Sunday, July 20, 2008

Fact 6 Shrinking at 30


Duracell, the battery-maker, built parts of its new international headquarters using materials from its own waste.
During World War II, Uncle Ben''s was the exclusive supplier of rice to the U.S. Armed Forces.
Each year, there are more than 40,000 toilet related injuries in the United States.
Early Romans used to use porcupine quills as toothpicks.
Fine-grained volcanic ash can be found as an ingredient in some toothpastes.
From the age of thirty, humans gradually begin to shrink in size.
Gardening is said to be one of the best exercises for maintaining healthy bones.
George Washington grew marijuana in his garden.
In 1897, Bayer, who is the maker of Aspirin, marketed the drug heroin.
In 1998, Sony accidently sold 700,000 camcorders that had the technology to see through people''s clothes.

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