6353. Fact
The Great Wall stretches for about 4,500 miles across North China

9128. Fact
The famous Revolutionary war general Lafayette had the same first name as his wife Mary.

8422. Fact
Mosquitoes are attracted to the color blue more than any other color

7516. Fact
Europe has no deserts, it is the only continent without one.

8430. Fact
Impotence is grounds for divorce in 26 U.S. states

2080. Fact
Only person to win $64,000 Challenge and $64,000 Question: Dr. Joyce Brothers

2000. Fact
No one has ever been able to domesticate the African elephant. Only the Indian elephant can be trained by man.

10474. Fact
When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home, the stadium becomes the third largest city in the state.

10311. Fact
The largest diamond ever found was an astounding 3,106 carats.

2735. Fact
Whoopi Golberg’s real name is Caryn Elaine Johnson.

3301. Fact
In 1659, it was illegal to celebrate Christmas in Massachusetts.

9471. Fact
The first song played on Virgin Radio was Born to be wild by INXS.

1593. Fact
Giant Panda Bears give birth to a 4 ounce Baby Panda!

4997. Fact
The Lone Ranger's real name is John Reid.

4393. Fact
Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.

9611. Fact
The TV show Doctor Who, when it was popular, had an audience of 110 million people

1000. Fact
Right-handed people live approximately 9 years longer than left-handed people.

1990. Fact
Neil Armstrong's full name is Neil Alden Armstrong

7276. Fact
In a year, the average person walks four miles to make his or her bed

6685. Fact
Orville Wright, a pilot, was involved in the first aircraft accident. His passenger, a Frenchman, was killed.

6900. Fact
Passion fruits have a tranquilizing effect on the body

4793. Fact
The state of California has more 7-Eleven stores than any other state. There are approximately 1,200 stores

6605. Fact
It wasn't until 1913 that sports teams started using numbers on players' jerseys for identfication. It first happened during a football game between the University of Chicago and the University of Wisconsin.

1492. Fact
Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy. Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

5412. Fact
Cows release 50 million metric tonnes of methane gas a year.

7998. Fact
An elephant can live up to the age of seventy, or in some cases even more

2860. Fact
During the US Civil war 200,000 blacks served in the Union Army; 38,000 gave their lives; 22 won the Medal of Honor.

7548. Fact
There are more than 2,000 different varieties of cheese in the world

563. Fact
Peanuts are not true nuts but are a member of a family of legumes related to peas, lentils, chickpeas and other beans.

3586. Fact
Ellen Macarthur, yachtswoman, had a total of 891 naps in 94 days that were each 36 minutes long while on her Vendee Round the Globe yacht race

7289. Fact
The King Cobra has enough venom in its bite that it can kill up to 13 adults

10221. Fact
Throughout the South, peanuts were known as Monkey Nuts, and Goober peas, before the civil war

3590. Fact
Leonardo DiCaprio got his first onscreen kiss from a man.

8235. Fact
The most expensive movie memorabilia ever sold at an auction was Clark Gable's Academy Award for It Happened One Night. It sold for $607,500 on December 15, 1996.

7181. Fact
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by taking out an olive from First Class salads.

6398. Fact
Two out of five people end up marrying their first love

5637. Fact
Whale eyes are the size of a grapefruit

1936. Fact
More people die annually from donkeys than plane crashes

5236. Fact
Alaska could hold the 21 smallest States.

9121. Fact
Two phone books with their pages interlaced require more than 8000 pounds of pressure to separte.

3736. Fact
In Italy, espresso is considered so essential to daily life that the price is regulated by the government.

8255. Fact
The parking meter was invented by C.C. Magee in 1935.

6973. Fact
Coffee has about five times the amount of caffeine as a can of Coke

438. Fact
A fleet of boats or small ships.

341. Fact
Snow line
Altitudinal line along which the area remains snow clad.

3473. Fact
Bananas are one of the few fruits that ripen best off the plant. If left on the plant, the fruit splits open and the pulp has a cottony texture and flavor. Even in tropical growing areas, bananas for domestic consumption are cut green and stored in moist shady places to ripen slowly.

4812. Fact
On May 9, 1999 approximately 600,000 gallons of whiskey flowed into the Kentucky River during a fire at Wild Turkey Distillery in Lawrenceburg

8404. Fact
About 200,000,000 M&Ms are sold each day in the United States.

3100. Fact
A fetus starts to develop fingerprints at the age of eight weeks

6632. Fact
In Belgium, 94% of children under the age of fourteen own LEGO products



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