Monday, July 21, 2008

MORE TRIVIA


Straight as a Rail

The longest stretch train track runs across the Australian desert. The track runs perfectly straight for 297 miles.

Faster Than Lightning

An electron circles the nucleus of an atom billion times in one millionth of a second.

–More Than Meets the Eye

Heartfelt Prayers

In a 1997 study in India , people who prayed regularly were 70 percent lees likely to have coronary heart disease. -Reader’s Digest

Complete From A-Z

A panagram is a sentence that contains all 26 letters of the English alphabet. For example: Pack my red box with five dozen quality jugs. –Internet

Does TV make you mean?

Kids who spent more than three hours a day watching TV at age 14 were more than four times more likely to display aggressive actions (ranging assaults) by age 22 than kids who watched TV for less than an hour a day. –Discover

WHO's Counting?

While an adult human has 206 bones, a tiny mouse has 225 bones.

–Ripley’s Believe It or Not

Can you hear me now?

When the radio was invented in 1895, the first signals could be received a mile away. Adding an antenna to the radio increased the range to almost two miles. By 1897 radio signals could picked up nine miles away from the sender. A Science Odyssey

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