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I know I'm makaing a lot of threads about stuff but hey ;D Post all your weird and wonderful facts about anything, my interesting fact is

You are able to get addicted to yourself (Well your adrenaline)

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On the back of the one dollar bill, the 13 stars on the right side of the bill are arranged in a Jewish star. That is because during Valley Forge, Hyam Salomonâ"George Washington's financial advisor who was Jewishâ"rounded up the Jewish community all across the colonies to raise money for the troops. Also, if you turn the bill upside down, there is an imitation of a menorah in the leave things.

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Darth Vader never said the famous line "Luke, I am your father".

Also, no one in Casablanca says "Play it again Sam".

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Lobsters and horseshoe crabs have blue blood.

More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world!

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

Take your height and divide by eight. That's how tall your head is.

The U.S. Government spent $277,000 on pickle research in 1993.

More than ten people a year are killed by vending machines.

It's impossible to kill yourself by holding your breath.

Blue light fends off drowsiness in the middle of the night, which could be useful to people who work at night.

If left alone, 70% of birthmarks gradually fade away.

If you mouth the word "colorful" to someone, it looks like you are saying "I love you".

There are more nerve cells in the human brain than there are stars in the Milky Way.

The Earth gets 100 tons heavier every day due to falling space dust.

Only 55% of Americans know that the sun is a star.

The heart of an astronaut actually gets smaller when in outer space.

If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.

In the original version of Cinderella the slipper was made out of fur, not glass.

According to legend, there's a Superman in every episode of Seinfeld.

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Almonds are members of the peach family

Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy.

A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open

Coca-Cola was originally green.

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.

A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.

In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.

When you sneeze, all your bodily functions stop even your heart.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

If you keep a Goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white
A full-grown bear can run as fast as a horse.

The cells that make up the antlers of a moose are the fastest growing animal cells in nature.

A cockroach can live 9 days without its head before it starves to death.

A hippo can run faster than a man can.

Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food.

A lion's roar can be heard from five miles away.

Flies jump backwards when they take off.

Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning

The fastest typist can type at 211 words per minute.

The song with the longest title is "I'm a Cranky Old Yank in a Clanky Old Tank on the Streets of Yokohama with my Honolulu Mama Doin' Those Beat-o, Beat-o Flat-On-My-Seat-o, Hirohito Blues" written by Hoagy Carmichael in 1943.

The Hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards

The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 in China in 1910

On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year

Elephants can't jump. Every other mammal can.

The oldest business in the United States of America is the cymbal company Zildjian which was founded in Constantinople in 1623.

The letters of the alphabet in order of frequency of use are:

A quarter has 119 grooves around the edge.

Every year more people are killed by donkeys, than in aircraft crashes.

The first word spoken on the moon was Okay.

2,500 left handers die each year using products designed for right handers.

Your nose and ears never stop growing!!

All of the clocks in Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.

No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple. "Cept Nurple" Kyle

The longest place-name still in use is:
Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupoka-wenuakitanatahu, a New Zealand hill.

The Ramses brand condom is named after the great pharaoh Ramses II who fathered over 160 children.

A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

A clitoris is a type of flower

Women love cats. Men say they love cats, but when women aren't looking, men kick cats.

Money isn't made out of paper. It's made out of Cotton!

Many hamsters only blink one eye ata time!

One googol written out is:

If you sleep in a cold room, you are more likely to have a bad dream.

The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.

The average woman consumes 6 pounds of lipstick in her lifetime.

The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.

The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.

The word lethologica describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.

A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

Polar bears are left-handed.

The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses. No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses.

Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesnt wear pants.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

When Coca-Cola began to be sold in China, they used characters that would sound like "Coca-Cola" when spoken. Unfortunately, what they turned out to mean was "Bite the wax tadpole". It did not sell well.

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One googol written out is:

One googloplex written out is: [ERROR! Cannot execute command googlolplex.exe]

Seriously, I attempted to create it on Word once at school out of boredom, I got to about 500,000 pages when the lag got so bad it froze!

I then went to Wiki where it said there is not enough room in the universe for a googolplex to exist on paper.

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a girrafe can clean its ears with its tongue

hippos vocalize 80% of the time underwater

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I'm locking this thread because it's just copy and paste.

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