10124. Fact
The largest pig on record was a Poland-China hog named Big Bill, who weighed 2,552 lbs.

10125. Fact
In 1810, Peter Durand invented the tin can for preserving food

10126. Fact
In the early nineteenth century some advertisements claimed that riding the carousel was good for the circulation of blood

10127. Fact
Over 80% of the brain is water

10128. Fact
There are more pyramids in Peru than in Egypt

10129. Alloy
Alloy : gun metal
Composition : cu (85%), zn (10%), sn(5%)
Use : used for engineering purpose.

10130. Alloy
Alloy : bell metals
Composition : cu (80%), sn (20%)
Use : for making bells.

10131. Fact
The 1st kiss in a movie was between May Irwin and John Rice in The Widow Jones, in 1896.

10132. Fact
Whitcomb L. Judson, the inventor of the zipper, originally intended his invention to save people the trouble of buttoning and unbuttoning their shoes every day. He named it the Clasp locker and unlocker for shoes.

10133. Fact
The average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in a lifetime

10134. Fact
There are more Subway restaurants in Canada than there are McDonald restaurants

10135. Fact
Two-thirds of college students have been in a "friends with benefits" relationship.

10136. Fact
It takes forty minutes to hard boil an ostrich egg.

10137. Fact
Queen Elizabeth I always wore a necklace with a little perfume bottle attached everywhere she went

10138. Fact
No matter how cold it gets, gasoline will not freeze.

10139. Fact
The Ribbon worm will start eating itself to avoid starvation.

10140. Fact
Wesley Snipes has a 5th Degree Black Belt.

10141. Fact
Tamiflu's main natural ingredient is Chinese star anise

10142. Fact
Hair will fall out faster on a person that is on a crash diet

10143. Fact
Sawney Beane, his wife, 8 sons, 6 daughters, and 32 grandchildren were a family of cannibals that lived in the caves near Galloway, Scotland in the early 17th Century. Although the total number is not known, it is believed they claimed over 50 victims per year. The entire family was taken by an army detachment to Edinburgh and executed, apparently without trial

10144. Fact
The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; "7" was selected because the original containers were 7 ounces. "UP" indicated the direction of the bubbles.

10145. Fact
You can't sneeze on the streets of Asheville, North Carolina.

10146. Fact
No language has more synonyms than English.

10147. Fact
We (humans) only use 10% of our brains.

10148. Fact
A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h..

10149. Fact
Large kangaroos cover more than 30 feet with each jump.

10150. Fact
US Presidents who never attended college: Grover Cleveland, Abraham Lincoln, Harry S Truman, and George Washington.

10151. Fact
The longest engagement lasted 67 years, and the couple ended up marrying when they were 82 years old

10152. Fact
An average man has about 10 erections during sleep.

10153. Fact
Close to 50% of the water used in a home originates from the bathroom

10154. Fact
According to National Geographic, Mt. Everest grows about 4 millimeters a year: the two tectonic plates of Asia and India, which collided millions of years ago to form the Himalayas, continue to press against each other, causing the Himalyan peaks to grow slightly each year

10155. Fact
One grape vine produce can produce about 20 to 30 glasses of wine

10156. Fact
Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.

10157. Fact
Construction workers hard hats were first invented and used in the building of the Hoover Dam in 1933.

10158. Fact
Spartacus led the revolt of the Roman slaves and gladiators in 73 B.C

10159. Fact
Rabbits can suffer from heat stroke.

10160. Fact
Every 25 miles a car produces one pound of pollution.

10161. Fact
On average, an American home has 3-10 gallons of hazardous materials

10162. Fact
People from the United States eat the most chicken per person than anywhere else in the world

10163. Fact
The 'King Ranch'in Texas is bigger than the state of Rhode Island.

10164. Fact
Both Thomas Jefferson and Jimmy Carter, U.S. presidents, were peanut farmers at one time

10165. Fact
The first ring donuts were produced in 1847 by a 15 year old baker's apprentice, Hanson Gregory, who knocked the soggy center out of a fried doughnut.

10166. Fact
Your thumb is the same length as your nose

10167. Fact
The town of Idaho Falls, Idaho, forbids anyone over the age of eighty-eight to ride a motorcycle.

10168. Fact
The United States Mint once considered producing donut-shaped coins.

10169. Fact
The size of a newly born kangaroo is 2.5 cms.

10170. Fact
In October 1986, Pepsi paid close to $840 million to Nabisco for the Kentucky Fried Chicken empire

10171. Fact
The first box of Crayola that was ever sold had the same eight colours that are sold in the box today consisting of red, blue, yellow, green, violet, orange, black and brown. The box was sold for a nickel in 1903

10172. Fact
Approximately 75% of human poop is made of water

10173. Fact
The average American consumes over 28 pounds of bananas each year.



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