• Question: Can you tell me a fact ?

    Asked by zebraperson72 to Cathal, Ciara, Emma, Michael, Sive on 19 Nov 2013.
    • Photo: Michael Nolan

      Michael Nolan answered on 19 Nov 2013:

      95% of statistics are lies

      Light from the sun takes 8 minutes to get to earth

      Every piece of plastic ever made is still in existence and is likely to remain in existence for millions of years

      would you like some more?

    • Photo: Sive Finlay

      Sive Finlay answered on 19 Nov 2013:

      A few animal-related ones

      Flamingoes can only eat with their heads upside down.

      The oldest known animal in the world was a 405-year old clam discovered in 2007.

      Ducks can sleep with only half of their brain at a time so they keep the other half awake to look for predators.

    • Photo: Cathal Cummins

      Cathal Cummins answered on 20 Nov 2013:

      The stuff that makes up your fingernail was once part of a cataclysmic galactic explosion… so were your eyelashes.