Curiosities
  • In England middle names were once illegal.
  • Hummingbirds are the only birds that are able to fly backwards.
  • There are more insects in the world than all the other animals added together.
  • Dogs sweat through their paws.
  • The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world. It has an area of 70,000,000 square miles (181,000,000 square km).
  • A human blinks their eyes twenty-five time a minute.
  • Turkish baths were invented by the Romans.
  • Water expands by about 9% as it freezes.
  • On average, you breathe 23,000 times a day.
  • Soccer is the most attended or watched sport in the world.
  • The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
  • The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 30 feet.
  • You use 54 muscles every time that you take a step forward.