3124. Fact
Tokyo has had 24 recorded instances of people either killed or receiving serious skull fractures while bowing to each other with the traditional Japanese greeting.

10758. Fact
The low frequency call of the humpback whale is the loudest noise made by a living creature. The call of the humpback whale is louder than Concorde and can be heard from 500 miles away.

4762. Fact
Rain falls at 11kmph (7mph).

10532. Fact
One pound of maple syrup can make eight pounds of candy or sugar

5936. Fact
The risk of cardiovascular disease is twice as high in women that snore regularly compared to women who do not snore. updated

787. Fact
In the famous film casablanca, rick (played by humphrey bogart) never once said, "play it again, sam". He actually said, "you played it for her. You can play it for me. Play it!" the line "play it again, sam" actually comes from the marx brother's film one night in casablanca.

6029. Fact
In Erwin, Tennessee an elephant was once hanged for murder.

1721. Fact
In ancient Japan, public contests were held to see who could fart the loudest and longest!

5878. Fact
Humans are the only animals that can blush.

9655. Fact
1 in 2000 babies are born with a tooth that is already visible

5590. Fact
In the United States, lightning hits the ground 40 million times a year.

10046. Fact
The tridacna clam can grow up to four feet long and weigh up to 500 pounds

10297. Fact
Slugs have four noses.

10591. Fact
The melting point of cocoa butter is just below the human body temperature, which is why it literally melts in your mouth.

4628. Fact
From 1942 until the end of World War II, Oscars were made out of plaster to conserve metal. After the war, the winners received real replacement statues.

9602. Fact
With winds of 50 miles per hour, The Statue of Liberty sways three inches and the torch sways five inches

834. Fact
You share the same birthday with about 9 million other people.

3535. Fact
In turtles, the colon(intestine) is also used for respiration, as it takes in oxygen. Thats how they stay underwater for so long.

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.

7120. Fact
According to bar sales across the U.S., here are the top 15 cocktails: 1) Dry martini, 2) Manhattan, 3) Whiskey sour, 4) Bloody Mary, 5) Gimlet, 6) Daiquiri, 7) Tom Collins, 8) Old Fashioned, 9) Margarita, 10) Screwdriver, 11) Bacardi, 12) Stinger, 13) Harvey Wallbanger, 14) Gin & Tonic, and 15) Rum & Coke

9125. Fact
Fathers tend to determine the height of their child, mothers their weight.

10619. Fact
Milk chocolate was invented in Switzerland by David Peter in 1876

744. Fact
A donkey's eyes are positioned so that it can see all of its hooves at the same time.

10655. Fact
The Black Hole, 1979, was Disney's first PG-rated movie.

3350. Fact
The shark cornea has been used in eye surgery, since its cornea is similar to a human cornea

8996. Fact
Water that is safe to drink is referred to as POTABLE

9758. Fact
In a year, an average person uses the toilet 2500 times a year

5478. Fact
Kellogg?s started selling their most famous product, Corn Flakes, in 1906

5719. Fact
Almost all Jewish and Muslim males in the world are circumcised, and together they account for about 70% of all circumcised males globally.

579. Fact
American dentists recommend that you keep your toothbrush at least 6 feet from a flushing toilet. This will help prevent uninvited airbourne particles from alighting onto your toothbrush and ending up in your mouth.

4217. Fact
One in five Americans move homes every year

7182. Fact
There are 44,523,312,694,361,020,971,556,671,544,734,879,370,359,807,003,367,569,358,848,000,000,000,000 ways to order a deck of cards.

4974. Fact
If Wal-Mart was classified as a country, it would be the 24th most productive country in the world

4306. Fact
There is no alcohol left in food that's cooked with wine. The alcohol evaporates at 172 degrees Fahrenheit.

924. Fact
Alexander graham bell, who invented the telephone, could never talk to his mother or wife on it. They were both deaf.

366. Fact
Foreign exchange
Transfer of money of one country to another.

10703. Fact
The capital of Vermont, Montpelier is the only state capital in the United States that does not have a McDonalds

5253. Fact
Giraffe's tongues are 22 inches long and black with pink dots.

7646. Fact
Jericho is the oldest walled city in the world at 9,000 yrs old.

4481. Fact
Streetcar conductors, taxi drivers, and business executives have the highest statistical chance of getting ulcers.

3382. Fact
Pineapples were first called anana, which is Caribbean for excellent fruit.

3402. Fact
The first baseball caps were made of straw.

5112. Fact
Whoopi Goldberg was a mortuary cosmetologist and a bricklayer before becoming an actress.

6678. Fact
The longest chapter in the Bible is Psalm 119, which is 176 verses

697. Fact
Bulletproof vests, fire ladders, windshield wipers and laser printers were all invented by women.

5108. Fact
Honolulu, Hawaii boasts the only royal palace in the United States of America

10761. Fact
In Korea and other East Asian countries, the age of the person is counted from conception and not physical birth

2363. Fact
The first toilet ever seen on TV was on "Leave it to Beaver".

9458. Fact
The world's record for continuous pogo stick jumping is 41 hours.

10519. Fact
On average, you would need 12.5 gallons of milk to make one gallon of ice cream



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