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57/365 – Strange Facts – 4

A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.

Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.

It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

“I am.” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

Most cows give more milk when they listen to music.

Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue.

Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks.

A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.

Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.

Honeybees have hair on their eyes.

A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the “General Purpose” vehicle, G.P.

Source: http://www.tealdragon.net/humor/facts/facts.htm

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  1. October 26, 2011 at 6:33 am

    I couldn’t imagine being able to clean out my ears with my tongue.

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