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5389. Fact
If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.

5390. Fact
During the 1600's, boys and girls in England wore dresses until they were about seven years old.

5391. Fact
Traces of cocaine were found on 99% of UK bank notes in a survey in London in 2000.

5392. Fact
Quito in Ecuador, South America, is said to have the most pleasant climate in the world. It is called the 'Land of Eternal Spring.' The temperature rarely drops below 46 degrees Fahrenheit during the night, or exceed 72 degrees Fahrenheit during the day.

5393. Fact
Alfalfa sprouts and feta cheese contain bacteria that could be harmful to small children and pregnant women.

5394. Fact
Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit damages them.

5395. Fact
The Pope's been known to wear red Prada shoes.

5396. Fact
The total number of steps in the Eiffel Tower are 1665

5397. Fact
The precise geographical center of the North American continent is in a town called Rugby, North Dakota.

5398. Fact
The warmest temperature ever recorded on Antarctica was 3 degrees F.

5399. Fact
It will also clean road haze from your windshield.

5400. Animal Facts
Flies eat by vomiting up something they've eaten previously so that the chemicals in their vomit can start to dissolve the new meal. When it's sloppy, they suck it all up again. That's why it's a really bad idea to eat anything a fly's been sitting on!

5401. Fact
The first Super Bowl was broadcasted by two networks: CBS and NBC.

5402. Fact
The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets

5403. Fact
Leaving the water running while brushing your teeth can waste four gallons of water in a minute

5404. Fact
Butterflies smell with their feet

5405. Fact
Thomas Edison designed a helicopter that would work with gunpowder. It ended up blowing up and also blew up his factory.

5406. Fact
Flushable toilets were in use in ancient Rome.

5407. Fact
Popped popcorn should be stored in the freezer or refrigerator as this way it can stay crunchy for up to three weeks

5408. Fact
A father sea catfish keeps the eggs of his young in his mouth until they are ready to hatch. He will not eat until his young are born, which may take several weeks.

5409. Fact
A snail can sleep for three years

5410. Fact
Donald Rumsfeld was both the youngest and the oldest defense secretary in US history.

5411. Fact
Townsend Speakman of Philadelphia mixed fruit flavor with soda water in 1807, creating the first flavored soda pop, he called it Nephite Julep.

5412. Fact
Cows release 50 million metric tonnes of methane gas a year.

5413. Fact
Little Miss Muffet was a girl from the 16th century whose name was really Patience

5414. Fact
55.1% of all US prisoners are in prison for drug offenses.

5415. Fact
7 out of 10 people believe in life after death

5416. Fact
Over 200 varieties of watermelons are grown in the U.S

5417. Fact
Germany produces more than 5,000 varieties of beer and has about 1,300 breweries in country

5418. Fact
At the beginning of the year 2001 all Canadian cigarette packaging will depict graphic images of rotting teeth and deteriorating organs.

5419. Fact
When Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone back in 1876, only six phones were sold in the first month.

5420. Fact
Annually, approximately 46 millions Cokes, five million pounds of French fries, and seven million hamburgers are consumed at Walt Disney World Resort.

5421. Fact
The average number of bridesmaids at a wedding is four

5422. Fact
70% of the poor people in the world are female

5423. Animal Facts
Electric eels can deliver a shock of 500 volts to stun their dinner into submission.

5424. Fact
Chameleons can reel in food from a distance as far away as more than two and a half times their body lengths.

5425. Fact
The wheelbarrow was invented by the Chinese.

5426. Fact
Lake Malawi has the largest number of fish species in the world

5427. Fact
In ancient Egypt, the only person who was allowed to wear cotton was the High Priest

5428. Fact
Cotton crops can be sprayed up to 40 times a year making it the most chemical-intensive crop in the world

5429. Fact
Hockey pucks were originally made from frozen cow dung

5430. Fact
Behram, an Indian thug, holds the record for most murders by a single individual. He strangled 931 people between 1790-1840 with a piece of yellow and white cloth, called a ruhmal. The most murders by a woman are 612, by Countess Erzsebet Bathory of Hungary

5431. Fact
The largest movie theater in the world, Radio City Music Hall in New York City, opened in December, 1932. It originally had 5,945 seats.

5432. Fact
There are more telephones than people in Washington, D.C.

5433. Fact
In August 1999, Lori Lynn Lomeli set a record by spinning 82 Hula Hoops at the same time for three full revolutions

5434. Fact
Barbie's full name is Barbie Millicent Roberts.

5435. Fact
The tallest tree recorded is located in Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California. It is a coast redwood and has been measured at 117 metres high

5436. Fact
Arthur Giblin was the inventor of the first flushable toilet

5437. Fact
A sneeze zooms out of your mouth at over 600 m.p.h

5438. Fact
In 1982, in the first operation of its kind, doctors at the University of Utah Medical Center implanted a permanent artificial heart in the chest of retired dentist Dr. Barney Clark, who lived 112 days with the device.

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