StrangeFacts.com >> Facts Page 1 Just a few of those facts: The electric chair was invented by a dentist! Thomas Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid of the dark! The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year! Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day! Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people! Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows! Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second! Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks! Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete! There are more than one million animal species on Earth! you're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206! Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone! A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average! A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation! Every day 20 banks are robbed. The average take is $2,500! One car out of every 230 made was stolen last year! When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour. To photograph the event, a camera must shoot at a millionth of a second! A lightning bolt generates temperatures five times hotter than those found at the sun's surface! It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times! Almost half the newspapers in the world are published in the United States and Canada! A crocodile always grows new teeth to replace the old teeth! The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable"! Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie!