An ounce of gold can be stretched into a wire 50 miles long.
If you chew a cabbage/lettuce leaf properly, you'll lose more energy than you'll gain from actually eating it.
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Also known as : iron man of india, bismarck of india.
To make one pound of butter, 29 cups of milk are needed
An olive tree can live up to 1,500 years.
The word nerd was first coined by Dr. Suess in the book If I Ran to the Zoo.
Michael Jordan has more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
For people that are lactose intolerant, chocolate aids in helping milk digest easier
The cartoon character Popeye was actually based on a real person named Frank Rocky Fiegel who was a tough guy who was quite similar to Popeye physically
The Ice Cream cone was invented in the summer of 1904 by Charles Menches. It made its debut one year later at the St. Louis World Fair
It is impossible to sneeze and keep your eyes open at the same time.
A new book is published every 13 minutes in America.
Charles Darwin spent 39 years studying earthworms
The laundry detergent Tide, has a market share of about forty percent market
It would take about fourteen and half million notes of currency to build a mile high stack
The total number of episodes for the sitcom I Love Lucy was 180
In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry ice cream in your back pocket
Is bottled water worth it? 'Evian'spelled backwards is 'naive'.
The amount of drag or air resistance produced by putting your bicycle on top of your car is so great that on a trip from England to Scotland it would be cheaper to send it by train because of the fuel consumption to overcome the drag.
Time magazine's Man of the Year for 1938 was Adolf Hitler.
New Hampshire's license plates are stamped with the motto Live Free Or Die. They are made by prison inmates.
There are approximately 9,000 taste buds on the tongue
The first percussion instrument introduced to an orchestra was the kettledrums, then called the timpani, in the 1600s.
When Heinz ketchup leaves the bottle, it travels at a rate of 25 milesper year.
The fleshy bulbs on each side of your nose are called the Alea (AY-lee) singular Ala (AY-luh)
The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; '7' was selected because the original containers were 7 ounces. 'UP' indicated the direction of the bubbles
Flu shots only work about 70% of the time
The most popular first name in the world is Muhammad.
American actor Jack Nicholson, and American singer Bobby Darrin were raised believing their grandmothers were their mothers and their mothers were their older sisters
The world's longest name is: Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvin John Kenneth Lloyd Martin Nero Oliver
Women are four times more likely to have foot problems than men
The way that prostitutes got the nickname Hooker was because of a general of the Civil War. General Hooker would keep a number of prostitutes to follow his army and keep his men's moral up. The prostitutes were referred to as Hooker's brigade.
Common pesticides such as roach, termite and flea insecticide can be found in the bodies of majority of Americans
The Lemon shark grows about 24,000 new teeth a year. A new set of teeth grow approximately every 14 days
Sharks can sense a drop of blood from a mile away
The only countries in the world with one syllable in their names are Chad, France, Greece, and Spain.
In the Middle Ages, peacocks and swans were sometimes served at Christmas dinners
The magnetic North Pole shifts by about 7 meters a day.
If the information contained in the DNA could be written down, it would fill a 1000 volume encyclopedia.
Dry cereal for breakfast was invented by John Henry Kellogg at the turn of the century
A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out
Celery does make you lose calories, it doesn't have a special chemical to do so but it has no calories so the chewing burns the calories burned.
The human body has over 600 muscles, 40% of the body's weight.
The longest recorded duration of a total solar eclipse was 7.5 minutes.
Parma ham is only Parma ham if it is made in the Parma region of Italy. The British chain supermarket Asda, made and packaged its own Parma ham and was successfully sued by the real Parma ham people (Parma Ham Trade Association)
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