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We hear all the time that 2/3 of our body consists of Water (I’ve even found 80% on the internet) - this is not true! The normal percentage of water in the human body is: 45-48% for women over 40; 52-55% for women aged 15-39; 50-55% for men over 40 and 60-65% for men aged 15 - 39.

The three fastest men on earth were the astronauts on board Apollo 10 (Thomas P. Stafford, John W. Young, Eugene A. Cernan). On re-entry into the earth’s atmosphere, the spacecraft had a speed of 24,816 miles per hour (39,885 km/h - Mach 36). 26/05/1969

When you sneeze, the speed of the air leaving your nose can reach a speed of over 100mph.

When you cough, the speed of the air leaving your lungs can reach up to 560mph.

You are more likely to be killed by a Champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.

The cruise liner Queen Elisabeth 2 moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.