10240. Fact
Tropical rainforests cover about 7% of the Earth and receive over 80 inches of rain every year

10241. Fact
Walt Disney provided the voice of Mickey Mouse in Steamboat Willie.

10242. Fact
Three consecutive strikes in bowling is called a turkey

10243. Fact
The longest town name in the world has 167 letters

10244. Fact
Worldwide only 30% of males aged 15 and up are circumcised.

10245. Fact
In 1991, during an attempted political coup on Russian President Boris Yelstin, food supplies had dwindled down at the parliament buildings so they ordered Pizza Hut to deliver pizzas

10246. Fact
On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year.

10247. Fact
The muzzle of a lion is like a fingerprint; no two lions have the same pattern of whiskers.

10248. Fact
In 1992, approximately 750 deaths occurred in the United States due to workplace violence

10249. Alloy
Alloy : german silver
Composition : cu (60%), zn (25%), ni (15%)
Use : for making utencils.

10250. Fact
In 1967, the IMAX film system was invented by Canadian Ivan Grame Ferguson to premier at Expo 67.

10251. Fact
Houseflies hum in the key of F.

10252. Fact
Tapioca is made from the starch in the roots of a poisonous plant known as bitter cassava.

10253. Fact
The average snail moves at a rate of approximately 0.000362005 miles per hour.

10254. Fact
The average person makes about 1,140 telephone calls each year.

10255. Fact
Bubble gum contains rubber

10256. Fact
The spray WD-40 got its name because there were forty attempts needed before the creation of the water displacing substance

10257. Fact
Chameleons can move their eyes independently. One eye can be looking forward and one eye backward at the same time

10258. Fact
When telephone companies first began hiring telephone operators, they chose teenage boys for the job. They switched to women because the teenage boys were wrestling instead of working and pulling pranks on callers

10259. Fact
In Hong Kong, delivery times are primarily influenced by traffic conditions on elevators. It often takes drivers longer to travel vertically than horizontally, as access to elevators is so congested during high peak hours. This is due to the volume of people residing in high rises

10260. Fact
The last land battle of the U.S. Civil War was fought in Texas

10261. Fact
McDonald's Big Mac slogan, introduced in 1975, is: Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, and a sesame seed bun.

10262. Fact
Adolf Hitler wanted to be an architect, but he failed the entrance exam at the architectural school in Vienna

10263. Alloy
Alloy : bronze
Composition : cu (75 to 90%), sn (25 to 10%)
Use : for making coins, idols, utencils.

10264. Alloy
Alloy : brass
Composition : cu(60% to 80%), zn (40 to 20%)
Use : for making household utencils.

10265. Fact
In October 1973, Swedish sweet maker Roland Ohisson of Falkenberg was buried in a coffin made of nothing but chocolate

10266. Aircraft id
Aircraft id mark :
Zimbabwe : z

10267. Fact
There are over 2,000 different types of cheese in the world

10268. Fact
It takes about three hours for food to be broken down in the human stomach

10269. Fact
Most American women have their first baby when they are 24.3 years old

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

10271. Fact
Approximately 18 billion disposable diapers end up in landfills each year. These diapers can takes as long as 500 years to finally decompose

10272. Fact
Most of a hog's sweat glands are in its snout.

10273. Fact
Every year Alaska has about 5,000 earthquakes, 1,000 of which measure above 3.5 on the Richter scale

10274. Fact
The highest consumption of Pizza occurs during Super Bowl week

10275. Fact
Pope Adrian VI choked to death after a fly got stuck in his throat as he was taking a drink from a fountain

10276. Fact
On a bingo card of 90 numbers there are approximately 44 million possible ways to make bingo.

10277. Fact
An ant can detect a movement through 5 centimeters of earth

10278. Fact
Navel oranges got their name because the bottom of this type of orange resembles a belly button or navel

10279. Fact
In what country will you find the most Universities? India.

10280. Fact
Lightning strikes the earth about 8 million times a day.

10281. Fact
Smartest dogs: 1) Scottish border collie; 2) Poodle; 3) Golden retriever

10282. Fact
The Sphinx ( famous pyramid) was carved from one piece of stone.

10283. Aircraft id
Aircraft id mark :
Zaire : 9q, 9t

10284. Fact
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each salad served in first-class

10285. Aircraft id
Aircraft id mark :
Vietnam : vn

10286. Aircraft id
Aircraft id mark :
Yugoslavia : yu

10287. Fact
Apples are part of the rose family

10288. Fact
Americans use about 100 million pounds of tea leaves every year.

10289. Aircraft id
Aircraft id mark :
Venezuela : yv



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