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Amazing Facts

 

There are more than 50 different kinds of kangaroos.

Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day.

A giraffe can clean its ears with its tongue

Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.

"Rhythm" is the longest English word without a vowel.

The African elephant produces the loudest sound of any animal, 188 decibels.

More than 1,000 different languages are spoken on the continent of Africa.

Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people

The present population of 5 billion plus people of the world is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

Honey is the only food that does not spoil.

More people are killed each year from bees than from snakes.

The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.

The six official languages of the United Nations are: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish.

Earth is the only planet not named after a god.

The word "queue" is the only word in English that is pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.

Someone paid $14,000 for the bra worn by Marilyn Monroe in the film 'Some Like It Hot'.

Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails

The average person laughs 10 times a day.

"Almost" is the longest word in English with all the letters in alphabetical order.

There are more chickens than people in the world.

There is a city called Rome on every continent.

Niagara Falls froze completely solid in the winter of 1932.


 

 

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