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Fact 1. Uranus has 27 moons.

Fact 2. Uranus is the only planet that rotates on its side.

Fact 3. Uranus? winter and summer seasons last the equivalent of 21 Earth years.

Fact 4. Urine from men?s public urinals was sold as a commodity in Ancient Rome. It was used as a dye and for making clothes hard.

Fact 5. Urophobia is the fear of urine or urinating.

Fact 6. Used in art the word “sfumato” refers to the subtle blending of an outline by gradually blending one tone into another.

Fact 7. Using recycled aluminum cans and making news cans out of them saves 75% energy compared to making it from new material.

Fact 8. Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to enter space. She spent three days in space and completed forty-eight orbits of Earth.

Fact 9. Vampire bat saliva has been responsible for many advances in research into stroke recovery.

Fact 10. Vasaloppet, which is located in Sweden is the oldest, longest, and the biggest cross-country ski race in the world. Every year, 14,000 people compete in the race.

Fact 11. Vatican City is the smallest country in the world, with a population of 1000 and a size 108.7 acres.

Fact 12. Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

Fact 13. Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

Fact 14. Vikings, after killing their enemies, used their skulls as drinking vessels.

Fact 15. Walmart-mart sells more apparel a year than all the other competing department stores combined.

Fact 16. Walt Disney had a fear of mice.

Fact 17. Walt Disney had originally suggested using the name Mortimer Mouse instead of Mickey Mouse.

Fact 18. Walt Disney holds the record for the most Oscar nominations with sixty-four.

Fact 19. Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

Fact 20. Walter Hunt patented the safety pin in 1849. He later sold the patent rights for only $400.

Fact 21. Warner Brothers Corset Company created the bra cup sizing system, which is now used universally used by manufacturers.

Fact 22. Washing machines use anywhere from 40 to 200 litres of water per load.

Fact 23. Wasps that feed on ferment occasionally get drunk and pass out.

Fact 24. Water expands 9% when it is frozen.

Fact 25. Water that is safe to drink is referred to as POTABLE.

Fact 26. Watermelon is considered a good gift to give a host in Japan and China.

Fact 27. Watermelons are a popular gift to bring to a host in China or Japan.

Fact 28. Weatherman Willard Scott was the first Ronald McDonald.

Fact 29. Wendel Clark holds the record for the longest span between NHL All-Star appearances, with 13 years (1986-1999).

Fact 30. Whale eyes are the size of a grapefruit.

Fact 31. Whale oil was used in some car transmissions until 1973.

Fact 32. Wham-O manufactured twenty-thousand hula-hoops a day at the peak of hula-hoop popularity in 1958.

Fact 33. Wheel of Fortune star Vanna White holds the record for putting her hands together approximately 140,000 times to clap.

Fact 34. When a polar bear cub is born, it can not see or hear. It takes approximately a month for the cub to start to see and hear.

Fact 35. When a porcupine is born, its quills are soft and mostly white, but harden within hours.

Fact 36. When a predator is chasing an impala, a type of antelope, it runs in a zig zag formation jumping as high as three metres.

Fact 37. When a women is pregnant, her senses are all heightened.

Fact 38. When Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone back in 1876, only six phones were sold in the first month.

Fact 39. When an orange is shown in any of the “Godfather” movies, this means that someone is about to die or a close call is to occur.

Fact 40. When baby sharks are born, they swim away from their mothers right away and are on there own. In fact, their mothers might see them as prey.

Fact 41. When Black Jack Ketchum was hung back in 1901 in Clayton New Mexico, the noose actually ended up taking his head off. The head had to be sewn back on so Black Jack could be buried properly.

Fact 42. When blue whales are first born, they gain as much as 200 pounds a day while they are calves.

Fact 43. When Burger King introduced the Whopper Sandwich in 1957, it cost only thirty-seven cents.

Fact 44. When Coca-Cola began to be sold in China, they used characters that would sound like “Coca-Cola” when spoken. Unfortunately, what they turned out to mean was “Bite the wax tadpole”. It did not sell well.

Fact 45. When Coca-Cola was invented, American tourists that visited Spain were surprised to see that Coke was three times as expensive as a glass of brandy.

Fact 46. When explorers first arrived in Venezuela, they were reminded of Venice. They named the country “Little Venice”, which translated into Spanish is Venezuela.

Fact 47. When former Texas Governor James Hogg was on his deathbed he made a special request that a pecan tree be planted at the head of his grave instead of a tombstone. The governor passed away on March 2, 1906, which is Texas Independence Day. The pecan tree is now the state tree of Texas.

Fact 48. When Heinz ketchup leaves the bottle, it travels at a rate of 25 miles
per year.

Fact 49. When Kleenex was first introduced to the market in 1924, it was marketed as a make up or cold cream remover.

Fact 50. When Nylons first went on sale in the United States in 1940, four million pairs were sold in only a few days.

Fact 51. When opossums are playing ‘possum, they are not “playing.” They
actually pass out from sheer terror.

Fact 52. When playing competitive darts the player must be 7 feet 9 1/4 inches back from the dartboard. Also the board must be 5 feet 8 inches above the floor.

Fact 53. When Queen Elizabeth I of England died she owned over 3,000 gowns.

Fact 54. When Scott Paper Co. first started manufacturing toilet paper they did not put their name on the product because of embarrassment.

Fact 55. When snakes are born with two heads, they fight each other for food.

Fact 56. When Sony introduced the walkman, it had a variety of different names in different countries. It was called “Soundabout” in the U.S., “Stowaway” in the U.K., and “Freestyle” in Australia.

Fact 57. When telephone companies first began hiring telephone operators, they chose teenage boys for the job. They switched to women because the teenage boys were wrestling instead of working and pulling pranks on callers.

Fact 58. When the are in danger, kangaroos will beat the ground loudly with their hind feet.

Fact 59. When the body is resting, it takes in about 10 litres of air every minute.

Fact 60. When the divorce rate goes up in the United States, toy makers report that the sale of toys also rise.

Fact 61. When the female grasshopper lays eggs, she covers her eggs with a pasty liquid that protects the eggs throughout the winter.

Fact 62. When the First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, received an alarming number of threatening letters, soon after her husband became President at the height of the Depression, the Secret Service insisted that she carry a pistol in her purse.

Fact 63. When the Galileo Probe entered Jupiter’s atmosphere, it was traveling at a speed of 106,000 miles per hour. This is the fastest impact speed ever achieved by a man-made object.

Fact 64. When the only queen ant dies, so does the entire colony, because no new workers are born.

Fact 65. When the Pez mint dispenser was first introduced it was meant to replace the activity of smoking.

Fact 66. When the Statue of Liberty was moved from France to the United States, 214 crates were used to transport it. The Statue was also reduced to 350 pieces.

Fact 67. When the volcano Krakatoa off the Java islands exploded in 1883, it was so loud that it woke some people up in South Australia.

Fact 68. When you sneeze, all your bodily functions momentarily stop, including your heart.

Fact 69. Wherever a person is standing in the state of Michigan in the United States, they are within 85 miles of one of the Great Lakes.

Fact 70. While digging, an Armadillo can hold its breath for up to six minutes.

Fact 71. While still in college, Bill Gates and Paul Allen once built a special purpose machine called “Traff-O-Data.” It was a machine that would analyze information gathered by traffic monitors. They never found any buyers.

Fact 72. White-Out was invented by Bette Nesmith Graham, who is the mother of Michael Nesmith from the “The Monkees.”

Fact 73. Whooping cranes are born with blue eyes that change to bright gold by the time they six months old.

Fact 74. Wild Flamingos are pink because they consume vast quantities of algae and brine shrimp.

Fact 75. Wild turkeys can run at speeds of up to 25 miles per hour.

Fact 76. William Taft who was the U.S. president between 1909-1913 once got stuck in the White House bathtub.

Fact 77. Witchcraft means “Craft of the Wise Ones.”

Fact 78. With winds of 50 miles per hour, The Statue of Liberty sways three inches and the torch sways five inches.

Fact 79. Women are four times more likely to have foot problems than men.

Fact 80. Women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression than men in the United States.

Fact 81. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

Fact 82. Women hearts beat faster than men.

Fact 83. Women on average live seven years longer than men do.

Fact 84. Women smile more than men do.

Fact 85. Women take three times longer than men when using the toilet.

Fact 86. Women who are romance novel readers are reported to make love 74% more often with their partners than women who do not read romance novels.

Fact 87. Women who drink more than two cups of coffee a day have a higher chance of developing osteoporosis.

Fact 88. Wood frogs can be frozen solid and then thawed, and continue living. They use the glucose in their body to protect their vital organs while they are in a frozen state.

Fact 89. You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.

Fact 90. You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

Fact 91. You can only smell 1/20th as well as a dog.

Fact 92. You can send a postcard from Hell. There is a small town located in the Cayman Islands called “Hell.” They even have a post office.

Fact 93. Your right lung takes in more air than your left one does.

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Fact 1. There is a Hamburger hall of fame in Seymour, Wisconsin.

Fact 2. There is a Harley-Davidson that was designed as an exact replica of a hamburger.

Fact 3. There is a large brass statue of Winnie-the-Pooh in Lima, Peru.

Fact 4. There is a law in the state of Idaho that does not permit one citizen to give another citizen a box of candy that is heavier than 50 pounds.

Fact 5. There is a muppet named Kami that appears on the South African version of the T.V. show “Sesame Street” that is HIV-positive.

Fact 6. There is a place called Hell, Michigan. It is about 50 miles from Detroit, Michigan.

Fact 7. There is a restaurant in Stockholm that only offers all-garlic products. They even have a garlic cheesecake.

Fact 8. There is a species of bird, Antpitta avis canis Ridgley, that barks like a dog.

Fact 9. There is a substance in the skin of the African clawed frog that helps in fighting infection.

Fact 10. There is a town in Norway called “Hell”.

Fact 11. There is a town in Texas called Ding Dong. In 1990, the population was only twenty-two people.

Fact 12. There is a town named Dildo in the province of Newfoundland, Canada.

Fact 13. There is a type of coffin made that can be used as a wine rack or picnic table before its final use.

Fact 14. There is an area located off the south-eastern Atlantic coast of the United States called the “Bermuda Triangle.” It is known for a high rate of unexplained losses of ships, small boats, and aircraft, which has led some people to believe that this triangle has supernatural powers.

Fact 15. There is an automobile model called Stutz Bearcat.

Fact 16. There is an organization called SCROOGE in Charlottesville, Virginia that stands for Society to Curtail Ridiculous, Outrageous, and Ostentatious Gift Exchanges. This was formed to keep gift giving affordable and simple.

Fact 17. There is cyanide in apple pips.

Fact 18. There is enough concrete in the Hoover Dam to pave a two lane highway from San Francisco to New York.

Fact 19. There is enough water in American swimming pools to cover the whole city of San Francisco seven feet deep.

Fact 20. There is no element on Mendeleev’s (the current) periodic table of elements abbreviated, either partially, or fully, with the letter J.

Fact 21. There is no tipping in Iceland.

Fact 22. There is now an ATM at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, which has a winter population of two hundred people.

Fact 23. There was a 19th century Native American tribal chief who went under the name, “Not Able to Fornicate.”

Fact 24. There was a book written fourteen years before the sinking of the Titanic happened titled “Futility” by Morgan Robertson. This book was remarkably similar to the tragedy that happened to the Titanic in 1912.

Fact 25. There was a molasses flood in Boston on January 15, 1919 that killed 21 people and injured 150 people.

Fact 26. There was a post office on the Russian space station Mir. Visiting cosmonauts would use unique postal “markers” to stamp envelopes and other items as having flown aboard the Mir space station.

Fact 27. There was a time in Japan where a wife being left handed was a ground for divorce.

Fact 28. There was an army general during the Liberia Civil War who used to lead his army into battle naked. His nickname was “General Butt Naked.” Joshua Milton Blahyi (his real name) is now an evangelical preacher in Monrovia.

Fact 29. There was no punctuation until the 15th century.

Fact 30. There was once a country called Prussia. After World War II, it was divided among Poland, Germany, and the USSR.

Fact 31. There was once a fish caught in Delaware Bay with a watch still ticking inside.

Fact 32. There were 13 couples celebrating their honeymoon on the Titanic.

Fact 33. There were 43,687 toilet related accidents in the United States in 1996.

Fact 34. There were approximately 2,228 people on board the Titanic when it sank. Of this, only 706 people survived.

Fact 35. There were no red colored M&Ms from 1976 to 1987.

Fact 36. Thirteen percent of the human population reside in deserts.

Fact 37. Thirty percent of all bingo players are under the age of 35.

Fact 38. Thirty to 40 gallons of sugar maple sap must be boiled down to make just one gallon of maple syrup.

Fact 39. Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are
already married.

Fact 40. Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.

Fact 41. Thomas Edison designed a helicopter that would work with gunpowder. It ended up blowing up and also blew up his factory.

Fact 42. Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark.

Fact 43. Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark. (Hence, the light bulb?)

Fact 44. Thomas Edison, the inventor of the light bulb was afraid of the dark.

Fact 45. Thomas Jefferson had three achievements placed on his headstone at his request, “Here Was Buried Thomas Jefferson/Author Of The Declaration Of American Independence/Of The Statute Of Virginia For Religious Freedom/And Father Of The University of Virginia.? He never mentioned being President of the United States.

Fact 46. Thomas Watson, who was the chairman of IBM in 1943 predicted that their would probably only be a world market for five computers.

Fact 47. Three consecutive strikes in bowling is called a turkey.

Fact 48. Three years after a person quits smoking, there chance of having a heart attack is the same as someone who has never smoked before.

Fact 49. Throughout the South, peanuts were known as “Monkey Nuts,” and “Goober peas,” before the civil war.

Fact 50. Ticks can be as small as a grain of rice and grow to be as big as a marble.

Fact 51. Tiger Woods is the first athlete to has been named “Sportsman of the Year” by magazine Sports Illustrated two times.

Fact 52. Tiger Woods was introduced to golf at nine months of age by his father.

Fact 53. Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

Fact 54. To be born on Sunday was considered a sign of great sin during the Puritan times.

Fact 55. To lose one pound of fat, a person has to burn approximately 3,500 calories.

Fact 56. To make an espresso 42 coffee beans are needed.

Fact 57. To make butter more attractive in colour, carrot juice was used by people in the Middle Ages.

Fact 58. To make one glass of orange juice, 50 glasses of water are needed to grow enough oranges to make the juice.

Fact 59. To make one pound of butter, 29 cups of milk are needed.

Fact 60. To make one pound of whole milk cheese, 10 pounds of whole milk is needed.

Fact 61. To make one raindrop of water, it takes approximately a million cloud droplets

Fact 62. To manufacture a new car approximately 148,000 liters of water is needed.

Fact 63. To produce a dozen eggs, a hen has to eat about four pounds of feed.

Fact 64. To tell if a egg is fully cooked or raw, just spin it. If the egg wobbles then it is still raw, and if it easily spins it is fully cooked.

Fact 65. Tobacco contains over 50 chemicals that can cause cancer.

Fact 66. Tobacco kills more Americans each year than alcohol, cocaine, crack, heroin, homicide, suicide, car accidents, fire and AIDS combined.

Fact 67. Tohru Iwatani, the inventor of the video game Pac-Man, came up with the idea when he saw a pizza with a slice missing at a dinner party.

Fact 68. Tomatina is the legendary Spanish tomato-throwing festival held in Bunol, Spain.

Fact 69. Tomato ketchup is a good conditioner for the hair. It also helps get the greenish tinge that some blonde haired people get after swimming in water with chlorine in it.

Fact 70. Tomatoes and cucumbers are fruits.

Fact 71. Tomatos were once referred to as “love apples.” This is because their was a superstition that people would fall in love by eating them.

Fact 72. Toronto was the first city in the world with a computerized traffic signal system.

Fact 73. Totally Hair Barbie is the best selling Barbie of all time. It sold over ten million units.

Fact 74. Touching and stroking a plant will aid in it growing healthy.

Fact 75. Traditionally, wild cabbage was used as an aphrodisiac.

Fact 76. Traveling by air is the safest means of transportation.

Fact 77. Trees that are near street lights do not shed their leaves as fast as a tree that is in the country.

Fact 78. Tripolini pasta was named for the Italian conquest of Tripoli in Libya.

Fact 79. Tropical rainforests cover about 7% of the Earth and receive over 80 inches of rain every year.

Fact 80. True spiders always have organs for spinning silk known as spinnerets.

Fact 81. Tug of War was an Olympic event between 1900 and 1920.

Fact 82. Tug of war was an Olympic event from 1900-1920.

Fact 83. Turkeys can have heart attacks. When the Air Force was conducting test runs and breaking the sound barrier, fields of turkeys dropped dead because of heart attacks.

Fact 84. Turkeys have a wingspan of approximately 4.5 feet.

Fact 85. Turtles can breathe through their butts.

Fact 86. Twelve men have landed on and explored the moon.

Fact 87. Twit is the name given for a pregnant goldfish.

Fact 88. TWIX Caramel Cookie Bars were first introduced in 1979.

Fact 89. Two million red blood cells die every second.

Fact 90. Two objects have struck the earth with enough force to destroy a whole city. Each object, one in 1908 and again in 1947, struck regions of Siberia. Not one human being was hurt either time.

Fact 91. Two out of five people end up marrying their first love.

Fact 92. Two-thirds of Canadians live in Quebec and Ontario.

Fact 93. Tycho Brahe, a 16th century astronomer, lost his nose in a duel with one of his students over a mathematical computation. He wore a silver replacement nose for the rest of his life.

Fact 94. TYPEWRITER, is one of the longest words that can be made using the letters only one row of the keyboard.

Fact 95. U.S. bills are 2.61 inches wide, 6.14 inches long, and are .0043 inches thick and weigh 1 gram.

Fact 96. U.S. Postal Service processes 38 million address changes each year.

Fact 97. Ukrainian monk, Dionysius Exiguus, created the modern day Christian calendar.

Fact 98. Ukrainian people celebrate Christmas on January 7th, which is the Orthodox Christmas Day.

Fact 99. Unlike a frog a toad cannot jump.

Fact 100. Unlike other four legged mammals, kangaroos cannot walk backwards.

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Fact 1. The worlds tallest free fall rollercoaster is The Giant Drop located in Australia. The drops is 120 meters which is equivalent to a 39 storey building.

Fact 2. The Xerox company was initially called the Haloid Company.

Fact 3. The YKK on the zipper of your Levis stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushibibaisha, the worlds largest zipper manufacturer.

Fact 4. The YKK that you see on zippers stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha which is the name of the founder of the zipper manufacturing company in Japan.

Fact 5. The youngest actress to be nominated as best actress is Keisha Castle-Hughes who was nominated at just 13 years old.

Fact 6. The youngest pope was 11 years old.

Fact 7. There are 10 million bacteria at the place where you rest your hands at a desk.

Fact 8. There are 122 pebbles per square inch on a Spalding basketball.

Fact 9. There are 158 verses in the Greek National Anthem.

Fact 10. There are 293 steps to the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Fact 11. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

Fact 12. There are 315 species of parrot in the world.

Fact 13. There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

Fact 14. There are 40 official jelly belly flavours.

Fact 15. There are 400 species of bacteria in the human colon.

Fact 16. There are 50% more males that are left handed compared to females.

Fact 17. There are 500,000 detectable earthquakes in the world each year.

Fact 18. There are 54 bones in your hands including the wrists.

Fact 19. There are 691 drinking fountains in the Pentagon.

Fact 20. There are about 125 million multiples (twins, triplets, etc.) worldwide.

Fact 21. There are about 34,000 species of spiders.

Fact 22. There are about 6,800 languages in the world.

Fact 23. There are about 61,300 pizza restaurants in the United States of America.

Fact 24. There are an average of 178 sesame seeds on a McDonald’s Big Mac bun.

Fact 25. There are an equivalent number of cows and people in Friesland, Netherlands.

Fact 26. There are an estimated 2,500 collisions between birds and planes each year in the US.

Fact 27. There are approximately 100 million acts of sexual intercourse each day.

Fact 28. There are approximately 100,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body.

Fact 29. There are approximately 1300 species of scorpion but only 25 of them are deadly.

Fact 30. There are approximately 2,700 different species of mosquitoes.

Fact 31. There are approximately 2000 thunderstorms that are active at the same time which results in 100 lightning flashes a second.

Fact 32. There are approximately 45 billion fat cells in an average adult.

Fact 33. There are approximately 60 muscles in the face.

Fact 34. There are approximately 7,000 feathers on an eagle.

Fact 35. There are approximately 75,000,000 horses in the world.

Fact 36. There are approximately 9,000 taste buds on the tongue.

Fact 37. There are approximately 90 people that have been frozen after their death.

Fact 38. There are approximately fifty Bibles sold each minute across the world.

Fact 39. There are approximately one hundred million people in the United States that have a chronic illness.

Fact 40. There are are roughly 100 million single adults living in the USA.

Fact 41. There are at least six universal facial expressions. They are: happiness, sadness, disgust, fear, anger and surprise.

Fact 42. There are bananas called “Red banana” that are maroon to dark purple when ripe.

Fact 43. There are coffee flavored PEZ

Fact 44. There are dolphins that live in the Amazon River that are the colour pink.

Fact 45. There are five million scent receptors located in a human beings nose.

Fact 46. There are five years in a quinquennium.

Fact 47. There are mirrors on the moon. Astronauts left them so that laser beams could be bounced off of them from Earth. These beams help give us the distance to the moon give or take a few metres.

Fact 48. There are more Barbie dolls in Italy than there are Canadians in Canada.

Fact 49. There are more chickens than people in the world.

Fact 50. There are more pigs than humans in Denmark.

Fact 51. There are more plastic flamingos in America than real ones.

Fact 52. There are more recreational golfers per capita in Canada than any other country in the world.

Fact 53. There are more Subway restaurants in Canada than there are McDonald restaurants.

Fact 54. There are more than 1,000 chemicals in a cup of coffee. Of these, only 26 have been tested, and half-caused cancer in rats.

Fact 55. There are more than 2,000 different varieties of cheese in the world.

Fact 56. There are more than 2,400 flea species in the world.

Fact 57. There are more than 250,000 rivers in the United States, which amounts to 3.5 million miles of rivers.

Fact 58. There are more than 3000 documented caves located in the state of Tennessee.

Fact 59. There are more than 40 million Americans that have “chronic halitosis,” which is bad breath that never goes away.

Fact 60. There are more than 50 different types of pumpkins. Some of them have names such as Munchkin, Funny Face, and Spooktacular.

Fact 61. There are more than 640 muscles in the human body.

Fact 62. There are no ants in Iceland, Antarctica and Greenland.

Fact 63. There are no blossoms on the branches of a fig tree, instead it is inside the fruit.

Fact 64. There are no snakes in New Zealand.

Fact 65. There are no two zebras who have stripes that are exactly the same.

Fact 66. There are only four words in the English language which end in

Fact 67. There are only four words in the English language which end in”-dous”: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

Fact 68. There are over 1,000,000 swimming pools in Florida, eventhough the ocean is no farther than 80 miles away.

Fact 69. There are over 1,800 known species of fleas.

Fact 70. There are over 100 styles of BluBlocker sunglasses available on the market.

Fact 71. There are over 2,000 different species of cactuses.

Fact 72. There are over 2,000 different types of cheese in the world.

Fact 73. There are over 2,000 species of butterflies in the rainforests of South America.

Fact 74. There are over 200 parts in a typical telephone.

Fact 75. There are over 500 different types of bananas.

Fact 76. There are over 600 different pasta shapes.

Fact 77. There are over 9 million beef and dairy cattle in New Zealand.

Fact 78. There are over one billion people that are actively involved in rice growth.

Fact 79. There are over one hundred billion galaxies with each galaxy having billions of stars.

Fact 80. There are over three trillion craters on the moon, with some being having a diameter over three feet.

Fact 81. There are places in Saskatchewan called Elbow, Eyebrow, and Drinkwater.

Fact 82. There are six million parts in the Boeing 747-400.

Fact 83. There are some bananas that are red instead of yellow.

Fact 84. There are some hospitals in Shanghai that have issued a rule that a nurse must wear lipstick while on duty.

Fact 85. There are some ice creams that are 75% air.

Fact 86. There are some species of snails that are venomous. Their venom can be fatal to humans.

Fact 87. There are some types of chocolates that are actually good for the arteries and heart.

Fact 88. There are species of fish that can walk on land in search of water when its water source dries up. Some can survive as long as three days on land such as the snakehead fish.

Fact 89. There are three golf balls sitting on the moon.

Fact 90. There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.

Fact 91. There has only been 193,000 metric tonnes of gold discovered to date.

Fact 92. There have been 191 coops in Bolivia since it became a sovereign country in 1825.

Fact 93. There have been close to 200 coups and counter-coups in the country of Bolivia.

Fact 94. There have been over fifty million Mr. Potato Heads sold since it came out in 1952.

Fact 95. There is a “cemetery town” in California named Colma. Concerns about the public health, crime, and the need for space forced the city of San Francisco to outlaw burials in 1902. The city of Colma, which is five miles south of San Francisco, was established to bury the dead. The ratio of dead to living people is 750 to 1.

Fact 96. There is a certain species of kangaroo that is only 2.5 centimetres long when it is born.

Fact 97. There is a certain type of Hawk Moth caterpillar from Brazil that inflates its thorax, which makes its head look like a head of a snake when it feels it is in danger or alarmed.

Fact 98. There is a city called Smackover located in Arkansas.

Fact 99. There is a dog museum in St. Louis, Missouri.

Fact 100. There is a doggy disco held in Italy every year where owners can dance with their dogs.

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