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8204. Fact
There are only four words in the English language which end in '-dous': tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous

10639. Fact
The rumble that is created when a Harley's engine runs has been patented by the company

558. Fact
An elephant's brain is five times larger than a human brain.

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

1015. Fact
It takes an adult about 138 minutes to watch bridges over madison county but only 118 minutes to read the book.

819. Fact
George clooney's first starring role was a minor part in the film return of the killer tomatoes.

8711. Fact
A man filed a lawsuit against his doctor because he survived longer than what the doctor had predicted

8338. Fact
The most recycled product in the world is the automobile.

6493. Fact
The markings that are found on dice are called pips.

9639. Fact
The shortest English word that contains the letters A, B, C, D, E, and F is feedback.

4776. Fact
The original name for the butterfly was 'flutterby'.

7446. Fact
In Maryland, men may not buy drinks for female bartenders.

6791. Fact
The first cheerleaders in the U.S. were men

5213. Fact
Termites are roasted and eaten like popcorn in South Africa

5468. Fact
US Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina set a filibuster record in the U.S. Senate on August 19, 1957. He spoke for 24 hours and 18 minutes.

3357. Fact
The largest employer in Central Florida is Walt Disney World. There are approximately 50,000 people working there

1366. Fact
Bats always turn left when they exit a cave.

3997. Fact
The seventeenth president of the United States, Andrew Johnson did not know how to read until he was 17 years old

7620. Fact
Naturalists use marshmallows to lure alligators out of swamps.

2670. Fact
Tomatoes were originally though to be poisonous.

1010. Fact
5% of all adults sleepwalk.

1278. Fact
Alligators cannot move backwards

3061. Fact
Every year about 98% of the atoms in your body are replaced.

249. Fact
Only humans sleep on their backs.

5034. Fact
George Hancock invented a new game on November 30, 1887. It was played like baseball, except a broomstick was used for a bat and a boxing glove was the ball. Since the game was played indoors, it was originally called indoor. Walter Hakanson later renamed it softball.

7833. Fact
Mel Gibson has a horseshoe kidney (two kidneys fused into one).

3472. Fact
The first email was sent out by Ray Tomlinson in 1971

7863. Fact
A company, Warner Communications paid $28 million for the copyright to the song Happy Birthday.

5087. Fact
Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate every second

6676. Fact
Plants that need to attract moths for pollination are generally white or pale yellow, to be better seen when the light is dim. Plants that depend on butterflies, such as the poppy or the hibiscus, have more colorful flowers.

2940. Fact
If you plant an apple seed, it is almost guaranteed to grow a tree of a different type of apple.

166. Fact
The seeds of an indian lotus tree remain viable for 300 to 400 years.

2850. Fact
The first Lifesaver flavor was peppermint.

522. Fact
George washington grew marijuana in his garden.

9569. Fact
In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry ice cream in your back pocket

1809. Fact
It takes a person 15 to 20 minutes to walk once around the Pentagon.

7996. Fact
About 10% of the world's population is left-handed.

7087. Fact
A woodchuck only breathes 10 times during hibernation.

7180. Fact
Bullfrog Dietrich of the Chicago White Sox was the first pitcher to throw a no-hitter while wearing eyeglasses. He did it in 1937.

9519. Fact
The earth is the most densest planet in the solar system, and is the only planet not named after a god.

3352. Fact
Only 55% of all Americans know that the sun is a star

97. Fact
Women burn fat more slowly than men, by a rate of about 50 calories a day.

7066. Fact
Except for 2 and 3, every prime number will eventually become divisible by 6 if you either add or subtract 1 from the number. For example, the number 17, plus 1, is divisible by 6. The number 19, minus 1, is also divisible by 6

7586. Fact
In Shakespeare, Rosalind, the heroine of "As You Like It", has more lines than any of Shakespeare's female characters. Cleopatra comes in second with 670 lines and third place belongs to Imogen (Cymbeline), with 591 lines.

6826. Fact
The bagpipe was originally made from the whole skin of a dead sheep.

2570. Fact
The US interstate highway system requires that one mile in every five be straight. These straight sections function as airstrips in times of war and other emergencies.

1207. Fact
A rat can fall from a five story building without injury.

6844. Fact
No two human outer EARS, even your own, are exactly alike. Earology was developed to supplement identification by fingerprints.

5461. Fact
The 772-778 Digits of pi are 9999998.

4134. Fact
One of the Bond girls in the James Bond movie, For Your Eyes Only, used to be a man

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