Learn Something New Everyday (March '17)

If you missed it, last month I set myself the task of learning something new every day for the year of 2017. Each month I like to share with you the random bits and pieces I've learnt, and I also want to hear from you if you've learnt anything cool this past month.

1/3/17 - Oil in cashews prevents tooth decay
2/3/17 - A pineapple is a large berry
3/3/17 - Shrimp can only swim backwards
4/3/17 - Broccoli is the only vegetable that is also a flower
5/3/17 - Human's share 50% of their DNA with bananas
6/3/17 - Fish can drown
7/3/17 - When you blush, your stomach lining also turns red
8/3/17 - A bolt of lightening is 6x hotter than the sun
9/3/17 - Dolphins can recognise themselves in the mirror
10/3/17 - Ants have a stronger sense of smell than dogs
11/3/17 - A snail breathes through its foot
12/3/17 - When the moon is directly overhead you weigh less
13/3/17 - Strawberries have more Vitamin C than oranges
14/3/17 - Goldfish don't have somtachs
15/3/17 - Smiling boosts your iummune system
16/3/17 - A tree can abosrb 10 punds of CO2 a year
17/3/17 - The Amazon River once flowed in the opposite direction
18/3/17 - Lemons are more acidic than vinegar.
19/3/17 - Caterpillars have about four thousand muscles.
20/3/17 -  Giraffe are already extinct in at least seven countries in Africa (sadness).
21/3/17 -  In the U.S, if you find a bald eagle feather on the ground, you need a permit to pick it up.
22/3/17 -  The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.
23/3/17 -  63 Earths would fit inside Uranus.
24/3/17 -  The first colour photograph was taken in 1861.
25/3/17 -  Coffee beans aren’t beans they are the seed of coffee berries.
26/3/17 -  Tomatoes actually came from America and weren’t introduced in Italy until the 1540s.
27/3/17 -  The name for the space between eyebrows is “nasion”.
28/3/17 -  Mangoes are the most-consumed fruit in the world.
29/3/17 -  Kangaroos can’t walk backwards.
30/3/17 -  Frogs cannot swallow with their eyes open.
31/3/17 -  Dogs can make about 10 sounds, while cats make about 100.

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