Sunday, January 31, 2010

Did you know ...

Did you know?...
The Eiffel Tower in Paris weighs over 1000 elephants.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture pays cash to exporters as bonuses, allowing them to sell certain U.S. dairy products at prices lower than the exporter's costs of acquiring them.

The first commercial text message was sent in December 1992

China will soon become the largest ENGLISH speaking country in the world.

A TV screen shows 24 pictures a second. Because a fly sees 200 images a second, it would see TV as still pictures with darkness in between.

Israel's Ramat Gan Safari park has become the world's top exporter of hippos. In the last few months, 14 of the huge 3.5 ton animals have been transported to zoos and safari parks abroad.