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9885. Fact
Cheerios cereal was originally called Cheerioats.

9886. Fact
The longest word in the English language is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses.

9887. Fact
In ancient Egypt, doctors used jolts from the electric catfish to reduce the pain of arthritis

9888. Fact
Pretzels were originally invented for Christian Lent.

9889. Fact
Sharks have survived on earth for about 400 million years

9890. Fact
Mount Everest moves approximately 2.4 inches (10 cm) in a Northeasterly direction every year.

9891. Fact
The state sport of Maryland is Jousting.

9892. Fact
The Europeans first added chocolate to their coffee in the 1600's.

9893. Fact
The Montreal Canadians of the mid-1950s are the only team to win five straight Stanley Cup championships.

9894. Fact
There are 318,979,564,000 possible ways to play the first four moves per side in a game of chess.

9895. Fact
The highest recorded speed of a sneeze is 165 km per hour

9896. Fact
The Oblivion ride at Alton Towers has a G-force of 5. Thats higher than the G-force of an average NASA take-off!

9897. Fact
There are more chickens in the world than people.

9898. Fact
Crayola Crayons currently has over 120 different crayon colours

9899. Fact
Cat scratch disease, a benign but sometimes painful disease of short duration, is caused by a bacillus. Despite its name, the disease can be transmitted by many kinds of scratches besides those of cats.

9900. Fact
A snail can crawl across a razor blade without getting injured. This is possible because they excrete a slime that protects them

9901. Fact
People photocopying their buttocks are the cause of 23% of all photocopier faults worldwide.

9902. Fact
The titan arum flower is the largest flower in the world and gives off a horrible odor that smells like rotting flesh when it blooms

9903. Fact
Males can be aroused by light stroking and touching of the perineum (the area between the scrotum and the anus).

9904. Fact
The life expectancy of a $100 bill is nine years

9905. Fact
Roman emperors ate flamingo tongues which were considered a delicacy. Also parrotfish livers, and pheasant brains were feasted on

9906. Fact
Women wear engagement and wedding rings on the third finger of the left hand because an ancient belief held that a delicate nerve runs directly from that finger to the heart.

9907. Fact
The dot above an 'i' is called the tittle.

9908. Fact
At - 40 degrees Centigrade a person loses about 14.4 calories per hour by breathing.

9909. Fact
The parking meter was invented in North Dakota.

9910. Fact
A women's heart beats faster than a man's heart.

9911. Fact
The biggest bug in the world is the Goliath Beetle which can weigh up to 3.5 ounces and be 4.5 inches long

9912. Fact
There are 38 peaks in South America higher than Mt. McKinley, which is the highest point in North America.

9913. Fact
The word assassination was invented by William Shakespeare

9914. Fact
The platypus and echidna are the only mammals that hatch from eggs. Both live in Australia.

9915. Fact
Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet.

9916. Fact
On Hilton Head Island, South Carolina it is illegal to shine a flashlight on a sea turtle.

9917. Fact
There's Arsnick(a dangerous poison) in dirt

9918. Fact
There is a type of coffin made that can be used as a wine rack or picnic table before its final use

9919. Fact
Chocolate can kill dogs; it directly affects their heart and nervous system.

9920. Fact
The Brownie box camera, introduced by Eastman Kodak, sold for $1.00 in 1900. The camera's 6-exposure film sold for 15 cents.

9921. Fact
Average age of top GM executives in 1994: 49.8 years. Average age ofthe Rolling Stones: 50.6.

9922. Fact
Humans have about the same number of hair follicles as a chimpanzee has

9923. Fact
It takes seven to ten days to make a jelly belly jellybean

9924. Fact
A woodpecker can peck twenty times a second.

9925. Fact
The average home creates more pollution than does the average car.

9926. Also known as
Original name : edmund spencer
Also known as : poets' poet

9927. Also known as
Original name : erwin rammel
Also known as : desert fax.

9928. Fact
Scientists have determined that fungi are more closely related to human beings and animals than to other plants.

9929. Fact
Mercury is the only planet whose orbit is coplanar with its equator. Venus and Uranus are the only planets that rotate opposite to the direction of their orbit.

9930. Fact
The largest bird egg in the world today is that of the ostrich. Ostrich eggs are from 6 to 8 inches long. Because of their size and the thickness of their shells, they take 40 minutes to hard-boil.

9931. Fact
On average, an ear of a corn has 16 rows and approximately 800 kernels

9932. Fact
There are 333 toilet paper squares on a toilet paper roll.

9933. Fact
Billie Jean by Michael Jackson was the first video to air on MTV by a black artist

9934. Fact
The first series of commemorative stamps issued by the U.S. Postal Service depicted Columbus's discovery of America. They were issued in 1893 and available in 16 denominations ranging from one cent to $5.

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