Look Like a Brainiac With These Fun Science Facts

microphoneWe all like to look like a smart person. So next time you are trying to impress your friends, drop some of these Science Bombs and drop the mike. Walk away with them wondering when did you get so smart!

Peanuts are one of the ingredients in Dynamite (Who knew they were so explosive?)

The Dead Sea is so dense with salt, you can easily float on it without drowning (Lay out there with some tequila and lime)

A dogs heart beats 40 times a minute faster than yours (And you just thought they were glad to see ya)

The hottest planet in the solar system is Venus. It can get up to 864 degrees (I’ll stop complaining about my weather here in Arizona now)

There is enough energy in one bolt of lightning to power a home for two weeks. (funny, when it hit my house we lost power)

When baby giraffes are born, they drop six feet to the ground and land on their heads (Guess they aren’t like cats and flip around)giraffe

The shark has to keep moving to stay alive (unless they are eating you)

The penguin is the only bird who can swim but cannot fly (I wonder if they get jealous of the other birds)

When Joseph Gayetty invented toilet paper in 1857, he had his name printed on each sheet (There are cleaner ways to give an autograph)

There is enough gold in the Earths crust to cover the entire land surface knee deep (So does quick sand get you there faster?)

The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket (Everyone knows you freeze your chocolate not melt it)

The human eye blinks an average of 4,200,000 times each year (That is 11,506 times a day!)

In your lifetime your body will produce more than 25,000 quarts of saliva (Ok, this one is just gross to think about)

If you stretch a Slinky out flat it measures 87 feet long (Yes, but then it can’t go down your stairs anymore)

Did you know that African Elephants stay on their feet for 30 – 40 years? (I hope they have comfortable shoes)

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Elephants also are the only land animal that can’t jump (Probably from all that standing)

A Zebra is actually white with black stripes (They didn’t have any other color paint)

Studies show that right handed people tend to scratch with their left hand (I knew deep down they wanted to be a lefty)

55,700 people in the US are injured by jewelry each year (I knew those broaches were dangerous!)

The rings of Saturn are made of ice chunks, some as small as an ice cube and some are as big as a house! (I’m still picturing a world where an ice cube and a house are floating in the air side by side)

sleepThe average person falls asleep in 7 minutes (Rut ro, some of you never made it this far!)

 

Now, don’t you just feel so much smarter all ready?

 

Now go wow your friends and family!!

 

~~~till we laugh again~~~

 




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