7262. Fact
The state of California raises the most turkeys out of all of the states.

7263. Fact
In Joliet, Illinois it is illegal to mispronounce the name Joliet.

7264. Fact
The banana tree cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man.

7265. Fact
If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs inthe air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg inthe air,the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horsehasall four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

7266. Fact
The first telephone book was one page long and had only 50 names in it.

7267. Fact
A sheep, a duck, and a rooster were the first passengers in a hot air balloon

7268. Fact
The U.S. military s dried food rations can be re-hydrated with urine.

7269. Fact
The Red Cross is called the Red Crescent in Arab countries

7270. Fact
About 25% of people in the world report that they are monogamous.

7271. Fact
Urine from men?s public urinals was sold as a commodity in Ancient Rome. It was used as a dye and for making clothes hard

7272. Fact
It is estimated that 93% of American children will go out trick or treating for Halloween

7273. Fact
Only one out of every three people wash their hands when leaving a public bathroom

7274. Fact
In Ivrea, Italy, thousands of citizens celebrate the beginning of Lent by throwing oranges at one another

7275. Fact
The slowest growing finger nail is on the thumb nail and the fastest growing is the finger nail on the middle finger

7276. Fact
In a year, the average person walks four miles to make his or her bed

7277. Fact
The earth is 24,901 miles around at the equator.

7278. Fact
The first Valentine candy box was invented by Richard Cadbury in the 1800's.

7279. Fact
Goat meat contains up to 45 percent less saturated fat than chicken meat

7280. Fact
There are only 14 blimps in the world.

7281. Fact
There are 100 tiles in a "Scrabble" crossword game.

7282. Fact
The story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was written in 1939 for a store promotion by an advertising employee of the department store Montgomery Ward

7283. Fact
After the sun, the closest star to Earth is 25,000,000,000,000 miles away.

7284. Fact
The calories burned daily by the sled dogs running in Alaska's annual Iditarod race average 10,000.

7285. Fact
In 1747, the first American mention of the Christmas tree occurred. However, it was a not a tree but instead a pyramid made out of wood and decorated with apples and evergreen boughs

7286. Fact
The first product that Sony came out with was the rice cooker

7287. Fact
Alcohol beverages have all 13 minerals necessary for human life

7288. Fact
The largest gold nugget ever found weighed 172 lbs., 13 oz.

7289. Fact
The King Cobra has enough venom in its bite that it can kill up to 13 adults

7290. Fact
The only jointless bone in your body is the hyoid bone in your throat.

7291. Fact
The Apollo 17 crew were the last men on the moon

7292. Fact
If you go blind in one eye, you only lose about 20% of your vision, but all your sense of depth.

7293. Fact
The earliest recorded case of a man giving up smoking was on April 5, 1679, when Johan Katsu, Sheriff of Turku, Finland, wrote in his diary "I quit smoking tobacco." He died one month later.

7294. Animal Facts
A flea can jump up to 220 times its own body length a flea the size of an adult human could jump over a 25-storey building and more than a 0.4 kilometre (quarter of a mile) along the ground.

7295. Fact
The cockroach is the fastest animal on 6 legs, covering a meter a second.

7296. Fact
The oldest exposed surface on earth is New Zealand's south island.

7297. Fact
An ostrich's eye is bigger that it's brain.

7298. Fact
When the divorce rate goes up in the United States, toy makers report that the sale of toys also rise

7299. Fact
During the Roman times, people used urine, called lotium in Latin, as a hair product

7300. Fact
In a year, the average Americans eats approximately 18 pounds of Turkey

7301. Fact
Phimosis is an inability to retract the foreskin fully, is harmless in infancy and pre-pubescence, occurring in about 8% of boys at age 10.

7302. Fact
In South Korea, Green Giant canned sweet corn is advertised as a topping for ice cream.

7303. Fact
Americans, on average, spend 18% of his or her income on transportation as compared to only 13% spent on food

7304. Fact
The London Bridge is now in Arizona in the U.S.A. This fat cat(rich guy) bought it for only $2.46 million dollars.

7305. Fact
In one trip, a honey bee visits about 75 flowers

7306. Fact
It takes 120 drops of water to fill a teaspoon.

7307. Fact
One percent of Greenland's population lives in a single apartment building.

7308. Fact
Columbus brought cacao (chocolate) beans back to Spain on his fourth voyage in 1502.

7309. Fact
If a lobster loses an eye or a claw it can usually grow a new one

7310. Fact
The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood plasma

7311. Fact
In the 13th century, quality standards for paste were assigned by the Pope



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