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6230. Fact
Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung.

6231. Fact
The inventor of the Waffle Iron did not like waffles.

6232. Fact
Each year, more than 50,000 people are injured by jewelry in the U.S.

6233. Fact
Mosquitoes prefer children to adults, and blondes to brunettes.

6234. Fact
The Great Lakes contain 6 quadrillion gallons of fresh water, one-fifth of the world's fresh surface water. The Great Lakes are the largest group of freshwater lakes in the world.

6235. Fact
All US Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn't like being seen wearing them in public.

6236. Fact
The name Muppet was coined by Jim Henson. The word was made from a combination of the word marionette and puppet.

6237. Fact
A salmon with two mouths, two sets of teeth and two tongues was caught by Bob Bateman of Canada

6238. Fact
Play-Doh was introduced in 1956 by Hasbro Inc. The only color availabe was an off white, and it came in one size which a one and a half pound can

6239. Fact
For every 230 cars that are made, 1 will be stolen.

6240. Fact
Cashew nuts contain oil in the shell that is very irritating to the skin

6241. Animal Facts
The leopard seal sometimes attacks people, lunging up through the ice to snap at their feet.

6242. Fact
47% of men report that a woman's intelligence is a big turn on.

6243. Fact
Hummingbirds are the smallest birds. They are so tiny that one of their enemies is an insect, the praying mantis.

6244. Fact
In Washington, anyone under the age of 18 must have parental permission to throw a tear gas canister.

6245. Animal Facts
An octopus has to turn itself inside out to eat, as its mouth is hidden in between its tentacles.

6246. Fact
The world's deadliest mushroom is the Amanita phalloides, the death cap. The five different poisons contained by the mushroom cause diarrhea and vomiting within 6 to 12 hours of ingestion. This is followed by damage to the liver, kidneys, and central nervous system and, in the majority of cases, coma and death.

6247. Fact
In the United States birds and planes collided more than 22,000 times between the years of 1990 and 1998

6248. Fact
Milton Bradley originally wanted to name the game Twister, Pretzel; but he could not since the name was copyrighted

6249. Fact
The name Santa Claus came from Saint Nicholas who was a bishop in the town of Myra, and was known to be very nice to children

6250. Fact
The name of the character that is behind bars in the Monopoly board game is Jake the Jailbird

6251. Fact
In the dry valleys region of Antarctica, it has not rained in 2 million years according to scientists

6252. Fact
The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every fivemust be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips intimes ofwar or other emergencies.

6253. Fact
Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot

6254. Fact
It is believed that Shakespeare was 46 around the time that the King James Version of the Bible was written. In Psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is shake and the 46th word from the last word is spear.

6255. Fact
In 1955, only 330 Volkswagen Beetle's were sold at a price of $1800 each in the United States.

6256. Fact
Seaweed can grow up to 12 inches per day.

6257. Fact
James Madison, 5 feet, 4 inches tall, was the shortest president of the US. Abraham Lincoln was the tallest at six feet, 4 inches.

6258. Fact
Dominique Larrey, Napoleon's chief surgeon, could amputate a leg in 13 seconds.

6259. Fact
The average number of peanuts in a box of Cracker Jacks is 27.

6260. Fact
Real diamonds can be made from peanut butter.

6261. Fact
Australia has had stamps that actually look like gems. In 1995 and 1996 they used a special technology to make the stamps look like diamonds and opals.

6262. Fact
Hannibal, who was a soldier, had only one eye after getting a disease while attacking Rome

6263. Animal Facts
The job of guard termites is to defend the termite nest or mound. Sometimes they explode in their efforts to deter attackers.

6264. Fact
The loss of eyelashes is referred to as madarosis

6265. Fact
Marseilles is the oldest city in France. It was settled in about 6,000 B.C. by Ionian Greeks, who called it Massilia.

6266. Fact
Researchers have developed odourless socks. The sock fabric is made by attaching molecules that contain chlorine called halamines to textile fibers

6267. Fact
Cheese is the oldest of all man-made foods.

6268. Fact
A human's scent membrane in the nose is about the size of a postage stamp. A dog's is about the size of a handkerchief.

6269. Fact
Trees that are near street lights do not shed their leaves as fast as a tree that is in the country

6270. Fact
The largest group viewing online pornography is ages 12 to 17.

6271. Fact
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.

6272. Fact
Hippopotamuses actually sweat blood. Their skin contains a great amount of an oily substance that exudes from the pores, and when the beast perspires a little blood gets mixed in.

6273. Fact
One million Americans, about 3,000 each day, take up smoking each year. Most of them are children.

6274. Fact
During World War II, Kit Kat was unavailable due to milk shortages, so the chocolate bar was made without milk

6275. Fact
The reason the Animal Crackers box is designed with a string handle is because when the popular circus theme was introduced in 1902 they thought it would also be a good idea to package them with a string as a Christmas novelty so they could be hung from Christmas trees

6276. Fact
The Apollo 11 plaque left on the Moon says, Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon July 1969, A.D. / WE CAME IN PEACE FOR ALL MANKIND.

6277. Fact
The country with the highest consumption of candy at 29.5 pounds annually per person is Denmark

6278. Animal Facts
A duckbilled platypus can stuff its cheek pouches with 600 worms.

6279. Fact
Manhattan Island from end to end is less than one million inches long.



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