7637. Fact
Olympic pools are 50 meters long.

7638. Fact
Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin both married their first cousins (Elsa Lowenthal and Emma Wedgewood, respectively).

7639. Fact
When pure gold is beaten with a mallet and made into gold leaf, the average thickness runs between 1/200,000th to 1/250,000th of an inch.

7640. Fact
Blondes have more hair than dark haired people do.

7641. Fact
If you put a drop of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and sting itself to death.

7642. Fact
In the game of Monopoly, the most landed on properties are B&O Railroad, Illinois Avenue, and Go.

7643. Fact
Some kinds of frogs can be frozen solid then thawed, and continue living

7644. Fact
Thomas Watson, who was the chairman of IBM in 1943 predicted that their would probably only be a world market for five computers.

7645. Fact
Next to bone marrow, hair is the fastest growing tissue in the human body

7646. Fact
Jericho is the oldest walled city in the world at 9,000 yrs old.

7647. Fact
To find out almost the exact temperature... Listen to a cricket chirping and count the number of chirps in a minute. Add fifty, divide by four then add 40.

7648. Fact
A B-25 bomber crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building on July 28, 1945.

7649. Fact
Richard Nixon liked ketchup on his cottage cheese.

7650. Fact
The oldest known disease in the world is leprosy

7651. Fact
Research has indicated that approximately eleven minutes are cut off the life of an average male smoker from each cigarette smoked

7652. Fact
The word supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, from the movie Mary Poppins, was added to the Oxford dictionary in 1964.

7653. Fact
On average women can hear better than men.

7654. Fact
Pigs, walruses and light-colored horses can be sunburned.

7655. Fact
Worn or outdated US Flags are destroyed, preferably by burning.

7656. Fact
Milk is actually considered to be a food and not a beverage.

7657. Fact
Alexander the Great was an epileptic

7658. Fact
Cost of raising a medium size dog to the age of 11: $6,400.

7659. Fact
The pound key (#) on the keyboard is called an octothorpe

7660. Fact
The average housefly lives for only two weeks.

7661. Fact
Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history. Spades--King David, Clubs--Alexander the Great, Hearts--Charlemagne and Diamonds--Julius Caesar.

7662. Fact
The plant life in the oceans make up about 85 percent of all the greenery on the Earth.

7663. Fact
Shark cartilage has been used to make artificial skin for human burn victims

7664. Fact
The average ice berg weighs 20,000,000 tons.

7665. Animal Facts
The female hissing cockroach surrounds her eggs with a frothy substance that hardens; she then carries them inside her body for two weeks until they hatch.

7666. Fact
The average American eats at McDonalds more than 1,800 times in their life.

7667. Fact
The movie Chicken Run made in 2,000 had the most plasticine used in an animated movie. They used 2,380 kg of plasticine for the movie

7668. Animal Facts
Cows partly digest the grass they eat, then vomit it back up into their mouths and chew and swallow it all over again.That's what they're doing when you see them chewing in a field when they're not munching on a fresh mouthful of grass.

7669. Fact
Most liquid laundry detergents are alive with living organisms that help to break down stains.

7670. Fact
Aztecs believed that the sun died every night and needed human blood to give it strength to rise the next day. So they sacrificed 15,000 men a year to appease their sun god, Huitzilopochtli. Most of the victims were prisoners taken in wars, which were sometimes started solely to round up sacrificial victims.

7671. Fact
There are 350,000 Italians living in Toronto, Canada, a population about the same as that of Venice, Italy.

7672. Fact
Devon is the only county in Great Britain to have two coasts.

7673. Fact
White out was invented by the mother of Mike Nesmith (Formerly of the Monkees).

7674. Fact
Iguanas can recognize their human handlers and greet them differently, compared with strangers

7675. Fact
About 39,000 gallons of water are used to produce the average car.

7676. Fact
One in ten people live on an island.

7677. Fact
At the equator the Earth spins at about 1,038 miles per hour

7678. Fact
The Stanley Cup originally was only seven and a half inches high

7679. Fact
The first lighthouse was in Alexandria in 290 B.C

7680. Animal Facts
Some types of baby Australian spider bite limbs off their mother to feed on over several weeks.

7681. Fact
The only South East Asian country that has never been colonized by a Western Power is Thailand

7682. Fact
The five Olympic rings represent the five continents linked together in friendship

7683. Fact
The cashew nut in its natural state contains a poisonous oil. Roasting removes the oil and makes the nuts safe to eat.

7684. Fact
Silk was developed in China were it was kept a secret for more than two thousands years. Anyone found trying to smuggle silkworm eggs or cocoons out of the country was immediately put to death

7685. Animal Facts
The Japanese beetle found in Canada and the USA can eat through a human eardrum.

7686. Fact
Every year, an igloo hotel is built in Sweden that has the capacity to sleep 100 people



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