Eyes are always the same size from birth but our nose and ears never stop growing.
Linen, tortoiseshell, leather, silk, sheep gut.
Indoor pollution is 10 times more toxic than outdoor pollution.
The Academy Award was rumored to have gotten its nickname of Oscar for its resemblance to a film librarian's Uncle Oscar.
It was pasta that brought forth the invention of the dinner fork. For hundreds of years, people in naples ate their macaroni with their fingers. However, it was considered bad manners for royalty to eat this way while wearing golden knit silk dresses in the royal court. King ferdinand of spain welcomed the invention of the fork as it supported his fondness for macaroni.
A queen bee uses her stinger only to sting another queen bee.
Neptune was the first planet in our solar system to be discovered by mathematics
The production of toilet paper in China began in 1391, which was used for the Emperors
James Buchanan was the only unmarried president of the United States
The U.S. army packs Tabasco pepper sauce in every ration kit that they give to soldiers.
Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin was published March 20, 1852. It was the first American novel to sell one million copies.
There are some species of snails that are venomous. Their venom can be fatal to humans
The wind must be below one mile an hour in order for the National Weather Service to rate the weather as calm.
The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven.
The name of the first airplane flown at Kitty Hawk by the Wright Brothers, on December 17, 1903, was Bird of Prey.
Contrary to popular beliefs, chocolate does not cause acne.
An apple, onion, and potato all have the same taste. The differences in flavor are caused by their smell. To prove this you can pinch your nose and take a bite from each. They will all taste sweet.
Slow food: The average French citizen eats 500 snails a year.
At 300 pounds, William Howard Taft was the only US President to get stuck in the White House bathtub
French astronomer Adrien Auzout had once considered building a telescope that was 1,000 feet long in the 1600s. He thought the magnification would be so great, he would see animals on the moon
People have the tendency to chew the food on the side that they most often use their hand
The longest game of Monopoly played underwater is 45 days
A diplomatic emissary accredited to the country and holding position below that of an ambassador.
The 'King Ranch'in Texas is bigger than the state of Rhode Island.
78 rpm albums, used prior to 1948, were only capable of recording for four minutes. It wasn't until later that year that Columbia Records introduced 33 rpm albums capable of playing 23 minutes per side.
Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is not considered an insult! Despite the expensive food, tipping is welcome as in any other country.
In 1905, the first pizzeria in the U.S. opened in New York City
Q-Tip Cotton Swabs were originally called Baby Gays.
Los Angeles's full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula" and can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size, "L.A."
Redheads require more anesthesia to 'go under'than other hair colors do.
Sean connery, the first james bond, won the mr. Universe contest before he became an actor.
Humans and cows have the same gestation period, which is about nine months
Nine egg yolks have been found in one chicken egg
Alexander graham bell, who invented the telephone, also set a world water-speed record of over seventy miles an hour at the age of seventy two.
The first open heart surgery was performed by Dr. Daniel Hall Williams in 1893
Mexico's east coast is sinking into the sea at the rate of one to two inches per year.
The shortest word in the English language with all its letters in alphabetical order is the word almost.
Any month that starts on a Sunday will have a Friday the 13th in it.
A more fitting word for writer's cramp is "migiography".
The chewing gum Juicy Fruit has 10 calories. This is approximately the same as a bite of whole wheat bread
There are about 34,000 species of spiders
The London Bridge is now in Arizona in the U.S.A. This fat cat(rich guy) bought it for only $2.46 million dollars.
Teenage cosmetic surgeries nearly doubled in the USA between 1996 and 1998
Elmer Smith was the first player to hit a grand slam in a World Series
The Christmas season begins after sunset on December 24th and lasts until January 5th. This is also known as the Twelve Days of Christmas
Nearly 10% of American households dress their pets in Halloween costumes.
The average person's hair will grow approximately 590 inches in a lifetime.
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Waves with Twin Braids
Let your natural waves cuddle your smooth shoulders and toned back in a loving manner. For an added glam, create a middle part and come up with a couple of cute braids just like the ones shown above.