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



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The world's record for rocking nonstop in a rocking chair is 440 hours.

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The world's record for rocking nonstop in a rocking chair is 440 hours.


In the United States, lightning hits the ground 40 million times a year.

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In the United States, lightning hits the ground 40 million times a year.


1972 Monte Carlo has a one of a kind front end. The only year like them

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1972 Monte Carlo has a one of a kind front end. The only year like them


The Dead Sea has been sinking for last several years

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The Dead Sea has been sinking for last several years


Birds do not sweat, as they do not have sweat glands

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Birds do not sweat, as they do not have sweat glands


The citric acid found in lemon juice is said to be able to dissolve a pearl

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The citric acid found in lemon juice is said to be able to dissolve a pearl


The two factories of the Jelly Belly Candy Company produces approximately 100,000 pounds of jelly beans a day. this amounts to about 1,250,000 jelly beans an hour

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The two factories of the Jelly Belly Candy Company produces approximately 100,000 pounds of jelly beans a day. this amounts to about 1,250,000 jelly beans an hour


In 1980, there was only one country in the world with no telephones - Bhutan

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In 1980, there was only one country in the world with no telephones - Bhutan


The world record for rocking non-stop in a rocking chair is 480 hours held by Dennis Easterling, of Atlanta, Georgia

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The world record for rocking non-stop in a rocking chair is 480 hours held by Dennis Easterling, of Atlanta, Georgia


Canada has more donut shops per capita than the United States

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Canada has more donut shops per capita than the United States


The desert tortoise can live without having to drink any water. It extracts the water it needs from the vegetation it eats

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The desert tortoise can live without having to drink any water. It extracts the water it needs from the vegetation it eats


During a 24-hour period, the average human will breathe 23,040 times; exercise 7 million brain cells; and speak 4,800 words.

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During a 24-hour period, the average human will breathe 23,040 times; exercise 7 million brain cells; and speak 4,800 words.


What is terroir? This is a French expression relating to the uniqueness of a wine made from grapes grown on a certain plot of land. It encompasses th e vine's complete growing environment, including climate, aspect, soil, altitude, etc, and the effect all this has on the wine's character. Because of terroir, all the world's great single-vineyard wines are theoretically uncopyable.

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What is terroir? This is a French expression relating to the uniqueness of a wine made from grapes grown on a certain plot of land. It encompasses th e vine's complete growing environment, including climate, aspect, soil, altitude, etc, and the effect all this has on the wine's character. Because of terroir, all the world's great single-vineyard wines are theoretically uncopyable.


The rarest chocolate bar in the world is the Porcelana bar. There are only 20,000 of these bars produced a year, and they sell for $90 per pound

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The rarest chocolate bar in the world is the Porcelana bar. There are only 20,000 of these bars produced a year, and they sell for $90 per pound


Driving at 75 miles per hour, it would take 258 days to drive around one of Saturn's rings.

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Driving at 75 miles per hour, it would take 258 days to drive around one of Saturn's rings.


Battle Creek, Michigan is referred to as the

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Battle Creek, Michigan is referred to as the "Cereal Bowl of America." The city produces the most breakfast cereals than any other city in the world


Oak trees can live 200 or more years

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Oak trees can live 200 or more years


Ketchup originated in China as a pickled fish sauce called ke-tsiap

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Ketchup originated in China as a pickled fish sauce called ke-tsiap


Badminton originates from a sport in India called

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Badminton originates from a sport in India called "poona."


In the 1960 movie

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In the 1960 movie "Psycho" by Alfred Hitchcock, chocolate syrup was used to show the blood in the shower scene


To lose one pound of fat, a person has to burn approximately 3,500 calories

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To lose one pound of fat, a person has to burn approximately 3,500 calories


The only state to grow pineapples is Hawaii

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The only state to grow pineapples is Hawaii


The music for

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The music for "The Star Spangled Banner" comes from a British drinking song named "Anacreon."


Some brands of toothpaste contain glycerin or glycerol, which is also an ingredient in antifreeze

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Some brands of toothpaste contain glycerin or glycerol, which is also an ingredient in antifreeze


It takes 12 honeybees to make one teaspoon of honey

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It takes 12 honeybees to make one teaspoon of honey


93% of all greeting cards are purchased by women

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93% of all greeting cards are purchased by women


Each honeycomb in Honeycomb cereal has seven holes

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Each honeycomb in Honeycomb cereal has seven holes


Eating dandelions can make you urinate more

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Eating dandelions can make you urinate more


Before its name was changed, the African Penguin used be called the Jackass Penguin because of its donkey-like braying call

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Before its name was changed, the African Penguin used be called the Jackass Penguin because of its donkey-like braying call


Cinderella is known as Rashin Coatie in Scotland, Zezolla in Italy, and Yeh-hsien in China

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Cinderella is known as Rashin Coatie in Scotland, Zezolla in Italy, and Yeh-hsien in China