Lets Make Engineering Simple (LMES) is an educational organization. We already have few interesting posts at OnlineRockersHub, with videos from LMES. If you have missed that, you can check out LMES posts here.
Now, LMES has started publishing some interesting facts on social media in the name of Factory. I am sharing facts from #1 – #50 in this post.
All these facts are taken from the facebook page of LMES.
LMES facts 1-50 :
#1 Squirrels use their tail as an umbrella to protect from snow
#2 The Moon is about 400 times smaller than the Sun, but it also just happens to be about 400 times closer. The result is that from Earth, they appear to be the same size.
#3 When a Pregnant woman suffers organ damage ( Eg: a heart attack). the fetus will send stem cells to repair the damaged organ
#4 When you put a seashell next to your ear, it’s the sound of your blood surging in your veins, not the ocean.
#5 Hot water is heavier than cold water.
#6 A goldfish is the only animal that can see infrared and ultraviolet light
#7 Over the course of just one day, our blood runs the distance of 19,312 kilometers
#8 Barcode scanner reads the white bars not the black bars.
#9 Dogs can smell their owners from ( ~ 18 kms ) away.
#10 A teaspoon of honey represents the life work of 12 bees
#11 70% of the oxygen we breathe is produced by the ocean
#12 iPhone-7 manufacturing cost is ₹ 14,660.
#13 Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
#14 Apples are about 85% water.
#15 Humming birds can fly backwards but, can’t walk
#16 If the human eye was a digital camera, it would have 576 megapixels
#17 It takes 8 minutes and 20 seconds for light to travel from the sun to the earth.
#18 Coconut water can be used ( in emergencies) as a substitute for blood plasma.
#19 Night vision of Tigers is 6 times better than humans.
#20 When awake, the human brain produces enough electricity to power a small lightbulb.
#21 Horses sleep while standing up.
#22 Earthquake turns water into gold.
#23 The speed of your sneeze is 160 km/h
#24 A red blood cell can make a complete circuit of your body in 20 seconds.
#25 Women tend to have better hearing than men at high frequencies
#26 Chocolate can kill dogs, as it contains theobromine, which affects their heart and nervous system.
#27 Honey is the only natural food which never spoils
#28 The moon orbits the earth every 27.32 days.
#29 A pigeon’s bones weigh less than its feathers.
#30 A single cigarette contains over 4800 chemicals, 69 of which are known to cause cancer.
#31 A single human hair can support the weight of an apple.
#32 The moon is moving away from the Earth at a rate of about 4 centimeters (1.6 inches) a year
#33 A raindrop falls at 11 kilometers ( 7 miles) per hour
#34 Fish do not have ears, but they can hear pressure changes through ridges on their body.
#35 The masseter (jaw muscle) is the strongest muscle in the human body.
#36 It takes one tree to make 230 average sized newspapers.
#37 Fresh egg will sink in fresh water. A stale egg will float.
#38 Dogs are partially color blind. They can’t see as many colors as their handlers (humans).
#39 Diamond and graphite, both are forms of pure carbon.
#40 Unless food is mixed with saliva, you can’t taste it.
#41 Dry ice is the solid form of carbon dioxide (CO2).
#42 Frogs don’t need to drink water since they can absorb it through their skin.
#43 The human body contains enough carbon to provide ‘lead’ (which is really graphite) for about 9000 pencils.
#44 Although Oxygen is colorless in its gaseous form, the liquid and solid forms of oxygen are blue.
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