Sunday, December 6, 2009

8 Facts about Sneezing

  1. A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h. The highest recorded “sneeze speed” is 165 km per hour.
  2. You cannot sneeze with your eyes open.  It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open and it is believe if your eyes were held open during a sneeze, your eyes would pop out.
  3. Thomas Edison used his early movie-camera technology to film the action of sneezes.
  4. People say “Bless you” when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heart stops for a millisecond.
  5. The medical term for a sneeze is “sternutation”.
  6. The person who holds the longest sneezing streak of being able to sneeze almost every minute was England’s Donna Griffiths. Her usual day was spent entirely on sneezing. She actually spent the 978 days of her life sneezing.
  7. Sneezing too hard can fracture a rib.
  8. Suppressing a sneeze can cause a blood vessel in your head or neck to rupture.

Unbelievable? Believe it. I found this facts under Medical tags at

Happy sneezing guys and girl out there.