4885. Fact
There are are roughly 100 million single adults living in the USA

4886. Fact
It is now possible to print human skin with an inkjet printer.

4887. Fact
The only one of his sculptures that Michelangelo signed was the The Pieta, completed in 1500.

4888. Fact
The real name of Toto the dog in The Wizard Of Oz was Terry

4889. Fact
Check your map. The Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal is farther East than the Atlantic entrance.

4890. Fact
Abraham Lincoln had to go across the street to the War Department to get news from the battlefield because there was no telegraph in the White House.

4891. Fact
A poll of 3,000 Americans found that for 41 percent, the thing they're most afraid of is speaking before a group of people. 32 percent stated they were afraid of heights.

4892. Fact
The world's largest art gallery is the Winter Palace and the Hermitage in Leningrad. Visitors walk fifteen miles to visit each of the 322 galleries, which house nearly 3 million works of art and archaeological remains.

4893. Fact
The original name for butterfly was flutterby.

4894. Fact
It takes the Hubble telescope about 97 minutes to complete an orbit of the Earth. On average, the Hubble uses the equivilent amount of energy as 30 household lightbulbs to complete an orbit.

4895. Fact
People who chase after rare birds are called twitchers

4896. Fact
The name of the famous snack Twinkies was invented by seeing a billboard in St. Louis, that said Twinkle Toe Shoes.

4897. Fact
Smokers are twice as likely to develop lower back pain than non-smokers

4898. Fact
In Devon, Connecticut, it is unlawful to walk backwards after sunset.

4899. Fact
44% of kids watch television before they go to sleep

4900. Fact
On April 12, 1938, the state of New York passed a law requiring medical tests for marriage license applicants, the first state to do so.

4901. Fact
The largest number of children born to one woman, who was a Russian peasant is 69

4902. Fact
Each year 50,000 earthquakes take place on this planet.

4903. Fact
Tomatoes and cucumbers are fruits

4904. Fact
In 1942 the Jello company introduced Cola flavored jello, which only lasted a year

4905. Fact
During World War II Canadian scientists secretly developed biological weapons which were later taken over by the USA. Anthrax was one.

4906. Fact
Bulls are colorblind, therefore will usually charge at a matador's waving cape no matter what color it is -- be it red or neon yellow.

4907. Fact
The triangular shape that Toblerone chocolates are packaged in, is protected by law

4908. Fact
It is unknown if odd perfect numbers exist

4909. Fact
Girls tend to sleep more soundly than boys.

4910. Fact
Hacky Sack was invented by a football player in the mid 1970's who used it to stregthen tendons he had torn in his knee.

4911. Fact
Gold leaf is attached to paper or plaster with egg whites, the same now as in ancient times.

4912. Fact
The deadliest war in history excluding World War II was a civil war in China in the 1850s in which the rebels were led by a man who thought he was the brother of Jesus Christ.

4913. Fact
The collecting of Beer mats is called Tegestology.

4914. Fact
Mockingbirds can imitate any sound from a squeaking door to a cat meowing.

4915. Fact
A dime has 118 ridges around the edge

4916. Fact
Capsaicin, which makes hot peppers hot to the human mouth, is best neutralized by casein, the main protein found in milk.

4917. Fact
The Xerox company was initially called the Haloid Company

4918. Fact
A jumbo jet uses 4,000 gallons of fuel to take off.

4919. Fact
The New York Yankees have appeared in the World Series a league leading 38 times and won 26 titles

4920. Fact
The Union ironclad, Monitor, was the first U.S. ship to have a flush toilet.

4921. Fact
At 120 miles per hour, a Formula One car generates so much downforce that it can drive upside down on the roof of a tunnel

4922. Fact
Burt Reynolds is a Cherokee Indian.

4923. Fact
On record, the largest iceberg ever, was larger than the country of Belgium.

4924. Fact
When cows lay down, they get up back feet first...so if you get enough people to sit on their rear end, they won't be able to stand again. Doctors use this when operating and giving shots.

4925. Fact
Australian termites have been known to build mounds twenty feet high and at least 100 feet wide.

4926. Fact
123,000,000 cars are being driven on highways in the United States.

4927. Fact
If you were to go on vacation for eleven days, you'd have less than one million seconds to enjoy it.

4928. Fact
Teenage cosmetic surgeries nearly doubled in the USA between 1996 and 1998

4929. Fact
As of 2003, there were 1.3 million pornographic websites.

4930. Fact
Julie Nixon, daughter of Richard Nixon married David Eisenhower, grandson of Dwight Eisenhower

4931. Fact
The abbreviation 'ORD' for Chicago's O'Hare airport comes from the old name 'Orchard Field.'

4932. Fact
The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major League all-stars Game

4933. Fact
Every 14 years, Saturn's rings become briefly invisible to astronomers on Earth. At that time, the plane of the rings is tipped to that of the Earth's orbit, and they are seen edge-on. Since the ring's are so thin, they can't be seen at that angle.

4934. Fact
The Chinese language does not require punctuation.



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