5340. Fact
A ear trumpet was used before the hearing aid was invented by people who had difficulty hearing

5476. Fact
Monopoly is the best-selling board game in the world

5060. Fact
American and Russian space flights have always included chocolate.

4633. Fact
Snails breathe through their feet.

10591. Fact
The melting point of cocoa butter is just below the human body temperature, which is why it literally melts in your mouth.

4038. Fact
There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple, or silver.

8524. Fact
During the Gold Rush in 1849, some people paid as much as $100 for a simple glass of water

8282. Fact
Sir John Harington, the godson of Queen Elizabeth I, was the inventor of the toilet

196. Fact
The united states consumes 25% of all the worlds energy.

6692. Fact
Bats are the only mammals that are able to fly.

7147. Fact
The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.

8977. Fact
It was the left shoe that Cinderella lost at the stairway, when the prince tried to follow her. It was originally the right.

6899. Fact
In 1916, an elephant was tried and hung for murder in Erwin, Tennessee

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

9113. Fact
The designated instrument for the city of Detroit is the accordion

1158. Fact
A group of goats is called a trip

2610. Fact
There are 13 blimps in the world, nine are in the USA

10626. Fact
In ancient Rome it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose.

8795. Fact
Advertisements for coffee in London in 1657 claimed that the beverage was a cure for scurvy, gout and other ills.

9722. Fact
In the U.S. peanuts account for 66% of all snack nuts

5752. Fact
In Gary, Ind., persons are prohibited from attending a movie house or other theater and from riding a public streetcar within four hours of eating garlic.

8628. Fact
Some Ribbon worm will eat themselves if they cannot find food. This type of worm can still survive after eating up to 95% of its body weight

9211. Fact
DC-10, the name of an airplane stands for Douglas Commercial.

3575. Fact
"Canada" is an Indian word meaning "Big Village".

392. Fact
Combination of two or more parties with the purpose of forming a composite government.

2536. Fact
The sun is NOT the biggest star in the universe.

6244. Fact
In Washington, anyone under the age of 18 must have parental permission to throw a tear gas canister.

6333. Fact
The dragons and other monsters that graced the bows of the Viking ships were so fierce-looking that a law was passed in Iceland ordering the skipper of any Viking ship to remove the figurehead before entering port.

1901. Fact
Marilyn Monroe had six toes.

4125. Fact
There are dolphins that live in the Amazon River that are the colour pink

7389. Fact
An adult Gold Frog measures to be 9.8 millimeters in body length

5899. Fact
The first woman to run for President was Victoria Woodhull, on the Equal Rights Party ballot in 1872.

9258. Fact
The snow leopard protects itself from extreme cold when it sleeps by wrapping its 3-foot-long tail around its nose

8597. Fact
Bookkeeper is the only word in English language with three consecutive double letters

9126. Fact
A German World War II submarine was sunk due to malfunction of the toilet.

9217. Fact
There are approximately 7,000 feathers on an eagle

2801. Fact
The state of Florida is bigger than England.

10049. Fact
Freshens the air in your car. Place a sheet of Bounce under the front sea

3034. Fact
In San Salvador, drunk drivers can be punished by death before a firing squad.

8854. Fact
The electric shaver was patented on November 6, 1928.

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

10297. Fact
Slugs have four noses.

8195. Fact
Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down -- hence the expression "to get fired".

5466. Fact
During the baseball rivalries between the two major leagues in the 1890s, the Pittsburgh Nationals took advantage of a technicality and signed a player away from another club. The Nationals' president, J. Palmer O'Neill, was called J. Pirate O'Neill, and his club became the Pittsburgh Pirates.

9172. Fact
The airplane Buddy Holly died in was the American Pie. (Thus the nameof the Don McLean song.)

3968. Fact
Unlike most fish, electric eels cannot get enough oxygen from water. Approximately every five minutes, they must surface to breathe, or they will drown. Unlike most fish, they can swim both backwards and forwards.

6668. Fact
On record, the only time it recently snowed in the Sahara Desert was on Feb.18,1979.

1947. Fact
More than 25% of the world's forests are in Siberia.

5230. Fact
In Spain, it is common to pour chocolate milk on cereal for breakfast.

59. Fact
The ashes of a cremated person average about 9 pounds.



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