3551. Fact
The new 787 Boeing was revealed on 7/8/07 or July 8th, 07.

3552. Fact
Brazil is the only country to have played in every World Cup soccer tournament.

3553. Fact
Painting a house yellow or having a yellow trim helps in selling a house faster

3554. Fact
Though it goes to 10, 9 is estimated to be the point of total tectonic destruction from an earthquake (2 is the smallest that can be felt unaided.)

3555. Fact
Scientists have discovered that the longer the ring finger is in boys the less chance they have of having a heart attack

3556. Fact
Before its name was changed, the African Penguin used be called the Jackass Penguin because of its donkey-like braying call

3557. Fact
One out of 20 people have an extra rib

3558. Fact
Ants do not sleep

3559. Fact
In Halethrope, Maryland kisses longer than one second are illegal.

3560. Fact
One barrel of petroleum holds 42 gallons.

3561. Fact
A bee could travel 4 million miles (6.5 million km) at 7 mph (11 km/h) on the energy it would obtain from 1 gallon (3.785 liters) of nectar.

3562. Fact
The city of Nottingham in England was the first city to have Braille signs (signs for the blind) in its shopping malls for the blind

3563. Fact
Actor John Travolta was offered the role of Billy Flynn many times for the movie Chicago. Richard Gere ended up playing the role

3564. Fact
In Memphis, Tennessee it is illegal for a woman to drive by herself. A man must walk or run in front of the vehicle, waving a red flag to warn approaching pedestrians and motorists.

3565. Fact
The name cranberry comes from German and Dutch settlers. The berry was intially called crane berry. The reason it was called this was because when the flowers bloom, the petals of the flowers twist backwards and look very much like the head of a crane. Eventually the name was shortened down to be cranberry.

3566. Fact
Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents

3567. Fact
A McDonald's straw will hold 7.7 ml, or just over one-and-a-half teaspoons of whatever you are drinking.

3568. Fact
Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches

3569. Fact
If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.

3570. Fact
Americans are responsible for generating roughly 20% percent of the garbage in the world.

3571. Fact
The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for theGeneral Purpose vehicle, G.P.

3572. Fact
The Taj Mahal took 20 years and 20 thousand men to finish.

3573. Fact
35 meters of hair fiber is produced every day on the average adult scalp.

3574. Fact
Astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon with his left foot.

3575. Fact
"Canada" is an Indian word meaning "Big Village".

3576. Fact
An average adult produces about half a liter of flatulent gas per day, resulting in an average of about fourteen occurrences of flatulence a day.

3577. Fact
In the Holocaust between 5.1 and 6 million of Europe's 10 million Jews were killed. An additional 6 million 'unwanted' people were also executed, including more than half of Poland's educated populace.

3578. Fact
Polar bear fur is not white, it's clear.

3579. Fact
During its entire life time a housefly never travels more than a hundred feet from the place where it was born.

3580. Fact
Ten percent of the salt mined in the world each year is used to de-ice the roads in America.

3581. Fact
In Los Angelos, California it is legal for a man to beat his wife with a leather strap as long as it is less than two inches in width, or she gives him permission to use a wider strap.

3582. Fact
In 1900 the average age at death in the US was 47.

3583. Fact
James Bond is also known as Mr. Kiss-Kiss-Bang-Bang.

3584. Fact
The Greek National anthem has 158 verses.

3585. Fact
The herring is the most widely eaten fish in the world. Nutritionally its fuel value is that equal to that of a beefsteak.

3586. Fact
Ellen Macarthur, yachtswoman, had a total of 891 naps in 94 days that were each 36 minutes long while on her Vendee Round the Globe yacht race

3587. Fact
The O when used as a prefix in Irish surnames means descendant of.

3588. Fact
When pitched, the average Major League baseball rotates 15 times before being hit.

3589. Fact
It is illegal to hunt camels in the state of Arizona.

3590. Fact
Leonardo DiCaprio got his first onscreen kiss from a man.

3591. Fact
In 1936, the first practical helicopter was invented. It was the German Focke-Wulf Fw 61.

3592. Fact
Every continent has a city called Rome

3593. Fact
Some toothpastes contain antifreeze

3594. Fact
Kissing is healthier than shaking hands

3595. Fact
The longest fangs of a snake are found on the Gaboon Viper (Bitis gabonica), and can reach over 2 inches in length

3596. Fact
A bird 'chews'with its stomach.

3597. Fact
Johnny Depp suffers from self-injury.

3598. Fact
In 1657, the first chocolate house was opened in London, England

3599. Fact
Flamingos pee on their legs to cool themselves off.

3600. Fact
Dave Matthews relocated to the United States to avoid service in the South African Military.



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