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The biggest pumpkin the world weighs 1,337.6 pounds
Mosquitoes prefer children over adults
12830. History Facts
Ancient Romans made hair dye from pigeon faeces.
1959's A Raisin in the Sun was the first play by a black woman to be produced on Broadway.
Subbookkeeper is the only word with four pairs of double letters in a row.
James Ramsey invented a steam-driven motorboat in 1784. He ran it on the Potomac River in an event witnessed by George Washington.
After six months at the off-Broadway New York Shakespeare Festival Theater, Hair opened at the Biltmore Theater in New York, in 1968. It was the first rock-musical to play on the Great White Way.
In Ireland, a prime minister is a called a Taoiseach
Odontophobia is the fear of teeth.
The state of new jersey, usa provides two-thirds of the world's total production of eggplant.
12825. History Facts
Queen Christina of Sweden, who reigned from 1640 to 1654, had a miniature cannon and crossbow for executing fleas.
This year, more than 2.5 million books will be shipped with the wrong covers!
The average cow produces 40 glasses of milk each day.
Cinderella's slippers were originally made out of fur. The story was changed in the 1600's by a translator.
13705. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Literature
Year : 1913
Name : rabindranath tagore
Country : india.
Your fingernails grow up to 7 times faster than your toenails.
Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day
In Belgium, 94% of children under the age of fourteen own LEGO products
Astronauts get taller when they are in space
Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined
Walt Disney's first cartoon character was called Oswald the Rabbit.
Chameleons can reel in food from a distance as far away as more than two and a half times their body lengths.
Book : rabbit, run
Author : john updike.
Unit : tesla
magnetic flux density.
Baseball games between college teams have been played since the Civil War
Some Chinese chopsticks contain gold as on of their materials
The distance traveled by light in one year. It is equal to 9.4*10612 km.
10751. Aircraft id
Aircraft id mark :
Brazil : pp, pt
Patagonia at the southern tip of South America is the only populated land area south of 40 degrees South Latitude. By comparison, most of Europe, Asia, and two-thirds of North America are north of 40 degrees North Latitude.
Planet : earth
Distance(sun) (mi) : 93,000,000
Diameter (mi) : 7900
Mythology : name comes from old engilish & germanic.
Discovered : n/a
Position : 3
Number of moons : 1
Surface material : solid and liquid
Length of a day, year (earth) : 1, 365 y.
Island : north island
Location : south pacific
Area : 114,687.00 sq. km.
On average Americans spend 18% of their income on transportation
Reserves from the Irish army were used as extras in the movie Braveheart.
Mussolini dodged the Italian draft.
Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation
Book : flounder
Author : gunder grass.
All of the Peking ducks in the United States are descendents from three ducks and one drake imported to Long Island, New York in 1873
2352. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : indira gandhi
former prime minister
Year : 1971
Region : uttar pradesh.
The Hindu holy day begins at sunrise, the Jewish holy day begins at sunset, and the Christian holy day begins at midnight.
The country of Brazil is named after the brazil nut.
In 1987 American Airlines saved $40,000 by eliminating one olive from its First Class salads.
The Indian election in 1984 was the largest election of any country. Over 379,000,000 voters were eligible to vote at over 480,000 polling stations
80% of 10 year old girls in the U.S. go on a diet.
In San Salvador, drunk drivers can be punished by death before a firing squad.
Henry Ford produced the model T only in black because the black paint available at the time was the fastest to dry.
A tuna fish can swim 100 miles in a single day.
The glue on Israeli stamps is certified kosher.
13793. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Literature
Year : 2008
Name : jean-marie gustave le clezio
Country : france.
Book : talisman
Author : sir walter scott.
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We will have four consecutive full moons making two blue moons in 1999 (January 2 and 31, March 2 and 31.) The only other time it happened this century was in 1915 (January 1 and 31, March 1 and 31.)