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Before soccer referees started using whistles in 1878, they used to rely on waving a handkerchief .



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Brain damage will only occur if a fever goes above 107.6 degrees farenheit

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Brain damage will only occur if a fever goes above 107.6 degrees farenheit


Jupiter is more than twice as massive as all the other planets combined (318 times Earth). [The Nine Planets]

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Jupiter is more than twice as massive as all the other planets combined (318 times Earth). [The Nine Planets]


Size comparisons: About 1000 Earths would fit inside Jupiter, and about 1000 Jupiters would fit inside the Sun. [SJI Sky and Space]

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Size comparisons: About 1000 Earths would fit inside Jupiter, and about 1000 Jupiters would fit inside the Sun. [SJI Sky and Space]


The colours yellow, red, and orange are used in fast food restaraunts because those are the colours that stimulate hunger

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The colours yellow, red, and orange are used in fast food restaraunts because those are the colours that stimulate hunger


David McConnell started the California Perfume Company (CPC) in 1886. Today the company is known as Avon, which he named after his favorite playwright William Shakespeare, and Stratford on Avon

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David McConnell started the California Perfume Company (CPC) in 1886. Today the company is known as Avon, which he named after his favorite playwright William Shakespeare, and Stratford on Avon


An average American child watches approximately 28 hours of television in one week

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An average American child watches approximately 28 hours of television in one week


The fastest flying butterfly is the Monarch, which has been clocked with a speed as high as 17 miles per hour

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The fastest flying butterfly is the Monarch, which has been clocked with a speed as high as 17 miles per hour


The flatulation from domesticated cows produce about 30% of the methane on this planet

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The flatulation from domesticated cows produce about 30% of the methane on this planet


Detroit, Michigan is the world's largest border city.

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Detroit, Michigan is the world's largest border city.


Goulburn Valley Grammar School, situated in Shepparton, Victoria, Australia, first started in 1981, with the first classrooms being held in the local football clubrooms.

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Goulburn Valley Grammar School, situated in Shepparton, Victoria, Australia, first started in 1981, with the first classrooms being held in the local football clubrooms.


Mosquitoes have teeth

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Mosquitoes have teeth


Next to man, the porpoise is the most intelligent creature on earth

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Next to man, the porpoise is the most intelligent creature on earth


Wayne's World was filmed in two weeks.

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Wayne's World was filmed in two weeks.


If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar

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If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar


The first toilet stall in a public washroom is the least likely to be used. It is also the cleanest

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The first toilet stall in a public washroom is the least likely to be used. It is also the cleanest


The wheelbarrow was invented by the Chinese.

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The wheelbarrow was invented by the Chinese.


The longest game of Monopoly played underwater is 45 days

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The longest game of Monopoly played underwater is 45 days


On average, it is estimated that females injure themselves ten time more than males do while playing sports

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On average, it is estimated that females injure themselves ten time more than males do while playing sports


There are no snakes in New Zealand

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There are no snakes in New Zealand


In Roman mythology, Saturn is the god of agriculture. The associated Greek god, Cronus, was the son of Uranus and Gaia and the father of Zeus (Jupiter). [The Nine Planets]

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In Roman mythology, Saturn is the god of agriculture. The associated Greek god, Cronus, was the son of Uranus and Gaia and the father of Zeus (Jupiter). [The Nine Planets]


No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.

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No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.


It has been medically been proven that laughter is an effective pain killer

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It has been medically been proven that laughter is an effective pain killer


Termites have been around for over 250 million years

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Termites have been around for over 250 million years


Last year the IRS cancelled 3.89 million penalties, saving taxpayers $3.62 billion.

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Last year the IRS cancelled 3.89 million penalties, saving taxpayers $3.62 billion.


Many cancer patients that are treated with chemotherapy lose their hair. For some when the hair grows back, it can grow back a different colour, or be curly or straight

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Many cancer patients that are treated with chemotherapy lose their hair. For some when the hair grows back, it can grow back a different colour, or be curly or straight


It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs

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It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs


The Pentagon cost $49,600,000 to build in 1941

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The Pentagon cost $49,600,000 to build in 1941


In 1999, a three headed turtle was discovered by Lin Chi-Fa in his pond in Southern Taiwan

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In 1999, a three headed turtle was discovered by Lin Chi-Fa in his pond in Southern Taiwan


Only two U.S. states have experienced volcanic eruptions: Hawaii and Washington.

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Only two U.S. states have experienced volcanic eruptions: Hawaii and Washington.


In humans, the epidermal layer of skin, which consists of many layers of skin regenerates every 27 days

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In humans, the epidermal layer of skin, which consists of many layers of skin regenerates every 27 days