DID YOU KNOW TRIVIA BLOG

THE FASTEST MUSCLE

Every movement in your body is done by muscles which in turn are controlled by the nervous system. The fastest muscles in the body are the ones in the eyelids. These muscles are so fast they allow you to blink five times in a second.

WORLD’S TALLEST WATERFALL

The world’s tallest waterfall is the Angels Falls in the South American country of Venezuela. It is around 3,212 feet tall which is three times taller than the Empire State Building.  

LARGEST ORGAN IN THE BODY

The largest internal organ is the liver. It does processing, manufacturing and storage. It processes blood through a filter system, removing impurities while managing nutrients such as converting carbohydrates into glucose. The liver manufactures substances the body needs such as bile for digestion and substances to help the body create hormones. The liver stores excess nutrients that it converts and supplies to the body when it needs it.

HE INVENTED THE TRAFFIC LIGHTS

African American Inventor, Garrett H. Morgan saw a serious accident at an intersection, and he filed a patent for a traffic control device in 1922. Garrett’s traffic light, unlike others, had a third option instead of just “stop” and “go”. This intermediate light that signalled caution greatly decreased the number of accidents at intersections.