7847. Fact
It's believed that India gets its name from the Indus River. The interesting thing is that none of the river is actually in India...it's in Pakistan.

7848. Fact
The name Joshua is Hebrew for 'Jesus'.

7849. Fact
The San Diego Zoo in California has the largest collection of animals in the world.

7850. Animal Facts
A chicken once lived ten days after a French farmer cut its head off. He fed it with a dripper, directly into its throat.

7851. Fact
Neptune was the first planet in our solar system to be discovered by mathematics

7852. Fact
The least likely day to eat out in the United States is Monday

7853. Fact
In 1894, the carnival made its debut in North America

7854. Fact
The parachute was invented by DiVinci in 1515.

7855. Fact
There are 1189 chapters in the Bible: 929 chapters in the Old Testament and 260 chapters in the New Testament.

7856. Fact
Astronauts get taller when they are in space

7857. Fact
Constipation is caused when too much water is absorbed in the large intestine and the feces become dry

7858. Fact
Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark. (Hence, the light bulb?)

7859. Fact
In Iceland, a Big Mac costs $5.50.

7860. Fact
The conjunctiva is a membrane that covers the human eye

7861. Fact
China has close to 25% of the world's population.

7862. Fact
The amount of blood a female mosquito drinks per serving is five millionths of a liter

7863. Fact
A company, Warner Communications paid $28 million for the copyright to the song Happy Birthday.

7864. Fact
A two-inch garden hose will carry four times as much water as a one-inch hose.

7865. Fact
There are more than 1,00 chemicals in a cup of coffee.

7866. Fact
In Denmark, people eat about 36 pounds of candy a year. The highest consumption of candy of any country

7867. Fact
The fear of Halloween is called Samhainophobia

7868. Fact
Rice paper does not have any rice in it.

7869. Fact
In 1946 Danon Yogurt were the first to add fruit to commercially produced yogurt in U.S

7870. Fact
Ninety percent of all species that have become extinct have been birds.

7871. Fact
Antarctica has only one ATM machine.

7872. Fact
The oiuja board was invented by Isaac and William Fuld, and was patented July 1, 1892.

7873. Fact
Montreal is actually located on an island

7874. Fact
Mount Everest is a foot higher today than it was a century ago, and it's believed to still be growing.

7875. Fact
Every 40,000 children are killed by fires

7876. Fact
In 1980, Saddam Hussein received a key to the city of Detroit

7877. Fact
A dentist from Buffalo New York named Alfred P. Southwick invented the electric chair.

7878. Fact
A person who smokes a pack of cigarettes a day will on average lose two teeth every ten years

7879. Fact
Animals that lay eggs don't have belly buttons.

7880. Fact
Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.

7881. Fact
Mexico once had three presidents in one day.

7882. Fact
The original Toby jugs were modelled on Harry 'Toby'Elwes a Yorkshireman.

7883. Fact
Apples are 25% air.

7884. Fact
Lake Nicaragua boasts the only fresh-water sharks in the entire world

7885. Fact
Tobacco kills more Americans each year than alcohol, cocaine, crack, heroin, homicide, suicide, car accidents, fire and AIDS combined

7886. Fact
There have been about 30 films made at or about Alcatraz, the now-closed federal prison island in San Francisco Bay, including "The Rock" (1996), "Birdman of Alcatraz" (1962), and "Escape from Alcatraz" (1979).

7887. Fact
Lake Baikal is the oldest freshwater lake on Earth, having formed between 20 and 25 million years ago

7888. Fact
The Bank of America was originally the Bank of Italy.

7889. Fact
The first issue of People Magazine, in 1974, cost 35 cents and featured actress Mia Farrow on the cover.

7890. Fact
Cows are incapable of putting their lips together to make sounds like humans, so they are actually saying OOOOO instead of Moo.

7891. Fact
Lima beans contain cyanide

7892. Fact
In 1659 the state of Massachusetts outlawed Christmas.

7893. Fact
Americans eat more bananas than any other fruit: a total of 11 billion a year.

7894. Fact
The Russian Imperial Necklace has been loaned out by Joseff jewelers of Hollywood for 1,215 different feature films.

7895. Fact
In 1895 Hampshire police handed out the first ever speeding ticket, fining a man for doing 6mph.

7896. Fact
Over the course of one year, a coffee tree only produces about 1.5 pounds of coffee



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