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Some Interesting Facts

Sarita.Bhandarkar's picture



1. Chewing on gum while cutting onions can help a person from stop producing tears. Try it next time you chop onions.  


 


2. To find out if a watermelon is ripe, knock it, and if it sounds hollow then it is ripe.  


 


 


 


3. Plants watered with warm water grow larger and more quickly than plants watered with cold water.  


 


 


 


 


4. Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.  


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


5. Contrary to popular belief, a swallowed chewing gum doesn't stay in the gut. It will pass through the system and be excreted.  


 


 


 


 


6. At 40 Centigrade a person loses about 14.4 calories per hour by breathing.  


 


 


 


7. Onions help reduce cholesterol if eaten after a fatty meal.

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shantihhh's picture
Cold water on your plants puts them into shock and may damage the roots-water with warm or lukewarm water. Tip on grapes and raisins they are poison to a dog and can cause death due to renal failure. Shanti/Mary-Anne
Ganesh.Dutta's picture
important and useful facts.
AnjaliD's picture
Good tip abt the watermelon. I always had a hard time choosing a good ripe one. But, thanks to you, I now know how to choose a good watermelon.
Hyde.Ray's picture
interesting tidbits. pics are not showing up.