2489. Fact
The Pacific island of Nauru's economy is almost entirely based on bird droppings.

2490. Fact
The parents of Albert Einstein were worried that he was mentally slow because it took him a long time to learn how to speak.

2491. Fact
The parking meter was invented in Oklahoma City.

2492. Fact
The penguin is the only bird that can swim but not fly.

2493. Fact
The penguin is the only bird that can swim, but cannot fly.

2494. Fact
The penis of a barnacle may reach up to 20 times its body size!

2495. Fact
The perefect pickle should have 7 warts per square inch

2496. Fact
The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law, which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

2497. Fact
The phrase 'rule of thumb' is derived from and old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

2498. Fact
The Pittsburgh Steelers were originally called the Pirates.

2499. Fact
The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times.

2500. Fact
The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

2501. Fact
The population of the Earth has more than doubled since 1950.

2502. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : sir sarvepalli radhakrishnan
second president, first vice president, philosopher.
Year : 1954
Region : tamil nadu.

2503. Fact
The Prime Minister cannot speak in Th House of Commons without permission

2504. Fact
The Puritans forbade the singing of Christmas carols.

2505. Fact
The Queen Elizabeth ship burns a gallon of oil to move 1 foot

2506. Fact
The RAM required to run WordPerfect for Win95 is 8 times the amount needed aboard the space shuttle.

2507. Fact
The Ramses brand condom is named after the great phaoroh Ramses II who fathered over 160 children.

2508. Fact
The Ramses brand condom is named after the great pharaoh Ramses II who fathered over 160 children.

2509. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : pandit bhimsen joshi
hindustani classical vocalist
Year : 2008
Region : karnataka.

2510. Fact
The Ramses brand condom is named after the great Pharoh Ramses II, who fathered over 160 children.

2511. Fact
The real name of the "I've fallen and I can't get up" lady is Edith Fore.

2512. Fact
The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days of old when the engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.

2513. Fact
The record distance for cherry pit spitting is 95 feet, 7 inches.

2514. Fact
The revenue that is generated from gambling is more than the revenue that comes from movies, cruise ships, recorded music, theme parks, and spectator sports combined.

2515. Fact
The revolving door was invented in 1888

2516. Fact
The right lung takes in more air than the left.

2517. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : ustad bismillah khan
classical shehnai maestro
Year : 2001
Region : bihar.

2518. Fact
The saying "it's so cold out there it could freeze the balls off a brass monkey" came from when they had old cannons like ones used in the Civil War. The cannonballs were stacked in a pyramid formation, called a brass monkey. When it got extremely cold outside they would crack and break off... Thus the saying.

2519. Fact
The search engine Google got its name from the word ‘googol’, which refers to the number one with a hundred zeros after it.

2520. Fact
The second longest word in the English language is "antidisestablishmenterianism".

2521. Fact
The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet!

2522. Fact
The serial number of the first MAC ever produced was 2001

2523. Fact
The shape of plant collenchyma cells and the shape of the bubbles in beer foam are the same - they are orthotetrachidecahedrons.

2524. Fact
The sound of knuckles cracking is generated by imploding synovial fluid.

2525. Fact
The Speaker of the House of Commons is not allowed to speak opinion.

2526. Fact
The speed of a typical raindrop is 7 miles per hour.

2527. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : lata mangeshkar
play back singer
Year : 2001
Region : maharashtra.

2528. Fact
the starfish is the only animal that can turn it's stomach inside out.

2529. Fact
The state of Florida is bigger than England!

2530. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : gopinath bordoloi
posthumous, freedom fighter
Year : 1999
Region : assam.

2531. Fact
The state of Wyoming is named after a valley in Pennsylvania.

2532. Fact
The state with the longest coastline in the U.S. is Michigan.

2533. Fact
The state with the longest coastline in the US is Michigan.

2534. Fact
The storage capacity of human brain exceeds 4 Terrabytes.

2535. Fact
The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth.

2536. Fact
The sun is NOT the biggest star in the universe.

2537. Fact
The surface area of an average-sized brick is 79cm?

2538. Fact
The surface area of the Earth is 197,000,000 square miles



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