Weird Facts

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 Butterflies taste with their feet.
 A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
 In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than
 all the world's nuclear weapons combined.
 On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.
 On average people fear spiders more than they do death.
 Ninety percent of New York City cabbies are recently arrived immigrants.
 Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal
 ads for dating are already married.
 Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
 Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
 It's possible to lead a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.
 Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
 The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch
 every year because when it was built, engineers failed to
 take into account the weight of all the
 books that would occupy the building.
 A snail can sleep for three years.
 No word in the English language rhymes with
 "MONTH".
 Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.
 Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears
 never stop growing.
 The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
 All polar bears are left handed.
 In ancient Egypt, priests plucked EVERY hair from their bodies,
 including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
 An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
 TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the
 letters only on one row of the keyboard.
 A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
 "Go." is the shortest complete sentence in the English
 language.
 If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33.
 She would stand seven feet, two inches tall.
 The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
 Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.

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