Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Friday, January 2, 2009
There are alot of things this puzzled me so i search over the internet and found some useful information to share here. Alot of things does not have answers like.. why does wine bottle comes in tinted glass. How many % of water in a watermelon. So with this kinda questions running in our everyday lives.. i decided to search.... just have a look at some of the info below..
hope it is useful for you as it was for me.
TIP is the acronym for "To Insure Promptness."
Wine is sold in tinted bottles because wine spoils when exposed to light.
Approximately one billion snails are served in restaurants annually.
The tall chef's hat is called a toque.
Watermelons are 97% water, lettuce 97%, tomatoes 95%, carrots 90%, and bread 30%.
Carrots have zero fat content.
Your mouth produces 1 litre (1.8 pints) of saliva a day.
If the amount of water in your body is reduced by just 1%, you'll feel thirsty.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth.
We actually do not see with our eyes - we see with our brains. The eyes basically are the cameras of the brain. One-quarter of the brain is used to control the eyes.
Mercedes Benz cars are named after Mercedes Jellinek.
Pork is the world's most widely-eaten meat.
The sailfish is the fastest swimmer, reaching 109 km/h (68 mph).
The slowest fish is the Sea Horse, which moves along at about 0.016 km/h (0.01 mph).
Sharks are immune to all known diseases.
Sound travels through water 3 times faster than through air.
Air becomes liquid at about minus 190 degrees Celsius
The thin line of cloud that forms behind an aircraft at high altitudes is called a contrail.
Water expands by about 9% as it freezes.
Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Since i have been reading and saw some riddles. I'll post some here to brain tease some of you. Lets see how many can you get answers can you get.
1) I am taken from a mine, and shut up in a wooden case, from which I am never released, and yet I am used by almost everybody.
2) What goes round the house and in the house but never touches the house?
3)What is it that you can keep after giving it to someone else?
4) What walks all day on its head?
5) The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?
Well.. i'll post the answers later on.. meanwhile.. try and see if you can solve these simple riddles..