Wednesday, 8 June 2011


Some Trivia for you. However, I can't guarantee the accuracy of all the points. :-)

Because of the speed at which Earth moves around the Sun, it is impossible for a solar eclipse to last more than 7 minutes and 58 seconds.

The song Auld Lang Syne is sung at the stroke of midnight in almost every English-speaking country in the world to bring in the new year. 

It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times! 

To make half a kilo of honey, bees must collect nectar from over 2 million individual flowers.

Gold is the only metal that doesn't rust, even if it's buried in the ground for thousands of years.

Astronauts can't belch - there is no gravity to separate liquid from gas in their stomachs.

The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. In the Renaissance era, it was fashion to shave them off!

Peanut oil is used for cooking in submarines because it doesn't smoke unless it's heated above 450°F

The banana cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man.

Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined.

Drinking water after eating reduces the acid in your mouth by 61 percent. 

Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end.

Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty (50) years of age or older.

No piece of paper can be folded in half more than seven (7) times.

Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zeros

Zero is the only number that cannot be represented by Roman numerals

A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.