Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Did You Know Wednesday!

~If you could weigh an average pyramid it would be around 5,400,000 tons! On average a single stone block weighs as much as 2 modern cars (2.5 tons).

~The Moon has "earthquakes" called "Moonquakes". It appears they are related to the tidal stresses associated with the varying distance between the Earth and Moon.

~Marie Antoinette wife of Louis XV was known to wear potato blossoms as a hair decoration.

~Almonds are a member of the peach family. (This one blew my mind.)

~Chicken is one of the few things that we eat before it's born and after it's dead.

1 comment:

Aleisha said...

After I read the chicken fact, I started to think, is there anything else that fits that category? I don't know. (maybe people who eat frog eggs and legs -ew!)