The Himalayan gogi berry contains, weight for weight, more iron than steak, more beta carotene than carrots, more vitamin C than oranges.

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

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The more panels a football has - and therefore the more seams - the easier it is to control in the air.

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Carl Sagan was a pot smoker.

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The Eiffel Tower has 1792 steps.

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Jeremy Bentham, a British philosopher who died in 1832,left his entire estate to the London Hospital provided that his body be allowed to preside over its board meetings. His skeleton was clothed and fitted with a wax mask of his face. It was present at the meeting for 92 years.

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Sex workers (Prostitutes) in Roman times charged the equivalent price of eight glasses of red wine.

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Cats are the most popular pets in the United States.

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It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

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The green stuff on the occasional freak potato chip is chlorophyll.

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Columbia University is the second largest landowner in New York City, after the Catholic Church.

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Roman Emperor Caligula made his horse a senator.

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A tortoise can live up to 140 years old.

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The Mona Lisa used to hang on the wall of Napoleon's bedroom.

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Blue and white are the most common school colors.

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The largest living thing on the face of the Earth is a mushroom underground in Oregon. It measures three and a half miles in diameter.

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The number of left-handed men is double that of left-handed women.

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The word "democracy" is banned in online chat rooms in China.

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Percentage of Africa that is wilderness--28%. Percentage of North America that is wilderness--38%.

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Active membership in the United Auto Workers union at the Big Three auto makers has declined from 800,000 members in 1970 to around 270,000 members in 2005.

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Your odds of being killed by space debris are approximately 1 in 5 billion.

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The number of left-handed men is double that of left-handed women.

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An inch (2.5 centimeters) of rain water is equivalent to 15 inches (38.1 centimeters) of dry, powdery snow.

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The number of left-handed men is double that of left-handed women.

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Your odds of being killed in a tornado are 1 in 2 million.

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The largest man-made lake in the U.S. is Lake Mead, created by Hoover Dam.

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The largest pumpkin weighed 377 pounds.

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Pet superstores now sell about 40 percent of all pet food.

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Most lipstick have fish scales.

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was originally entitled Headcheese, but was changed at the last minute.

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In 2005, each person in the world consumed, on average, 77 beverages made by The Coca-Cola Company.

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In 2005, workers at General Motors earned an average hourly wage of nearly $26, about 70% more than the average manufacturing wage.

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Abraham Lincoln was the only U.S. president to hold a patent. It was for an invention to buoy boats over shallow rivers.

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The name for Oz in "The Wizard of Oz" was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence "Oz."

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The dumbest domesticated animal is the turkey.

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The average American consumes 1.2 pounds of spider eggs a year and eat 2.5 pounds of insect parts a year.

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The average CEO's salary in the US is 475 times greater than the average worker's salary. In Japan, it is 11 times greater; in France, 15 times; in Canada, 20; in South Africa, 21, and in Britain, 22.

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In 1976, the 10 billionth gallon of "Coca-Cola" syrup was produced.

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There is a rare condition called Exploding Head Syndrome which you have probably never heard of.

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Before Prohibition, Schlitz Brewery owned more property in Chicago than anyone else, except the Catholic church.

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Dogs and cats consume over $11 billion worth of pet food a year!

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Pele has always hated his nickname, which he says sounds like "baby-talk in Portuguese".

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Carl Sagan was a pot smoker.

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Because of Animal Crackers, many kids until they reach the age of ten, believe a bear is as tall as a giraffe.

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Every year the sun loses 360 million tons.

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There are more than 1,700 references to gems and precious stones in the King James translation of the Bible.

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Dogs and cats consume over $11 billion worth of pet food a year!

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Earthworms have five hearts.

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As of July 2005, the smallest country in terms of population was Pitcairn Islands with 45 inhabitants!

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The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

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A giraffe has a 20-inch tongue.

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Japan is the largest exporter of frog's legs.

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99% of the pumpkins sold in the US end up as jack-o-lanterns.

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Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon with his left foot first.

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The highest paid CEO in 2004 was Terry Semel of Yahoo. He earned $230 million, or approximately $630,000 per day.

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Goldfish swallowing started at Harvard in 1939.

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