5141. Fact
A 2 by 4 is really 1 1/2 by 3 1/2.

5142. Fact
Indiana has a city named Santa Claus.

5143. Fact
IBM's motto is "Think". Apple later made their motto " Think different".

5144. Fact
The hottest chili in the world is the Tezpur chili pepper

5145. Animal Facts
The Australian blue-ringed octopus can pump out a poison that will paralyze or kill a human.

5146. Fact
A top freestyle swimmer achieves a speed of only 4 miles per hour. Fish, in contrast, have been clocked at 68 mph

5147. Fact
A white tiger can only be born when both parents carry the gene for white colouring

5148. Fact
In downtown Lima, Peru, there is a large brass statue dedicated to Winnie-the-Pooh.

5149. Fact
The song Happy Birthday to You was originally written by sisters Mildred and Patty Hill as Good Morning to You. The words were changed and it was published in 1935.

5150. Fact
Every square inch of the human body has an average of 32 million bacteria on it.

5151. Fact
The origin of apples traces back to the Middle East over 4,000 years ago

5152. Fact
In Lexington, Kentucky, it's illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your pocket.

5153. Fact
All of the roles in Shakespeare's plays were originally acted by men and boys. In England at that time, it wasn't proper for females to appear on stage.

5154. Fact
It is forbidden for aircraft to fly over the Taj Mahal.

5155. Fact
The Saguaro Cactus, found in South-western United States does NOT grow branches until it is 75 years old.

5156. Fact
Montgomery Ward was the first company in the United States to advertise, "Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back." They did it in 1874, two years after company founder Aaron Montgomery Ward launched his mail-order catalog.

5157. Fact
Buckingham Palace has over six hundred rooms

5158. Fact
Bayer was advertising cough medicine containing heroin in 1898.

5159. Fact
Baskin Robbins once made ketchup ice cream. This was the only vegetable flavoured ice cream produced. However, they discontinued it since they thought it would not sell well

5160. Fact
The 2,000 Arabica coffee cherries it takes to make a roasted pound of coffee are normally picked by hand as they ripen. Since each cherry contains two beans, it takes about 4,000 Arabica beans to make a pound of roasted coffee.

5161. Fact
The table fork was introduced into England in 1601. Until then people would eat with their knives, spoons or fingers. When Queen Elizabeth first used a fork, the clergy went ballistic. They felt it was an insult to God not to touch meat with one's fingers.

5162. Fact
A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realizes it's there, though.

5163. Fact
A baby octopus is about the size of a flea when it is born

5164. Fact
Dr. Joel Poinsett, the 1st US ambassador to Mexico, brought the poinsettia to US in 1828. The plant, called flower of the blessed night in Mexico was renamed in Poinsett's honor.

5165. Fact
The gases emitted from a banana or an apple can help an orange ripen.

5166. Fact
Soldiers disease is a term for morphine addiction. The Civil War produced over 400,000 morphine addicts

5167. Fact
There are twice as many kangaroos in Australia as there are people. The kangaroo population is estimated at about 40 million.

5168. Fact
Coconuts kill about 150 people each year. That's more than sharks.

5169. Fact
The pound cake got its name from the pound of butter it contained.

5170. Fact
It takes seven years for a lobster to weigh one pound.

5171. Fact
dous:tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous

5172. Fact
NASA scientists have concluded that the state of California is moving north and will collide with the state of Alaska in roughly 150 million years

5173. Fact
The Catholic Church only declared in 1992 that the earth may go round the sun.

5174. Fact
Mexico City sinks ten inches per year.

5175. Fact
In 2003, the U.S. Government spent about $2,000,000.00 on potato research.

5176. Fact
BVD stands for the organizers of the company: Bradley, Voorhies, and Day.

5177. Fact
In 1825, the first toilet was installed in the White House

5178. Animal Facts
A 32-kilogram (70-pound) octopus can squeeze through a hole the size of a tennis ball.

5179. Animal Facts
The end of a chameleon's tongue can have a club-like lump oiled with sticky goo which helps it to catch insects.

5180. Fact
When a giraffe's baby is born it falls from a height of six feet, normally without being hurt.

5181. Fact
In 1999, Pepsi, Inc. paid $0.00 in income tax.

5182. Fact
From 13th June 1948 to 1st June 1958 a citizen of Los Angeles hiccoughed 160,000,000 times. People sent him 60,000 suggestions for cures.

5183. Fact
SONY was originally called 'Totsuken'.

5184. Fact
The dragonfly has not changed over the last 300 million years

5185. Fact
A fire in Australia has been burning for more than 5,000 years.

5186. Fact
The botanical name of the chocolate plant is Theobramba cacao, which means Food of the Gods.

5187. Fact
The mask used by Michael Myers in the original 'Halloween'was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white.

5188. Fact
93% of all greeting cards are purchased by women

5189. Fact
The only big cat that doesn't roar is a Jaguar

5190. Fact
There are 41,806 different spoken languages in the world today.



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