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4353. Fact
Oenophobia is the Fear of wines.

10520. Fact
The most famous movie theatre is the Chinese Theatre located in Los Angeles, USA

8282. Fact
Sir John Harington, the godson of Queen Elizabeth I, was the inventor of the toilet

773. Fact
If you keep a living goldfish in a completely dark room, it will eventually turn white.

3119. Fact
Pope Pius II wrote an erotic book Historia de duobos amantibus in 1444.

7746. Fact
570 gallons of paint would be needed to paint the outside of the White House

65. Fact
Monday is the day of the week when the risk of heart attack is greatest.

7962. Fact
Bilbo Baggins was born on September 22, 1290.

9852. Fact
Scientists have figured out that the speed of nerve impulses in the brain is 404 feet per second. If an idea is complex enough to take 100 nerve messages from one side of the brain to the other, the thought could be completed in less than a tenth of a second.

7833. Fact
Mel Gibson has a horseshoe kidney (two kidneys fused into one).

6877. Fact
Emus cannot walk backwards.

238. Fact
The pupil of an octopus' eye is rectangular.

4244. Fact
If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one leg front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all 4 legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

9132. Fact
The only married couple to fly together in space were Jan Davis and Mark Lee, who flew aboard the Endeavor space shuttle from Sept 12-20, 1992

2847. Fact
Scatologists are experts who study feces. (aka. crap, dung, dookie, dumps, feces, excrement, etc.)

9177. Fact
The U.S. bought Alaska from Russia for 2 cents an acre.

2061. Fact
One punishment for an adulterous wife in medieval France was to make her chase a chicken through town naked.

5409. Fact
A snail can sleep for three years

5921. Fact
The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sportsgames (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after theMajorLeague All-Star Game.

8906. Fact
The name Aspirin was invented from A in acetyl chloride. The spir comes from spiraea ulmaria which is the plant that they got the salicylic acid from, and the in was used because back then it was popular to end the name of medicines with in.

5326. Fact
The state flower of Texas is the Bluebonnet; the state tree is a pecan.

3276. Fact
Persia changed its name to Iran in 1935.

9102. Fact
It is possible to drown and not die. Technically the term 'drowning' refers to the process of taking water into the lungs, not to death caused by that process.

4081. Fact
Back in the mid to late '80s, an IBM compatible computer wasn't considered 100% compatible unless it could run Microsoft's Flight Simulator.

6348. Fact
When the body is resting, it takes in about 10 litres of air every minute

5148. Fact
In downtown Lima, Peru, there is a large brass statue dedicated to Winnie-the-Pooh.

130. Fact
Human jaw muscles can generate a force of 200 pounds (90.8 kilograms) on the molars.

1547. Fact
Even if you cut off a cockroach's head, it can live for several weeks.

9019. Fact
Corned beef got its name because this beef was preserved with pellets of salt that were the size of corn kernels, which was also referred to as corns of salt

6078. Fact
President Kennedy was the fastest random speaker in the world with upwards of 350 words per minute.

4566. Fact
During a severe windstorm or rainstorm the Empire State Building may sway several feet to either side.

2159. Fact
Richest country in the world: Switzerland. Poorest: Mozambique.

5638. Fact
Around 2,000 left-handed people die annually due to improper use of equipment designed only for right handed people.

4513. Fact
Your home is ten times more likely to have a fire than be burglarized.

1717. Fact
In an average hour, there are over 61,000 Americans airborne over the United States.

4785. Fact
The national sport of Japan is sumo wrestling

5265. Fact
The first Super Bowl was played in 1967. The Green Bay Packers of the National Football League defeated the Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League, 35-10.

361. Fact
Death duty (estate duty)
A sort of tax imposed on the property inherited at death of its previous owner.

5883. Fact
The earth is about 6,588,000,000,000,000,000 tons in weight

7268. Fact
The U.S. military s dried food rations can be re-hydrated with urine.

10407. Fact
Carbon monoxide can kill a person in less than 15 minutes

2076. Fact
Only male fireflies can fly.

4967. Fact
Canada is an Indian word meaning Big Village

418. Fact
Referendum
People's verdict on some constitutional amendment and some other legislative issue of controversial nature.

4620. Fact
The accent that Mike Myers used for the character Shrek came from the accent that his mother would use when she was telling him bedtime stories when he was a child

4289. Fact
The average 1 1/4 lb. lobster is 7 to 9 years old.

2739. Fact
Wilma Flinestone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal, and Betty Rubble's Maiden name was Betty Jean Mcbricker.

3769. Fact
Millie the White House dog earned more than 4 times as much as President Bush in 1991. And, rightfully so

9879. Fact
The number of births in India each year is greater than the entire population of Australia.

6114. Fact
Laser stands for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. Developed 1950s 1960s.

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