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    Moner Abu Nasser
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    Post  Moner Abu Nasser on Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:42 pm

    Did You Know:




    1.

    The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times!
    2.

    Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks!
    3.

    A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night!
    4.

    Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone!
    5.

    A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4-foot tall child inside!
    6.

    A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge; a dime has one less groove!
    7.

    A hummingbird weighs less than a penny!
    8.

    Until 1796, there was a state in the United States called Franklin. Today it's known as Tennessee!
    9.

    The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons!
    10.

    A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation!
    11.

    Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie!
    12.

    The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year!
    13.

    One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television!
    14.

    The average American/Canadian will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year!
    15.

    It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a certain church in Omaha, Nebraska!
    16.

    You're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206!
    17.

    Human thighbones are stronger than concrete!
    18.

    7% of Americans don't know the first 9 words of the American anthem, but know the first 7 of the Canadian anthem!
    19.

    5% of Canadians don't know the first 7 words of the Canadian anthem, but know the first 9 of the American anthem!
    20.

    Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows!
    21.

    The state of Florida is bigger than England!
    22.

    It was once against the law to have a pet dog in a city in Iceland!
    23.

    Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!
    24.

    Thomas Edison, light bulb inventor, was afraid of the dark!
    25.

    Most lipstick contains fish scales!
    26.

    One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen!
    27.

    The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum!
    28.

    No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half!
    29.

    A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle; a group of geese in the air is a skein!
    30.

    Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right-handed people!
    31.

    There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building!
    32.

    If you counted 24 hours a day, it would take 31,688 years to reach one trillion!
    33.

    A crocodile always grows new teeth to replace the old teeth!
    34.

    The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth!
    35.

    Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye"!
    36.

    The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet!
    37.

    The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds!
    38.

    The electric chair was invented by a dentist!
    39.

    Windmills always turn counter-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland!
    40.

    Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand!
    41.

    During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants!
    42.

    Dolphins sleep with one eye open!
    43.

    The world's oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old!
    44.

    In space, astronauts cannot cry, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow!
    45.

    A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 M.P.H.!
    46.

    In the White House, there are 13,092 knives, forks and spoons!
    47.

    Owls are one of the only birds that can see the color blue!
    48.

    It was once against the law to slam your car door in a city in Switzerland!
    49.

    In Bangladesh, kids as young as 15 can be jailed for cheating on their finals!
    50.

    A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate!
    51.

    The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump!
    52.

    The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly!
    53.

    One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet!
    54.

    A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years! Wow!
    55.

    A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!
    56.

    Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!
    57.

    Bats always turn left when exiting a cave!
    58.

    The average person laughs 13 times a day!
    59.

    Dogs can hear sounds that you cant!
    60.

    Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, "Gadsby", which contains over 50,000 words -- none of them with the letter E!
    61.

    The most used letter in the English alphabet is 'E', and 'Q' is the least used!
    62.

    There are more than 50,000 earthquakes throughout the world every year!
    63.

    The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven!
    64.

    Nose prints are used to identify dogs, just like humans use fingerprints!
    65.

    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!
    66.

    Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the mornings!
    67.

    Smelling bananas and/or green apples (smelling, not eating) can help you lose weight!
    68.

    A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court!

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