194 Funny and Interesting Facts/Part 8

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  1. Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
  2. You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath
  3. There is a city called Rome on every continent.
  4. It’s against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland.
  5. Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day.
  6. Horatio Nelson, one of England’s most illustrious admirals was throughout his life, never able to find a cure for his sea-sickness.
  7. The skeleton of Jeremy Bentham is present at all important meetings of the University of London
  8. Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people
  9. Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, everytime you breathe!
  10. The elephant is the only mammal that can’t jump!
  11. One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!
  12. (removed, duplicated)
  13. The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667, when Jean-Baptiste, transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a young man
  14. Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!
  15. Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!
  16. The present population of 5 billion plus people of the world is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.
  17. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  18. Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian, and had only ONE testicle.
  19. Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.