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6814. Fact
Ian Fleming named his character James Bond after real-life ornithologist and author

6815. Fact
The country with the highest consumption of chocolate per capita is Switzerland, with 22 pounds per person, per year

6816. Fact
The average adult has approximately six pounds of skin

6817. Fact
An average person laughs about 15 times a day

6818. Fact
It is possible for any American citizen to give whatever name he or she chooses to any unnamed mountain or hill in the United States.

6819. Fact
Over 10,000 coffee cafes plus several thousand vending machines with both hot and cold coffee serve the needs of Tokyo alone.

6820. Fact
The average person falls asleep in about 12 to 14 minutes

6821. Fact
Cows and horses sleep standing up.

6822. Fact
Researchers have shot footage of Orcas (killer whales) attacking and killing great white sharks

6823. Fact
Nearly 10% of American households dress their pets in Halloween costumes.

6824. Fact
Bruce Lee was so fast, that they actually had to slow a film down so you could see his moves. That is the opposite of the norm

6825. Fact
In the U.S., the milk production per dairy cow is approximately 12,000 pounds

6826. Fact
The bagpipe was originally made from the whole skin of a dead sheep.

6827. Fact
In Eastern Africa you can buy banana beer. This beer is brewed from bananas.

6828. Fact
In the Netherlands, in 1634, a collector paid 1,000 pounds of cheese, four oxen, eight pigs, 12 sheep, a bed, and a suit of clothes for a single bulb of the Viceroy tulip.

6829. Fact
Russia has the most movie theaters in the world.

6830. Animal Facts
The embryos of tiger sharks fight each other in the womb, the strongest killing and eating the others so that only one is ever born.

6831. Fact
Each 5 m.p.h. you drive over 60 m.p.h. is like paying an additional $.10 a gallon for gas.

6832. Fact
Greyhounds can reach their top speed of forty-five miles per hour in only three strides.

6833. Fact
The average temperature on Earth is 15 degrees celcius.

6834. Fact
The waste produced by one chicken in its lifetime can supply enough electricity to run a 100-watt bulb for 5 hours.

6835. Fact
A perfect game in baseball is one in which the same player pitches the entire game without allowing any player of the opposing team to reach first base, by any means.

6836. Animal Facts
The babies of the Surinam toad grow under the mother's skin on her back.They stay there for up to 130 days.

6837. Fact
Elephants have been known to learn up to 60 commands

6838. Fact
Johnny Depp is afraid of clowns.

6839. Fact
Most Eskimos do not live in igloos.

6840. Fact
The Falkland Isles (pop. about 2000) has over 700000 sheep (350 per person).

6841. Fact
You are more likely to get attacked by a cow than a shark.

6842. Fact
Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a belly button.

6843. Fact
In Mexico, the Tooth Fairy is known as the 'Tooth Mouse'.

6844. Fact
No two human outer EARS, even your own, are exactly alike. Earology was developed to supplement identification by fingerprints.

6845. Fact
In India, people are legally allowed to marry a dog.

6846. Fact
On February 10, 1964 the first self-adhesive stamps were issued

6847. Fact
At one time, pumpkins were recommended for removing freckles

6848. Fact
What we call the sky is merely the limit of our vision into the atmosphere. The sky, like the horizon, is always as far away as one can see.

6849. Fact
Cats sleep 16 to 18 hours per day.

6850. Fact
The chemicals indole and skatole, which help to account for the particular smell of human feces, are used as ingredients in perfume.

6851. Fact
The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in Jello

6852. Fact
The most common pear world-wide is the Bartlett. It is bell-shaped, sweet and soft with a light green colour

6853. Fact
Chicago has the largest cookie factory, where Nabisco made over 4.6 billion Oreo cookies in 1997

6854. Fact
People with darker skin will not wrinkle as fast as people with lighter skin

6855. Fact
Some dolphins can swim up to 40 kilometers an hour

6856. Fact
There is a large brass statue of Winnie-the-Pooh in Lima, Peru

6857. Fact
In 1886, Grover Cleveland became the only president to be married in the White House.

6858. Animal Facts
Some types of botflies lay their eggs on the abdomen of another blood-sucking insect such as a flea or tick. The eggs hatch while the host feeds the larvae and burrows into the skin of the animal it's sucking on.

6859. Fact
Playing cards were issued to British pilots in WWII. If captured, they could be soaked in water and unfolded to reveal a map for escape.

6860. Fact
Polyandry is a practice where a woman is married to more than one man at the same time.

6861. Animal Facts
Three-toed sloths move so slowly that algae often grows on their fur.

6862. Fact
In Richmond, Virginia it is illegal to flip a coin in any eating establishment to determine who buys a cup of coffee.

6863. Fact
Snake venom is ninety percent protein

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