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It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
Single people are seven and a half times more likely to require psychiatric care.
14730. Science Facts
Sundew plants have lots of sticky tentacles. When an insect lands on them, it can't escape and the glue on the plant digests the insect's body, feeding the plant.
Manhattan Island of New York City was purchased for $24 from the Algonquian Indians in 1624.
6908. Animal Facts
The deep-sea angler fish can stretch its stomach to swallow prey much larger than itself.
At 188 decibels, the whistle of the blue whale is the loudest sound produced by any animal.
If an Amish man has a beard, he is married.
In Alabama, it is against the law to wear a fake mustache that could cause laughter in the church
Place : tripati temple
Location : andhra pradesh.
One out of four American households own a cat
The name Reebok was named after the African Gazelle
The only painting by Leonardo da Vinci on permanent display in the United States hangs in the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. It's a portrait of Ginevra di Benci, the wife of a politician in Florence.
Approximately 40% of the U.S. paper currency in circulation was counterfeit by the end of the Civil War.
Book : end of the chapter
Author : john forsyte.
Book : india changes
Author : taya zinkin.
The state of Florida is bigger than England.
Pound cake is so named not just because of the pound of butter, but more precisely because each of the four main ingredients (flour, butter, sugar and eggs) are weighed out as a pound.
Attics were invented in Attica.
Another more complicated word for squinting is "strabismus".
Neither the saxophone, the tuba, the coronet, nor the valve trumpet existed before 1800.
King Henry III of France, Louis XVI of France and Napoleon all suffered from ailurophobia--fear of cats.
Book : confidential clerk
Author : t.s. eliot.
U.S. President Calvin Coolidge liked to eat breakfast while having his head rubbed with vaseline.
The material to build the Taj Mahal was brought in from various parts of India by a fleet of 1000 elephants
12525. Food Facts
Australian supermarkets sell tins of witchetty grub soup.
A skunk's smell can be detected by a human a mile away.
Atari had to bury millions of unsold E.T. game cartridges in a New Mexico desert landfill in 1982
The 772-778 Digits of pi are 9999998.
The wind must be below one mile an hour in order for the National Weather Service to rate the weather as calm.
13577. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Physics
Year : 1994
Name : bertram n. brockhouse
Country : canada.
Name : clifford g. shull
Country : united states.
In NYC, it is disorderly conduct for one man to greet another on the street by placing the end of his thumb against the tip of his nose and wiggling the extended fingers of that hand.
The White House has 35 bathrooms, 3 elevators, 132 rooms, and 412 doors in it
8461. Animal Facts
The turkey vulture excretes faeces onto its legs to keep them cool.
There are some types of chocolates that are actually good for the arteries and heart
Jim Bristoe, an American, invented a 30-foot-long, 2-ton pumpkin cannon that can fire pumpkins up to five miles.
Book : house of the dead
Author : fyodor dostoevsky.
The smallest known fish is the Pandaka Pygmea,about the size of an ant and almost transeparent.
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
Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that make them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
cathisophobia : fear of sitting.
The Boeing 737 is nicknamed the Fat Albert
The New York Yankees have won the most champoinships (26 times) in their respected sport (MLB, NBA, NHL, NFL) for any professional sports team.
porphyrophobia : fear of the color purple.
It is illegal in Reno, Nevada to conceal a spray-painted shopping cart in your basement.
haphephobia or haptephobia : fear of being touched.
Book : american capitalism
Author : j.k. galbraith.
Book : ambassador's report
Author : chester bowles.
In 75% of American households, women manage the money and pay the bills.
It takes a half a gallon of water to make macaroni and a gallon of water to clean the pot.
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Morphine was given its name in 1803 by the discoverer, a 20 year old German pharmacist named Friedrich Saturner. He named it after Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams.