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5713. Fact
The amount of Kit Kat chocolate bars that are made at the York factory every 15 minutes are enough to outstack the Eiffel Tower

5714. Fact
BluBlocker sunglasses were developed with lenses that were used in the NASA space program for American astronauts

5715. Fact
Bill Gates'house was designed using a Macintosh computer.

5716. Fact
David Wolf was the first person to cast an absentee ballot from space. In November 1997, he cast a vote via e-mail for the mayor of Houston while onboard the space station Mir.

5717. Animal Facts
Bracken Cave in Texas is home to 20 million bats. The floor is caked in a thick layer of bat faeces.

5718. Fact
In all of Shakespeare's works and excluding Roman numerals only one word begins with the letter X. Xanthippe, the wife of Socrates, appears in The Taming of the Shrew.

5719. Fact
Almost all Jewish and Muslim males in the world are circumcised, and together they account for about 70% of all circumcised males globally.

5720. Fact
Hedenophobic means fear of pleasure.

5721. Fact
In 1477, the first diamond engagement ring was given to Mary of Burgundy by Archduke Maximillian of Austria

5722. Fact
In the great fire of London in 1666, half of London was burnt down but only 6 people were injured.

5723. Fact
Althaiophobia is the fear of marshmallows

5724. Animal Facts
The bluebottle and greenbottle flies common in houses lay their eggs in rotting meat, dead animals and animal faeces.

5725. Fact
315 words in the 1996 Webster's dictionary were mispelled.

5726. Fact
Rats are omnivorous, eating nearly any type of food, including dead and dying members of their own species.

5727. Fact
The title role of Dirty Harry, 1971, was originally intended for Frank Sinatra. After he refused, it was offered to John Wayne, and then Paul Newman, finally being accepted by Clint Eastwood.

5728. Fact
Toilets in Australia flush counter clockwise.

5729. Fact
George Washington had teeth made out of hippopotamus ivory

5730. Fact
40% of men report they like the missionary position the best, while 20% prefer the doggy style.

5731. Fact
La Paz, Bolivia is the highest capital city in the world.

5732. Fact
LSD is made from lysergic acid, which is found in ergot, a type of fungus

5733. Fact
It has been medically been proven that laughter is an effective pain killer

5734. Fact
Pigs have no sweat glands, which is why they stay in water or mud to keep cool

5735. Fact
Singer Billy Joel tried to commit suicide when he was 21 by drinking furniture polish

5736. Fact
An average home creates more pollution than does the average car

5737. Fact
In Arizona it is illegal to have more than two dildos in one house

5738. Fact
In 1832 Abraham Lincoln ran for the Illinois legislature, and lost.

5739. Fact
Back in 1796, dimes were called dismes

5740. Fact
There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple, and silver.

5741. Fact
Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand

5742. Fact
The highest temperature ever recorded in the continental US was 134 degrees on July 10, 1913 in Death Valley, California.

5743. Fact
Moles are able to tunnel through 300 feet of earth in a day.

5744. Fact
Gender identity is the gender one feels himself or herself to be, whether physiologically male or female.

5745. Fact
Moderate dancing burns 250 to 300 calories an hour

5746. Fact
Cows are usually found lying down before it starts to rain.

5747. Fact
Walmart-mart sells more apparel a year than all the other competing department stores combined

5748. Fact
There are no public toilets in Peru.

5749. Fact
Bill Gates house was partially designed using a Macintosh computer. new

5750. Fact
The largest spider ever was the Megarachne which had a diameter of 50 cm. The fossil was found in Argentina

5751. Fact
Potato chips are American's favorite snack food. They are devoured at a rate of 1.2 billion pounds a year.

5752. Fact
In Gary, Ind., persons are prohibited from attending a movie house or other theater and from riding a public streetcar within four hours of eating garlic.

5753. Fact
A drink used to be made by the Aztecs for the gods which had the ingredients of ground cocoa mixed in with spices and corn

5754. Fact
Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the mornings.

5755. Fact
The 1st Academy Awards ceremony to be telecast was the 25th, in 1953.

5756. Fact
Scientists have determined that having guilty feelings may actually damage your immune system

5757. Fact
Every eleven years the magnetic poles of the sun switch. This cycle is called Solarmax.

5758. Fact
The first president to have a picture taken was John Quincy Adams

5759. Fact
As of 1996, Hee Haw holds the record for the longest running weekly first-run syndicated show in the history of television. It spanned over 4 decades, from the late '60s to the early '90s, airing every Saturday night at 7:00.

5760. Fact
Toronto was the first city in the world with a computerized traffic signal system

5761. Fact
Robert Southey wrote the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears in 1834

5762. Fact
The caduceus the classical medical symbol of two serpents wrapped around a staff comes from an ancient Greek legend in which snakes revealed the practice of medicine to human beings.

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