Did You Know – 12/20/2012


1. Cows give more milk when they listen to music. They believe farmers could get an extra pint from their charges by playing classical music or smoochy numbers in the cowshed.

thermometer (brandy)

2. Before mercury, brandy was used to fill thermometers.. Mercury has a high boiling point and can measure high temperatures. Alcohol has a low freezing point and can measure very low temperatures. To accurately measure very high and also very low temperatures both are used.


3. Texas is the only state that permits residents to cast absentee ballots from space.


4. Mattel marketed a doll called “Growing Up Skipper it was to be ‘Barbie’s’ younger sister. In 1975, “Growing Up Skipper” was released. The gimmick of the doll, which led to much controversy in the newspapers, was that if Skipper’s arm was rotated, the doll would become an inch taller and small breasts would appear on her rubber torso.


5. Koala and humans are the only animals with unique fingerprints. Even with an electron microscope, it can be quite difficult to distinguish between the two.

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