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posted on Jan, 29 2005 @ 11:15 AM
It takes one football field of walking to burn the calories from one plain M&M

- Improving your psoture through yoga can make you look up to five pounds thinner

- Even a sneeze can cause bone fractures in victims of advanced osteoporosis

- Common houseplants can be used as filters to remove pollution from indoor air

- Vitamin C aids in the functioning of nerves and muscles

- Vitmain B is necessary in the formation of connective tissue[/]

- Vitamin A helps your cells to reporudce normally

If people know any others post them here!

posted on Jan, 29 2005 @ 11:38 AM
True that a Chocolate Lab in your avatar?


***Earth is not round; it is slightly pear-shaped. The North Pole radius is 44mm longer than the South Pole radius.

*** There are more TV sets in the US than there are people in the UK.

*** TIP is the acronym for "To Insure Promptness."

*** Three quarters of fish caught are eaten - the rest is used to make things such as glue, soap, margarine and fertilizer.

*** Tea is said to have been discovered in 2737 BC by a Chinese emperor when some tea leaves accidentally blew into a pot of boiling water.

*** An onion, apple and potato all have the same taste. The differences in flavour are caused by their smell.

*** The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven.

***About 27% of food in developed countries are wasted each year. It's simply thrown away.

*** The names of all the continents end with the letter they start with.

*** Gymnasiums were introduced in 900BC and Greek athletes practised in the nude to the accompaniment of music. They also performed naked at the Olympic Games.

*** On average, you speak almost 5,000 words a day - although almost 80% of speaking is self-talk (talking to yourself).

*** Unless food is mixed with saliva you cannot taste it.

*** We actually do not see with our eyes - we see with our brains. The eyes basically are the cameras of the brain. One-quarter of the brain is used to control the eyes.


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