New Delhi, June 30: Found floating on the internet are 10 amazing facts that one should know
1.For every extra kilogram carried on a space flight, 530 kg of excess fuel are needed at lift-off.
2.The moon moves about two inches away from the Earth each year.
3.Everything weighs one percent less at the equator.
4.Gold is the only metal that doesn't rust, even if it's buried in the ground for thousands of years .
5.It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times!
6.Due to earth's gravity it is impossible for mountains to be higher than 15,000 meters.
7.The Earth gets 100 tons heavier every day due to falling space dust.
8.When a person dies, hearing is the last sense to go. The first sense lost is sight.
9.The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear.
10.Nine out of every 10 living things live in the ocean.