The Great Wall stretches for about 4,500 miles across North China
The famous Revolutionary war general Lafayette had the same first name as his wife Mary.
Mosquitoes are attracted to the color blue more than any other color
Europe has no deserts, it is the only continent without one.
Impotence is grounds for divorce in 26 U.S. states
Only person to win $64,000 Challenge and $64,000 Question: Dr. Joyce Brothers
No one has ever been able to domesticate the African elephant. Only the Indian elephant can be trained by man.
When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home, the stadium becomes the third largest city in the state.
The largest diamond ever found was an astounding 3,106 carats.
Whoopi Golberg’s real name is Caryn Elaine Johnson.
In 1659, it was illegal to celebrate Christmas in Massachusetts.
The first song played on Virgin Radio was Born to be wild by INXS.
Giant Panda Bears give birth to a 4 ounce Baby Panda!
The Lone Ranger's real name is John Reid.
Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
The TV show Doctor Who, when it was popular, had an audience of 110 million people
Right-handed people live approximately 9 years longer than left-handed people.
Neil Armstrong's full name is Neil Alden Armstrong
In a year, the average person walks four miles to make his or her bed
Orville Wright, a pilot, was involved in the first aircraft accident. His passenger, a Frenchman, was killed.
Passion fruits have a tranquilizing effect on the body
The state of California has more 7-Eleven stores than any other state. There are approximately 1,200 stores
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.
Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy. Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
Cows release 50 million metric tonnes of methane gas a year.
An elephant can live up to the age of seventy, or in some cases even more
During the US Civil war 200,000 blacks served in the Union Army; 38,000 gave their lives; 22 won the Medal of Honor.
There are more than 2,000 different varieties of cheese in the world
Peanuts are not true nuts but are a member of a family of legumes related to peas, lentils, chickpeas and other beans.
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
The King Cobra has enough venom in its bite that it can kill up to 13 adults
Throughout the South, peanuts were known as Monkey Nuts, and Goober peas, before the civil war
Leonardo DiCaprio got his first onscreen kiss from a man.
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.
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by taking out an olive from First Class salads.
Two out of five people end up marrying their first love
Whale eyes are the size of a grapefruit
More people die annually from donkeys than plane crashes
Alaska could hold the 21 smallest States.
Two phone books with their pages interlaced require more than 8000 pounds of pressure to separte.
In Italy, espresso is considered so essential to daily life that the price is regulated by the government.
The parking meter was invented by C.C. Magee in 1935.
Coffee has about five times the amount of caffeine as a can of Coke
A fleet of boats or small ships.
Altitudinal line along which the area remains snow clad.
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.
On May 9, 1999 approximately 600,000 gallons of whiskey flowed into the Kentucky River during a fire at Wild Turkey Distillery in Lawrenceburg
About 200,000,000 M&Ms are sold each day in the United States.
A fetus starts to develop fingerprints at the age of eight weeks
In Belgium, 94% of children under the age of fourteen own LEGO products
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Benefits of Kumquat fruit
Kumquats also contain Omega
Kumquats also contain Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids like the ones found in cold water fish that are important for cardiovascular health and for preventing strokes. Fresh kumquats are packed with numerous health benefiting poly phenolic flavonoid anti oxidants such as carotenes, lutein, zea xanthin, tannins...etc. The kumquat peel is composed many important essential oils in it, including limonene, pinene, ? bergamotene, caryophyllene, ? humulene, and ? muurolene. Together, these compounds impart special citrus aroma to the fruit.