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3001. Fact
In Singapore, it is illegal to sell or own chewing gum.

3002. Fact
Baby beavers are called kittens.

3003. Fact
Honey is used sometimes for antifreeze mixtures and in the center of golf balls.

3004. Fact
Christmas became a national holiday in the U.S. in 1890.

3005. Fact
Wipes up sawdust from drilling or sandpapering. A used sheet of Bounce will collect sawdust like a tack cloth.

3006. Fact
Due to the many nerve endings in the sole and digits of the human foot, the sensations produced by sucking or licking the feet can be pleasurable.

3007. Fact
Gustave Eiffel, the builder of the Eiffel Tower, also built a dam in Russia, a church in the Philippines, and designed the right arm and full steel structure supporting the Statue of Liberty.

3008. Fact
A recent study at Harvard has shown that eating chocolate can actually help you live longer.

3009. Fact
In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry ice-cream in your back pocket.

3010. Fact
A condom will last about a month when stored in a wallet; any longer and it’s more likely to break.

3011. Fact
At one time, Venus de Milo had arms.

3012. Fact
111, 111, 111 X 111, 111, 111 = 12, 345, 678, 987, 654, 321

3013. Fact
Rapper LL Cool J's name is short for Ladies Love Cool James .

3014. Fact
Goodyear Rubber Company researched and concluded that shoes wear out faster on the right foot than the left.

3015. Fact
Japanese research has concluded that moderate drinking can boost IQ levels

3016. Fact
As late as 1820, the universe was thought to be 6,000 years old. It is now thought to be between 15 and 20 billion years old.

3017. Fact
In 1649, Massachusetts's Puritan government ruled the following: Any child over 16 who shall curse or smite their natural father or mother or act in a stubborne or rebellious manner shall be put to death.

3018. Fact
Because radio waves travel at 186,000 miles per second and sound waves saunter at 700 miles per hour, a broadcast voice can be heard sooner 13,000 miles away than it can be heard at the back of the room in which it originated

3019. Fact
The city of Tokyo was originally called Edo

3020. Fact
Flamingos are able to fly at a speed of approximately 55 kilometers an hour. In one night they can travel about 600 km

3021. Fact
In one day, a human sheds 10 billion skin flakes. This amounts to approximately two kilograms in a year

3022. Fact
The sun's total lifetime as a star capable of maintaining a life-bearing Earth is about 11 billion years. Nearly half that time has passed.

3023. Fact
Watermelons can cost up to $100 in Japan.

3024. Fact
During one seven year period, Thomas Edison obtained approximately three hundred patents. In is whole life he obtained over one thousand patents.

3025. Fact
Celtic warriors sometimes fought their battles naked, their bodies dyed blue from head to toe

3026. Fact
The condensed water vapor in the sky left behind by jets is called a contrail.

3027. Fact
Hummingbirds can weigh less than a penny.

3028. Fact
Duracell, the battery-maker, built parts of its new international headquarters using materials from its own waste.

3029. Fact
Penguins are not found in the North Pole.

3031. Fact
Tipping at a restaurant in Iceland is considered an insult.

3032. Fact
Contrary to popular belief, there are almost no Buddhists in India, nor have there been for about a thousand years.

3033. Fact
The deepest underwater penguin dive is 1,772 feet by an Emperor Penguin

3034. Fact
In San Salvador, drunk drivers can be punished by death before a firing squad.

3035. Fact
To burn off one plain M&M candy, you need to walk the full length of a football field.

3036. Fact
Half of the 42 U.S. Presidents are of Irish descent

3037. Fact
A quidnunc is a person who is eager to know the latest news and gossip.

3038. Fact
The linen bandages that were used to wrap Egyptian mummies averaged 1,000 yards in length.

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

3040. Fact
Queen Victoria used marijuana, to help relieve menstrual cramp pain

3041. Fact
Ghandi had the most extras of any movie ever made with about 300,000 people. The German movie Kolberg is second with 187,000.

3042. Fact
The first woman in Congress was Jeanette Rankin of Montana, in 1917.

3043. Fact
Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, "Gadsby", which contains over 50,000 words -- none of them with the letter E.

3044. Fact
Dark roasted coffees actually have LESS caffeine than medium roasts. The longer a coffee is roasted, the more caffeine burns off during the process.

3045. Fact
A human embryo is smaller than a grain of rice at four weeks old

3046. Fact
Among teens 13-19 in the United States, girls account for over 50% of new HIV infections.

3047. Fact
Daniel Boone hated coonskin caps.

3048. Fact
20252 is Smokey the Bear's own zip code.

3049. Fact
Humans are the only animals that use a smile as an emotional response.

3050. Fact
Females have a wider peripheral vision than males.

3051. Fact
Tea was so expensive when it was first brought to Europe in the early 17th century that it was kept in locked wooden boxes.

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