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



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There are places in Saskatchewan called Elbow, Eyebrow, and Drinkwater

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There are places in Saskatchewan called Elbow, Eyebrow, and Drinkwater


Smokers are twice as likely to develop lower back pain than non-smokers

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Smokers are twice as likely to develop lower back pain than non-smokers


The average office document gets copied 19 times

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The average office document gets copied 19 times


Oprah Winfrey was the first black woman to anchor a newscast in Nashville at WTVF-TV

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Oprah Winfrey was the first black woman to anchor a newscast in Nashville at WTVF-TV


Humans are the only primates that don't have pigment in the palms oftheir hands.

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Humans are the only primates that don't have pigment in the palms oftheir hands.


Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada has the largest bar per capita than anywhere else in the world

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada has the largest bar per capita than anywhere else in the world


In Quebec, Canada, an old law states that margarine must be a different colour than butter

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In Quebec, Canada, an old law states that margarine must be a different colour than butter


The hormone replacement drug

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The hormone replacement drug "Premarin" is made from the urine of pregnant horses


The area of the Pacific Ocean exceeds that of all the land

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The area of the Pacific Ocean exceeds that of all the land


7-Eleven is the largest retail chain in the world. Click Here For More Details

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7-Eleven is the largest retail chain in the world. Click Here For More Details


The Space Shuttle's three main engines and two solid rocket boosters generate some 7.3 million pounds (3.3 million kilograms) of thrust at liftoff. Compare that with America's first two manned launch vehicles, the Redstone which produced 78,000 pounds (35,381 kilograms) of thrust, and the Atlas, which produced 360,000 pounds (163, 926 kilograms). [NASA]

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The Space Shuttle's three main engines and two solid rocket boosters generate some 7.3 million pounds (3.3 million kilograms) of thrust at liftoff. Compare that with America's first two manned launch vehicles, the Redstone which produced 78,000 pounds (35,381 kilograms) of thrust, and the Atlas, which produced 360,000 pounds (163, 926 kilograms). [NASA]


Penguins are found in the Antarctic, not Arctic.

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Penguins are found in the Antarctic, not Arctic.


The loss of eyelashes is referred to as madarosis

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The loss of eyelashes is referred to as madarosis


The blue whale is the loudest animal on the earth. Its whistle can reach up to 188 decibels

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The blue whale is the loudest animal on the earth. Its whistle can reach up to 188 decibels


The first flavour of a cheese ball was called

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The first flavour of a cheese ball was called "Cheddy Blue."


In October 1973, Swedish sweet maker Roland Ohisson of Falkenberg was buried in a coffin made of nothing but chocolate

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In October 1973, Swedish sweet maker Roland Ohisson of Falkenberg was buried in a coffin made of nothing but chocolate


The smallest bird in the world is the bee hummingbird. The bird is 2.24 inches long

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The smallest bird in the world is the bee hummingbird. The bird is 2.24 inches long


From all the oxygen that a human breathes, twenty percent goes to the brain

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From all the oxygen that a human breathes, twenty percent goes to the brain


According to Scientists, vampire bat saliva is the best known medicine for keeping blood from clotting.

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According to Scientists, vampire bat saliva is the best known medicine for keeping blood from clotting.


The reason why flamingos are pink is because they eat shrimp which have a red pigment

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The reason why flamingos are pink is because they eat shrimp which have a red pigment


Eighty percent of the Vanilla Beans which are used to make ice cream is grown in Madagascar

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Eighty percent of the Vanilla Beans which are used to make ice cream is grown in Madagascar


Namco, who are the manufacturers of Pac Man the video game, has estimated that the original arcade game has been played over 10 billion times by individuals

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Namco, who are the manufacturers of Pac Man the video game, has estimated that the original arcade game has been played over 10 billion times by individuals


There are more Subway restaurants in Canada than there are McDonald restaurants

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There are more Subway restaurants in Canada than there are McDonald restaurants


Marilyn Monroe had six toes

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Marilyn Monroe had six toes


Taipan snakes have 50 times more toxic than a cobra snake

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Taipan snakes have 50 times more toxic than a cobra snake


Majority of brides plan their wedding for approximately 7 to 12 months

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Majority of brides plan their wedding for approximately 7 to 12 months


Germany passed a beer purity law in 1516. - The Reinheitsgebot, the Bavarian Beer Purity Law, states beer will be made with only malted grains, water, and hops. Many people believe it mentions yeast, but it doesn't. Yeast was first mentioned in a Munich regulation in 1551.

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Germany passed a beer purity law in 1516. - The Reinheitsgebot, the Bavarian Beer Purity Law, states beer will be made with only malted grains, water, and hops. Many people believe it mentions yeast, but it doesn't. Yeast was first mentioned in a Munich regulation in 1551.


In 1681, the last dodo bird died

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In 1681, the last dodo bird died


The longest engagement lasted 67 years, and the couple ended up marrying when they were 82 years old

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The longest engagement lasted 67 years, and the couple ended up marrying when they were 82 years old


In Czechhoslovakia, there is a church that has a chandelier made of human bones

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In Czechhoslovakia, there is a church that has a chandelier made of human bones