276. Fact
Cheetah's can accelerate from 0 to 70 km/h in 3 seconds.

764. Fact
Mosquitoes live on nectar not blood. Blood is required for producing protein which is necessary for laying eggs.

4529. Fact
Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned his wife or mother because they were both deaf

6004. Fact
In South Carolina you can be fined for not denouncing the evils of intemperance on the fourth Friday of every October.

8635. Fact
At 188 decibels, the whistle of the blue whale is the loudest sound produced by any animal.

1886. Fact
Maine is closer to Bermuda than Florida!

8622. Fact
There are 315 species of parrot in the world

4350. Fact
The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp (a variety of the marijuana plant) paper.

9410. Fact
Every photograph of the first American atomic bomb detonation was taken by Harold Edgerton

6132. Fact
The first automobile racetrack in America was the 'Indianapolis Motor Speedway,' which had 3 million cobblestones.

4409. Fact
Plastic lawn flamingos outnumber real flamingos in the U.S.A.

5889. Fact
The largest sculpture ever made are the faces of Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson and Roosevelt on Mt. Rushmore.

6160. Fact
Jean -Claude Van Damme learned to speak English by watching the cartoon 'The Flintstones.'"

10144. Fact
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.

434. Fact
A mobile body of guerilla fighters.

10004. Fact
More than 90% of plane crashes have survivors.

9080. Fact
The Oprah Winfrey Show started out as a local morning talk show called A.M. Chicago. The name was changed in September 1985 after Winfrey beat Donahue in the Chicago ratings. The show was expanded from a half an hour to an hour and went nationwide a year later.

10189. Fact
The study of twins is known as gemellology

1896. Fact
Mammal rule of thumb: in just about every species, the female lives longer than the male.

3351. Fact
Cleveland law forbids you to operate a motor vehicle while sitting in another person's lap.

8629. Fact
Audrey Hepburn's real name was Edda van Heemstra Hepburn-Ruston.

7607. Fact
The Iditarod Dogsled Race got its name from Iditarod, a small mining village along the race's route. The race commemorates an emergency operation in 1925 to get medical supplies to Nome, Alaska following a diphtheria epidemic.

10090. Fact
The town of Churchill, Manitoba, located in Canada, is known as the Polar Bear Capital of the World

3378. Fact
In Rochester, Michigan, anyone bathing in public must have his or her bathing suit inspected by a police officer.

3657. Fact
In 1832, in Paisley, Scotland the first municipal water filtration works was opened

6177. Fact
In West Virginia it is illegal to dig for ginseng on your neighbor's lawn without their permission.

1322. Fact
Approximately 16 Canadians have their appendix removed when not required everyday

6442. Fact
Dragonflies have six legs but cannot walk.

6542. Fact
The abbreviation Xmas for the word Christmas is of Greek origin. Since the word for Christ in the Greek language is Xristos, which starts with the letter X, they started putting the X in place of Christ and came up with the short form for the word Christmas

291. Fact
Nearly a third of all bottled drinking water purchased in the us is contaminated with bacteria.

5675. Fact
President George W. Bush and Playboy founder Hugh Hefner are cousins.

5331. Fact
The world's largest burrito weighed 4,217 lbs.

7482. Fact
Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted peoplewithout killing them used to burn their houses down - hence theexpression toget fired.

1750. Fact
In Michigan, a woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission.

8866. Fact
In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is

7078. Fact
Up to three thousand species of trees have been cataloged in square mile of the Amazon jungle.

5318. Fact
Dragonfly larvae develop under the water and eject water from their anus to propel them for short distances.

7457. Fact
Anise is the scent on the artificial rabbit that is used in greyhound races

3837. Fact
In 1886, Coca-cola was first served at a pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia for only five cents a glass. A pharmacist named John Pemberton created the formula for Coca-cola

10805. Fact
In 1945, the first floating ice cream parlor was built for sailors in the western Pacific. This floating ice cream parlour could produce ten gallons of ice cream every seven seconds

7799. Fact
The inventor of Vaseline ate a spoonful of the stuff every morning.

9417. Fact
The right side of a boat was called the starboard side due to the fact that the astronavigators used to stand out on the plank (which was on the right side) to get an unobstructed view of the stars. The left side was called the port side because that was the side that you put in on at the port.

2501. Fact
The population of the Earth has more than doubled since 1950.

4404. Fact
Bird droppings are the chief export of Nauru, an island nation in the western Pacific.

2168. Fact
Sales of Rolaids, Alka-Seltzer, and Tums jump 20% in December

7130. Fact
The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp (marijuana) paper.

5037. Fact
Niagara Falls actually stopped flowing back in 1848 for about 20 hours because there was ice that was blocking the Niagara River

6099. Fact
Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning

5140. Fact
One female mouse can produce up to 100 babies a year

9547. Fact
Wherever a person is standing in the state of Michigan in the United States, they are within 85 miles of one of the Great Lakes



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