Cool facts!

This page contains some weird and wonderful facts. I will keep adding to them. It would be great if you could add some too. 🙂

1. Horses can not vomit!

2. An adult giraffe’s tongue is approximately 42 cm long!

3. In 1936, England became the first country in the world to provide regular public television broadcasts.

4. It is not just a tiger’s fur that is striped…it’s skin is too!

5. You are born with 300 bones but by the time you become an adult you only have 206!


13 comments on “Cool facts!

  1. cool i never knew that:
    You are born with 300 bones but by the time you become an adult you only have 206!
    how cool how do you lose them.

  2. here are some weird facts:

    Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, not China!
    During your lifetime, the average human will grow 591 miles of hair
    Butterflies taste with their feet
    On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year
    a duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why

    • A rat can last longer without water than a camel!
      Boanld Duck comics were banned from Finland as he doesn’t wear pants!
      Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.

  3. a fact about me:
    i’m weirdly looking forwards to the sats week coming up in 4 weeks time mostly because it will be a good challange for me!

  4. a fact about me:
    i am going on holiday to le mans 24 hours for nearly a week and this holiday is before the summer holiday it is between school time and very late night babie woooooooooooooooohhhhhhhhhhhhhhooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. 1. There are more people in the internet than there were 200 years ago.

    2. If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib.

    3. Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.

    4. People say “Bless you” when you sneeze because when you sneeze, you’re heart stops for a mili-second.

    5. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

  6. 1. most lipstick contains fish scales
    2.In the course of an average lifetime you will, while sleeping, eat 70 assorted insects and 10 spiders. 3.A crocodile can’t stick its tongue out.
    4.A shrimp’s heart is in their head.
    5.A lemon may contain more sugar than a strawberry.
    6.Ain’t is a word. In the dictionary it is listed as a slang term meaning am not, are not, or is not.
    7.The Rubik’s Cube was invented in 1944 by Erno Rubik.
    8.The first phone with apps on it was invented in 2004.
    9. 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 the ear.
    10.When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red.
    i found them interesting what about you lot

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