10087. Fact
No SEAL has ever surrendered and no wounded or dead SEAL has ever been left on the field during battle.

10088. Fact
The longest kiss on record lasted 30 hours and 45 minutes. Dror Orpaz and Carmit Tsubara recorded it on April 5, 1999 at a kissing contest held in Tel Aviv, Israel

10089. Fact
Duracell, the battery-maker, built parts of its new international headquarters using materials from its own waste

10090. Fact
The town of Churchill, Manitoba, located in Canada, is known as the Polar Bear Capital of the World

10091. Fact
More people die from eating sharks then from being eaten by them. This is due to a poison in shark meat

10092. Fact
The hydra, which is related to the jellyfish, can grow its body back in a couple of days if it is cut in half

10093. Fact
U.S. Postal Service processes 38 million address changes each year

10094. Fact
One billion seconds is about 32 years

10095. Fact
Cows are able to hear lower and higher frequencies better than human beings

10096. Fact
Planet Jupiter spins so fast that there are 2 sunrises and 2 sunsets every 24 hours by earth time.

10097. Fact
Each day Americans 15 and over spend an average of 55 minutes of driving

10098. Fact
The cornea is the only living tissue in the human body that does not contain any blood vessels

10099. Alloy
Alloy : stainless steel
Composition : fe (82%) cr, ni (18%)
Use : for making cooking utencils, knives.

10100. Fact
Nothing rhymes with the word "month"

10101. Fact
Tug of war was an Olympic event from 1900-1920

10102. Fact
Truffles, or mushrooms that grow below the ground, are one of the world's most expensive foods. One variety, Tuber melanosporum, can cost between $800 and $1,500 a pound.

10103. Fact
In 1905, Chapman and Skinner in San Francisco invented the first portable electric vacuum.

10104. Fact
The Star Trek theme actually has lyrics.

10105. Fact
It's a diverse world we live in. In the U.S. football, basketball and baseball are the three most watched sports on TV. In England, the top three most viewed are soccer, Formula One auto racing, and boxing. In Russia it's soccer, ice hockey, and boxing. And in China it's soccer, table tennis, and swimming.

10106. Fact
Music can help reduce chronic pain by more than 20% and can alleviate depression by up to 25%.

10107. Fact
Ballroom dancing is a course at Brigham Young University in Utah

10108. Fact
In the Sahara Desert, there is a town named Tidikelt, which did not receive a drop of rain for ten years

10109. Fact
Chameleon is derived from the Greek, meaning little lion.

10110. Alloy
Alloy : steel
Composition : fe (98%), c (2%)
Use : for making nails, screws, bridges.

10111. Fact
The official state song of Georgia since 1922 has been Georgia on My Mind.

10112. Fact
The most popular vacation destinations for Americans in 1956 was Niagara Falls

10113. Fact
A volcano has enough power to shoot ash as high as 50 km into the atmosphere

10114. Fact
The horned owl is the only animal stupid enough to attack a skunk.

10115. Alloy
Alloy : duralium
Composition : al (95%), cu (4%), mg (0.5%), mn (0.5%)
Use : in aircraft manufacturing.

10116. Fact
February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon

10117. Fact
Its impossible to smoke oneself to death with weed. You won't be able to retain enough motor control and consciousness to do so after such a large amount.

10118. Fact
The curvature of the earth is pretty close to eight inches every mile, or 66 feet every hundred miles.

10119. Fact
The word, tattoo originated from the Tahitain word tattau which means to mark.

10120. Fact
The whiskers on a catfish are called barbells.

10121. Alloy
Alloy : solder
Composition : sn(50-75%), pb (50-25%)
Use : soldering of metals.

10122. Fact
Pearl Jam's first album, 10, was named in tribute of basketball player Mookie Blaylock who's number is 10

10123. Fact
Minus 40 degrees Celsius is exactly the same as minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit.

10124. Fact
The largest pig on record was a Poland-China hog named Big Bill, who weighed 2,552 lbs.

10125. Fact
In 1810, Peter Durand invented the tin can for preserving food

10126. Fact
In the early nineteenth century some advertisements claimed that riding the carousel was good for the circulation of blood

10127. Fact
Over 80% of the brain is water

10128. Fact
There are more pyramids in Peru than in Egypt

10129. Alloy
Alloy : gun metal
Composition : cu (85%), zn (10%), sn(5%)
Use : used for engineering purpose.

10130. Alloy
Alloy : bell metals
Composition : cu (80%), sn (20%)
Use : for making bells.

10131. Fact
The 1st kiss in a movie was between May Irwin and John Rice in The Widow Jones, in 1896.

10132. Fact
Whitcomb L. Judson, the inventor of the zipper, originally intended his invention to save people the trouble of buttoning and unbuttoning their shoes every day. He named it the Clasp locker and unlocker for shoes.

10133. Fact
The average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in a lifetime

10134. Fact
There are more Subway restaurants in Canada than there are McDonald restaurants

10135. Fact
Two-thirds of college students have been in a "friends with benefits" relationship.

10136. Fact
It takes forty minutes to hard boil an ostrich egg.



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