So you think you know everything? Did you know?

June 10th, 2009

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
A snail can sleep for three years.
Almonds are a member of the peach family.
An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
Babies are born without kneecaps. They don’t appear until the child reaches 2 – 6 years of age.
Butterflies taste with their feet.
Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds. Dogs only have about 10.
“Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”.
February 1865 is the only month in recorded history, not to have a full moon.
In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
Leonardo DaVinci invented the scissors.
Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.
On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
“Stewardesses” is the longest word, typed with only the left hand and “lollipop” with your right.
The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.
The cruise liner, QE2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube & a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
The sentence, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy white dog” uses every letter of the alphabet.