9926. Also known as
Original name : edmund spencer
Also known as : poets' poet

9927. Also known as
Original name : erwin rammel
Also known as : desert fax.

9928. Fact
Scientists have determined that fungi are more closely related to human beings and animals than to other plants.

9929. Fact
Mercury is the only planet whose orbit is coplanar with its equator. Venus and Uranus are the only planets that rotate opposite to the direction of their orbit.

9930. Fact
The largest bird egg in the world today is that of the ostrich. Ostrich eggs are from 6 to 8 inches long. Because of their size and the thickness of their shells, they take 40 minutes to hard-boil.

9931. Fact
On average, an ear of a corn has 16 rows and approximately 800 kernels

9932. Fact
There are 333 toilet paper squares on a toilet paper roll.

9933. Fact
Billie Jean by Michael Jackson was the first video to air on MTV by a black artist

9934. Fact
The first series of commemorative stamps issued by the U.S. Postal Service depicted Columbus's discovery of America. They were issued in 1893 and available in 16 denominations ranging from one cent to $5.

9935. Fact
If you keep a Goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white

9936. Fact
The Kraft company produces enough Cool Whip, a brand of whipping cream, in one year to fill the entire Grand Canyon

9937. Fact
The desert tortoise can live without having to drink any water. It extracts the water it needs from the vegetation it eats

9938. Fact
Termites work 24 hours per day -- they do not sleep

9939. Fact
Approximately 71% of American chocolate eaters prefer to eat milk chocolate

9940. Also known as
Original name : dadasaheb phalke
Also known as : father of indian cinema.

9941. Fact
When a porcupine is born, its quills are soft and mostly white, but harden within hours

9942. Fact
Actress Sally Field was paid $4,000 a week for her role in the TV show The Flying Nun

9943. Fact
Orchids have the smallest seeds. It takes more than 1.25 million seeds to weigh 1 gram.

9944. Fact
In the late 1800's, washing machines and butter churners were sometimes powered by dogs walking on treadmills.

9945. Fact
The Simpsons is the longest running prime-time animated series on television history

9946. Fact
The venom of a female black widow spider is more potent than that of a rattlesnake.

9947. Fact
Stinging insects kills approximately 25 people annually in the U.S

9948. Fact
Roman Emperor Caligula made his horse a senator.

9949. Fact
Teenage suicide is the second cause of death in the state of Wisconsin

9950. Fact
The first US Patent was for manufacturing potassium carbonate (used in glass and gunpowder). It was issued to Samuel Hopkins on July 31, 1970.

9951. Fact
About 500 movies are made in the US and 800 in India annually.

9952. Fact
The word checkmate in chess comes from the Persian phrase Shah-Mat, which means the king is dead

9953. Fact
According to Playboy, more Americans lose their virginity in June than any other month.

9954. Fact
In driving tests, women reacted to emergency options in.56 of a second. Men scored .59 in the same tests.

9955. Fact
In ancient Rome, it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose

9956. Fact
Stewardesses is the longest word that can be typed with only the left hand.

9957. Fact
The Sudan is the largest country in Africa. It covers about 967,500 square miles of the continent.

9958. Fact
The first commercial product manufactured in the United States and exported to Europe was a glass bottle made in Jamestown in 1608.

9959. Fact
To determine the percentage of alcohol in a bottle of liquor divide the proof by two.

9960. Fact
There are no hog lips or snouts in SPAM.

9961. Fact
The puma and the leopard are the highest jumping mammals. They are able to reach a height of 16.5 feet

9962. Fact
The word Lethologica describes the state of not remembering the word you want to say

9963. Fact
A polecat is not a cat. It is a nocturnal European weasel.

9964. Fact
The Olympic was the sister ship of the Titanic, and she provided twenty-five years of service.

9965. Fact
Tigers' paw prints are called pug marks.

9966. Fact
Brain damage will only occur if a fever goes above 107.6 degrees farenheit

9967. Fact
The Blue Whale's tongue weighs more than an adult elephant.

9968. Fact
People still cut the cheese shortly after death

9969. Fact
75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated.

9970. Fact
People from North America prefer pickles with warts, where as Europeans prefer pickles with no warts

9971. Fact
Most alcoholic beverages contain all 13 minerals necessary to sustain human life.

9972. Fact
In 1933, Mickey Mouse, an animated cartoon character, received 800,000 fan letters.

9973. Fact
There are 10 million bacteria at the place where you rest your hands at a desk

9974. Fact
There are no snakes in New Zealand

9975. Fact
In July 1874, a swarm of Rocky Mountain locusts flew over Nebraska covering an area estimated at 198,600 square miles. It is estimated that the swarm contained about 12.5 trillion insects. These insects became extinct thirty years later



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