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3727. Fact
Iron weighs more after it rusts.

11356. Book
Book : flames from the ashes
Author : p.d. tandon.

3839. Fact
In Brazil, Christmas is celebrated with fireworks.

7808. Fact
Boeing completed more than 15,000 hours of wind-tunnel testing on the first 747

2547. Fact
The three wealthiest families in the world have more assets than the combined wealth of the forty-eight poorest nations.

7220. Fact
Since Bounce is designed to help eliminate static cling, wipe your television screen with a used sheet of Bounce to keep dust from resettling.

14050. Phobia
Phobia :
alliumphobia : fear of garlic.

3893. Fact
In space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow down their faces.

11627. Book
Book : laws versus justice
Author : v.r. krishna lyer.

7344. Fact
The cockroach dies from radiation and would not survive a nuclear war.

2459. Fact
The number one most popular cat name is kitty

4024. Fact
In golf, a 'Bo Derek' is a score of 10.

1950. Fact
More than 90% of shark attack victims survive.

4565. Fact
Penguins can leap to heights as high as six feet.

13213. Invention
Invention : respirator
Year : c. 1955
Inventor : forrest m. bird
Country : us.

9997. Fact
Every 238 years, the orbits of Neptune and Pluto change making Neptune at times the farthest planet from the sun

5192. Fact
The Sanskrit word for war means desire for more cows.

13741. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Literature
Year : 1956
Name : juan ramon jimenez
Country : spain.

7868. Fact
Rice paper does not have any rice in it.

1261. Fact
Alaska has the highest percentage of people who walk to work.

9569. Fact
In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry ice cream in your back pocket

14514. Phobia
Phobia :
tetanophobia : fear of lockjaw, tetanus.

1065. Fact
27% of female lottery winners hid their winning ticket in their bras.

3615. Fact
In Springfield, door to door salesman are prohibited from selling their goods while standing in the middle of the road, screaming at passing vehicles.

620. Fact
In 1964, the first laser was reproduced on film in goldfinger.

9755. Fact
Penicillin was first produced synthetically in a laboratory in 1946.

9102. Fact
It is possible to drown and not die. Technically the term 'drowning' refers to the process of taking water into the lungs, not to death caused by that process.

9834. Fact
The Chihuahua Desert is the largest desert in North America, and is over 200,000 square miles

11348. Book
Book : final days
Author : bob woodward and carl bernstein.

14812. Science Facts
It can take a hundred years for the body of a whale at the bottom of the sea to disappear completely, as it is slowly eaten away by different animals, plants and microbes.

11072. Book
Book : biographia literaria
Author : samuel taylor coleridge.

3088. Fact
You cannot sneeze with your eyes open.

4087. Fact
The water displacement product, WD-40, can be found in 80% of American homes

1160. Fact
A group of kangaroos is called a mob.

10579. Fact
Ancient Egyptians used the spice Thyme to help preserve mummies

4392. Fact
In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her cheating adulterous husband but she may only do so with her bare hands

14900. Scientific Instruments & Appliances
Scientific Instruments & Appliances
is an instrument used to compare the magnetic moments and fields.

15032. Terminology
Terminology :
econometrics : the application of mathematics in testing economic theories.

6875. Fact
It takes about 1.25 seconds for moonlight to reach the Earth.

14808. Science Facts
During the First World War, goldfish were used to check whether all traces of poisonous gas had been washed out of gas masks. The mask was rinsed and filled with water, then a goldfish was dropped in. If it died, there was still gas left in it.

15326. Unit
Unit : stone (st)
Formula : 14*pound
in si : 6.35029318
si unit : kg
in cgs : 6350.29318
cgs unit : g
Category : mass_weight.

177. Fact
According to an old english system of time units, a moment is one and a half minutes.

551. Fact
The abbreviation "eeg" stands for "electroencephalography"

6476. Fact
The movie Quo Vadis had 30,000 extras.

4195. Fact
Kansas state law requires pedestrians crossing the highways at night to wear tail lights.

11206. Book
Book : darkness at noon
Author : arthur koestler.

3065. Fact
A 100-pound person on Earth would weigh 38 pounds on Mars.

14373. Phobia
Phobia :
oenophobia : fear of wines.

13775. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Literature
Year : 1990
Name : octavio paz
Country : mexico.

247. Fact
There are more beetles than any other kind of creature in the world.

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