Interesting Facts

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 Before air conditioning was invented, white cotton slipcovers were put on furniture to keep the air cool.

 The Barbie doll has more than 80 careers.

 To make one pound of whole milk cheese, 10 pounds of whole milk is needed.

 99% of pumpkins that are sold for decoration.

 Every 30 seconds a house fire doubles in size.

 The month of December is the most popular month for weddings in the Philippines.

 Carbon monoxide can kill a person in less than 15 minutes.

 The largest ever hailstone weighed over 1kg and fell in Bangladesh in 1986.

 Ants can live up to 16 years.

 In Belgium, there is a museum that is just for strawberries.

 The sense of smell of an ant is just as good as a dog's.

 Popped popcorn should be stored in the freezer or refrigerator as this way it can stay crunchy for up to three weeks.

 Coca-Cola was originally green.

 The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

 The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start
 with.

 The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

 Women blink nearly twice as much as men!!

 You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.

 It is impossible to lick your elbow.

 People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heart
 stops for a millisecond.

 It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

 The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest
 tongue twister in the English language.

 If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a
 sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.

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

 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

 If a statue of a person in the park on a horse has both front legs in the
 air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air,
 the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has
 all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

 What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser
 printers all have in common?
 Ans. - All invented by women.
 Question - This is the only food that doesn't spoil. What is this?
 Ans. - HoneY.

 A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.A snail can sleep for three years.

 All polar bears are left handed.

 Butterflies taste with their feet.

 Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

 In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

 On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.

 Shakespeare invented the word 'assassination' and 'bump'.

 Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.

 The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

 The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

 The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to
 squirt blood 30 feet.

 Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear
 by 700 times.

 The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

 Most lipstick contains fish scales.

 Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different

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