North Dakota is the only state in the US that has never had an earthquake.

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In February 1901, Dixie Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Atlanta, Georgia changed it's name to The Coca-Cola Bottling Company.

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According to the Pentagon, Russia has supplied more than 85% of all of China's arms imports since early 1990.

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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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A penny dropped from the top of a skyscraper could not kill someone (but could cause injury).

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Did you know that there are 206 bones in the adult human body and there are 300 in children (as they grow some of the bones fuse together).

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Alaska could hold the 21 smallest States.

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The longest living cells in the body are brain cells which can live an entire lifetime.

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Percentage of American women who say they'd marry the same man: 50%.

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The typical American eats 263 eggs a year.

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The parachute was invented by DiVinci in 1515.

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Before 1850 golf balls were made of leather and stuffed with feathers.

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

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The brain is soft and gelatinous - its consistency is something between jelly and cooked pasta.

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The lion costume in the film Wizard of Oz was made from real lions.

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Sneeze travels out of your mouth at over 100 miles (161 km) an hour.

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The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.

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During the American Civil War, 185,000 troops died in combat or of battle-related wounds, 373,000 died of disease.

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Even though it is widely attributed to him Shakespeare never actually used the word 'gadzooks'.

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Rice paper does not have any rice in it!

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The most fatal car accidents occur on Saturday.

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In 2005, Canada was the single-largest trading partner with the United States. China was second and Mexico was third.

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Sitting too close to the TV will not ruin your eyesight.

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In 2005, Canada was the single-largest trading partner with the United States. China was second and Mexico was third.

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Most lipstick have fish scales.

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Britain is still paying off debts that predate the Napoleonic wars because it's cheaper to do so than buy back the bonds on which they are based.

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In Colombia, an individual can be fined up to $90,000 for gossiping.

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The collecting of beer mats (coasters) is called tegestology.

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Mosquito's are attracted to the color blue twice as much as to any other color.

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A can of SPAM is opened every 4 seconds.

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San Jose was the original capital of California.

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In your lifetime, you'll shed over 40 pounds of skin.

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In 1933, Mickey Mouse, an animated cartoon character, received 800,000 fan letters.

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

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In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.

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A can of SPAM is opened every 4 seconds.

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The first female guest host of "Saturday Night Live" was Candace Bergen.

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The longest one syllable word in the English language is "screeched".

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Happy Birthday (the song) is copyrighted.

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A German World War II submarine was sunk due to malfunction of the toilet.

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The largest meteorite crater in the world is in Winslow, Arizona. It is 4,150 feet across and 150 feet deep.

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Every minute in the U.S. six people turn 17.

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A penny dropped from the top of a skyscraper could not kill someone (but could cause injury).

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Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is not considered an insult! Despite the expensive food, tipping is welcome as in any other country.

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Less than 3% of Nestle's sales are for chocolate.

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Nearly 90% of American teens used the Internet in 2005.

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In 2005, the US government spent on average over $20,000 for each household.

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The dome on Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home, conceals a billiards room. In Jefferson's day, billiards were illegal in Virginia.

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Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.

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Methane gas can often be seen bubbling up from the bottom of ponds. It is produced by the decomposition of dead plants and animals in the mud.

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Every year the sun loses 360 million tons.

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The typical American eats 263 eggs a year.

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Tamiflu's main natural ingredient is Chinese star anise.

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Cacao, the main ingredient of chocolate is the most pest-ridden tree in the jungle.

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It has been recommended by dentists that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet (two meters) away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush!

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In 1960, the ratio of the average Fortune 500 CEO's pay to the US president's salary was 2-to-1. Today, this ratio is around 30-to-1.

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