Interesting Facts of the Day

A species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length.

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

A female swine, or a sow, will always have a even number of teats or nipples, usually twelve.

It takes 8.5 minutes for light to get from the sun to earth.

Lightning strikes the earth about 8 million times a day.

Interesting Facts About Christmas

Contrary to popular belief, suicide rates during the Christmas holiday are low. The highest rates are during the spring.

Christmas trees have been sold in the U.S. since 1850.

Norwegian scientists have hypothesized that Rudolph’s red nose is probably the result of a parasitic infection of his respiratory system.

Christmas trees usually grow for about 15 years before they are sold.

Alabama was the first state in the United States to officially recognize Christmas in 1836.

Interesting Facts

The country code for Russia is “007″.

Angel Falls in Venezuela is the world’s highest waterfall, at 3,212 feet (979 m).

A crocodiles tongue is attached to the roof of its mouth.

Great Britain was the first county to issue postage stamps. Hence, the postage stamps of Britain are the only stamps in the world not to bear the name of the country of origin. However, every stamp carries a relief image or a silhouette of the monarch’s head instead.

Your stomach needs to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks or it would digest itself.

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