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Facts 1. A volcano has enough power to shoot ash as high as 50 km into the atmosphere.

Facts 2. A white tiger can only be born when both parents carry the gene for white colouring.

Facts 3. A woman has approximately 4.5 litres of blood in her body, while men have 5.6 litres.

Facts 4. A women from Berlin Germany has had 3,110 gallstones taken out of her gall bladder.

Facts 5. A world record 328 pound ovarian cyst was removed from a woman in Galveston, Texas, in 1905. updated

Facts 6. A yawn usually lasts for approximately six seconds.

Facts 7. ABBA got their name by taking the first letter from each of their names (Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny, Anni-frid.)

Facts 8. Abdul Kassam Ismael, Grand Vizier of Persia in the tenth century, carried his library with him wherever he went. Four hundred camels carried the 117,000 volumes.

Facts 9. About 1 in 5,000 North Atlantic lobsters are born bright blue.

Facts 10. About 10% of the 100,000 thunderstorms that occur in the USA every year are classified as severe.

Facts 11. About 25 percent of all the energy consumed in the US is from natural gas.

Facts 12. About 26 per cent of all indoor water used by households in Sydney, Australia are for laundry.

Facts 13. About 30% of American admit to talking to their dogs or leaving messages on their answering machines for their dogs while they are away.

Facts 14. About 30% of Canadians rely on getting their water from the ground for their domestic use.

Facts 15. About 70 percent of Americans who go to college do it just to make more money.

Facts 16. About 85% or product warning labels on household products are inadequate.

Facts 17. About twenty-five percent of the population sneeze when they are exposed to light.

Facts 18. About two hundred years before the birth of Christ, the Druids used mistletoe to celebrate that winter was approaching.

Facts 19. According to legend, tea originated in China when tea leaves accidentally blew into a pot of boiling water.

Facts 20. According to psychologists, the shoe and the foot are the most common sources of sexual fetishism in Western society.

Facts 21. According to research, Los Angeles highways are so congested that the average commuter sits in traffic for 82 hours a year.

Facts 22. According to research, the most productive workday is Tuesday and the least productive is Friday.

Facts 23. According to Scandinavian traditions, if a boy and girl eat from the same loaf of bread, they are bound to fall in love.

Facts 24. According to Scientists, vampire bat saliva is the best known medicine for keeping blood from clotting. .

Facts 25. According to studies, an average roll of toilet paper lasts about five days in the bathroom.

Facts 26. According to studies, men prefer to have white bedrooms and women prefer to have blue bedrooms.

Facts 27. According to the American Institute of Stress, job stress approximately costs the U.S. industry over $300 billion dollars per year.

Facts 28. Acorns were used as a coffee substitute during the American Civil War.

Facts 29. Actor Charlie Chaplin made 81 movies over a career that spanned 50 years.

Facts 30. Actor John Ritter was the voice of Clifford, from “Clifford The Big Red Dog.”

Facts 31. Actor John Travolta was offered the role of Billy Flynn many times for the movie “Chicago.” Richard Gere ended up playing the role.

Facts 32. Actor Richard Gere was considered to play the role of John McClane in the movie Die Hard. Bruce Willis played the part instead.

Facts 33. Actor Sylvester Stallone once had a job as a lion cage cleaner.

Facts 34. Actor Sylvester Stallone once had a job as a lion cage cleaner.

Facts 35. Actress Debra Winger helped to perform the voice of E.T. in the movie ?E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982).”

Facts 36. Actress Jamie Lee Curtis invented a special diaper for babies that has a pocket.

Facts 37. Actress Meryl Streep holds the record for the most Oscar nominated actress, with a record of 13 nominations.

Facts 38. Actress Michelle Pfeiffer was the first choice to play Clarice Starling in the movie “Silence of the Lambs.” She turned down the role because she found it too scary.

Facts 39. Actress Sally Field was paid $4,000 a week for her role in the TV show The Flying Nun.

Facts 40. Adolf Hitler loved chocolate cake.

Facts 41. Adolf Hitler wanted to be an architect, but he failed the entrance exam at the architectural school in Vienna.

Facts 42. Adolf Hitler was one of the people that was responsible in the creation of the Volkswagen Beetle. He came up with the idea of producing a car that was cheap enough for the average German working man to afford.

Facts 43. Adult earwigs can float in water for up to 24 hours.

Facts 44. African Baobab tree’s circumference can reach 180 feet. If the trunk is hollow, 20 people would be able to fit inside of it.

Facts 45. African heart-nosed bats can have such a keen sense of sound that they can hear the footsteps of a beetle walking on sand from six feet away.

Facts 46. After 8 months, babies are more likely to get a diaper rash.

Facts 47. After being picked an orange cannot ripen.

Facts 48. After the “Popeye” comic strip was launched in 1931, spinach consumption went up by thirty-three percent in the United States.

Facts 49. After the death of the genius, Albert Einstein, his brain was removed by a pathologist and put in a jar for future study.

Facts 50. After the Eiffel Tower was built, one person was killed during the installation of the lifts. No one was killed during the actual construction of the tower.

Facts 51. After the Krakatoa volcano eruption in 1883 in Indonesia, many people reported that, because of the dust, the sunset appeared green and the moon blue. The moon was said to appear blue for almost two years.

Facts 52. After the U.S Civil War, about 33%-50% of all U.S. paper currency in circulation was counterfeit.

Facts 53. After twenty-seven years, Betty Rubble made her debut as a Flintstones Vitamin in 1996.

Facts 54. Air is passed through the nose at a speed of 100 miles per hour when a person sneezes.

Facts 55. Airports that are at higher altitudes require a longer airstrip due to lower air density.

Facts 56. Alaska got its name from the Aluet word “Alyeska” which means “The Great Land.”

Facts 57. Albert Einstein was cremated and his ashes were spread over a river located in New Jersey.

Facts 58. Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined.

Facts 59. Alcohol beverages have all 13 minerals necessary for human life.

Facts 60. Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned his wife or mother because they were both deaf.

Facts 61. Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar were both epileptic.

Facts 62. Alexander the Great made his troops eat onions as he believed it would prove their vitality.

Facts 63. Alexander the Great was an epileptic.

Facts 64. Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, the man who designed the Eiffel Tower, also designed the inner structure of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbour.

Facts 65. All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.

Facts 66. All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5.00 bill

Facts 67. All babies are colour blind when they are born.

Facts 68. All dogs are the descendant of the wolf. These wolves lived in eastern Asia about 15,000 years ago.

Facts 69. All of Chrysler’s PT Cruisers are built in Mexico.

Facts 70. All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.

Facts 71. All of the Peking ducks in the United States are descendents from three ducks and one drake imported to Long Island, New York in 1873.

Facts 72. All penguins live south of the equator.

Facts 73. All racehorses in the U.S. celebrate their birthday on January 1st.

Facts 74. All the Krispy Kreme donut stores collectively could make a doughnut stack as high as the Empire State Building in only 2 minutes.

Facts 75. Almonds are members of the peach family.

Facts 76. Althaiophobia is the fear of marshmallows.

Facts 77. Although the outsides of a bone are hard, they are generally light and soft inside. They are about 75% water.

Facts 78. Although white wine can be produced from both red and white grapes, red wine can only be created from red grapes.

Facts 79. Amazingly, goalies in the National Hockey League played without masks until the year 1959.

Facts 80. American actor Jack Nicholson, and American singer Bobby Darrin were raised believing their grandmothers were their mothers and their mothers were their older sisters.

Facts 81. American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each salad served in first-class.

Facts 82. American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class.

Facts 83. American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.

Facts 84. American novelist Mark Twain was the first known author to submit a typed manuscript.

Facts 85. American President Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929) used to like Vaseline being rubbed on his head while he ate breakfast in bed.

Facts 86. American President John Tyler had 15 children.

Facts 87. American women, on average, spend 55 minutes per day getting showered, dressed, and groomed.

Facts 88. Americans are responsible for generating roughly 20% percent of the garbage in the world.

Facts 89. Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate every second.

Facts 90. Americans consume the most peanut butter in the world.

Facts 91. Americans consumed more than twenty billion hot dogs in 2000.

Facts 92. Americans did not commonly use forks until after the Civil War.

Facts 93. Americans eat approximately 20 pounds of pasta per person each year.

Facts 94. Americans on average use about 580 pounds of paper per year per person.

Facts 95. Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.

Facts 96. Americans write approximately 50 billion checks a year making it the second most frequent payment method used after cash.

Facts 97. Americans write approximately 50 billion checks a year making it the second most frequent payment method used after cash.

Facts 98. Americans, on average, spend 18% of his or her income on transportation as compared to only 13% spent on food.

Facts 99. Amish people do not believe in the use of aerosal air fresheners.

Facts 100. Amongst pre-schoolers, Caillou is the fastest-ever-growing television show and is seen in close to 97% of U.S. households.

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Facts 1. A duck�s quack doesn�t echo, and no one knows why.

Facts 2. A ear trumpet was used before the hearing aid was invented by people who had difficulty hearing.

Facts 3. A fall of 30 feet can be survived my most cats.

Facts 4. A famous bullfighter, Lagarijo, killed 4,867 bulls in the 19th century.

Facts 5. A female ferret can die if she goes into heat and cannot find a mate.

Facts 6. A fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks.

Facts 7. A fetus starts to develop fingerprints at the age of eight weeks.

Facts 8. A flea can jump 150 times its size. That is the same as a person able to jump up 1,000 feet in the air.

Facts 9. A galactic year is 250 million Earth-years. This is the time it takes for our solar system to make one revolution around the Milky Way Galaxy.

Facts 10. A galactic year is 250 million Earth-years. This is the time it takes for our solar system to make one revolution around the Milky Way Galaxy.

Facts 11. A giraffe can go longer without water than a camel.

Facts 12. A giraffe is able to clean its ears with its own tongue.

Facts 13. A glockenspiel is a musical instrument that is like a xylophone. It has a series of metal bars and is played with two hammers.

Facts 14. A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

Facts 15. A group of crows is called a murder.

Facts 16. A group of kangaroos is called a mob.

Facts 17. A group of larks is called an exaltation.

Facts 18. A group of people that are hired to clap at a performance are called a claque.

Facts 19. A group of tigers is called a streak.

Facts 20. A group of whales is called a pod or gam.

Facts 21. A headache and inflammatory pain can be reduced by eating 20 tart cherries.

Facts 22. A honey bee has four wings.

Facts 23. A honey bee has four wings.

Facts 24. A honey bee has four wings.

Facts 25. A honey bee strokes its wings about 11,500 times a minute.

Facts 26. A house cat spends 70% of its time sleeping.

Facts 27. A housefly can only ingest liquid material. They regurgitate their food to liquify the food that they are going to eat.

Facts 28. A human embryo is smaller than a grain of rice at four weeks old.

Facts 29. A human eyeball weighs an ounce.

Facts 30. A human head remains conscious for about 15 to 20 seconds after it is been decapitated.

Facts 31. A Hungarian named Ladislo Biro invented the first ballpoint pen in 1938.

Facts 32. A jiffy is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second. Thus the saying, I will be there in a jiffy.

Facts 33. A language becomes extinct in this world every two weeks.

Facts 34. A leech can gorge itself up to a maximum of five times its body weight.

Facts 35. A leech has 32 brains.

Facts 36. A lifespan of an eyelash is approximately 150 days.

Facts 37. A lion feeds once every three to four days.

Facts 38. A little under one quarter of the people in the world are vegetarians.

Facts 39. A man filed a lawsuit against his doctor because he survived longer than what the doctor had predicted.

Facts 40. A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for approximately sixty-nine years.

Facts 41. A maple tree is usually tapped when the tree is at least 45 years old and has a diameter of 12 inches.

Facts 42. A meteor has only destroyed one satellite, which was the European Space Agency’s Olympus in 1993.

Facts 43. A mole can dig a tunnel three hundred feet long in a single night.

Facts 44. A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana.

Facts 45. A mother hen turns her egg approximately 50 times in a day. This is so the yolk does not stick to the shell.

Facts 46. A myrmecologist studies ants.

Facts 47. A newborn kangaroo weighs approximately 0.03 ounces and is small enough to fit in a teaspoon.

Facts 48. A newly hatched fish is called a “fry.”

Facts 49. A one kilogram packet of sugar will have about 5 million grains of sugar.

Facts 50. A one ounce milk chocolate bar has 6 mg of caffeine.

Facts 51. A penguin swims at a speed of approximately 15 miles per hour.

Facts 52. A person infected with the SARS virus, has a 95-98% chance of recovery.

Facts 53. A person that is struck by lightning has a greater chance of developing motor neurone disease.

Facts 54. A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day.

Facts 55. A person who is a specialist in wine making is called an oenologist.

Facts 56. A person who smokes a pack of cigarettes a day will on average lose two teeth every ten years.

Facts 57. A person will burn 7 percent more calories if they walk on hard dirt compared to pavement.

Facts 58. A person would have to drink more than 12 cups of hot cocoa to equal the amount of caffeine found in one cup of coffee.

Facts 59. A piece of French toast that was partially eaten by Justin Timberlake sold on eBay.

Facts 60. A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

Facts 61. A rabbit is not able to vomit.

Facts 62. A rainbow can occur only when the sun is 40 degrees or less above the horizon.

Facts 63. A regulation baseball has exactly 108 stitches.

Facts 64. A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair.

Facts 65. A ripe cranberry will bounce. Another name for a cranberry is bounceberry.

Facts 66. A rocket-like device can be traced back to Ancient Greece when a flying steam-powered pigeon was built out of wood.

Facts 67. A rose imprint that was fossilized in a slate was discovered in Florisant, Colorado, which is said to be thirty-five million years old.

Facts 68. A Russian man who wore a beard during the time of Peter the Great had to pay a special tax.

Facts 69. A salmon with two mouths, two sets of teeth and two tongues was caught by Bob Bateman of Canada.

Facts 70. A scorpion can have up to 12 eyes.

Facts 71. A seagull can drink salt water because it has special glands that filter out the salt.

Facts 72. A seven year old boy was the first person to survive the Horeshoe Falls (Niagara Falls) in just a life jacket.

Facts 73. A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

Facts 74. A sheep, a duck and a rooster were the first passengers in a hot air balloon.

Facts 75. A sheep, a duck, and a rooster were the first passengers in a hot air balloon.

Facts 76. A Singapore singing group by the name of “The Oriental Singers,” sang non-stop for 74 hours and five minutes.

Facts 77. A single chocolate chip gives enough energy to a human being to walk 150 feet.

Facts 78. A slug has four noses.

Facts 79. A small drip from a faucet can waste up to 50 gallons of water daily, which is enough water to run a dishwasher twice on a full cycle.

Facts 80. A snail can crawl across a razor blade without getting injured. This is possible because they excrete a slime that protects them.

Facts 81. A snail can sleep for 3 years.

Facts 82. A snake charmer in Bangladesh once found 3,500 poisonous cobras and their eggs hidden underneath the floors of two suburban homes.

Facts 83. A sneeze can travel as fast as one hundred miles per hour.

Facts 84. A sneeze zooms out of your mouth at over 600 m.p.h.

Facts 85. A species of dolphin is born naturally blind in the Indus and Ganges rivers in South Asia. These dolphins have a highly sophisticated sonar system and swim on only one side of their body.

Facts 86. A species of earthworm, “Megascolides australis,” in Australia can grow up to fifteen feet in length.

Facts 87. A squash ball moving at 150 kilometers per hour has the same impact of a .22 bullet.

Facts 88. A starfish can turn its stomach inside out.

Facts 89. A study concludes that kids who snore do poorly in school.

Facts 90. A study indicates that smokers are likely to die on average six and a half years earlier than non-smokers.

Facts 91. A study revealed that men that were born with a low birth weight were less likely to get married.

Facts 92. A superstition in baseball is to never lend your bat to anyone or you will be jinxed.

Facts 93. A surfer once sued another surfer for “stealing his wave.” The case was thrown out because the court was unable to put a price on “pain and suffering” endured by the surfer watching someone else ride “his” wave.

Facts 94. A survey done by Clairol 10 years ago came up with 46% of men stating that it was okay to color their hair. Now 66% of men admit to coloring their hair.

Facts 95. A swordfish can live as long as 25 years and weigh up to 1,200 pounds.

Facts 96. A top freestyle swimmer achieves a speed of only 4 miles per hour. Fish, in contrast, have been clocked at 68 mph.

Facts 97. A tree in metropolitan area will survive for approximately eight years.

Facts 98. A turtle can breathe through its butt..

Facts 99. A U.S. company came out with a toilet night-light that sends out a green warning beacon when the seat is up.

Facts 100. A violin actually contains 70 separate pieces of wood.

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Facts 1. “Bookkeeper” is the only word in English language with three consecutive double letters.

Facts 2. “dous”:tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

Facts 3. “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”.

Facts 4. “Go.” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

Facts 5. “I am.” is the second shortest complete sentence in the English language.

Facts 6. “Kemo Sabe” means “soggy shrub” in Navajo.

Facts 7. “Kemo Sabe” means “soggy shrub” in Navajo.

Facts 8. “Pomology” is the science of growing an apple.

Facts 9. 1 in 2000 babies are born with a tooth that is already visible.

Facts 10. 1 out of 350,000 Americans get electrocuted in their life.

Facts 11. 1 out of every 4 kids in the USA is overweight.

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

Facts 13. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

Facts 14. 18% of an Americans income is spent on transportation.

Facts 15. 2.5 cans of Spam are consumed every second in the United States.

Facts 16. 215 jeans can be made with one bale of cotton.

Facts 17. 27 percent of U.S. male college students believe life is “a meaningless existential hell.” (big surprise, eh?)

Facts 18. 27% of female lottery winners hid their winning ticket in their bras.

Facts 19. 3000 children die every day in Africa because of malaria.

Facts 20. 31% of employees skip lunch entirely.

Facts 21. 38% of Americans eat breakfast everyday.

Facts 22. 4% of an apples is made up of minerals and vitamins, and over 80% is made up of water.

Facts 23. 40 percent of the almonds in the world are used by manufacturers of chocolate.

Facts 24. 41% of women apply body or hand moisturizer a minimum three times a day.

Facts 25. 44% of kids watch television before they go to sleep.

Facts 26. 500,000 kids in the US live in same sex households.

Facts 27. 500,000 tons of dog excrement are dumped annually on the streets of Paris.

Facts 28. 55,700 people in the US are injured by jewelry each year.

Facts 29. 570 gallons of paint would be needed to paint the outside of the White House.

Facts 30. 65% of the candy that is produced in an year is consumed by American adults 18 years and older.

Facts 31. 66% of home based businesses are owned by women.

Facts 32. 66% of wedding cards are hand delivered by people.

Facts 33. 7 out of 10 people believe in life after death.

Facts 34. 7-Eleven is the largest retail chain in the world. Click Here For More Details

Facts 35. 7-Eleven was the first convenience store to have television advertising. The animated commercial ran in 1949 and had a singing rooster and owl.

Facts 36. 70% of the poor people in the world are female.

Facts 37. 75% of all raisins eaten by people in the United States are eaten at breakfast.

Facts 38. 75-90% of primary physician visits are due to stress.

Facts 39. 80% of people that are on weight loss programs exercise on average three times a week.

Facts 40. 85% of weddings are held in a synagogue or church.

Facts 41. 850 peanuts are needed to make an 18 oz. jar of peanut butter.

Facts 42. 898 tornadoes were recorded to have occurred in the United States in the year 2000.

Facts 43. 93% of all greeting cards are purchased by women.

Facts 44. 95% of the entire lemon crop produced in the U.S. is from California and Arizona.

Facts 45. 96% of candles that are purchased are by women.

Facts 46. 96% of people put the peanut butter on first when making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

Facts 47. 97% of all paper money in the US contains traces of cocaine.

Facts 48. 98% of brown bears in the United States are in Alaska.

Facts 49. 98% of houses in the United States have at least one television set.

Facts 50. 99% of pumpkins that are sold are sold for decoration.

Facts 51. 99% of the blueberries that are produced in the United States are produced in the state of Maine.

Facts 52. A “gelotologist” is a person who studies laughter.

Facts 53. A “hairbreadth away” is 1/48 of an inch.

Facts 54. A 13-year-old boy in India produced winged beetles in his urine after hatching the eggs in his body.

Facts 55. A 27 year old heir to a sausage empire was handed a ticket for 116,000 pounds for driving at 80 km/hr in a 40 km/hr zone. This is because the speeding tickets in Finland are based on how much money a person makes.

Facts 56. A B-25 bomber airplane crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building on July 28, 1945.

Facts 57. A baby kangaroo is called a joey.

Facts 58. A baby octopus is about the size of a flea when it is born.

Facts 59. A barnacle has the largest penis of any other animal in relation to its size.

Facts 60. A baseball will go farther in hot temperature than in cold temperature.

Facts 61. A blink lasts approximately 0.3 seconds.

Facts 62. A bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed every animal in the Berlin Zoo except the elephant, which escaped and roamed the city. When a Russian commander saw hungry Germans chasing the elephant and trying to kill it, he ordered his troops to protect it and shoot anyone who tried to kill it.

Facts 63. A British term for slot machine is “fruit machine” or “one-armed bandit.”.

Facts 64. A butterfly can see the colors red, green, and yellow.

Facts 65. A butterfly has to have a body temperature greater than 86 degrees to be able to fly.

Facts 66. A can of Pepsi has 41 grams of sugar. This amount to about seven teaspoons of sugar.

Facts 67. A Canadian Tour company offers a two-day course in igloo building.

Facts 68. A Canadian, Troy Hurtubise, spent $100,000 and almost went bankrupt building a RoboCop style suit so that he could withstand a bear attack.

Facts 69. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

Facts 70. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

Facts 71. A caterpillar grows roughly 27,000 times its size when it first emerges as an egg.

Facts 72. A catfish has about 100,000 taste buds.

Facts 73. A cesium atom in an atomic clock that beats over nine billion times a second.

Facts 74. A chance of a woman having twins is increased after the age of 35. About 1 in 27 women will give birth to twins after this age. After 50 the chances of having twins is 1 in 9.

Facts 75. A chicken is 75% water.

Facts 76. A chicken loses its feathers when it becomes stressed.

Facts 77. A chicken once had its head cut off and survived for over eighteen months, headless.

Facts 78. A chicken with red earlobes will produce brown eggs, and a chicken with white earlobes will produce white eggs.

Facts 79. A Chinese Scientist discovered that the Earth is round during the Han Dynasty by measuring the sun and moon’s path in the sky. He recorded this fact down in the imperial records but went unnoticed until it was unearthed recently but Chinese archaeologists.

Facts 80. A cockroach can change directions up to 25 times in a second.

Facts 81. A colony of bees have to fly almost fifty-five thousand miles and tap two million flowers to make one pound of honey.

Facts 82. A common custom in Spain is to eat one grape for each of the last 12 seconds of every year for good luck.

Facts 83. A common drink for Tibetans is Butter Tea which is made out of butter, salt, and brick tea.

Facts 84. A common name for pincurls is also spitcurls because woman sometimes wet their hair with their saliva before curling it.

Facts 85. A Connecticut Toy maker, Herobuilders, sells action figures of President George W. Bush, Islamic militant Osama bin Laden, New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, which are all major figures tied to the September 11, 2001 WTC attacks.

Facts 86. A cow averages 40,000 jaw movements a day.

Facts 87. A cow has four compartments in its stomach.

Facts 88. A cow releases about 125 gallons of gas per day.

Facts 89. A crocodile can open and close its jaw but cannot move it side to side.

Facts 90. A crocodile can run up to a speed of 11 miles per hour.

Facts 91. A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

Facts 92. A cubic yard of air weighs about 2 pounds at sea level.

Facts 93. A dentist from Buffalo New York named Alfred P. Southwick invented the electric chair.

Facts 94. A diet high in fat is said to impede memory.

Facts 95. A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

Facts 96. A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

Facts 97. A dog by the name of Laika was launched into space aboard the Russian spacecraft Sputnik 2 in 1957.

Facts 98. A dragonfly has a lifespan of for to seven weeks.

Facts 99. A drink used to be made by the Aztecs for the gods which had the ingredients of ground cocoa mixed in with spices and corn.

Facts 100. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.

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