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Walt Disney was afraid of mice

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Walt Disney was afraid of mice


On average a person passes gas 14 times a day

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On average a person passes gas 14 times a day


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

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


The most disliked vegetable by Americans is Brussels sprouts

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The most disliked vegetable by Americans is Brussels sprouts


Buckingham palace has over 600 rooms

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Buckingham palace has over 600 rooms


Tomatoes and cucumbers are fruits

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Tomatoes and cucumbers are fruits


When does 1/4 = 1/2> When referring to quarter-phases of the moon! A quarter moon and a half moon are the same thing.

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When does 1/4 = 1/2> When referring to quarter-phases of the moon! A quarter moon and a half moon are the same thing.


In one day, a human sheds 10 billion skin flakes. This amounts to approximately two kilograms in a year

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In one day, a human sheds 10 billion skin flakes. This amounts to approximately two kilograms in a year


In the United States, approximately 135 million cars travel every day on the streets, roads, and interstates.

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In the United States, approximately 135 million cars travel every day on the streets, roads, and interstates.


Twelve men have landed on and explored the moon

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Twelve men have landed on and explored the moon


The average adult has 10-12 pints of blood in his body

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The average adult has 10-12 pints of blood in his body


The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.

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The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.


A dentist from Buffalo New York named Alfred P. Southwick invented the electric chair.

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A dentist from Buffalo New York named Alfred P. Southwick invented the electric chair.


In China, people eat a bar of chocolate for every 1,000 chocolate bars eaten by the British

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In China, people eat a bar of chocolate for every 1,000 chocolate bars eaten by the British


The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com

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The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com


Every person has a unique tongue print

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Every person has a unique tongue print


The lifespan of a rhinoceros is generally 50 years

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The lifespan of a rhinoceros is generally 50 years


Many Americans are not tidy, half of us leave our clothes on the floor and 21 percent never make a bed.

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Many Americans are not tidy, half of us leave our clothes on the floor and 21 percent never make a bed.


Wallops aircraft serve as research platforms for worldwide scientific missions studying forest ecological systems, ice formations, atmospheric phenomena and ocean dynamics and plant life. In addition, the aircraft conduct surveillance flights in support of the Wallops launch range [NASA]

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Wallops aircraft serve as research platforms for worldwide scientific missions studying forest ecological systems, ice formations, atmospheric phenomena and ocean dynamics and plant life. In addition, the aircraft conduct surveillance flights in support of the Wallops launch range [NASA]


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The "naked recreation and travel" industry has grown by 233% in the past decade


182,000 of the 581,942 bridges in the United States are rated unsafe for traffic. That's 31.3%!! And there isn't enough money in the budget to replace ANY of them.  [Source: The Detroit News]

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182,000 of the 581,942 bridges in the United States are rated unsafe for traffic. That's 31.3%!! And there isn't enough money in the budget to replace ANY of them. [Source: The Detroit News]


Roman emperors are alleged to have sent slaves to mountain tops to bring back fresh snow which was then flavored and served as part of their famous food orgies.

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Roman emperors are alleged to have sent slaves to mountain tops to bring back fresh snow which was then flavored and served as part of their famous food orgies.


Americans write approximately 50 billion checks a year making it the second most frequent payment method used after cash

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Americans write approximately 50 billion checks a year making it the second most frequent payment method used after cash


The game rugby was originated at Rugby school located in England in 1823. This happened when William Webb Ellis, while playing soccer, picked the ball up in his hands and started running with it

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The game rugby was originated at Rugby school located in England in 1823. This happened when William Webb Ellis, while playing soccer, picked the ball up in his hands and started running with it


The sperm count of an average American male compared to thirty years ago is down thirty percent

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The sperm count of an average American male compared to thirty years ago is down thirty percent


To store beets, remove the greens and leave about one inch of stem attached (to prevent loss of color and nutrients when cooked). Store in plastic bag and refrigerate up to three weeks. The cooked leafy greens provide vitamin A and potassium, and are low in calories.

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To store beets, remove the greens and leave about one inch of stem attached (to prevent loss of color and nutrients when cooked). Store in plastic bag and refrigerate up to three weeks. The cooked leafy greens provide vitamin A and potassium, and are low in calories.


The steepest street in the world is Baldwin Street located in Dunedin, New Zealand. It has an incline of 38%

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The steepest street in the world is Baldwin Street located in Dunedin, New Zealand. It has an incline of 38%


In America, the most common mental illness is Anxiety Disorders

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In America, the most common mental illness is Anxiety Disorders


On August 21st, 1911, someone stole the Mona Lisa, the most famous painting in the world, from the Louvre Museum. It was recovered two years later

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On August 21st, 1911, someone stole the Mona Lisa, the most famous painting in the world, from the Louvre Museum. It was recovered two years later


Armadillos are the only animal besides humans that can get leprosy.

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Armadillos are the only animal besides humans that can get leprosy.