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The sloth (a mammal) moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on its fur

Windmills always turn counter-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland

One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen

A Clark’s Nutcracker (bird) can store up to 30,000 pine nuts for the winter in over 6,000 different locations across 300 square miles and remember where at least 70% of them are, finding them even if they’re snow covered.

 Hummingbirds flap their wings between 50 and 70 times a second

 Half your body’s red blood cells are replaced every seven days

 A human’s small intestine is 6 meters long

 85% of the population can curl their tongue into a tube.

 The female black widow’s poison is 15 times deadlier than a rattlesnake’s

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5 Comments

  1. Julie
    November 15, 2013

    Not only can I curl my tongue, I can flip it over in either direction and can also stick it out and touch the tip of my nose. And for that info, YOU’RE welcome!!

    • Lynn
      November 18, 2013

      Julie…you’e a wonder

  2. Michael Rochelle
    November 15, 2013

    This information will certainly come in handy when I’m on Jeopardy tonight. And by on, I mean on my couch watching it while other people are actually on Jeopardy tonight.
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    • Lynn
      November 18, 2013

      hahaha…doesn’t really help me in jeopardy because i never remember anything

  3. Ellen
    November 16, 2013

    C&P From wikipedia history of windpower

    All major horizontal axis turbines today rotate the same way (clockwise) to present a coherent view.

    (Sorry, I had to look it up. We recently saw some large windmills and I didn’t remember them moving counter-clockwise.)

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