Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts

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  • 161
    WAL-MART generates $3,000,000.00 in revenues every 7 minutes!
  • 162
    Tsunamis ( tidal waves ) travel as fast as jet planes.
  • 163
    There is one slot machine in Las Vegas for every eight inhabitants.
  • 164
    There are no rental cars in Bermuda.
  • 165
    There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building!
  • 166
    There are more telephones than people in Washington, D.C.
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  • 167
    There are more fatal car accidents in July than any other month.
  • 168
    There are 635,013,559,599 possible hands in a game of bridge.
  • 169
    There are 53 Lego bricks manufactured for each person in the world.
  • 170
    There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
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  • 171
    The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old!
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  • 172
    The weight of air in a milk glass is about the same as the weight of one aspirin tablet.
  • 173
    The symbol on the 'pound' key (#) is called an octothorpe.
  • 174
    The streets of Victor, Colorado, once a gold rush town, are paved with low-grade gold.
  • 175
    The song 'Strawberry Fields Forever', sung by the Beatles, refers to an orphanage located in Liverpool.
  • 176
    The Pittsburgh Steelers were originally called the Pirates.
  • 177
    The odds of being killed by falling out of bed are one in two million.
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  • 178
    The number of births that occur in India each year is higher than the entire population of Australia.
  • 179
    The New York Stock Exchange started as a coffee shop!
  • 180
    The name Joshua is Hebrew for 'Jesus'.
  • 181
    The most collected calls are made on Father's Day.
  • 182
    The mile is Latin for 1,000. The number of paces it took the average Roman!
  • 183
    The largest diamond ever found was an astounding 3,106 carats!
  • 184
    The glue on Israeli stamps is certified kosher.
  • 185
    The first household refrigerators cost about $16,000, in today's money!
  • 186
    The face of a penny can hold about thirty drops of water.
  • 187
    The cruise liner, 'Queen Elizabeth 2', moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
  • 188
    The chances of making two holes-in-one in a round of golf are one in 67 million.
  • 189
    The best recorded distance for projectile vomiting is 27 feet.
  • 190
    The best diamonds are colored blue-white.
  • 191
    The Bank of America was originally the Bank of Italy!
  • 192
    The average American uses eight times as much fuel energy as an average person anywhere else in the world.
  • 193
    The ashes of the average cremated person weigh nine pounds.
  • 194
    The 'L.L.' in L.L. Bean stands for 'Leon Leonwood'.
  • 195
    Stilts were invented by French shepherds who needed a way to get around in wet marshes.
  • 196
    SONY was originally called 'Totsuken'.
  • 197
    Seaweed can grow up to 12 inches per day!
  • 198
    Recycling one glass jar, saves enough energy to watch T.V for 3 hours!
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  • 199
    Pollen never deteriorates. It is one of the few natural substances that lasts indefinitely.
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    Pollen can travel up to 500 miles in a day.

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