Finger nails grow faster than toe nails. Why?
An average adult body contains around 250g (1/2lb) of salt.
When traveling through water, sound moves around four times faster than when it travels through air.
Approximately 20% of the oxygen in the atmosphere was produced by the Amazon rainforest.
Hawaii is moving toward Japan 10cm (4in) every year.
A dung beetle is not only the world’s strongest insect but also the strongest animal on the planet compared to body weight.
They can pull 1,141 times their own body weight. This is the equivalent of an average person pulling six double-decker buses full of people.
Sea water is 4 times saltier than our blood.By drinking it, your kidneys require a large amount of water just to dilute excess salt.
Required water will be absorbed from the cells in the body.This means that you would actually die of thirst from drinking seawater.
Tin is the element with the highest number of occuring isotopes. Tin has 10 isotopes.Xenon has 9 isotopes being second.
If you fold a 0.1 mm thick paper 42 times, it would be as high as distance between moon and earth.(384,000 km).
The human digestive tract contains more bacterial cells than there are cells in the entire human body.
Salt(Sodium Chloride) contains Sodium. It acts as same as in the flame test and gives out yellow light.This adds an extra light and increases the brightness of the lamp.
If you add a little salt to an oil lamp, you will observe an increase in its brightness.Why does it occur?
The scales of all snakes (and many lizard species) are made of keratin, which is the same substance that makes up the hair and fingernails of humans.
There is enough fuel in a full tank of a jumbo jet to drive an average car around the world four times.
Answer for the last week Question- They can safely fly because of mosquito’s strong exoskeleton. Mainly the chitinous exoskeleton around their body can bear up the pressure applied when water droplets hits on.
A single raindrop can weigh 50 times as much as a mosquito.So how can the insects fly through a shower and come out alive?
The only rock that floats in water is pumice.Air cavities inside the rock reduces its density than water to make it float. SDU-IFS