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  1. 1. 1. Chewing on gum while cutting onions can help a person from stop producing tears. Try it nexttime you chop onions!!!!!!!!!!2. Until babies are six months old, they can breathe and swallow at the same time. Indeedconvenient!3. Offered a new pen to write with, 97% of all people will write their own name.4. Male mosquitoes are vegetarians. Only females bite.5. The average persons field of vision encompasses a 200-degree wide angle.6. To find out if a watermelon is ripe, knock it, and if it sounds hollow then it is ripe.7. Canadians can send letters with personalized postage stamps showing their own photos on eachstamp.8. Babies eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old.9. It snowed in the Sahara Desert in February of 1979.10. Plants watered with warm water grow larger and more quickly than plants watered with coldwater.11. Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.12. Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.13. Those stars and colours you see when you rub your eyes are called phosphenes.14. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.15. Everyones tongue print is different, like fingerprints.16. Contrary to popular belief, a swallowed chewing gum doesnt stay in the gut. It will pass throughthe system and be excreted.17. At 40 Centigrade a person loses about 14. 4 calories per hour by breathing.18. There is a hotel in Sweden built entirely out of ice; it is rebuilt every year.19. Cats, camels and giraffes are the only animals in the world that walk right foot, right foot, leftfoot, left foot, rather than right foot, left foot...20. Onions help reduce cholesterol if eaten after a fatty meal.21. The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubblesbursting.22. In most watch advertisements the time displayed on the watch is 10:10 because then the armsframe the brand of the watch and make it look=20 like its smiling.23. The colour blue can have a calming affect on people.24. Depending upon the shade, the brain may send up to 11 tranquilizing chemicals to calm thebody25. Leonardo da Vinci could write with the one hand and draw with the other simultaneously. Nowwe know why his pictures were exquisite!!26. Names of the three wise monkeys are: Mizaru (See no evil), Mikazaru(Hear no evil), andMazaru (Speak no evil).27. The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning its head are the rabbit and parrot.28. The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.29. Babies are born without knee caps. They dont appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age30. The names of the continents all end with the same letter with which they start.31. Electricity doesnt move through a wire but through a field around the wire.32. All U.S. Presidents have worn glasses; some of them just didnt like to be seen wearing them in
  2. 2. public.33. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.34. Raw cashews are poisonous and must be roasted before eating.