5784. Fact
The red kangaroo of Australia can jump 27 feet in one bound.

5785. Fact
The play Chantecler, written by French playwright Edmond Rostand, features a rooster as the major character.

5786. Fact
On average, each American consumes approximately two hundred and sixty pounds of meat in a year

5787. Fact
If you take any number, double it, add 10, divide by 2, and subtract your original number, the answer will always be 5.

5788. Animal Facts
Komodo dragons are lizards 3 metres (10 feet) long. They aren't poisonous, but there are so many bacteria in their mouths growing in rotten meat between their teeth that a bite from one often leads to blood poisoning and death.

5789. Fact
US Presidents who never had children: George Washington, known as the Father of the Country, James Madison, Andrew Jackson, James Polk, James Buchanan, and Warren Harding.

5790. Fact
The main library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.

5791. Fact
Teflon was accidently discovered by scientist Dr. Roy Plunkett while he was conducting a coolant gas experiment in 1938

5792. Fact
All elephants walk on tip-toe because the back portion of their foot is made of no bone just fat.

5793. Fact
Humming birds are the only birds that can fly backwards.

5794. Fact
Brazil got its name from the nut, not the other way round.

5795. Fact
One ounce of chocolate has about 20 mg of caffeine in it

5796. Animal Facts
A kind of yellow-bellied toad can produce a nasty foam that smells of garlic to deter attackers.

5797. Fact
In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand.

5798. Fact
The average number of pillowcases washed a day at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas is 15,000

5799. Fact
The long fibres that are found in bananas are excellent in making paper. The long fibres that are found in the banana plant can make the banana fibre paper approximately 3000 times stronger than regular paper

5800. Fact
Zebras are not black with white stripes, but are actually white with black stripes.

5801. Fact
The Canadian holiday Boxing Day got its name from the custom of giving. Servants were given boxes which had money hidden inside them from their employers. The servants would have to break the box into pieces to get the money

5802. Fact
None of the Beatles knew how to read music. (Paul McCartney eventually taught himself.)"

5803. Fact
African heart-nosed bats can have such a keen sense of sound that they can hear the footsteps of a beetle walking on sand from six feet away

5804. Fact
A cow releases about 125 gallons of gas per day

5805. Fact
Before the fur trade had started in Canada, it was estimated that there were over 6 million beavers

5806. Fact
If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.

5807. Fact
Skin is thickest, 1/5 inch, on the upper back. It is thinnest on the eyelids, which are only 1/50th inch thick

5808. Fact
Between 1902 and 1907, the same tiger killed 434 people in India

5809. Fact
A pig is the only animal than can get sunburned.

5810. Fact
Taco Bell serves over 35 million consumers each week in the USA

5811. Fact
The first zoo in the USA was in Philadelphia.

5812. Fact
In the United States, more Frisbee discs are sold each year than baseballs, basketballs, and footballs combined.

5813. Fact
The Sahara Desert expands at a rate of about 1 km each month.

5814. Fact
To make an espresso 42 coffee beans are needed

5815. Animal Facts
Head lice suck blood for about 45 seconds every 23 hours, but they can go without a meal for up to two days if they are between heads on a comb, towel or pillow.

5816. Fact
The largest pumpkin weighed 377 pounds.

5817. Fact
Frozen food can be just as nutritious as fresh food

5818. Fact
Eating about twenty tart cherries a day could reduce inflammatory pain and headache pain

5819. Fact
A violin actually contains 70 separate pieces of wood

5820. Fact
The first plastic ever invented was celluloid in 1868. It's still used today to make billiard balls.

5821. Fact
Until the 18th century India produced almost all the world diamonds.

5822. Fact
Andrew Johnson, was the only self-educated tailor. He is the only President to make his own clothes as well as his cabinet's.

5823. Fact
Windmills always turn counter-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland.

5824. Fact
Even MILD dehydration will slow down one's metabolism as much as 3%.

5825. Fact
Four out of five brides in the U.S. have a job

5826. Fact
When the English colonists sat down for their first Thanksgiving dinner on February 22, 1630, an Indian chief named Quadoquina offered a deerskin bag filled with freshly popped corn. Thus popcorn made its first appearance to non-native North Americans.

5827. Fact
The record for the biggest one day rainfall was set on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, on March 15, 1952, where 74 inches of rain fell in 24 hours.

5828. Fact
The adult electric eel can produce a five hundred volt shock, which is enough to stun a horse

5829. Fact
Hippos have killed more than 400 people in Africa, more than any other wild animal.

5830. Fact
During WWII, because a lot of players were called to duty, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles combined to become The Steagles

5831. Fact
Los Angeles' full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula". It can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size: L.A.

5832. Fact
Sanskrit is considered as the mother of all higher languages. This is because it is the most precise, and therefore suitable language for computer software

5833. Fact
There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball



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