Surprising / Outstanding Facts


  • Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

more zinc in hair

  • The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

youngest parent in china

  • Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

size of eyes remain same

  • You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.

more calories burned in sleeping

  • A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation. Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a few weeks.

lack of sleep

  • Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

chewing gum and peeling onions

  • Mona Lisa had no eyebrows.

Mona lisa no eye brows

  • When the moon is directly overhead, you weigh slightly less.

moon will wiegh you less

  • Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned his wife or mother because they were both deaf.

Graham bell never called his wife or mother

  • "I Am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

I am

  • Colgate faced big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries because Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself."

Colgate-Go hang yourself


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