Due to a metal shortage during World War II, Oscars were made of painted plaster for three years. Following the war, the Academy invited recipients to redeem the plaster figures for gold-plated metal ones.
The average person has 100,000 hairs on his/her head. Each hair grows about 5 inches (12.7 cm) every year.
The focusing muscles of the eye move about 100,000 times a day. To give the leg muscles the same exercise would involve walking 80km (50 miles) a day.
The heaviest human brain ever recorded weighed 5 lb. 1.1 oz. (2.3 kg.).
Polar bears have more problems with overheating than they do with cold. Even in very cold weather, they quickly overheat when they try to run
POLAR BEAR can look clumsy & slow but during chase on ice, can reach 25 miles / hr of speed.
Human use 14 muscles to smile and 43 to frown.
Both Humans and Giraffee have the same number of bones in the neck.
Giraffee can clean there ears with their tongue.
There is a Butterfly in Brazil which has the color of chocolates and also smells like chocolate.
Like finger prints everyone's tongue print is different.
Most lipsticks contains fish scales.
The cigarette lighter was invented before match.
Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over million descendants.
The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to squirt blood 30 feet.
The electric chair was invented by a Dentist.
ELEPHANT teeth can weigh as much as 9 pounds.
By age sixty, most people have lost half of their taste buds.
Bananas grow pointing upwards.