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During it’s lifetime an oyster changes its sex from male to female and back several times.

Cephalacaudal recapitulation is the reason our extremities develop faster than the rest of us.

Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.

Daniel Boone hated coonskin caps.

More people speak English in China than the United States.

All the swans in England are property of the Queen.

The town of Calma, Chile in the Atacama Desert has never had rain.

Cleveland spelled backwards is DNA level C.

Winston Churchill was born in a ladies room during a dance.

A normal raindrop falls at about 7 miles per hour.

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

‘Stewardesses’ is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

The “pound” key on your keyboard (#) is called an octotroph.

The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

‘Stewardesses’ is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

The “pound” key on your keyboard (#) is called an octotroph.

The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.

During his entire life, Vincent Van Gogh sold exactly one painting, “Red Vineyard at Arles”.

Certain species of male butterflies produce scents that serve in attracting females during courtship.

There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.

Male bees will try to attract sex partners with orchid fragrance.

On a Canadian two-dollar bill, the American flag is flying over the Parliament Building.

In the Arctic, the sun sometimes appears to be square.

Non-dairy creamer is flammable.

Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.

Camel’s have three eyelids.

The average person laughs 10 times a day!

A healthy (non-colorblind) human eye can distinguish between 500 shades of gray.

A syzygy occurs when three atronomical bodies line up.

Shakespeare invented the word “assassination” and “bump.”

Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!

The Beetham Tower has 47 floors.

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

Elwood Edwards did the voice for the AOL sound files (i.e. “You’ve got Mail!”).

Americans are responsible for about 1/5 of the world’s garbage annually.

Lizards can self-amputate their tails for protection. It grows back after a few months.

The most frequently named bugs from the Bible are: Locust: 24, Moth: 11, Grasshopper: 10, Scorpion: 10, Caterpillar: 9, and Bee: 4.

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

In Utah, it is illegal to swear in front of a dead person.

Due to precipitation, for a few weeks, K2 is taller than Mt. Everest.

A scholar who studies the Marquis de Sade is called a Sadian not a Sadist.

What is called a “French kiss” in the English speaking world is known as an “English kiss” in France.
 

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