Tuesday, July 22, 2008

TRIVIA


A Slow Bloomer

Some species of bamboo bloom only once in 120 years. - Salted Nuts

Give Me a Lift

In the Bible times, people often carried burdens on their heads. This made their necks so strong that some people could carry a load that required three people to lift from the ground.

-Manners and Customs of the Bible

Sleep Debt

Losing 90 minutes of sleep for just one night can reduce your daytime alertness by as much as 32 percent. –Prevention

The Brain Seeing

The human brain has 100 billion neurons. Every time a person sees an image, between 30 to 30 million neurons fire in the visual cortex. -Natural History

It Could Be Worse

Of the 2,400 species of snakes worldwide, 800 are poisonous, and only about 250 are dangerous to humans. –Snakes and Such

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