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Oct 10, 2011

20 Science Facts And Their Profound Reflections

1. The only fresh foods that astronauts are allowed to take into space are pecan nuts.
Is it because they’re astro-nuts?

2. There are ten human body parts that are only three letters long; eye, hip, leg, arm, toe, ear, rib, jaw, lip, and gum.
Even ‘ten’ is three letters.

3. The daily heat output of the average man would boil 30 litres of freezing water.
Add another 10 litres if he watched Jessica Alba daily.

4. By 70 years old an average person will have shed 105 pounds of skin.
How much in dollars?

5. It takes 17 muscles to smile and 43 to frown so keep smiling it saves energy.
So constant frowning is a good exercise for the facial muscles.

6. Canned food was invented for the British Navy in 1813, but the first can opener wasn’t invented until 1870.
This may actually provide a clue to solving the puzzle – which came first, the chicken or the egg.

7. Large doses of coffee can be lethal. Ten grams, or 100 cups over 4 hours, is enough to kill the average human.
Not if it’s Starbucks, because no one can afford 100 cups.
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