Tuesday, March 31, 2009
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There are more pigs than humans in Denmark.
Sunday, March 29, 2009
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A chimpanzee can learn to recognize itself in a mirror but a monkey cannot.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
An elephant can smell water three miles away
Monday, March 23, 2009
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Friday, March 20, 2009
India has the most post offices in the world
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Dolphins sleep with one eye open
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
The researchers led by Elia Formisano of Maastricht University, found that each speaker and each sound created a distinctive "neural fingerprint" in a listener's auditory cortex, the brain region that deals with hearing. "This is the first study in which we can really distinguish two human voices, or two specific sounds," Formisano said.
Monday, March 16, 2009
An adult giraffe´s kick is so powerful it can decapitate a lion.
Sunday, March 15, 2009
Saturday, March 14, 2009
There are 6 to 14 frogs species in the world that have no tongues. One of these is the African dwarf frog.
Friday, March 13, 2009
The psychology graduate can write, type, drive a car, brush her hair and talk on her phone simply using her feet.
The plane she is flying is called an Ercoupe and it is one of the few airplanes to be made and certified without pedals. Without rudder pedals Jessica is free to use her feet as hands. She took three years instead of the usual six months to complete her lightweight aircraft licence, had three flying instructors and practiced 89 hours of flying.
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Geese often mate for life, and can pine to death at the loss of their mate.
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
A bee can smell with it´s knees.
Monday, March 9, 2009
Sunday, March 8, 2009
The city with the most Rolls Royces per capita is Hong Kong.
Saturday, March 7, 2009
"This giant weighs 11.3 kilos (24.9 pounds)," Khalil Semhat told the AFP news agency at his farm near Tyre, 85 kilometres (50 miles) south of Beirut.
"I've been working the land since I was a boy, and it's the first time I've seen anything like it."
Mr Semhat, 56, said he had to ask for help from a friend to get the huge vegetable out of the ground. He insisted that he had used no fertilizer or other chemicals to produce it.
The current world record, as recorded in the Guinness Book of Records, is held by K Sloan of the Isle of Man in the United Kingdom for a potato weighing a mere 3.5 kg (7 lb 13 oz). 2008 is the International Year of the Potato, a project sponsored by the United Nations which aims to focus attention on the importance of the vegetable in providing food security and alleviating poverty
Friday, March 6, 2009
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Monday, March 2, 2009
Men with a certain rare medical condition can breastfeed babies.
Sunday, March 1, 2009
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