7001. Fact
There are no geese in the southern hemisphere.

7002. Fact
Ancient Egyptian women used to wear perfume cones made of wax that would melt in the heat letting out a nice fragrance

7003. Fact
It's a common myth that chocolate aggravates acne. Experiments conducted at the University of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Naval Academy found that consumption of chocolate, even frequent daily dietary intake, had no effect on the incidence of acne. Professional dermatologists today do not link acne with diet.

7004. Fact
In 1727, as a result of seedlings smuggled from Paris, coffee plants first were cultivated in Brazil. Brazil is presently by far the world's largest producer of coffee.

7005. Fact
Willow bark, which provides the salicylic acid from which aspirin was originally synthesized, has been used as a pain remedy ever since the Greeks discovered its therapeutic power nearly 2,500 years ago.

7006. Fact
The company Sony was originally called Totsuken. They felt the name Sony would be easier to pronounce. The name was invented by a cross between the name sonus and sonny. The name sound and sonic are derived. Sonny was used to represent a young man or boy, which would show a energetic young company

7007. Fact
A 13-year-old boy in India produced winged beetles in his urine after hatching the eggs in his body

7008. Fact
The list of ingredients that make up lipstick include fish scales

7009. Fact
There are around 2,600 different species of frogs. They live on every continent except Antarctica.

7010. Animal Facts
A praying mantis is an insect rather like a cricket, but up to 12 centimetres (5 inches) long. It can kill and eat small lizards and birds, holding them impaled on a special spike it has developed for the purpose. A really hungry mantis will eat its own babies.

7011. Fact
Walt Disney had originally suggested using the name Mortimer Mouse instead of Mickey Mouse

7012. Fact
Don Quixote, by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, has been translated into more languages than any book outside of the Bible.

7013. Fact
On average, a man spends about five months of his life shaving

7014. Fact
The human brain has about 100,000,000,000 (100 billion) neurons

7015. Fact
Marilyn Monroe used to cut down the heel on one of her shoes to achieve her butt-wiggling walk in films.

7016. Fact
Great Britain was the first county to issue postage stamps. Hence, the postage stamps of Britain are the only stamps in the world not to bear the name of the country of origin.

7017. Fact
The tallest woman in the world is American Sandy Allen who is 7 feet 7 inches

7018. Fact
It takes 492 seconds for sunlight to reach the Earth.

7019. Fact
The city of Argentia which is located on Newfoundland's southwest coast, is Canada's most fog-bound community. It has 206 days of fog each year.

7020. Fact
When the Galileo Probe entered Jupiter's atmosphere, it was traveling at a speed of 106,000 miles per hour. This is the fastest impact speed ever achieved by a man-made object.

7021. Fact
The Federal Reserve printed up an extra $50 billion in small bills just in case people started hoarding money prior to the year 2000. Since nowhere near that much cash was needed, and there was a long-term storage problem, most of that money was recycled.

7022. Fact
Only 4 mayors of U.S. cities went on to become president: Calvin Coolidge, Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt, and Andrew Johnson.

7023. Fact
The Pentagon has 284 restrooms

7024. Animal Facts
Cockroaches can make themselves super-slim, and can flatten their bodies to a size just a little thicker than a piece of paper to crawl into cracks.

7025. Fact
Around 22% of Americans are teenagers.

7026. Fact
The average life span of a mosquito is two weeks.

7027. Fact
Human tapeworms can grow up to 22.9 meters.

7028. Fact
Nabisco's Oreo's are the world's best-selling brand of cookie at a rate of 6 billion sold each year. The first Oreo was sold in 1912.

7029. Fact
The colours yellow, red, and orange are used in fast food restaraunts because those are the colours that stimulate hunger

7030. Fact
Gottfried Daimler of Stuttgart, Germany, is generally regarded as the father of the automobile because he was the first to come up with a workable gasoline engine.

7031. Fact
St. Augustine, Florida is the oldest city in the US.

7032. Fact
Theodore Roosevelt was the only U.S. president to deliver an inaugural address without using the word I. Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Dwight D. Eisenhower tied for second place, using I only once in their inaugural addresses.

7033. Animal Facts
A flea can jump 30,000 times without stopping.

7034. Fact
Sailors once thought that wearing a gold earring would improve their eyesight

7035. Fact
If you traveled the speed of light, it would only take you 0.0000294 seconds to climb Mt. Everest.

7036. Fact
You can usually tell how good the picture of a TV will be by how black the screen is when the TV is off. The blacker, the better.

7037. Fact
Robert William Thomson, a Scottish engineer, invented the first rubber tire in 1845.

7038. Fact
The first US consumer product sold in the Soviet Union was Pepsi-Cola.

7039. Fact
No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses

7040. Fact
In Canada, the most productive day of the workweek is Tuesday

7041. Fact
The windiest place in the world is Mount Washington, New Hampshire, USA. The highest wind was on April 12, 1934 when it reached 231 mph.

7042. Fact
Melba toast is named after an Australian opera singer Dame Nellie Melba

7043. Fact
It's against the law to catch fish with your bare hands in Kansas.

7044. Animal Facts
The African clawed toad lays up to 10,000 eggs, but many of its tadpoles are deformed. The parents eat the deformed ones when they hatch.

7045. Fact
Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do. (Makes you think about ambidextrous people) This fact is based on a study that had errors in it, thus it might not be a fact.

7046. Fact
An elephant may consume 500 pounds of hay and 60 gallons of water in a single day.

7047. Fact
A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

7048. Fact
There's a town in New Mexico called Pie Town that consists of two restaurants and a post office. It was originally a stopping place along a long stretch of road. It's famous for having good pies!

7049. Fact
Most burglaries occur during the daytime.

7050. Fact
When potatoes were first introduced to Europe, people were skeptical and only ate the leaves, which made them sick. They would then throw away the rest, including the actual spud.



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