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2973. Fact
The symbol on the pound key (#) is called an octothorpe.

2974. Fact
Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature.

2975. Fact
The sperm count of an average American male compared to thirty years ago is down thirty percent

2976. Fact
Because metal was scarce; the Oscars given out during World War II were made of plaster.

2977. Fact
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

2978. Fact
The 1st winner of the Academy Award for best picture, and the only silent film to achieve that honor, was the 1927 film, "Wings".

2979. Fact
Pearls melt in vinegar.

2980. Fact
The number of triplets born in the US in 1994 (4,594) was more than triple the number born in 1971 (1,034), an increase attributed to older age of the mothers and the use of fertility-enhancing drugs and techniques.

2981. Fact
Every Swiss citizen is required by law to have a bomb shelter or access to a bomb shelter.

2982. Fact
The states with the most presidential burial sites: Ohio and Virginia (tie).

2983. Fact
Moscow weathermen can be fined for inaccurate weather forecasting.

2984. Fact
Before roasting, some green coffee beans are stored for years, and experts believe that certain beans improve with age, when stored properly.

2985. Fact
The largest employer in the world is the Indian railway system in India, employing over 1.6 million people

2986. Fact
When sharks bite down, their eyes automatically close in case their prey starts squirming trying to get free, and thereby cause damage to the shark's eyes in the process.

2987. Fact
If you attempted to count to stars in a galaxy at a rate of one every second it would take around 3,000 years to count them all.

2988. Fact
A common custom in Spain is to eat one grape for each of the last 12 seconds of every year for good luck

2989. Fact
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.

2990. Fact
¥ Pearls melt in vinegar.

2991. Fact
Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the U.S. treasury.

2992. Fact
Almost without exception, cows are milked from the right side. The reason is because most farmers have been right-handed since the start of the dairy business and it's easier for a right-handed milker to work from the right side.

2993. Fact
The Shroud of Turin is the single most studied artifact in human history

2994. Fact
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone.

2995. Fact
France, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Greece, and Australia have always been in the modern Olympics since it began in 1896

2996. Fact
The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns

2997. Fact
The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time television was Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

2998. Fact
Chained dogs are 3 times more likely to bite than unchained dogs.

2999. Fact
In Albania, nodding your head means no and shaking your head means yes.

3000. Fact
In 1959, the Soviet space probe Luna Two became the first manmade object to reach the moon as it crashed onto the lunar surface.

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.

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