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« on: July 13, 2009, 05:40:26 AM »


* Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.
* In ancient Egypt, Priests plucked EVERY hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and
* No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half.
* A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
* The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own weight and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
* Starfishes haven't got brains.
* A chimpanzee can learn to recognize itself in a mirror, but monkeys can't.
* More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in air crashes.
* A hippopotamus can run faster than a man.
* Every year some 50 million cars are added to the world's roads. Car making is now the largest
manufacturing industry in the world.
* Tea is said to have been discovered in 2737 BC by a Chinese emperor when some tea leaves accidentally blew into a pot of boiling water. The tea bag was introduced in 1908 by Thomas Sullivan of New York.
* In 1955 the richest woman in the world was Mrs Hetty Green Wilks, who left an estate of $95 million in a will that was found in a tin box with four pieces of soap.
* Queen Elizabeth of Britain and Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands count under the 10 wealthiest women in the world.
* A person can live without food for about a month, but only about a week without water.
* If the amount of water in your body is reduced by just 1%, you'll feel thirsty. If it's reduced by 10%, you'll die.
* Did you know that the average lead pencil can draw a line that is almost 35 miles long or you can write almost 50,000 words in English with just one pencil? Amazing fact! Now imagine an eraser that could match it !!!
* The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the English language.
* 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
* The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
* If you keep a Goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
* Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
* The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
* The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
* TYPEWRITER, is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
* If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
* China has more English speakers than the United States.
* The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
* Did you know you share your birthday with at least 9 other million people in the world.
* Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
* Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
* A cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it starves to death.
* Butterflies taste with their feet. Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
* Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
* Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
* The average secretary's left hand does 56% of the typing.
* A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
* There are more chickens than people in the world.
* In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
* A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
* A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
* The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
* The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket. There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

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