doesn’t deteriorate, even if its buried in the ground for thousands of years.

Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached only at one end.

The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in our ear.

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

Drinking water after eating reduces the acid in your mouth by 61 percent.

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

Peanut oil is used for cooking in submarines because it doesn’t smoke unless it’s heated above 450 F.

Nine out of ten living things live in the ocean.

The commercially grown banana cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man.

Strawberries are the only fruits that grow their seeds on the outside.

Avocados have the highest calories of any fruit at 167 calories per hundred grams.

Due to Earth’s gravity it is impossible for mountains to be higher than 15,000 meters.

Everything weighs one percent less at the equator.

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.

If you could get into the bottom of a well or a tall chimney and look up, you would see stars, even in the middle of the day.

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.

A comet’s tail always points away from the sun.

In ancient times strangers shook hands to show that they were unarmed.

The military salute is a motion that evolved from medieval times when knights in armour raised their visors to reveal their identity.