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



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The YKK on the zipper of your Levis stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushibibaisha, the worlds largest zipper manufacturer.

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The YKK on the zipper of your Levis stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushibibaisha, the worlds largest zipper manufacturer.


The first lighthouse was in Alexandria in 290 B.C

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The first lighthouse was in Alexandria in 290 B.C


The turkey was once nominated to be the official bird of the United States

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The turkey was once nominated to be the official bird of the United States


A group of people that are hired to clap at a performance are called a claque

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A group of people that are hired to clap at a performance are called a claque


The average person is about a quarter of an inch taller at night

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The average person is about a quarter of an inch taller at night


The 1912, a wrestling match in Stockholm between Finn Alfred Asikainen and Russian Martin Klein lasted more than 11 hours. Klein eventually won, but was to tired to participate in the championship match

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The 1912, a wrestling match in Stockholm between Finn Alfred Asikainen and Russian Martin Klein lasted more than 11 hours. Klein eventually won, but was to tired to participate in the championship match


Elvis Presley had a twin brother named Jesse Garon Presley who died at birth

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Elvis Presley had a twin brother named Jesse Garon Presley who died at birth


In the Canadian Rockies there are 69 naturally occurring species of mammals. It is very common to see elk, deer, bighorn sheep, coyote and black bear throughout Jasper park.

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In the Canadian Rockies there are 69 naturally occurring species of mammals. It is very common to see elk, deer, bighorn sheep, coyote and black bear throughout Jasper park.


There is no tipping in Iceland

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There is no tipping in Iceland


Cows do not have any upper front teeth. Instead they have a thick pad on the top jaw

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Cows do not have any upper front teeth. Instead they have a thick pad on the top jaw


A human eyeball weighs an ounce

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A human eyeball weighs an ounce


A drink used to be made by the Aztecs for the gods which had the ingredients of ground cocoa mixed in with spices and corn

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A drink used to be made by the Aztecs for the gods which had the ingredients of ground cocoa mixed in with spices and corn


A mole can dig a tunnel three hundred feet long in a single night

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A mole can dig a tunnel three hundred feet long in a single night


The earth weighs 13,176,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 pounds (13 septillion, 176 sextillion pounds.)

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The earth weighs 13,176,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 pounds (13 septillion, 176 sextillion pounds.)


The palms of your hands and the soles of your feet cannot tan.

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The palms of your hands and the soles of your feet cannot tan.


Archeologists report that cannabis was most likely the first plant cultivated by humans. Cannabis was used for linen, paper, and garments

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Archeologists report that cannabis was most likely the first plant cultivated by humans. Cannabis was used for linen, paper, and garments


The water inside of a coconut is identical to human blood plasma. Many lives in third world countries have been saved from coconut water fed through an IV

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The water inside of a coconut is identical to human blood plasma. Many lives in third world countries have been saved from coconut water fed through an IV


The most expensive current-release Australian wine is $2,500 a bottle... and it's not Penfolds Grange. It is Seppelt 100 Year Old Para Liqueur Port. Every year since 1878, Seppelt has put aside a cask of port and, ever since 1978, it has been bottling a 100-year-old, the present one being the 1896. Sepplet is probably the only winery in the world doing this.

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The most expensive current-release Australian wine is $2,500 a bottle... and it's not Penfolds Grange. It is Seppelt 100 Year Old Para Liqueur Port. Every year since 1878, Seppelt has put aside a cask of port and, ever since 1978, it has been bottling a 100-year-old, the present one being the 1896. Sepplet is probably the only winery in the world doing this.


Queen Lydia Liliuokalani was the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian Islands. She was also the only Queen the United States ever had

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Queen Lydia Liliuokalani was the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian Islands. She was also the only Queen the United States ever had


The 20th president of the United States James Garfield could write Greek with one hand and Latin with the other at the same time

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The 20th president of the United States James Garfield could write Greek with one hand and Latin with the other at the same time


Mercury has been known since at least the time of the Sumerians (3rd millennium BC). It was given two names by the Greeks: Apollo for its apparition as a morning star and Hermes as an evening star. Greek astronomers knew, however, that the two names referred to the same body. Heraclitus even believed that Mercury and Venus orbit the Sun, not the Earth. [The Nine Planets]

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Mercury has been known since at least the time of the Sumerians (3rd millennium BC). It was given two names by the Greeks: Apollo for its apparition as a morning star and Hermes as an evening star. Greek astronomers knew, however, that the two names referred to the same body. Heraclitus even believed that Mercury and Venus orbit the Sun, not the Earth. [The Nine Planets]


Pigs have no sweat glands, which is why they stay in water or mud to keep cool

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Pigs have no sweat glands, which is why they stay in water or mud to keep cool


Female and male black bears cannot tolerate being around each other except when they breed

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Female and male black bears cannot tolerate being around each other except when they breed


In America, approximately 20% of children between the ages of 2 - 7 have televisions in their rooms

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In America, approximately 20% of children between the ages of 2 - 7 have televisions in their rooms


A study concludes that kids who snore do poorly in school

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A study concludes that kids who snore do poorly in school


The tip of a bullwhip moves so fast that it breaks the sound barrier. The crack of the whip is actually a tiny sonic boom.

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The tip of a bullwhip moves so fast that it breaks the sound barrier. The crack of the whip is actually a tiny sonic boom.


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


Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar were both epileptic

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Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar were both epileptic


One ragweed plant can release as many as a million grains of pollen in one day

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One ragweed plant can release as many as a million grains of pollen in one day


Humans and cows have the same gestation period, which is about nine months

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Humans and cows have the same gestation period, which is about nine months