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  • No piece of paper can be folded into half more than 7 times.
  • 1 in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.
  • The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.
  • The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.
  • Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the
  • Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.
  • All US Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn't like being seen wearing them in public.
  • Pearls melt in vinegar.
  • It's possible to lead a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.
  • The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog," uses every letter in the alphabet. (Developed by Western Union to Test telex/two communications)
  • A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
  • Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history.
    • Spades - King David;
    • Clubs - Alexander the Great;
    • Hearts - Charlemagne;
    • Diamonds - Julius Caesar.
  • Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
  • Snails can sleep for 3 years without eating.
  • Rocks explode in microwaves.
  • 1,111,111 x 1,111,111 = 1234567654321
  • The "save" icon on Microsoft Word shows a floppy disk, with the shutter on backwards.
  • The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a
    letter is uncopyrightable.
  • Pinocchio is Italian for "pine head."
  • Cat's urine glows under a blacklight.
  • Non-dairy creamer is flammable.
  • The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford
    English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. The only other word with the same amount of letters is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses, its plural.
  • An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.
  • Coca-cola was originally green.
  • Smartest dogs: 1) border collie; 2)poodle; 3)golden retriever;
  • Dumbest dog: Afghan
  • Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.
  • Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better.
  • Portion of Harvard students who graduate with honors: 4/5
  • Only food that does not spoil: honey
  • Only bird that can fly backwards: Hummingbird
  • Only animal besides human that can get sunburn: pig
  • The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
  • Your nose and ears never stop growing.
  • They have square watermelons in Japan. They stack better.
  • Starfish have eight eyes--one at the end of each leg.
  • Men get hiccups more often than woman.
  • Bugs have hair on their eyes.
  • A giraffe's tongue is two feet long.
  • Elephants can stand on their heads.
  • Charles Osbourne had the hiccups for 69 years. He later said that the hardest part was keeping his false teeth in his mouth.
  • To escape enemies, the African wood snake fills its eyes with blood and drools red spit from its mouth.
  • Ants stretch when they wake up in the morning
  • On certain filter settings, Microsoft considers photo invitations from the MSN Album to be junk mail.
  • "Bookkeeper" is the only word in the English language which has three double letters in a row.

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