No SEAL has ever surrendered and no wounded or dead SEAL has ever been left on the field during battle.
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
Duracell, the battery-maker, built parts of its new international headquarters using materials from its own waste
The town of Churchill, Manitoba, located in Canada, is known as the Polar Bear Capital of the World
More people die from eating sharks then from being eaten by them. This is due to a poison in shark meat
The hydra, which is related to the jellyfish, can grow its body back in a couple of days if it is cut in half
U.S. Postal Service processes 38 million address changes each year
Cows are able to hear lower and higher frequencies better than human beings
Planet Jupiter spins so fast that there are 2 sunrises and 2 sunsets every 24 hours by earth time.
Each day Americans 15 and over spend an average of 55 minutes of driving
The cornea is the only living tissue in the human body that does not contain any blood vessels
Alloy : stainless steel
Composition : fe (82%) cr, ni (18%)
Use : for making cooking utencils, knives.
Tug of war was an Olympic event from 1900-1920
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.
In 1905, Chapman and Skinner in San Francisco invented the first portable electric vacuum.
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.
Music can help reduce chronic pain by more than 20% and can alleviate depression by up to 25%.
Ballroom dancing is a course at Brigham Young University in Utah
In the Sahara Desert, there is a town named Tidikelt, which did not receive a drop of rain for ten years
Chameleon is derived from the Greek, meaning little lion.
Alloy : steel
Composition : fe (98%), c (2%)
Use : for making nails, screws, bridges.
The official state song of Georgia since 1922 has been Georgia on My Mind.
The most popular vacation destinations for Americans in 1956 was Niagara Falls
A volcano has enough power to shoot ash as high as 50 km into the atmosphere
The horned owl is the only animal stupid enough to attack a skunk.
Alloy : duralium
Composition : al (95%), cu (4%), mg (0.5%), mn (0.5%)
Use : in aircraft manufacturing.
February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon
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.
The curvature of the earth is pretty close to eight inches every mile, or 66 feet every hundred miles.
The word, tattoo originated from the Tahitain word tattau which means to mark.
The whiskers on a catfish are called barbells.
Alloy : solder
Composition : sn(50-75%), pb (50-25%)
Use : soldering of metals.
Pearl Jam's first album, 10, was named in tribute of basketball player Mookie Blaylock who's number is 10
Minus 40 degrees Celsius is exactly the same as minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
The largest pig on record was a Poland-China hog named Big Bill, who weighed 2,552 lbs.
In 1810, Peter Durand invented the tin can for preserving food
In the early nineteenth century some advertisements claimed that riding the carousel was good for the circulation of blood
There are more pyramids in Peru than in Egypt
Alloy : gun metal
Composition : cu (85%), zn (10%), sn(5%)
Use : used for engineering purpose.
Alloy : bell metals
Composition : cu (80%), sn (20%)
Use : for making bells.
The 1st kiss in a movie was between May Irwin and John Rice in The Widow Jones, in 1896.
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.
The average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in a lifetime
There are more Subway restaurants in Canada than there are McDonald restaurants
Two-thirds of college students have been in a "friends with benefits" relationship.
It takes forty minutes to hard boil an ostrich egg.
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