~ Some interesting facts (i hope)  

MartsPudicInked 46F
1659 posts
8/28/2006 6:37 pm

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9/2/2006 10:29 am

~ Some interesting facts (i hope)

Gold salts are sometimes injected into the muscles to relieve arthritis.

Undertakers report that human bodies do not deteriorate as quickly as they used to. The reason, they believe, is that the modern diet contains so many preservatives that these chemicals tend to prevent the body from decomposition too rapidly after death.

Captain Cook lost 41 of his 98 crew to scurvy (a lack of vitamin C) on his first voyage to the South Pacific in 1768. By 1795 the importance of eating citrus was realized, and lemon juice was issued on all British Navy ships.

A passionate kiss uses up 6.4 calories per minute.

Drinking water after eating reduces the acid in your mouth by 61 percent.

Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

Hailed as a wonder drug in the late nineteenth century, cocaine was outlawed in the United States in 1914.

The lens of the eye continues to grow throughout a person's life.

The little lump of flesh just forward of your ear canal, right next to your temple, is called a tragus.

The first drug that was offered as a water-soluble tablet, was aspirin in 1900.

sona si latine loqueris

Fritz104 56M
282 posts
8/28/2006 7:52 pm

OK........now we MUST take away that newest editon of the "Book Of

Facts" that you just purchased........but keep going with the HOT pics!


MartsPudicInked replies on 8/28/2006 8:00 pm:
Dayum!!!! You got me!!!! LOL

timo-timo 68M

8/31/2006 11:02 am

That is so odd about the preservatives....I've used that line for years - *it preserves the food...and you, too.* - but I never knew it was actually true.



9/1/2006 6:11 pm

Thanks for the facts but what I'd really like is a blow up of that pic. WOW!!!!!

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