...Not the kind of wheel you fall asleep at...

Random Facts for the Day:

  • The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45% when it looks at something pleasing.

  • Ants stretch when they wake up in the morning. They also yawn.

  • Mosquitos are attracted to blue twice as much as any other color.

  • A squirrel's vision (every part of it) is in perfect focus, not like a human's (which is just straight ahead).

  • Cat's have no ability to taste sweet things.

  • Up to the age of 6 or 7 months, a child can breathe and swallow at the same time. (Adults obviously cannot.)

  • Human eyes are so sensitive, on a clear night with no moon, a person sitting on a mountain peak can see a match struck 50 miles away.

  • The banana can't reproduce itself--it must be propagated by man.

  • The original name for the "butterfly" was "flutterby."

  • According to modern theories of math, if a person approached the speed of light, they'd shrink to a tiny size.

  • If one drops a little bit of liquor onto a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and sting itself to death.

  • Random Book I Just Finished Reading: Breathing for a Living by Laura Rothenberg.

    Random Word That Just Popped Into My Head: Judicious.



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