Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Trivia Tuesday

Elephants purr like cats do, as a means of communication.

Elephants do not get cancer. There is research going on to find out why and how that is.
Click HERE for an article on that.

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For humans the normal pulse is 70 heartbeats per minute. Elephants have a slower pulse of 27 and for a canary it is 1000!


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In 1939, Hitler's nephew wrote an article called "Why I Hate My Uncle."
He came to the U.S., served in the Navy, and settled on Long Island.

You can click HERE to read more about that.


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Grand Rapids, Michigan was the first city in the US to put flouride in their water. 

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Ringo Starr’s style of drumming came about from learning to play on a right-handed drum kit,
which he still uses. Why is this notable? He’s left-handed.

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You probably know this: the roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear. Any cup-shaped object placed over the ear produces the same effect. 

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You probably know this, too:
It takes 17 muscles to smile --- 43 to frown.

So let's exercise the corners of our mouth ...
by smiling!!


Have a great week!!!

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