Amazing facts about dating. 1. Do you want to make your first date into a relationship? then think about it, it takes usually Six to eight dates for couples before. Here, we've outlined 50 facts about love that will help you to understand it, and maybe . Historically, human sweat has been used to make love-attracting perfumes, and 23% of the couples who meet through online dating end up marrying.
It is not easy collecting all these. Thank you! Please note that some of the 'facts' below have been proven false myths. An example is the duck's echo which does not echo but proved that it does. It's by National Geographic, expect mostly verified and true facts!
The famed U. Geological Survey astronomer, trained the Apollo astronauts about craters, but never made it into space. Shoemaker had wanted to be an astronaut but was rejected because of a medical problem. His ashes were placed on board the Lunar Prospector spacecraft before it was launched on January 6, NASA crashed the probe into a crater on the moon in an attempt to learn if there is water on the moon.
Outside the USA, Ireland is the largest software producing country in the world. The first fossilized specimen of Australopithecus afarenisis was named Lucy after the paleontologists' favorite song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," by the Beatles. Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell.
Hot water is heavier than cold. Plutonium - first weighed on August 20th, , by University of Chicago scientists Glenn Seaborg and his colleagues - was the first man-made element. If you went out into space, you would explode before you suffocated because there's no air pressure. The radioactive substance, Americanium - is used in many smoke detectors.
This is due to the fact that the original Winchester drive had a model number of This is, of course, a Winchester firearm.
Sound travels 15 times faster through steel than through the air. On average, half of all false teeth have some form of radioactivity. Only one satellite has been ever been destroyed by a meteor: Starch is used as a binder in the production of paper.
It is the use of a starch coating that controls ink penetration when printing. Cheaper papers do not use as much starch, and this is why your elbows get black when you are leaning over your morning paper. Sterling silver is not pure silver. Because pure silver is too soft to be used in most tableware it is mixed with copper in the proportion of A ball of glass will bounce higher than a ball of rubber. A ball of solid steel will bounce higher than one made entirely of glass. A chip of silicon a quarter-inch square has the capacity of the original ENIAC computer, which occupied a city block.
An ordinary TNT bomb involves atomic reaction, and could be called an atomic bomb. What we call an A-bomb involves nuclear reactions and should be called a nuclear bomb. At a glance, the Celsius scale makes more sense than the Fahrenheit scale for temperature measuring.
But its creator, Anders Celsius, was an oddball scientist. When he first developed his scale, he made freezing degrees and boiling 0 degrees, or upside down. No one dared point this out to him, so fellow scientists waited until Celsius died to change the scale. At a jet plane's speed of 1, km mi per hour, the length of the plane becomes one atom shorter than its original length.
The first full moon to occur on the winter solstice, Dec. Also, this was the closest perigee of the Moon of the year since the moon's orbit is constantly deforming. In places where the weather was clear and there was a snow cover, even car headlights were superfluous.
According to security equipment specialists, security systems that utilize motion detectors won't function properly if walls and floors are too hot. When an infrared beam is used in a motion detector, it will pick up a person's body temperature of If the room is too hot, the motion detector won't register a change in the radiated heat of that person's body when it enters the room and breaks the infrared beam.
Your home's safety might be compromised if you turn your air conditioning off or set the thermostat too high while on summer vacation. Western Electric successfully brought sound to motion pictures and introduced systems of mobile communications which culminated in the cellular telephone. The wick of a trick candle has small amounts of magnesium in them. When you light the candle, you are also lighting the magnesium. When someone tries to blow out the flame, the magnesium inside the wick continues to burn and, in just a split second or two or three , relights the wick.
Ostriches are often not taken seriously. They can run faster than horses, and the males can roar like lions. Seals used for their fur get extremely sick when taken aboard ships. Sloths take two weeks to digest their food. Guinea pigs and rabbits can't sweat. The pet food company Ralston Purina recently introduced, from its subsidiary Purina Philippines, power chicken feed designed to help roosters build muscles for cockfighting, which is popular in many areas of the world.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the cockfighting market is huge: The Philippines has five million roosters used for exactly that. Sharks and rays are the only animals known to man that don't get cancer. Scientists believe this has something to do with the fact that they don't have bones, but cartilage. The porpoise is second to man as the most intelligent animal on the planet. Young beavers stay with their parents for the first two years of their lives before going out on their own.
Skunks can accurately spray their smelly fluid as far as ten feet. Deer can't eat hay. Gopher snakes in Arizona are not poisonous, but when frightened they may hiss and shake their tails like rattlesnakes. On average, dogs have better eyesight than humans, although not as colorful.
The duckbill platypus can store as many as six hundred worms in the pouches of its cheeks. The lifespan of a squirrel is about nine years. North American oysters do not make pearls of any value.
Human birth control pills work on gorillas. Many sharks lay eggs, but hammerheads give birth to live babies that look like very small duplicates of their parents. Young hammerheads are usually born headfirst, with the tip of their hammer-shaped head folded backward to make them more streamlined for birth. Gorillas sleep as much as fourteen hours per day. A biological reserve has been made for golden toads because they are so rare. There are more than fifty different kinds of kangaroos.
Jellyfish like salt water. A rainy season often reduces the jellyfish population by putting more fresh water into normally salty waters where they live. The female lion does ninety percent of the hunting. The odds of seeing three albino deer at once are one in seventy-nine billion, yet one man in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin, took a picture of three albino deer in the woods.
A group of twelve or more cows is called a flink. Cats often rub up against people and furniture to lay their scent and mark their territory. They do it this way, as opposed to the way dogs do it, because they have scent glands in their faces. Cats sleep up to eighteen hours a day, but never quite as deep as humans.
Instead, they fall asleep quickly and wake up intermittently to check to see if their environment is still safe. Catnip, or Nepeta cataria, is an herb with nepetalactone in it. Many think that when cats inhale nepetalactone, it affects hormones that arouse sexual feelings, or at least alter their brain functioning to make them feel "high. The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans ages the equivalent of five human years for every day they live, so they usually die after about fourteen days.
When stressed, though, the worm goes into a comatose state that can last for two or more months. The human equivalent would be to sleep for about two hundred years. You can tell the sex of a horse by its teeth. Most males have 40, females have Your stomach produces a new layer of mucus every two weeks - otherwise it will digest itself.
The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top. Susan Lucci is the daughter of Phyllis Diller. On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily. During the chariot scene in 'Ben Hur' a small red car can be seen in the distance.
Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are brother and sister. Orcas killer whales kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark's stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode. Ketchup was sold in the s as medicine. Upper and lower case letters are named 'upper' and 'lower' because in the time when all original print had to be set in individual letters, the 'upper case' letters were stored in the case on top of the case that stored the smaller, 'lower case' letters.
Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time. There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos. The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan, there was never a recorded Wendy before! There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors.
A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar. Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with. Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death. On average, people spend more than five years of their lives dreaming.
An average human drinks about 16, gallons of water in a lifetime. The surface area of a human lung is equal to a tennis court. The average adult falls asleep seven minutes after turning out the light. Nearly all boys grow at least as tall as their mothers. The average human will eat one pound of insects in their lifetime. It takes about 60 seconds for one blood cell to travel a full circuit of your body.
The average American spends six months at red lights throughout his or her life. Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as miles per hour. More than 2, left handed people are killed every year from using right handed products. Humans are the only animals to sleep on their backs. Sir Winston Churchill smoked an estimated , cigars in his lifetime.
Every time you lick a stamp you consume one tengh of a calorie. Human stomachs produce a new layer of mucus every 2 weeks to stop it digesting itself. Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart. No pain in the brain!
Do you know our brain does not feel pain. Even though brain processes pain signals, the brain itself actually does not feel pain.