12 Little known facts – you didn’t know

  1. John F. Kennedy, Anthony Burgess, Aldous Huxley, and C.S. Lewis all died on the same day.

2.The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo

3.  Ronald Reagan was a lifeguard during high school and saved 77 people’s lives.

4. In 1963, major league baseball pitcher Gaylord Perry remarked, “They’ll put a man on the moon before I hit a home run.” On July 20, 1969, an hour after Neil Armstrong set foot on the surface of the moon, Perry hit is first, and only, home run while playing for the San Francisco Giants.

 

5.A ten-year-old mattress weighs double what it did when it was new due to debris that it absorbs over time. That debris includes dust mites (their droppings and decaying bodies), mold, millions of dead skin cells, dandruff, animal and human hair, secretions, excretions, lint, pollen, dust, soil, sand, and a lot of perspiration, which the average person loses at a rate of a quart a day. Good night!

6. A rainbow can be seen only in the morning or late afternoon. It can occur only when the sun is 40 degrees or less above the horizon.

7. All polar bears are left-handed.

8.Charlie Chaplin once entered a contest for “Charlie Chaplin look-alikes” and he came in third.

9. Penguins will give their mate a pebble as a way of proposing.

10.The average adult human has between two to nine pounds of bacteria within the body.

11. Every person has a unique tongue print 

12.Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with.