Published : 2015-01-02 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago
20 Fun blink facts
Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random blink facts.
1. To make friends with an unfamiliar cat, blink and look away when you catch his eyes.
2. Most people blink about 17, 000 times a day.
3. If all the time our eyes are shut when blinking is added together, we would spend 1.2 years of our walking lives in pitch darkness.
4. An owl has three eyelids: one for blinking, one for sleeping and one for keeping the eye clean and healthy.
5. The act of blinking suppresses activity in several areas of the brain responsible for detecting environmental changes.
6. We lose 6 seconds of visual information every minute from blinking. In a 2 hours and 30 min long movie, our eyes are shut for about 15 mins.
7. People who are lying blink excessively, around 60 80 times per minute.
8. The average person blinks up to 28, 800 times per day.
9. If you feel tears coming on and need to hold them back, relax your jaw and refrain from blinking.
10. If a person is looking into your eyes for more than six seconds without blinking he/she either wants to kill you or get laid with you!
11. You blink more than 10 million times a year.
12. A baby was born in 2005 with a conjoined head that had no body. The head could blink and smile.
13. If a person is looking into your eyes for more than 6 seconds without blinking he/she either wants to kill you or get laid with you!
14. Having trouble sleeping? Blink fast for a minute. Tired eyes help you fall asleep.
15. In "Silence of the Lambs, " Hannibal Lector never blinks when he speaks.
16. When you see a cat, slowly blink at it. If it blinks back, the cat is content with you.
17. When cats blink slowly at you, it is a sign of affection referred to as a "cat kiss."
18. Humans blink over 10, 000, 000 times a year.
19. We blink 25 times a minute.
20. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.