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Do You Know? Einstein’s Eyes, Flossing Monkeys and Chicken Before Egg!

by Love Wrexham Magazine

Do You Know we have plenty of new facts just for you? Share your new found knowledge with your friends and family. You can find more of our Do You Know Series, here.

Wordy Women

  1. You can navigate YouTube in more than 80 different languages, covering 95% of the Internet population.
  2. Women say about 20,000 words a day. That’s 13,000 more than the average man.
  3. Men lie six times a day, twice as often as women.
  4. In Russia there are 9 million more women than men.
  5. The first time two men kissed on-screen was in 1927.

Total Eclipse

  1. The average man is 4-5 inches taller than the average woman.
  2. The Sun formed about 4.6 billion years ago from the collapse of part of a giant molecular cloud that consisted mostly of hydrogen and helium.
  3. The beautiful symmetry of a total solar eclipse happens because – by pure chance – the sun is 400 times larger than the moon, but is also 400 times farther from Earth, making the two bodies appear the exact same size in the sky.
  4. Rain contains vitamin B12.
  5. Scientists have developed a micro particle filled with oxygen that can be injected into the blood stream, so we can live without breathing.

Salmon-tain Your Mane

  1. Eating salmon helps hair grow faster.
  2. Scientists finally concluded that the chicken came first, not the egg, because the protein that makes egg shells is only produced by hens.
  3. During photosynthesis, plants emit a light, called fluorescence that humans can’t see.
  4. Every time a woodpecker’s beak hits a tree, its head is subject to 1,000 times the force of gravity.
  5. Your eyes can get sunburnt.

Enamel: The Top Dog of Teeth!

  1. Albert Einstein’s eyes remain in a safe box in New York City.
  2. Black lemurs are thought to be the only primates, besides humans, to have blue eyes.
  3. Monkeys are trained and employed as harvesters of large coconut plantations in Malaysia and Thailand.
  4. Monkeys floss their teeth.
  5. The enamel on the top surface of your tooth is the hardest part of your entire body!

The Shell-volution of Goggles

  1. Humans use four different types of teeth to cut chew and grind their food. These teeth are incisors, canine, premolars, and molars.
  2. In a lifetime, your mouth will produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools! Saliva has many uses, including assisting you with your digestion and protecting teeth from bacteria.
  3. The first known record of people swimming dates back to Egyptian drawings from 2500 BC, with stone age paintings in the Cave of Swimmers dating back even further.
  4. The first swimming goggles were made from tortoise shells.
  5. Swimming burns about 30% more calories than running per hour and strengthens the heart and lungs.

Heart to Heart

  1. Your left lung is smaller than your right lung, to accommodate for your heart.
  2. No matter how hard we exhale, our lungs will always retain one litre of air in the airways.
  3. The heart beats about 100,000 times per day (about three billion beats in a lifetime).
  4. A woman’s heart typically beats faster than a man’s. The heart of an average man beats approximately 70 times a minute, whereas the average woman has a heart rate of 78 beats per minute.
  5. French physician Rene Laennec (1781-1826) invented the stethoscope when he felt it was inappropriate to place his ear on his female patients’ chests.

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