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The driest place on earth is Calama, in the Atacama Desert in Chile .



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Fossilized bird droppings are one of the chief exports of Nauru, an island nation in the Western Pacific

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Fossilized bird droppings are one of the chief exports of Nauru, an island nation in the Western Pacific


A study indicates that smokers are likely to die on average six and a half years earlier than non-smokers

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A study indicates that smokers are likely to die on average six and a half years earlier than non-smokers


Caterpillar means

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Caterpillar means "hairy cat" in Old French


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


Pilgrims did not eat potatoes for Thanksgiving as they thought they were poisonous

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Pilgrims did not eat potatoes for Thanksgiving as they thought they were poisonous


There is no place in the British Isles where you can be more than 80 miles from the sea.

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There is no place in the British Isles where you can be more than 80 miles from the sea.


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 the United States there are about three million honey producing colonies

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In the United States there are about three million honey producing colonies


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

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


Tasmania is said to have the cleanest air in the world

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Tasmania is said to have the cleanest air in the world


The word racecar and kayak are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left

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The word racecar and kayak are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left


Flush toilets date back to 2000 B.C.

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Flush toilets date back to 2000 B.C.


There are approximately 100 million acts of sexual intercourse each day

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There are approximately 100 million acts of sexual intercourse each day


The eight most popular foods to cause food allergies are: milk, eggs, wheat, peanuts, soy, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish

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The eight most popular foods to cause food allergies are: milk, eggs, wheat, peanuts, soy, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish


The average American eats 35,000 cookies in his/her lifetime

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The average American eats 35,000 cookies in his/her lifetime


Parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls appeared for sale in the June 1, 1954 issue of the Wall Street Journal

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Parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls appeared for sale in the June 1, 1954 issue of the Wall Street Journal


Each year all of the Hostess bakeries combined bake 500 million Twinkies a year. (A twinkie is a sponge cake with a creamy filling.)

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Each year all of the Hostess bakeries combined bake 500 million Twinkies a year. (A twinkie is a sponge cake with a creamy filling.)


The first United States president to visit China was Richard Nixon

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The first United States president to visit China was Richard Nixon


The only desert in Canada is located in Osoyoos, British Columbia

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The only desert in Canada is located in Osoyoos, British Columbia


Due to sugar shortages to make candy during World War II, movie theatre owners turned to popcorn, which is now the best selling snack at movie theatres today

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Due to sugar shortages to make candy during World War II, movie theatre owners turned to popcorn, which is now the best selling snack at movie theatres today


Rhode Island is the smallest state with the longest name. The official name, used on all state documents, is Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

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Rhode Island is the smallest state with the longest name. The official name, used on all state documents, is Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.


The chow is the only dog with a black tongue.  The rest of the dogs have pink tongues.

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The chow is the only dog with a black tongue. The rest of the dogs have pink tongues.


In the year 2025, the number of Americans over 65 will outnumber teenagers by more than two to one.  [Source: World Health Network]

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In the year 2025, the number of Americans over 65 will outnumber teenagers by more than two to one. [Source: World Health Network]


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


The Eiffel tower grows six inches every year. In the summer the metal expands to make the tower grow but also in the winter the metal contracts to shrink the tower back down.

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The Eiffel tower grows six inches every year. In the summer the metal expands to make the tower grow but also in the winter the metal contracts to shrink the tower back down.


Mosquitoes find their their prey by sensing the carbon dioxide in their dinner's breath. So then next time you get attacked, stop breathing ;)

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Mosquitoes find their their prey by sensing the carbon dioxide in their dinner's breath. So then next time you get attacked, stop breathing ;)


Pancakes are served for breakfast, lunch and dinner in Australia

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Pancakes are served for breakfast, lunch and dinner in Australia


A white tiger can only be born when both parents carry the gene for white colouring

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A white tiger can only be born when both parents carry the gene for white colouring


In 1991, during an attempted political coup on Russian President Boris Yelstin, food supplies had dwindled down at the parliament buildings so they ordered Pizza Hut to deliver pizzas

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In 1991, during an attempted political coup on Russian President Boris Yelstin, food supplies had dwindled down at the parliament buildings so they ordered Pizza Hut to deliver pizzas