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12628. Food Facts
Crispy fried duck or chicken feet are a delicacy in China. In the USA, whole chicken feet are sometimes pickled or made into soup.
Several buildings in Manhattan, NY have their own zip code. For example the former World Trade Center has several.
Audrey Hepburn's real name was Edda van Heemstra Hepburn-Ruston.
McDonald restaurants serve food and drink to an amazing 43 million customers on a daily basis
13992. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Peace
Year : 1976
Name : mairead corrigan
Country : northern ireland.betty williams
Country : northern ireland.
It has been recommended by dentists that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet (two meters) away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush!
Dreamt is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
Bigamy is the act or condition of a person marrying another person while still being lawfully married to a second person.
7372. Animal Facts
Driver ants and army ants both march in massive colonies and will strip to the bones any animal they come across. They'll even tackle a wounded crocodile or lion that can't get away. Driver ants slash at their victims who eventually bleed to death from thousands of tiny cuts.
Mexico City is sinking at a rate of 6 to 8 inches a year because it's built on top of an underground reservoir. Wells are drawing out more and more water for the city's growing population of more than 15 million people.
Pretzels were originally invented for Christian Lent. The twists of the pretzels are to resemble arms crossed in prayer
Pierce Brosnan once worked with the circus as a fire eater.
12930. India - States
India - States : assam
capital : dispur.
The first Computer was ENIAC, short for Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer, unveiled on February 14, 1946 (Thanks D.B. of AU)
There are more than 100 million dogs and cats in the United States. Americans spend more than 5.4 billion dollars on their pets each year.
All polar bears are left handed.
In Miami, it's illegal for men to be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.
The giant squid is the largest animal without a backbone
The word assassination was invented by William Shakespeare
Quality standards for pasta were set in the 13th century by the Pope
Around the 16th century the Yo-Yo was used by Philipinos to stun prey from trees.
Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined
Place : nagin lake
Location : srinagar.
7685. Animal Facts
The Japanese beetle found in Canada and the USA can eat through a human eardrum.
molysmophobia or molysomophobia : fear of dirt or contamination.
The letter most in use in the English language is E and the letter Q is least used.
Book : my son's father
Author : dom moraes.
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
'Second Street' is the most common street name in the U.S.; 'First Street' is the sixth!
Unit : cubic inch (in3 or cu in)
Formula : inch*inch*inch
in si : 1.64E-05
si unit : m3
in cgs : 16.3871
cgs unit : cm3
Category : volume.
13744. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Literature
Year : 1959
Name : salvatore quasimodo
Country : italy.
Alfred Hitchcock did not have a belly button. It was eliminated when he was sewn up after surgery.
After eating too much, your hearing is less sharp.
13755. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Literature
Year : 1970
Name : aleksandr i. solzhenitsyn
Country : soviet union.
7232. Animal Facts
A grotesque frog which can turn from green to beige often lives in letterboxes and toilet cisterns in Australia and New Guinea.
An insect exerts so much energy in one hour of flying that it may lose as much as a third of its total body weight.
9927. Also known as
Original name : erwin rammel
Also known as : desert fax.
Portugal is the world's largest producer of cork.
35,000 people in the U.S. will die from the flu annually.
The brain is soft and gelatinous - its consistency is something between jelly and cooked pasta.
Ostriches stick their heads in the sand to look for water.
The symbol on the "pound" key (#) is called an octothorpe.
In North America, the breed of dog called the Doberman Pinscher is spelled with one n. But in Europe where it originated, it's spelled with 2. The man who bred for the Doberman spelled his last name (Dobermann) with 2 'n's as well.
Book : the chinese betrayal
Author : b.n. mullick.
A goldfish has a memory span of about 3 seconds
Dall's porpoise never sleeps, elephants sleep two hours a day, horses nap standing up, and Sitatunga antelopes can sleep submerged
9443. Also known as
Original name : florence nightingale
Also known as : lady with the lamp.
The surface speed record on the moon is 10.56 miles per hour. It was set in a lunar rover.
13854. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Chemistry
Year : 1923
Name : fritz pregl
Country : austria.
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Discoverer/Inventor : bayliss and starling (britain)
Year : 1902