9645. Fact
Sea water is approximately 3.5 percent salt.

9646. Fact
Pineapples were first introduced into Europe by Christopher Columbus

9647. Fact
Some African tribes refer to themselves as motherhoods instead of families

9648. Fact
In 1988, the largest ice cream sundae in history was made. It was made in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and weighed in at over 24 tons

9649. Fact
The average life expectancy of an ant is about 90 days

9650. Fact
William Howard Taft had a bathtub that could hold four people installed in the white because he couldn't fit into the present one.

9651. Fact
One plain milk chocolate candy bar has more protein than a banana.

9652. Fact
The size of a red blood cell is 708 microns. This is equivalent to one millionth of a meter

9653. Fact
Male goats will pee on each other in order to attract mates

9654. Fact
Antarctica is visited by over 10,000 tourists a year.

9655. Fact
1 in 2000 babies are born with a tooth that is already visible

9656. Fact
An octopus has three hearts

9657. Fact
The song 'Strawberry Fields Forever', sung by the Beatles, refers to an orphanage located in Liverpool.

9658. Fact
Roman statues were made with detachable heads, so that one head could be removed and replaced by another.

9659. Fact
The letter J does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements

9660. Fact
In Haiti, only 1 out of every 200 people own a car. This is ironic considering approximately 33% of the country's budget on import is spent on equipment for fuel and transportation.

9661. Fact
Elmer Smith was the first player to hit a grand slam in a World Series

9662. Fact
MacDonalds fries are made with beef flavoring.

9663. Fact
Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over million descendants.

9664. Fact
Housefly's regurgitate food and eat it again every time they eat.

9665. Fact
In the Middle Ages, chicken soup was believed to be an aphrodisiac.

9666. Fact
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, the man who designed the Eiffel Tower, also designed the inner structure of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbour

9667. Fact
The city of Houston, Texas is built on a swamp and is slowly sinking.

9668. Fact
Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000

9669. Fact
Coffee trees are evergreen and grow to heights above 15 feet but are normally pruned to around 8 feet in order to facilitate harvesting.

9670. Fact
You would need to travel at 6.95 miles per second to escape the Earth's gravitational pull. This is equivalent to traveling from New York to Philadelphia in about twenty seconds.

9671. Fact
On average, Americans consume eighteen acres of pizza daily

9672. Fact
The word Denim comes from the French phrase serge de Nimes which is a fabric made in a town located in southern France

9673. Fact
The Australian emu holds the land speed record for birds (31 mph).

9674. Fact
To go one lunar day, adjust your watch to lose two minutes and five seconds every hour.

9675. Fact
It is possible to get high by licking a toad. The Cane Toad produces a toxin called bufotenine to ward off predators. When licked, this toxin acts as a hallucinogen

9676. Fact
There is no tipping at restaurants in Japan.

9677. Fact
In Quebec, Canada, an old law states that margarine must be a different colour than butter

9678. Fact
The New York Stock Exchange started as a coffee shop.

9679. Fact
Scientists with high-speed cameras have discovered that rain drops are not tear shaped but rather look like hamburger buns.

9680. Fact
On average, the American household consumes six pounds of peanut butter annually

9681. Fact
Blue and white are the most common school colors.

9682. Fact
Swiss Steak, Chop Suey, Russian Dressing, and a Hamburger all originated in the US.

9683. Fact
The U.S. army packs Tabasco pepper sauce in every ration kit that they give to soldiers

9684. Fact
The Soviet Caucasus mountain actually moved a mile in 1972. Heavy rains swelled an underground river and the whole mountain salied away over the course of eight days.

9685. Fact
People that smoke have 10 times as many wrinkles as a person that does not smoke

9686. Fact
In twins, there is a great chance that one will be left handed

9687. Fact
Of all the restaurants that are opened, 90% of them fail in the first year. Of the remaining ones that survive, 90% of those fail in the second year

9688. Fact
People that suffer from gum disease are twice as likely to have a stroke or heart attack.

9689. Fact
The world's highest railway is in Peru. The Central Railway climbs to 15,694 feet in the Galera tunnel, 108 miles from Lima. Tourists take it to get to the ruins of Machu Picchu.

9690. Fact
Chef Boyardee is actually a real person. His real name is Hector Boiardi and he was born in northern Italy in 1898

9691. Also known as
Original name : s. sathyamurthi
Also known as : firebrand of south india

9692. Fact
Better wine can be produced by the soil being of poor quality. This is because the vines have to work harder

9693. Fact
Before the 17th century, carrots used to be the colour purple

9694. Fact
The human brain is about 85% water.



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