QI Daily | 31 May 2016

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Experiments

In the 1900s, a scientist decided to test the idea of ‘crocodile tears’ by rubbing onion into crocodiles' eyes.
Fact
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The human body grows fastest during its few first weeks in the womb. If it were to keep growing at the same rate for 50 years, it would be bigger than Mount Everest.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.”
WILLIAM BOETCKER (1873-1962)
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11:01AM

Gravity

Most astronauts become two inches taller in space. This is due to the lack of gravity.

QI Daily | 29 May 2016

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The Germans

Handel lived and died in 25 Brook Street, London. 200 years later, Jimi Hendrix lived and died next door in number 23.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”
MARCEL PROUST (1871-1922)
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11:01AM

Urination

The Aztecs produced salt by evaporating their own urine.

QI Daily | 28 May 2016

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4:01PM

Beards

Frank Beard, the drummer of ZZ Top, is the only member of the band to not have a beard.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.”
MILTON BERLE (1908-2002)