Quick Facts – 5
Quick Facts Edition – 5
Welcome to another series of quick facts! We hope you enjoy.
- Istanbul in Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents.
- A hardboiled egg will spin. An uncooked or softboiled egg will not.
- Food can only be tasted if it is mixed with saliva.
- Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right or left handed… or is that paws?!
- Grenades were actually invented in China over 1,000 years ago.
- Prior to 1900, prize fights could last for up to 100 rounds.
- A jellyfish is 95 percent water!
- If it isn’t moving then a frog can’t see it! and if the frog can’t see it, he won’t eat it.
- Contrary to popular belief, there are almost no Buddhists in India, nor have there been for about a thousand years.
- There are more fatal car accidents in July than any other month.
- Eagles mate while airborne.
- In many countries, urine was used as a detergent for washing.
- It is possible to go blind from smoking too heavily.
- Worms reportedly taste like bacon.
- The filming of the movie ‘Titanic’ cost more than the Titanic itself!
- Harrison Ford has a species of spider named after him!