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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Wednesday's Useless Insects Facts

Hi again it is Wednesday. I hope everyone is feeling well today. I thought I would share with you some useless facts about insects for todays blog topic. So here we go.....

  1. The penis of a male spider is located in the end of one of its legs. 
  2. Ants have slaves from other conquered ant tribes.
  3. Mosquitoes are attracted to the colour blue.
  4. Poisonous snakes kill less people worldwide then the honey bee does.
  5. The ant has the largest brain in proportion to its body size then any other animal.
  6. A cockroach can survive a couple of weeks with its head cut off.
  7. Termites are part of the cockroach family.
  8. The female bee is the only bee that works in the hive. The male bee job is just to fertilize the queen bee.
  9. A dragon fly only lives for 24 hours.
  10. Insects eat 1/3 of the earths food crop each year.
  11. There are 200 million insects for each human.
  12. Mayflies only live one day.
  13. A moth does not have a stomach.
  14. Bees have 4 wings.
  15. Scientists have preformed brain surgery on cockroaches
  16. Crickets use there knees to hear.
  17. Only 4 out of 20,000 species of bees make honey.
  18. Using the sun as a compass the honey bee navigates this world.
  19. Flies taste with there feet.
  20. Antartica is the only land mass were butterflies and moths are not found.

Well I hope you enjoyed some of these useless insects facts for today. I will post a new blog very soon. Have yourself a wonderful Wednesday. Please fill free to post a comment below, and I thank you for taking the time for reading this blog.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Another Monday....

It's Monday again. I hope everyone enjoyed there extra hour they had on Sunday.  If your like me you probably wish it was still the weekend. I see if I can find you some useless facts about the human body for this Monday. Here we go.....

Sea water in terms of chemical composition resembles our own blood.

A man's heart beat slower then a women's.

A person's nose and ears continue to grow through out your life.

100 km a hour is the average speed a cough comes out your mouth.

15 million blood cells are destroyed in the human body every 1 second.

You would cover an ironing board if you unfolded your brain.

A human on average breaths 23,000 times in a 24 hour period.

Your taste buds  in your mouth last on average about 10 days.

Your feet have 1/4 of the bones in your whole body.

All your body functions stop when you sneeze.

If you drink cow's milk it takes your stomach 1 hour to break it down.

You have approximately 100,000 hair on your scalp.

You have 29 different bones in your skull.

656 square feet (200m) is the average size on a human intestine.

Your body is comprised of 80% water.

98% of the atoms are replaced in your body each year.

Your thighbones are stronger then concrete.

In your lifetime you shed about 40 pounds of skin.

I hope you enjoyed some of these useless facts about the human body. Talk to you soon...

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Hi there again it is Thursday and one more day until the weekend. We have been having nice weather here in Edmonton lately. I hope the weather has been nice from where ever you reside. I see if I can find you some useless fact for today. Here we go......

Cockroach can live for a couple of weeks without it's head, then it will starve to death.

If your a registered blood donor in Paraguay you can legally duel.

Cat's urine will glow under a black light.

Starfish have no brains.

Mohammed is the most common name in the world.

The tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body.

Ketchup was actually first sold as medicine.

There are no clocks in gambling casinos in Las Vegas.

50% of bank robberies happen on fridays.

"Born in the USA" was the first CD pressed in the USA.

The Guinness Book of Records is the most stolen book in libraries.

Almonds are a member  of the peach family.

Tiger have striped skin as well as striped fur.

Canada is a indian word meaning big village.

If you put pearls in vinegar they would melt.

You use 72 muscles just to speak.

There are about 8 million lightning strikes a day.

Well that is it from me today. I hope you enjoyed the useless facts I provided you with for this thursday. Talk to you soon...