Today I stumbled across a very interesting website. It is about fun facts of science.
It is so interesting till I decided to blog about it. Some of the facts from the site are as below.
A car traveling at 80 km/h uses half its fuel to overcome wind resistance.
From now on, I’m driving below 80km/h.
The largest cave in the world (the Sarawak Chamber in Malaysia) is 2,300 feet (701 meters) long, 980 feet (299 meters) wide, and more than 230 feet (70 meters) high.
The heaviest human brain ever recorded weighed 5 lb. 1.1 oz. (2.3 kg.).
He/she must be either reaalllyyy smart or verrrryyy dumb.
The fastest computer in the world is the CRAY Y-MP C90 supercomputer. It has two gigabytes of central memory and 16 parallel central processor units.
… if only I know what that means.
My body and I
It takes approximately 12 hours for food to entirely digest.
What?!! Is that why I gained weight?!
In your lifetime, you'll shed over 40 pounds of skin.
Why skin?!! Why not fat!!
Seventy percent of the dust in your home consists of shed human skin.
Eww, now I know where those 40 pounds go to.
Oxygen, carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen make up 90% of the human body.
Lies!! So tell me why do I weigh so much!!
The Skylab astronauts grew 1.5 - 2.25 inches (3.8 - 5.7 centimeters) due to spinal lengthening and straightening as a result of zero gravity.
Sign me up for the next astronaut audition!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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The planet Saturn has a density lower than water. So, if placed in water it would float.
Now we don’t have to worry if Saturn hits earth one day.
The North Atlantic gets 1 inch wider every year.
So when will it conquer the world?
Hawaii is moving toward Japan 4 inches every year.
Great! 100,000 years later I can visit Japan and walk to Hawaii!!
Sharks are immune to cancer.
Woo hoo, I wanna be a shark!
On average, Elephants sleep for about 2 hours per day.
At times I wish I were an elephant.
A mosquito has 47 teeth.
Mosquito has teeth?! O.O
And the most outrageous thing of all,
Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
WHAT?!!! You mean I named Nicolekiss (because of my love for kisses) because some dumb machine operated like they’re spitting?
Visit here if you want to read more http://www.hightechscience.org/funfacts.htm