20 Interesting Science (and random) Facts

Posted on Jul 28 2011 at 12:46:33 PM in Science

20 Interesting Science (and random) Facts

1.  Giraffes have a 21 inch tongue...
(And I have a 21 inch something else...)
2. A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
3. Jupiter is less than 1% of the mass of the sun.
4. The RMS. Titanic takes about 15 minutes to stop from full speed.
5. A sneeze travels at over 160 km/h.
6. "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt."

7. Albert Einstein was once offered the Presidency of Israel. He declined saying he had no head for problems.
8.Penguins can jump as high as 6 feet in the air.
9. Due to hyperinflation in the 1920's, 4,000,000,000,000,000,000 German marks were worth 1 US dollar.
10. The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.


See http://scientific-madness.blogspot.com/2011/07/interesting-science-and-random-facts.html

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Created: Jul 28 2011 at 12:46:33 PM
Updated: Jul 28 2011 at 12:46:33 PM
Category: Science
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