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    Women mature much faster than men.
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    If a native Hawaiian woman places the flower on her right ear, she is available. (The bigger the flower, the more desperate!)
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    Children laugh about 400 times a day, while adults laugh on average only 15 times a day.
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    Children's sense of smell is better than adults'.
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    As a rule, 66 percent of people keep their eyes closed while kissing. The rest take pleasure in watching the emotions run the gamut on the faces of their partners.

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    Karl Pillemer, a professor, performed a study on thousands of elderly people and what advice they had about life. On happiness, there was a consensus: “the elders viewed happiness as a choice, not the result of how life treats you.”
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    There are 189 people named 'Lol' in the U.S.
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    People who are more likeable and attractive are generally perceived as more intelligent. This is called the “Halo Effect.”
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    Worrying too much is scientifically associated with higher intelligence. People who over-think tend to have higher IQs.
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    The first man to swim the length of Great Britain grew a beard to stop jellyfish stinging his face.
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    The “cheerleader effect”, the theory that girls look more attractive in groups, is scientifically proven.
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    In 2002, Kenyan Maasai tribespeople donated 14 cows to the US to help with the aftermath of 9/11.
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    Only 10-20% of the population can wiggle their ears and raise one eyebrow.
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    A couple had their wedding rings engraved with a waveform of their own voices saying "I do."
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    Jack Daniel’s last words were “One last drink, please”.
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    Studies suggest that people who appear to be constantly distracted have more "working memory" and "sharper brains".
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    There's an isolated tribe in Zimbabwe where the people have only two toes, dubbed the 'ostrich people'.
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    In Bulgaria, people shake their heads to indicate yes and nod for no.
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    According to a study, women ages 22 to 30 with no children and no spouse earned a higher median income than comparable men in 39 of the 50 largest U.S. cities in 2008.
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    Men fall in love faster than women do.
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    ‘Old people smell’ is actually caused by a chemical, 2-nonenal, that old people secrete through their skin
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    Yu Youzhen, a Chinese millionaire, works as a street sweeper for the sanitation department to set an example for her children.
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    Indian housewives hold 11% of the World’s gold. That is more than the reserves of USA, IMF, Switzerland and Germany put together.
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    2% of Europeans lack the genes for smelly armpits.
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    There's a guy named Fire Penguin Disco Panda.
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    The Sentinelese are a people who live on a tiny island in the Indian Ocean called North Sentinel Island. For thousands of years, they have refused all contact with the outside world. Using only stones and arrows, they have successfully repelled all invaders and remain one of the last uncontacted tribes in the world.
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    Women who play video games tend to have more sex and be happier with their relationships than those who don’t.
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    Awarding people money for doing well in IQ tests causes them to score better, $10 increased people's score by an average of more than 20 IQ points. IQ tests don’t just measure intelligence - they also measure effort.
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    On average, men's noses are 10% larger than women's.
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    Studies show that financially stable men prefer smaller breasts.
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    In Korea, a child’s first birthday is the most important. In one part of the celebration, several items are placed on a table. The one that the baby picks up first is said to predict their future.
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    There are actually seven different types of twins: Identical, Fraternal, Mirror-Image, Polar Body (Half Identical), Mixed Chromosome, Superfecundation, and Superfetation.
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    When two strangers are forced to talk and maintain eye contact for a while, it can make them fall in love.
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    Fathers tend to determine the height of their child, and mothers their weight.
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    Women rate men more attractive if other women are looking and smiling at him.
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    A man is more likely to get a woman's phone number if he is accompanied by a dog.
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    People who have a strong friendship possess the ability to communicate with one another through facial expressions.
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    Only 2% of the worlds population is blonde.
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    You will experience the billionth second of your life when you are 31 years old.
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    In the presence of attractive women, men find running easier, take more risks, donate more money, consume more calories, and talk more.
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    Valentine Tapley promised to never shave again if Abraham Lincoln was elected president. He died in 1910 with a 12-foot-long beard.
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    Only 2% of the Earth's population are natural redheads.
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    It took 200,000 years for humans to reach 3 billion in number. It took 40 years for the next 3 billion.
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    (Former) Billionaire Chuck Feeney has given away over 99% of his 6.3 billion dollars to help under privileged kids go to college. He is now worth $2 million dollars.
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    Chen Guanming, from Jiangsu province in eastern China, traveled by RICKSHAW for 2 years and covered nearly 40,000 miles through 16 countries, surviving flood, war zones and extreme temperatures, finally arriving at the London 2012 Olympics.

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