Did You Know – 09/05/2016


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  1. There are more than 600 million telephone lines, yet almost half the world’s population has never made a phone call on a land line. However, many more have made a cell phone call; there are some 4 billion cell phones in use.

 

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2. More personal telephone calls are made on Mother’s Day in the USA than on any other day in any other country.Most reverse charge calls takes place on Father’s Day. I guess Dad is the soft touch.

 

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3. The world average of egg consumption per capita is 230.

     In the US, about 280 million turkeys are sold for the Thanksgiving celebrations.

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4. 37  percent increase in activity of natural killer cells (immune system) after women spent a few hours walking in the woods according to a Japanese study. Plus the boost lasted for over a week. America spends 37 billion on supplements each year so to remain healthy it seems like a walk in the park is the best solution.

 

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  • akousticophobia is the fear of noises
  •  Melophobia is the fear of music
  •  Lion’s can’t roar until the age of 2

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