2563. Fact
The United kingdom eats more cans of baked beans than the rest of the world combined.

1894. Fact
Male monkeys lose the hair on their heads in the same way men do.

425. Fact
Territorial waters
Areas of the sea up to 12 km measured from the low water mark of the coast and within the executive control of an adjacent state.

3661. Fact
The Nile river is 6,690 kilometers long

10651. Fact
Only 1 person in 2 billion will live to be 116 or older.

5367. Fact
In the 1985 Boise, Idaho mayoral election, there were four write-in votes for Mr. Potato Head

3081. Fact
The flea can jump 350 times its body length, that is like a 6 foot-tall human jumping the length of 7 football fields

2324. Fact
The creator of the Waffle Iron did not actually like waffles.

4723. Fact
The average child recognizes over 200 company logos by the time he enters first grade.

6707. Fact
Upper and Lower case letters are so named because when print had to be set by individual letters the upper case letters were stored in a case above the case that held the lower case letters.

2376. Fact
The guy in the Darth Vader suit didn't know that James Earl Jones was doing the voice until the screenplay.

2213. Fact
State sport of Maryland: Jousting.

6676. Fact
Plants that need to attract moths for pollination are generally white or pale yellow, to be better seen when the light is dim. Plants that depend on butterflies, such as the poppy or the hibiscus, have more colorful flowers.

2901. Fact
The Olympic was the sister ship of the Titanic, and she provided twenty-five years of service

7147. Fact
The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.

2132. Fact
Pulp Fiction cost $8 million to make - $5 million going to actor's salaries.

10158. Fact
Spartacus led the revolt of the Roman slaves and gladiators in 73 B.C

3404. Fact
Your fingernails can turn yellow from wearing nail polish and from the sun.

4459. Fact
Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper was so relaxed on the morning of his launch into space in May 1963 that he fell asleep in his space capsule while waiting for blastoff.

9273. Fact
In 1391, China began producing toliet paper for use by its Emperors

6751. Fact
The average light bulb can last for about 750 to 1,000 hours.

401. Fact
Encircling a person and rending him incapable of doing anything till he/she concedes demands.

7226. Fact
Percentage of American men who say they would marry the same woman if they had it to do all over again: 80%.

6955. Fact
Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined

5644. Fact
There are some ice creams that are 75% air

9947. Fact
Stinging insects kills approximately 25 people annually in the U.S

1530. Fact
Elephants can't jump.

9663. Fact
Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over million descendants.

47. Fact
Babies are, pound for pound, stronger than an ox.

42. Fact
Earwax production is necessary for good ear health.

3423. Fact
The music for The Star Spangled Banner comes from a British drinking song named Anacreon.

6928. Fact
The largest volcano known is on Mars: Olympus Mons, 370 miles wide and 79,000 feet high, is almost three times higher than Mount Everest

5207. Fact
Most honey bees die after stinging people as our skin is elastic, unsuitable for their stingers which are meant for harder inelastic skins. Their venom glands are also torn out in the process.

9040. Fact
John Wayne's real name was Marion Michael Morrison.

10696. Fact
You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.

5765. Fact
The only father and son to hit back-to-back home runs in a major league baseball game: Ken Griffey, Jr., and his father, Ken Griffey, Sr., both of the Seattle Mariners in a game against the California Angels on September 14th, 1990.

4030. Fact
An American chews an average of 300 sticks of gum in a year

7428. Fact
The first ever patent in the UK was Aaron Rathbone & Roger Burges, Map makers in 1618.

1190. Fact
A moth has no stomach.

2408. Fact
The letter "W" is the only letter in the alphabet that doesn't have just one syllable it has three.

992. Fact
The distance between the surface and the center of the earth is 3,700 miles.

7064. Fact
A chance of a woman having twins is increased after the age of 35. About 1 in 27 women will give birth to twins after this age. After 50 the chances of having twins is 1 in 9

2375. Fact
The Grateful Dead were once called 'The Warlocks'.

4599. Fact
The only member of the British House of Commons who is not allowed to speak is the man called the Speaker of the House.

1086. Fact
51% of turns are right turns

10478. Fact
In February 1878, the first telephone book was published in New Haven, Connecticut. The book was one page long and had fifty names in it.

7079. Fact
The clock at the National Bureau of Standards in Washington, D.C. will gain or lose only one second every 300 years.

5491. Fact
Border collies are the most intelligent breed of dog

10277. Fact
An ant can detect a movement through 5 centimeters of earth

3556. Fact
Before its name was changed, the African Penguin used be called the Jackass Penguin because of its donkey-like braying call



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