Useless Information

MARCH 2024

  • A termite queen can live for twenty-five to fifty years, and the kings mate with the queens for life.
  • Female red squirrels will mate with up to fourteen different males a day when in heat.
  • A baby born in 2011 has a 50 percent chance of living to be one hundred, according to current estimates.
  • Cells from a human fetus can migrate into the mother’s brain and stay there for years.
  • Men are 1.5 times more likely to get Parkinson’s disease than women. Ladies seem to be protected somewhat by the female hormone estrogen.
  • 9,400,000 American children suffer from skin allergies, and 3,443,000 suffer from food allergies.

Borrowed by Daheap from The Extraordinary Book of Useless Information; Don Voorhees