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2538. Fact
The surface area of the Earth is 197,000,000 square miles

9177. Fact
The U.S. bought Alaska from Russia for 2 cents an acre.

5447. Fact
There are an equivalent number of cows and people in Friesland, Netherlands

8871. Fact
Every second, 630 steel cans are recycled

13919. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Chemistry
Year : 1993
Name : kary b. mullis
Country : united states
Name : michael smith
Country : great britain - canada.

9904. Fact
The life expectancy of a $100 bill is nine years

3592. Fact
Every continent has a city called Rome

3418. Fact
Tohru Iwatani, the inventor of the video game Pac-Man, came up with the idea when he saw a pizza with a slice missing at a dinner party

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

6081. Fact
Police detectives have used snapping turtles to help them locate dead bodies

6834. Fact
The waste produced by one chicken in its lifetime can supply enough electricity to run a 100-watt bulb for 5 hours.

5155. Fact
The Saguaro Cactus, found in South-western United States does NOT grow branches until it is 75 years old.

8648. Fact
There is no element on Mendeleev's (the current) periodic table of elements abbreviated, either partially, or fully, with the letter J.

10547. Fact
India invented the Number System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta

8533. Fact
Each year approximately 250,000 American husbands are physically attacked and beaten by their wives.

9380. Fact
Some of the titles that were considered for the hit T.V. show Friends were Six Of One, Across the Hall, and Insomnia Cafe

6037. Fact
There are 2,320 Navy SEALs.

10312. Fact
Mary Stuart became Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old.

10849. Body Facts
Head lice can change colour to merge in with the hair they are hiding in.

13912. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Chemistry
Year : 1986
Name : dudley herschbach
Country : united states
Name : yuan t. lee
Country : united states
Name : john c. polanyi
Country : canada.

10691. Fact
An oyster can change its gender

5388. Fact
Eighteen per cent of all global carbon dioxide emissions are from cars.

3135. Fact
To manufacture a new car approximately 148,000 liters of water is needed.

2438. Fact
The most common time for a bank robbery is Friday, between 9 and 11 a.m. The least likely time is Wednesday, between 3 and 6 p.m.

8864. Fact
Dreamt is the only English word that ends in the letters mt

7334. Fact
Canada's national sport is lacrosse not hockey.

7141. Fact
The longest U.S. highway is Route 20, which is over 3,365 miles

4685. Fact
Polar bears are excellent swimmers. They have been known to swim more than 60 miles without a rest

13284. Invention
Invention : vaccination
Year : 1796
Inventor : edward jenner
Country : england.

41. Fact
The average person expels flatulence 14 times each day.

13422. Name and Location
Name and Location : superior, u.s.a. canada
Area : 82,814.00 sq. km.

14746. Science Facts
Equipment retrieved from the moon in the 1970s contained germs left there in 1967 they were still alive.

3829. Fact
The dimensions of a regulation football field are: 360 feet long and 160 feet wide.

9157. Fact
Only 3 words in the English language end in ceed: proceed, exceed, and succeed.

2753. Fact
Woodpecker scalps, porpoise teeth and giraffe tails have all been used as money.

1844. Fact
John Lennon's first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.

14938. Sea
Sea : caribbean sea
area : 2,753,000 sq. km
avg. depth : 2,400.00 mts.

2474. Fact
the only animal with four knees is the elephant.

7459. Fact
The brewing of beer is recorded as far back as 6,000 years ago. Until the 12th century (when skilled experts took over), women performed the task of making beer as part of their household chores.

12284. Element
Element : americium
Symbol : am
Atomic no. : 95
Melting Point (deg c) : 1176
Boiling Point (deg c) : 2011
Discoverer : seaborg et al. (1944)

10417. Fact
Large kangaroos can cover more than 30 feet with each jump.

7351. Fact
If you travel across the former Soviet Union you will cross seven time zones.

8059. Fact
Benjamin Franklin was the fifth in a series of the youngest son of the youngest son.

5569. Fact
Of all the golfers in Canada, 71.4% golfers are male, 28.6% are female

15036. Terminology
Terminology :
epidemiology : the branch of medicine dealing with epidemic diseases.

3690. Fact
The term Y2K was invented by David Eddie in June 1995 through the email.

10014. Fact
You're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206. They fuse together such as the parietal, occipital of the skull.

11689. Book
Book : many worlds
Author : k.p.s. menon.

5115. Fact
The American Automobile association was formed in 1905 for the sole purpose of warning motorists of police speed traps

3515. Fact
The word comet comes from the Greek word kometes meaning long hair and referring to the tail

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