Friday, November 11, 2011

100 posts!

This makes my 100th post! Woohoo! How cool is that. I will post my thankful post later but I wanted to make the 100th post all about 100! :) So here are a few random facts about the number 100!

  • 100 is the sum of the first nine prime numbers, as well as the sum of two prime numbers (47 + 53), and the sum of the cubes of the first four integers (100 = 1^3 + 2^3 + 3^3 + 4^3). Also, 2^6 + 6^2 = 100

  • On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year.

  • An ant can lift 100 times its own weight.

  • Wolves are capable of covering over 100 miles in a single day.

  • A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.

  • Lips are 100 times more sensitive than the tips of the fingers

  • 100-pound person on Earth would weigh only 38 pounds on Mars and could jump three times as high

  • A transplanted heart beats about 100 beats per minute (70 beats is about normal)

  • A dog's sense of smell is about 100 times better than a person's.

  • A jiffy is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second. Thus the saying, I will be there in a jiffy.

  • Americans eat nearly 100 acres of pizza every day - that's approximately 350 slices per second!.

  • Crocodiles can live up to 100 years.

  • Every second around 100 lightning bolts strike the Earth.

  • Sharks can live up to 100 years.

  • Watermelons can cost up to $100 in Japan!


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