Strange But True facts for
15th February 2014 part 2 of 2
- The inner skin of a banana peel can be used to help whiten your teeth.
- Your nose is connected to the memory centre of your brain. That's why smells can trigger powerful memories.
- Vodka can also be used to treat dry scalp, reducing dandruff and strengthening hair.
- Women appear 10 times more attractive when wearing the colour red, a study found.
- The Oxford Dictionary 2013 word of the year was "selfie." It beat out "bitcoin" and "twerk."
- MC Hammer once challenged Michael Jackson to a dance-off.
- It's estimated there are over 17billion computer devices connected to the internet
- Strawberries have more vitamin C than oranges.
- In 2004 the first ever robot conducted the Tokyo philharmonic playing Beethoven's 5th.
- The acronym 'LOL' was being used in the 1960s, in those days it meant 'Little Old Ladies'.