9354. Fact
President Lincoln proclaimed the first national Thanksgiving Day in 1863.

9355. Fact
St. Teresa of Avila is the patron saint of chess-players!!

9356. Fact
The Chihuahua was named after the Mexican state where they were discovered

9357. Fact
The only predator that polar bears have are humans

9358. Fact
In Belgium, 172,000 tons of chocolate are produced in a year

9359. Fact
Fortune cookies were invented in 1916 by George Jung, a Los Angeles noodle maker.

9360. Fact
The name of the Taco Bell dog is Gidget

9361. Fact
Hydrogen solid is the most dense substance in the world, at 70.6g/cc

9362. Fact
Research has indicated that indoor pollution is 10 times more toxic than outdoor pollution

9363. Fact
Plant seeds that have been stored for more than 200 years can be coaxed into new life.

9364. Fact
If you were standing on Mercury, the Sun would appear 2.5 times larger than it appears from Earth

9365. Fact
The town of Tidikelt in the Sahara Desert once went ten years without rainfall.

9366. Fact
Slinkys were invented by an airplane mechanic; he was playing with engine parts and realized the possible secondary use of one of the springs

9367. Fact
Surveys indicate that the number one reason people play BINGO is for leisure

9368. Fact
The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.

9369. Fact
The popular name for the giant sequoia tree is Redwood.

9370. Fact
Microsoft made $16,005 in revenue in its first year of operation

9371. Also known as
Original name : indira gandhi
Also known as : iron lady of india

9372. Fact
Over 4.5 billion sticks have Trident gum have been chewed. If the stick of gum were laid out end to end they could circle the globe approximately 1.8 times

9373. Fact
Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.

9374. Fact
There are some species of snails that are extremely venomous.

9375. Fact
Tomato ketchup is a good conditioner for the hair. It also helps get the greenish tinge that some blonde haired people get after swimming in water with chlorine in it

9376. Fact
A famous bullfighter, Lagarijo, killed 4,867 bulls in the 19th century.

9377. Fact
Pound for pound, hamburgers cost more than new cars.

9378. Fact
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room

9379. Fact
The dumbest dog in the world is the Afghan Hounds

9380. Fact
Some of the titles that were considered for the hit T.V. show Friends were Six Of One, Across the Hall, and Insomnia Cafe

9381. Fact
Manhattan Island of New York City was purchased for $24 from the Algonquian Indians in 1624.

9382. Fact
Native Americans used to use pumpkin seeds for medicine

9383. Fact
The first company to mass produce teddy bears was the Ideal Toy Company

9384. Fact
Washington State has the longest single beach in the United States.Long Beach, WA

9385. Fact
The first fruit eaten on the moon was a peach

9386. Fact
Most landfilled trash retains its original weight, volume, and form for 40 years.

9387. Fact
In the spring of 1975, a baby in Detroit fell 14 stories and landed on Joseph Figlock, who was walking below. A few years later it happened again. Figlock and both babies survived

9388. Fact
The Nike swoosh was invented by Caroline Davidson back in 1971. She received $35 for making the swoosh. The first shoe with the swoosh was introduced in 1972

9389. Fact
Following directions off the Internet and chemicals obtained from a mail order company, a team of U.S. scientists created an identical copy of the polio virus.

9390. Fact
The movie that grossed the most money that was adapted from a T.V. cartoon is Scooby-Doo

9391. Fact
The New York Yankees have won the most champoinships (26 times) in their respected sport (MLB, NBA, NHL, NFL) for any professional sports team.

9392. Fact
The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own weight, and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated

9393. Fact
In 1888, an Egyptian peasant discovered an estimated three hundred thousand mummified cats in Beni Hassan, Egypt. Of the cats that were not stolen once, the find was made public, the remaining mummified cats were shipped to Great Britain to be used as agricultural fertilizer

9394. Fact
There are more Barbie dolls in Italy than there are Canadians in Canada

9395. Fact
The first man-made object to circle the earth was Sputnik I, launched in 1957.

9396. Fact
When the volcano Krakatoa off the Java islands exploded in 1883, it was so loud that it woke some people up in South Australia

9397. Fact
The four highest grossing movies of the 1940s were all animated motion pictures by Disney (Bambi, Pinnochio, Fantasia, and Cinderella).

9398. Fact
On average, 150 couples get married in Las Vegas each day

9399. Fact
The expression Tying the Knot comes from an old Roman custom where the brides clothes were tied up all in knots and the groom was supposed to untie the knots

9400. Fact
The spider used in the 2002 movie Spider-Man was a Steatoda spider, not a black widow. The spider was given anaesthesia, and was then painted blue and red

9401. Fact
The second best selling game of all time is Jenga. Jenga is a Swahili word, meaning to build.

9402. Fact
The cheetah is the only cat in the world that can't retract its claws.

9403. Fact
The coldest capital city in the world is Ulaan Bator, Mongolia.



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