1462. Fact
Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries because Colgate translates as, "Go hang yourself."

1463. Fact
Columbia University is the second largest land owner in New York City, after the Catholic Church.

1464. Fact
Common pesticides such as roach, termite and flea insecticide can be found in the bodies of majority of Americans.

1465. Fact
Connecticut and Rhode Island never ratified the 18th Amendment (Prohibition).

1466. Fact
Contrary to popular belief, dogs do not only sweat by salivating. They also sweat through the poors on their feet.

1467. Fact
Contrary to popular belief, lightning travels from the ground upwards not from the sky downwards.

1468. Fact
Contrary to popular belief, the first ironclad warships were built by Korea in the 16th century.

1469. Body Facts
When you have diarrhoea, instead of absorbing water from your food, your intestines ooze more water into it to rush it through the system and out the other end as a watery mush.

1470. Fact
Cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400

1471. Body Facts
It takes just over 3 kilograms (7 pounds) of pressure to tear off a human ear – don't try it!

1472. Fact
Cows can't vomit.

1473. Fact
Cows have four stomachs

1474. Fact
Cows poop 16 times per day.

1475. Fact
Cows produce around 30 kg of manure per day

1476. Fact
Cranberries are sorted for ripeness by bouncing them; a fully ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball.

1477. Body Facts
A French entertainer in the late 1800s used to make ‘music' by farting out tunes.

1478. Fact
Dating back to the 1600's, thermometers were filled with Brandy instead of mercury.

1479. Fact
Deborah Winger did the voice of E.T.

1480. Fact
December 17th is Wright Brother's day

1481. Fact
Degringolade means to fall and disintegrate

1482. Fact
Dentists in medieval Japan extracted teeth by pulling them out with their fingers.

1483. Fact
Despite the hump, a camel's spine is straight.

1484. Fact
Dibble means to drink like a duck

1485. Fact
Diet Pepsi was originally called Patio Diet Cola.

1486. Fact
Dirty snow melts faster than clean.

1487. Fact
Do you talk to your car? According to polls, more women do than men.

1488. Fact
Dolphins nap with one eye open.

1489. Body Facts
Before artificial false teeth were made of porcelain in the 1800s, many people who needed false teeth wore teeth pulled from the mouths of corpses.

1490. Fact
Dolphins sleep with 1 eye open.

1491. Fact
Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.

1492. Fact
Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy. Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

1493. Fact
Donald Duck's sister is called Dumbella

1494. Fact
Donkeys are commonly used by the Iraqi Military to launch rockets!

1495. Fact
Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

1496. Fact
Dr. Samuel A. Mudd was the physician who set the leg of Lincoln's assassin John Wilkes Booth ... and whose shame created the expression for ignominy, "His name is Mudd."

1497. Fact
Dr. Seuss pronounced 'Seuss' such that it rhymed with 'rejoice.'

1498. Fact
Dragonflies can travel up to 60mph.

1499. Fact
Dreamt is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".

1500. Fact
Drew Carey once worked at Denny's.

1501. Fact
Driest inhabited place on earth: Aswan, Egypt, which receives .02 inches of rain per year.

1502. Fact
Ducks will only lay eggs early in the morning.

1503. Fact
Duddley DoRight's Horses name was "Horse."

1504. Body Facts
Two thousand glands in your ear make ear wax to protect you from getting dirt, dust and germs deep in your ear. The wax slowly hardens and comes to the edge of your ear to fall out. If it doesn't fall out, it can harden into a plug of wax up to 2.5 centimetres (about 1 inch) long.

1505. Fact
Dueling is legal in Paraguay, as long as both parties are registered blood donors.

1506. Body Facts
A man with the stage name ‘Lizardman' has slit his tongue in two, from the tip to the middle, so that it is forked. He also has green scales tattooed over his skin.

1507. Fact
Duelling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.

1508. Fact
Dumbest dog: Afghan Hound

1509. Body Facts
King Louis IV of France had a stomach twice the size of a normal human stomach.

1510. Fact
During a typical human life span, the human heart will beat approximately 2.5 billion times.

1511. Fact
During his lifetime, artist Vincent Van Gogh only sold one of his paintings.



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