06/17/08 Grif.Net – A few More Stats

06/17/08 Grif.Net – A few More Stats

A two-inch garden hose will carry four times as much water as a one-inch

Of the 25 highest mountains on earth, 19 are in the Himalayas.

Lightning puts 20,000,000,000 pounds of nitrogen into the earth each year.

It takes 120 drops of water to fill a teaspoon.

The Pacific Ocean holds 46% of the world’s water. The rest is divided up as
followed: Atlantic Ocean – 23.9%, Indian Ocean – 20.3%, and the Arctic
Ocean – 3.7%.

Elephants produce 50 pounds of manure every day.

The standard blue U.S. Postal Service mailbox can hold approximately 4,000
letters at a time.

The following are the elements that make up a 154-pound person:
100 pounds of oxygen
27.72 pounds of carbon
15.4 pounds of hydrogen
4.62 pounds of nitrogen
2.31 pounds of calcium
1.54 pounds of phosphorous
0.54 pounds of potassium
0.35 pounds of sulfur
0.23 pounds of chlorine
0.23 pounds of sodium
0.007 pounds of magnesium
0.0006 pounds of iron
0.00045 pounds of manganese
Tiny trace elements such as zinc, copper, fluorine, silicon and iodine

Ninety percent of all species that have become extinct have been birds.

Eight positions are mentioned in Abbott and Costello’s “Who’s on First?”

Dr Bob Griffin,
“Jesus knows me, this I love”