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You’re born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206

A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second

Until the nineteenth century, solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia

It takes about 7 strawberries to equal the amount of vitamin C in one orange about 3 inches in diameter

The fastest bird is the peregrine falcon. It can fly at a speed of 168-217 miles per hour.

Sea snakes are the most poisonous snakes in the world.

A starfish doesn’t have a brain

Your blood takes a very long trip through your body. If you could stretch out all of a human’s blood vessels, they would be about 60,000 miles long

See the rings of Saturn while you can. They slowly wobble up and down over the years as Saturn’s poles point away from then towards the sun. The rings disappear when edge on to our line of sight. Currently they are almost at their widest point and can be seen even in binoculars and small telescopes.

Iceland is a 39, 000 square mile island that is built of lava from volcanoes. Major eruptions occur every 6 or 7 years. Almost 1/3 of the world’s lava output since 1500 has poured out onto Iceland.

 

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One Comment

  1. Julie
    October 18, 2013

    Your Friday funky facts make me want to play Trivial Pursuit. :)

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