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Measures undertaking by one country to protect industry against trade competition from outside.
The Himalayas are the fastest growing mountains in the world. Already the tallest, the mountain range is growing at a rate of about a half an inch each year.
12480. Food Facts
In Central and South America, iguana meat is highly prized.
How does a shark find fish? It can hear their hearts beating.
No language has more synonyms than English.
A strand of spider web may be stronger than an equal diameter of steel.
More people die from eating sharks then from being eaten by them. This is due to a poison in shark meat
Annually, approximately 46 millions Cokes, five million pounds of french fries, and seven million hamburgers are consumed at Walt Disney World Resort
Applies to state enterprises or undertaking.
14794. Science Facts
Victorian children were often given their own salt cellar, which they were told was a sign of being grown up. In fact, the salt was mixed with bromide, which made them calmer and better behaved.
According to German researchers, the risk of heart attack is higher on Monday than any other day of the week.
Everest is not the tallest mountain. Mauna Kea Mountain in the Hawaiian Island is 230m taller. It is 4201m above water and 4877 underwater! Everest is only 8848m.
In Springfield, door to door salesman are prohibited from selling their goods while standing in the middle of the road, screaming at passing vehicles.
Your ears secrete more earwax when you are afraid than when you aren't.
13959. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Peace
Year : 1931
Name : jane addams
Country : united states.
Name : nicholas murray butler
Country : united states.
Orville Wright, a pilot, was involved in the first aircraft accident. His passenger, a Frenchman, was killed.
13507. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Physics
Year : 1919
Name : johannes stark
Country : germany.
10779. Aircraft id
Aircraft id mark :
Belgium : oo
A bathometer is an instrument for indicating the depth of the sea beneath a moving vessel.
Queen Victoria eased the discomfort of her menstrual cramps by having her doctor supply her with marijuana.
The governmental measure of depriving metallic coins or paper currency od specified denominations of its status money. It is meant to unearth the hidden money which is unaccounted for purpose of income tax assessment.
The only bird that can fly backwards is the Hummingbird.
The labels for Crayola crayons come in 18 different colors
Drew Carey once worked at Denny's.
12797. History Facts
Lord Nelson (1758–1805) admiral of the English fleet, slept in a coffin in his cabin.The coffin was made from the mast of an enemy French ship.
coulrophobia : fear of clowns.
12851. History Facts
The body tag from the corpse of Lee Harvey Oswald, who shot President John F. Kennedy, was sold for £3,600 at an auction.
The odds against a royal flush in poker are exactly 649,739 to 1.
The letter I is used exactly 109 times in Act IV of Shakespeare's Macbeth.
The total number of Americans killed in the Civil War is greater than the combined total of Americans killed in all other wars.
The catgut formerly used as strings in tennis rackets and musical instruments does not come from cats. Catgut actually comes from sheep, hogs, and horses.
The name Muppet was coined by Jim Henson. The word was made from a combination of the word marionette and puppet.
metallurgy : the process of extracting metals from their ores.
Unit : link (for ramden's chain)
Formula : .01*chain
in si : 0.201168
si unit : m
in cgs : 20.1168
cgs unit : cm
Category : distance_length.
Human tapeworms can grow up to 22.9 meters.
The United States minted a 1787 copper coin with the motto 'Mind Your Business.'
The mask used by Michael Myers in the original 'Halloween' was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white.
Infant beavers are called kittens.
Elvis had a twin brother named Garon, who died at birth, which is why Elvis middle name was spelled Aron, in honor of his brother.
The microwave oven was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
Jaw muscles can provide about 200 pounds of force to bring the back teeth together for chewing.
The number one cause of blindness in adults in the United States is diabetes
Mexican Jumping Beans jump because of moth larvae inside them.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
In 1980, Saddam Hussein received a key to the city of Detroit
The herring is the most widely eaten fish in the world. Nutritionally its fuel value is that equal to that of a beefsteak.
Roosters can't crow if they can't fully extend their necks.
hedonophobia : fear of feeling pleasure.
Large doses of coffee can be lethal. Ten grams, or 100 cups over 4 hours, can kill the average human.
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Large kangaroos cover more than 30 feet with each jump.