8036. Fact
The Leaning Tower of Pisa was built on the site of a river estuary. The land under the town has several layers of silt and soft clay. The 15,000-ton tower tilts to the south because the subsoil is too unstable.

7971. Fact
Sheep outnumber humans in New Zealand 15 to 1.

3531. Fact
Each year insects eat 1/3 of the Earth's food crop.

7516. Fact
Europe has no deserts, it is the only continent without one.

3041. Fact
Ghandi had the most extras of any movie ever made with about 300,000 people. The German movie Kolberg is second with 187,000.

6420. Fact
Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is not considered an insult! Despite the expensive food, tipping is welcome as in any other country.

4792. Fact
An iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes.

5595. Fact
Adding a drop of olive oil and lemon juice to an ice cube then running it over your face gives you better results than some expensive skin care products.

1816. Fact
It takes seven years for a lobster to grow 1 pound

8240. Fact
Hippos kill more people in Africa when compared to crocodiles.

4539. Fact
Cranberry Jell-0 is the only kind that contains real fruit.

4021. Fact
The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley

4405. Fact
The Popsicle was invented by 11 year-old Frank Epperson in 1905. He left his drink outside with a stir stick in it and he noticed that it had frozen. He applied for a patent in 1923 and named it Epsicle. The name was later changed to Popsicle

6248. Fact
Milton Bradley originally wanted to name the game Twister, Pretzel; but he could not since the name was copyrighted

5061. Fact
Robert Wadlow is regarded as the tallest man ever known. He was 8'11 at the time of his death at the age of 21.

1768. Fact
In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

7795. Fact
Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark's stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode.

9063. Fact
In Wisconsin you are allowed to marry your house.

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.

8838. Fact
The eyes of the chameleon can move independently. It can see in two different directions at the same time

9822. Fact
In the Victoria era, red tulips were a declaration of love

6120. Fact
A normal cow's stomach has four compartments: the rumen, the recticulum (storage area), the omasum (where water is absorbed), and the abomasum ( the only compartment with digestive juices).

4965. Fact
The little overhang of bone and feathers over an eagle's eye is there to protect the sensitive eyeball from the mountain and desert sun. It's not meant to make the bird look fierce.

6674. Fact
The Hoover Dam was built to last 2,000 years. The concrete in it will not even be fully cured for another 500 years.

6594. Fact
The US federal income tax was first enacted in 1862 to support the Union's Civil War effort. It was eliminated in 1872, revived in 1894 then declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court the following year. In 1913, the 16th Amendment to the Constitution made the income tax a permanent fixture in the US tax system.

7127. Fact
The largest desert in the world, the Sahara, is 3,500,000 square miles.

6246. Fact
The world's deadliest mushroom is the Amanita phalloides, the death cap. The five different poisons contained by the mushroom cause diarrhea and vomiting within 6 to 12 hours of ingestion. This is followed by damage to the liver, kidneys, and central nervous system and, in the majority of cases, coma and death.

4520. Fact
Sharks have upper and lower eyelids, but they do not blink

575. Fact
Pasta means dough in italian.

8119. Fact
A million dollars'worth of $100 bills weighs only 22 pounds.

3406. Fact
The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

339. Fact
Land covered with natural grass.

5445. Fact
Chicago has hosted the most presidential conventions with 25. Fourteen have been Republican and 11 Democratic.

901. Fact
The tyrannosaurus rex suffered from gout.

2998. Fact
Chained dogs are 3 times more likely to bite than unchained dogs.

4194. Fact
Hondas and Toyotas are the most frequently stolen passenger cars because they have parts that can be readily exchanged between model years without a problem.

2293. Fact
The average web page contains 500 words

1057. Fact
20% of men experience premature ejaculation.

4734. Fact
Women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression than men in the United States

9517. Fact
In 1905, 18 men died from injuries sustained on the football field. President Theodore Roosevelt stepped in and instituted safety measures to make the game safer.

3704. Fact
Charles Lindbergh took only four sandwiches with him on his famous transatlantic flight.

8044. Fact
The reason why the Mexican sombrero hat is so wide is to provide shade for the entire body

8798. Fact
Perfume contains ethyl alcohol and 25% fragrant oils. Cologne is cheaper to produce and to purchase because the oil content in cologne is only 3%. Cologne was named for the German city in which it was first produced. The original formula combined alcohol, lemon spirits, orange bitters and mint oil.

7793. Fact
One million cloud droplets are needed to make enough water to produce one raindrop.

5676. Fact
Gorillas are considered apes, not monkeys. The way to distinguish between an ape and a monkey is that apes do not have tails

7274. Fact
In Ivrea, Italy, thousands of citizens celebrate the beginning of Lent by throwing oranges at one another

6267. Fact
Cheese is the oldest of all man-made foods.

2862. Fact
A hedgehog's heart beats 190 times a minute on average and drops to only 20 beats per minute during hibernation.

3816. Fact
People will swallow about 8 spiders in their lifetime.

8009. Fact
It only takes a male horse 14 seconds to copulate



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