Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts

There are 299 Interesting Facts!

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    Dartboards are made out of horsehairs.
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  • 162
    The average cough comes out of your mouth at 60 miles per hour.
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  • 163
    Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
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  • 164
    People who drink coffee are less likely to commit suicide than people who don't.
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  • 165
    The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
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  • 166
    The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting.
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  • 167
    Ice isn't slippery. What makes people and things slip on ice is water. A thin layer of ice melts when pressure is applied to it and it is this wet layer on top of the ice that is slippery.
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  • 168
    There are 2,500,000 rivets in the Eiffel Tower.
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    If you dropped an aerodynamic object (such as a bullet) from the Empire State Building, you could kill someone.
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  • 170
    The number of text messages sent and received in a given day is greater than the world's population.
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  • 171
    You share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world.
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  • 172
    You can tape a small mirror onto a cone speaker, play music and shine a laser on to the mirror and the reflection will look like a laser light show on your wall.
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  • 173
    You can start a fire with ice.
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  • 174
    You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than a poisonous spider!
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  • 175
    Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
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  • 176
    When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour. To photograph the event, a camera must shoot at a millionth of a second!
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  • 177
    When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour.
  • 178
    Wearing yellow makes you look bigger on camera; green, smaller.
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  • 179
    WAL-MART generates $3,000,000.00 in revenues every 7 minutes!
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    Tsunamis ( tidal waves ) travel as fast as jet planes.
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    There is one slot machine in Las Vegas for every eight inhabitants.
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    There are no rental cars in Bermuda.
  • 183
    There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building!
  • 184
    There are more telephones than people in Washington, D.C.
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  • 185
    There are more fatal car accidents in July than any other month.
  • 186
    There are 635,013,559,599 possible hands in a game of bridge.
  • 187
    There are 53 Lego bricks manufactured for each person in the world.
  • 188
    There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
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  • 189
    The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old!
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  • 190
    The weight of air in a milk glass is about the same as the weight of one aspirin tablet.
  • 191
    The symbol on the 'pound' key (#) is called an octothorpe.
  • 192
    The streets of Victor, Colorado, once a gold rush town, are paved with low-grade gold.
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    The song 'Strawberry Fields Forever', sung by the Beatles, refers to an orphanage located in Liverpool.
  • 194
    The Pittsburgh Steelers were originally called the Pirates.
  • 195
    The odds of being killed by falling out of bed are one in two million.
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  • 196
    The number of births that occur in India each year is higher than the entire population of Australia.
  • 197
    The New York Stock Exchange started as a coffee shop!
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    The name Joshua is Hebrew for 'Jesus'.
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    The most collected calls are made on Father's Day.
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    The mile is Latin for 1,000. The number of paces it took the average Roman!

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