Some Cool Facts For A Summer Day
Kangaroos lick their forearms to keep cool.
15 pounds of watermelon are eaten per person each year in the U.S.
Count the number of cricket chirps in 15 seconds, add 37 = air temperature (in Fahrenheit).
A typical iceberg weighs up to 200,000 tons and is the size of a 15-story building!
Corny facts: a) Each ear of corn has about 600 kernels, arranged in bands of 14 to 16. b) One bushel of corn contains a total of about 90,000 kernels. c) There is one strand of silk for every kernel.
808,897 is the US Patent number granted to inventor Willis Haviland Carrier in 1906 for his "Apparatus for Treating Air", a.k.a. the first air conditioner.