FACTS...

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  1. FACTS...

    *Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lighting than women!
    *It is estimated that millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid
    them!
    *A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans!
    *The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth!
    *There are more than 50,000 earthquakes throughout the world every year!
    *The original name for the butterfly was 'flutterby'!
    *Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right of left handed... pawed
    *The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven!
    * Nose prints are used to identify dogs, just like humans use fingerprints!
    * Bulls are colorblind, therefore will usually charge at a matador's waving cape no matter what color it is -- be it red or neon yellow!
    *A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realizes it's there, though!
    *The average ice berg weighs 20,000,000 tons!
    *The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people!
    * A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court!
    *After eating, a housefly regurgitates its food and then eats it again!
    *Most lipstick contains fish scales!
    *Skepticisms is the longest word that alternates hands!
    * No piece of dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half!
    *Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people!
    *Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants!
    * Porcupines float in water!
    * Pinocchio is Italian for "pine head"!
    *The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable"!
    *The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds!
    *Cat's urine glows under a black-light!
    *The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1!
    *The electric chair was invented by a dentist!
    *Windmills always turn counter-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland!
    *A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average!
    *Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand!
    *A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night!
    *Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone!
    *A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside!
    *A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation!
    *Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie!
    *The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year!
    *One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television!
    * Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete!
    * Over 1000 birds a year die from smashing into windows!
    * Thomas Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid of the dark!
    * During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants!
    * Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they cant find any food!
    * Dolphins sleep with one eye open!
    *There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones!
    * About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30!
    * More people use blue toothbrushes, than red ones!
    *Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe!
    *Slugs have 4 noses!
    * Recycling one glass jar, saves enough energy to watch T.V for 3 hours!
    * Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet!
    * The average American/Canadian drinks about 600 sodas a year!
    * A jellyfish is 95 percent water!
    * The katydid bug hears through holes in its hind legs!
    * More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world!
     

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