7544. Fact
Eating large amounts of carrots will eventually turn your skin orange because of the chemical substance called carotene which is found in carrots. Carotene is the cause of the orange hue in leaves during the fall.

7545. Fact
Someone gets divorced every ten to thirteen seconds

7546. Fact
The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com on March 15, 1985.

7547. Fact
Cattle can produce up to 180 litres of saliva in one day

7548. Fact
There are more than 2,000 different varieties of cheese in the world

7549. Fact
The wind must be below one mile an hour in order for the National Weather Service to rate the weather as calm.

7550. Animal Facts
South American cane toads have special glands behind their eyes which ooze poison out of their skin.They can even shoot the poison up to 30 centimetres (nearly a foot) to deter animals that might want to eat them.

7551. Fact
Approximately 25% of all scald burns to children are from hot tap water and is associated with more deaths than with any other liquid

7552. Fact
A chicken loses its feathers when it becomes stressed

7553. Fact
Australia's Sydney funnel-web spider and Brazil's Wandering spider (also known as the Banana Spider) are among the most Venomous species. Even these bad biters aren't big killers, though. Even before the introduction of anti venom only 1 percent of their bites resulted in death.

7554. Fact
The names of the two stone lions in front of the New York Public Library are Patience and Fortitude. They were named by then-mayor Fiorello LaGuardia.

7555. Fact
During a typical human life span, the human heart will beat approximately 2.5 billion times

7556. Fact
According to the United States Postal Service, each person sent on average 689 letters throughout the year of 1996.

7557. Fact
Whenever people accidentally trip over themselves whilst walking, they automatically go into 'survival mode' and try to pretend like they meant it (eg. they start into a jog). How hilarious is it watching someone do that?!

7558. Fact
A yawn usually lasts for approximately six seconds

7559. Fact
General Stonewall Jackson has two separate burial sites: one for his amputated left arm (Fredericksburg, VA) and one for the rest of his body (Lexington, VA). Jackson's left arm was shattered during the Battle of Chancellorsville by friendly fire and was amputated the next day. He died a week later. (8-1-02)

7560. Animal Facts
The butcher bird (shrike) impales mice, small birds and lizards onto spikes to hold them still while it eats them.

7561. Fact
John Hancock and Charles Thomson were the only people to sign the Declaration of independence on July 4th, 1776. The last signature came five years later.

7562. Fact
There is a species of bird, Antpitta avis canis Ridgley, that barks like a dog

7563. Fact
The oil that is found in poison ivy is called urushiol.

7564. Fact
In some (maybe all) Asian countries, the family name is written

7565. Fact
All gondolas in Venice, Italy must be painted black, unless they belong to a high official.

7566. Animal Facts
If one vampire bat is too ill to leave the cave, another will suck blood all night then come home and vomit it up over the poorly bat so it doesn't miss out on a meal.

7567. Fact
Mummy powder was once thought to be a cure for all remedies. English men used to carry the powder with them in a tiny bag wherever they went

7568. Fact
There are no ants in Iceland, Antarctica, and Greenland.

7569. Fact
Your skin weighs about 3.2kg.

7570. Fact
Honolulu is the only place in the United States that has a royal palace.

7571. Fact
In Hans Holbein's painting, The Ambassadors, the artist added a small skull as a way of signing his name. Holbein is another word for hollow bone or a skull.

7572. Fact
Reports from owners of cats and dogs indicate that 21% of dogs and 7% of cats snore

7573. Fact
If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.(Hardly seems worth it.)

7574. Fact
On average, a beaver can cut down two hundred trees a year.

7575. Fact
There are 49 different foods mentioned in the Bible.

7576. Fact
What word can you take the first letter of, put it as the last letter, and make it the past tence of the original word? Answer: Eat (ate)

7577. Fact
Children grow faster in the springtime.

7578. Fact
Israel is the only country in the world, which has compulsory military service for women.

7579. Fact
The Taj Mahal in India is perfectly symetrical, except for one thing. The two tombs inside are not equal in size. This is because the male tomb has to be larger than the female tomb.

7580. Fact
Blood sucking hookworms inhabit 700 million people worldwide.

7581. Fact
Nerve cells can travel as fast as 120 metres per second

7582. Fact
Mary Hart, the co-anchor of Entertainment Tonight, has each of her legs insured for one million dollars

7583. Fact
There is a substance in the skin of the African clawed frog that helps in fighting infection

7584. Fact
Venus rotates so slowly that in a typical day lasts approximately 244 Earth days (5,856 hours).

7585. Fact
A person who is a specialist in wine making is called an oenologist

7586. Fact
In Shakespeare, Rosalind, the heroine of "As You Like It", has more lines than any of Shakespeare's female characters. Cleopatra comes in second with 670 lines and third place belongs to Imogen (Cymbeline), with 591 lines.

7587. Fact
Pinocchio is Italian for "pine head."

7588. Fact
The correct name for the capital city of Thailand is rung Thep, and it's been this way for over 130 years. Foreigners persist on calling it Bangkok.

7589. Fact
Although the outsides of a bone are hard, they are generally light and soft inside. They are about 75% water

7590. Fact
Coffee trees are self-pollinating.

7591. Fact
Catnip can affect lions and tigers as well as house cats. It excites them because it contains a chemical that resembles an excretion of the dominant female's urine.

7592. Fact
The three primary colors are red, yellow and blue. The three secondary colors are green, orange and purple.

7593. Fact
The mongoose was barred live entry into the U.S. in 1902.



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