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    marcusanesin marcusanesin
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 17, 2014

    Dogs have four toes on their hind feet,

    and five on their front feet.
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Feb 12, 2015
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Jan 31, 2015

    If you yelled for 8 years,

    7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee. The strongest muscle in proportion to its size in the human body is the tongue. Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie. The human heart creates enough...
    robbie1280 robbie1280
    22-25, T
    Jun 9, 2014
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Mar 9, 2015

    Gummy bears can be used

    as fish bait.
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    1 Response Jan 13, 2015
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    1 Response Dec 14, 2014

    In 1977 the State of Maine declared December 21

    to be Chester Greenwood Day (the inventor of earmuffs). Farmington continues to celebrate "Chester Greenwood Day" with a parade on the first Saturday of December.
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    1 Response Jan 25, 2015

    Bullet proof vests, fire escapes,

    windshield wipers, and laser printers were all invented by women.
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    1 Response Dec 7, 2014
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Jan 22, 2015
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Feb 6, 2015
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Feb 19, 2015

    Of the 15,000-odd known species of orchids in

    the world, 3,000 of them can be found in Brazil.
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Mar 18, 2015

    A Few Fun Ones

    In February 1901, Dixie Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Atlanta, Georgia changed its name to The Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Abraham Lincoln was the only U.S. president to hold a patent. It was for an invention to buoy boats over...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Feb 2, 2009
    InaamHaq InaamHaq
    22-25, M
    Jan 21, 2015
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    1 Response Dec 10, 2014

    Useless Facts

    The word 'byte' is a contraction of 'by eight.' The dollar symbol ($) is a U combined with an S (U.S.) Maine is the toothpick capital of the world. Barbie's measurements if she were life size: 39-23-33. The tune for the "A-B-C" song is the same as...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Feb 2, 2009

    The Awesomest Fact You'Ll Ever Read

    If you are a student and you are struggling with maths , just download 'mathway' on your iPhone ! It will solve almost everything! (almost)
    sofea1998 sofea1998
    18-21
    Aug 17, 2013

    The airplane Buddy Holly died in was the

    "American Pie." (Thus the name of the Don McLean song.)
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    1 Response Feb 14, 2015
    Jericho7 Jericho7
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 17, 2014
    DML2451 DML2451
    26-30, M
    Apr 25, 2015

    1. A shrimp's heart is in its head.

    2. A crocodile can't stick it's tongue out. It also can't move its tongue and cannot chew. Its digestive juices are so strong that it can digest a steel nail. 3. A person can live without food for about a month, but only about a week without water. If the amount of water in...
    jlove987 jlove987
    18-21, F
    Mar 15, 2015

    Snapple Caps

    I used to drink bottles of diet Snapple Ice Tea until I developed an ulcer and it irritated it...but under each cap is a fact of the day...for example....did you know a frog can not swallow and keep his eyes open?  Robin
    RantingRobin RantingRobin
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 3, 2009

    More Fun Facts

    Cockroaches can live for 9 days after their head has been cut off. The world's largest amphibian is the giant salamander. It can grow up to 5 ft. in length. The first coast-to-coast telephone line was established in 1914. A car traveling 100 mph would take more...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 2, 2009

    Encyclopedias

    When looking up things in encyclopedias, it's so hard for me to not read other articles about random things I'm not looking up. And it takes me 35 minutes to look up one thing on wikipedia, because I always click blue links to other articles.
    MargaritaMix MargaritaMix
    16-17
    Feb 2, 2009

    Mark Twain Twain left behind some 5,

    000 unedited pages of memoirs when he died in 1910, along with handwritten notes saying that he did not want them published for at least 100 years. Scholars are divided as to why.
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    1 Response Nov 30, 2014
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