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24-Hour Accomplishments

IN a 24 hour period, if you’re an adult of average weight, here is what you accomplish:

Your heart beats 103,689 times

Your blood travels 168,000,000 miles

You breathe 23,040 times

You inhale 438 cubic feet of air.

You eat 3.25 pounds of food

You drink 2.9 quarts of liquids

You lose 7/8 pound of waste.

You speak 4,800 words, including…

25-Mile Rut

Years ago when the western U. S. was being settled, roads were often just wagon tracks. These rough trails posed serious problems for those who journeyed on them. On one of these winding paths was posted a sign which read: “Avoid this rut or you’ll be in it for the next 25 miles!”

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