Did You Know – 12/19/2011



Babies are born with 300 bones, but by adulthood we have only 206 in our bodies – The reason? Some bones fuse together later. Source


If you shake a can of mixed nuts the larger ones will rise to the top Source


An apple, onion, and potato all have the same taste. The differences in flavor are caused by their smell. To prove this you can pinch your nose and take a bite from each. They will all taste sweet. Source


A fetus acquires fingerprints at the age of three months. fetal fingerprints are fully formed by 12 weeks/3 months of gestation. Fingerprints are actually created by fetal movements – as the young fetus moves within the uterus, its skin shifts, forming the ridges of its fingerprints. This is the reason why no two people have the same fingerprints, even identical twins.


An ounce of gold can be stretched into a wire 50 miles long. The wire would be very fine. Since gold has such a soft flexible ability it is often mixed or coated over other material in order to give it strength. Source


A baby Blue Whale drinks approximately 130 gallons of milk each day. The calf
drinks so much milk that it puts on about 200 pounds of weight each day when it is growing – that’s about
eight pounds an hour! Source

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