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2705. Fact
Wettest city in the U.S.; Quillayute, Wahington. Driest: Yuma, Arizona.

2706. Fact
Whale oil was used in automobile transmissions as late as 1973.

2707. Fact
What five digit number, when multiplied by the number 4, is the same number with the digits in reverse order? 21978; 21978 x 4 = 87912.

2708. Fact
What you find when you shave the striped fur off of a tiger? Striped skin.

2709. Fact
What's the most-shoplifted book in the United States? The Bible.

2710. Fact
Wheel of Fortune star Vanna White holds the record for putting her hands together approximately 140,000 times to clap.

2711. Fact
When a female horse and male donkey mate, the offspring is called a mule, but when a male horse and female donkey mate, the offspring is called a hinny.

2712. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : b. r. ambedkar
posthumous, architect of indian constitution, social reformer, economist, scholar
Year : 1990
Region : maharashtra.

2713. Fact
When a person dies, hearing is generally the last sense to go.

2714. Fact
When Coca-Cola first appeared in China, they used characters that sounded like "Coca-Cola" when spoken. Unfortunately, they translated as "Bite the wax tadpole". It did not sell well.

2715. Fact
When Einstein was inducted as an American, he attended the ceremony without socks

2716. Fact
When gentlemen in medieval Japan wished to seal an agreement, they urinated together, crisscrossing their streams of urine.

2717. Fact
When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour.

2718. Fact
When Heinz ketchup leaves the bottle, it travels at a rate of 25 miles per year.

2719. Fact
When intoxicated, an ant will always fall on its right side.

2720. Fact
When nobody else is around, 47% of people drink straight from the carton.

2721. Fact
When opossums are hanging upside-down, they are not playing. It is from shear terror.

2722. Fact
When Scott Paper Company first started manufacturing toilet paper they did not put their name on the product because of embarrassment.

2723. Fact
When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home, the stadium becomes the state's third largest city.

2724. Fact
When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home, the stadium becomes the state's third largest city. Most car horns honk in the key of 'F'.

2725. Fact
When two words are combined to form a single word (e.g., motor + hotel = motel, breakfast + lunch = brunch) the new word is called a "portmanteau."

2726. Fact
When we see stars in the sky, we are not seeing them as they currently are, but how they were the number of light years they are away from Earth.

2727. Fact
When you correct for weight differences, men are proportionately stronger than horses.

2728. Fact
When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop--even you heart.

2729. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : m. g. ramachandran
posthumous, chief minister-tamil nadu, actor
Year : 1988
Region : tamil nadu.

2730. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : khan abdul ghaffar khan
first non-citizen, freedom fighter
Year : 1987
Region : pakistan.

2731. Fact
When young and impoverished, Pablo Picasso kept warm by burning his own paintings.

2732. Fact
When your face blushes, the lining of your stomach turns red, too.

2733. Fact
While 7 men in 100 have some form of color blindness, only 1 woman in 1,000 suffers from it.

2734. Fact
Whitby has more doughnut shops per capita than any other place in the world.

2735. Fact
Whoopi Golberg’s real name is Caryn Elaine Johnson.

2736. Fact
Who's that playing the piano on the "Mad About You" theme? It's Paul Reiser himself.. And Greg Evigan sang the "My Two Dads" theme.

2737. Fact
Why do puppies lick your face? They're instinctively looking for scraps of food.

2738. Fact
Why do puppies lick your face? They’re instinctively looking for scraps of food.

2739. Fact
Wilma Flinestone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal, and Betty Rubble's Maiden name was Betty Jean Mcbricker.

2740. Fact
Wilma Flintstone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal, and Betty Rubble's Maiden name was Betty Jean Mcbricker.

2741. Fact
Wilma Flintstone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal, and Betty Rubbles' maiden name was Betty Jean Mcbricker.

2742. Fact
Wine will spoil if exposed to light, hence tinted bottles.

2743. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : acharya vinoba bhave
posthumous, social reformer, freedom fighter
Year : 1983
Region : maharashtra.

2744. Fact
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance!

2745. Fact
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

2746. Fact
With two forks and a charge, a pickle will emit light.

2747. Fact
Women blink nearly twice as much as men do.

2748. Fact
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

2749. Fact
Women end up digesting most of the lipstick they apply.

2750. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : mother teresa
nobel laureate (peace, 1979)
Year : 1980
Region : republic of macedonia (naturalised indian).

2751. Fact
Women have a slightly higher average IQ than men.

2752. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : k. kamaraj
posthumous, freedom fighter, chief minister-tamil nadu
Year : 1976
Region : tamil nadu.

2753. Fact
Woodpecker scalps, porpoise teeth and giraffe tails have all been used as money.

2754. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : v. v. giri
former president, trade unionist
Year : 1975
Region : orissa.

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