Diet Coke was only invented in 1982.

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Adding a drop of olive oil and lemon juice to an ice cube then running it over your face gives you better results than some expensive skin care products.

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Rapper Ice Cube's real name is O'Shea Jackson.

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The United States has more airports than any other nation (there are over 14,800).

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In some Asian countries, the family name is written first and the individual name written second.

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It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

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Cost of raising a medium size dog to the age of 11: $6,400.

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In the year 2000, Pope John Paul II was named an "Honorary Harlem Globetrotter"!

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The cost of prescription drugs in the US has increased on average by 8.3% annually since 1994. The average rate of inflation during this time period was only about 2.5%.

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The first known marketer of the flushing toilet was Thomas Crapper.

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Toilet paper was invented in 1857.

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

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Camel's milk, which is widely drunk in Arab countries, has 10 times more iron than cow's milk.

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If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

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The unemployment rate of Liberia was estimated at 85% in 2003.

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Adding a drop of olive oil and lemon juice to an ice cube then running it over your face gives you better results than some expensive skin care products.

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

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Francis Scott Key was a young lawyer who wrote the poem, 'The Star Spangled Banner', after being inspired by watching the Americans fight off the British attack of Baltimore during the War of 1812. The poem became the words to the national anthem.

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Less than one per cent of the 500 Chinese cities have clean air, respiratory disease is China's leading cause of death.

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Rice paper does not have any rice in it!

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Every vehicle produced by General Motors in the United States includes about $1,500 in health-care costs - typically more than the value of steel contained in the vehicle.

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The ears of a cricket are located on the front legs, just below the knee.

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Naturalists use marshmallows to lure alligators out of swamps.

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The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

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The avocado has the most calories of any fruit.

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The pet ferret was domesticated more than 500 years before the house cat.

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

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2 and 5 are the only prime numbers that end in 2 or 5.

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

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The average American consumes enough caffeine in one year to kill a horse.

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You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

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Orangutans warn people to stay out of their territory by belching.

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Iceland was the first country to legalize abortion in 1935.

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More steel in the US is used to make bottle caps than to manufacture automobile bodies.

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The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the fashion in Renaissance Florence to shave them off.

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It's rumored that sucking on a copper penny will cause a breathalyzer to read 0. Myth Busters on the Discovery Channel proved this wrong.

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During World War II, the British Intelligence used the Colossus Machines (precursor to computers) at Bletchley Park to help decode the enigma code of the Nazis.

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Sir Isaac Newton, who invented Calculus, had trouble with names to the point where he would forget his brothers' names.

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The most fatal car accidents occur on Saturday.

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The car in the foreground on the back of a $10 bill is a 1925 Hupmobile.

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Washington State has the longest single beach in the United States: Long Beach, WA.

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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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Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

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

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Armadillos, opossums, and sloth's spend about 80% of their lives sleeping.

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It's physically impossible for you to lick your elbow.

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The world's longest Coca-Cola truck is in Sweden. It is 79 feet long with a four-axle trailer

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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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The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

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90% of New York City cab drivers are recently arrived immigrants.

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Adding a drop of olive oil and lemon juice to an ice cube then running it over your face gives you better results than some expensive skin care products.

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

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Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

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Licking a stamp leads to the consumption of 1/10 of a calorie.

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No piece of normal-size paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.

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