Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Sunday, October 26, 2008
The Popsicle was invented by an 11 year who kept it secret for 18 years. The inventor was Frank Epperson who, in 1905, left a mixture of powdered soda and water out on the porch, which contained a stir stick. That night, temperatures in
Chocolate Chip Cookies:
According to Nestle, Mrs. Wakefield (owner of the Toll House Inn) was making chocolate cookies but ran out of regular baker’s chocolate, so she substituted it with broken pieces of semi-sweet chocolate, thinking that it would melt and mix into the batter. It clearly did not, and the chocolate chip cookie was born.
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Millions of men around the world owe a salute to the hard working stiffs in the Welsh
Friday, October 24, 2008
- Our heart beats around 100,00 times every day.
- Our blood is on a 60,000-mile journey.
- We give birth to 100 billion red cells every day.
- Our eyes can distinguish up to one million colour surfaces and take in more information than the largest telescope known to man.
- Our lungs inhale over two million litres of air every day, without even thinking. They are large enough to cover a tennis court.
- Our hearing is so sensitive it can distinguish between hundreds of thousands of different sounds.
- Our sense of touch is more refined than any device ever created.
- When we touch something, we send a message to our brain at 124 mph.
- Our brain is more complex than the most powerful computer and has over 100 billion nerve cells.
- We exercise at least 30 muscles when we smile.
- We have over 600 muscles.
- We make one litre of saliva a day.
- Our nose is our personal air-conditioning system: it warms cold air, cools hot air and filters impurities.
- In one square inch of our hand we have nine feet of blood vessels, 600 pain sensors, 9000 nerve endings, 36 heat sensors and 75 pressure sensors.