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7013. Fact
On average, a man spends about five months of his life shaving

301. Fact
Antipodes
A region or place on the opposite side of a point on the earth.

9720. Fact
After the Krakatoa volcano eruption in 1883 in Indonesia, many people reported that, because of the dust, the sunset appeared green and the moon blue. The moon was said to appear blue for almost two years.

6802. Fact
The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin in World War 2 killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.

7432. Fact
After being picked an orange cannot ripen

1811. Fact
It takes about 63,000 trees to make the newsprint for the average Sunday edition of The New York Times.

8132. Fact
In Colorado, there are about 83,000 dairy cows

4626. Fact
A crocodile can open and close its jaw but cannot move it side to side

943. Fact
Turtles can breathe through their butts.

5753. Fact
A drink used to be made by the Aztecs for the gods which had the ingredients of ground cocoa mixed in with spices and corn

5665. Fact
Semen contains zinc, fructose, potassium, free amino acids, and fructose.

1150. Fact
A full-moon is nine times brighter than a half-moon

7398. Fact
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letteris uncopyrightable.

3642. Fact
It would take 29 million years for a car travelling 100 miles per hour to reach the nearest star

7357. Fact
Manicuring the nails has been done by people for more than 4,000 years

7191. Fact
TWIX Caramel Cookie Bars were first introduced in 1979

8166. Fact
Only one in two billion people will live to be 116 or older.

1030. Fact
During a lifetime, you will produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools.

1868. Fact
Lenny Kravitz's mother played the part of 'Helen' on 'The Jeffersons'.

4159. Fact
Yahoo. was originally called 'Jerry's Guide to the World Wide Web'.

2694. Fact
Vaccines contain formaldehyde, ethylene glycol (antifreeze), phenol (disinfectant / pesticide), and aluminum.

1784. Fact
Insects outnumber humans by 1 million to one.

6066. Fact
The most popular Twizzler candy flavour is strawberry

2528. Fact
the starfish is the only animal that can turn it's stomach inside out.

7343. Fact
There is a street in Canada that runs for a distance of nearly 1900 kms.

8648. Fact
There is no element on Mendeleev's (the current) periodic table of elements abbreviated, either partially, or fully, with the letter J.

7490. Fact
Because metal was scarce; the Oscars given out during World War II were made of plaster

3039. Fact
Identity crisis? About 10% of Jewish households have Christmas Trees.

8341. Fact
3000 children die every day in Africa because of malaria

8845. Fact
Mules are genetically sterile. i.e. they cannot reproduce.

3806. Fact
Children laugh about 400 times a day, while adults laugh on average only 15 times a day.

9928. Fact
Scientists have determined that fungi are more closely related to human beings and animals than to other plants.

8633. Fact
There are 132 rooms in the US White House.

6208. Fact
Bats sleep during the day and feed at night. The place that bats sleep in is called the roost.

10270. Fact
It is illegal in Lafayette, Louisiana to play a musical instrument for the purpose of attracting attention, without a license.

1125. Fact
a chicken is the only animal that is eaten before it is born and after it is dead.

4534. Fact
Half of all bank robberies take place on a Friday.

10055. Fact
The original Volkswagen Bug has finally stopped production. The last one rolled out in brazil on July 31st 2003. The car was introduced in 1946 and spent 57 years in production. There were more classic vw bugs produced then any other car ever (about 400 million).

9566. Fact
It would take about fourteen and half million notes of currency to build a mile high stack

573. Fact
Tom hanks, who played the lead character in forrest gump has his eyes closed in every still photo shown in the movie of forrest's life.

7439. Fact
Nearly 30% of female lottery winners hide their winning ticket in their bras.

5243. Fact
Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right or left handed (paw).

10425. Fact
55,700 people in the US are injured by jewelry each year

4611. Fact
The US has more personal computers than the next 7 countries combined.

3626. Fact
2,500 newborn babies will be dropped in the next month.

9021. Fact
Pollen never deteriorates. It is one of the few natural substances that lasts indefinitely.

2926. Fact
The pigmy shrew a relative of the mole is the smallest mammal in North America. It weighs 1/14 ounce less than a dime.

6744. Fact
A car that shifts manually gets 2 miles more per gallon of gas than a car with automatic shift.

2079. Fact
Only only continent without reptiles or snakes is Antarctica.

5275. Fact
The average human body contains enough iron to make a small nail.

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