Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.

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Fathers tend to determine the height of their child, mothers their weight.

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The human eye blinks an average of 4,200,000 times a year.

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The Population of the world can live within the state boundaries of Texas.

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Carl Sagan was a pot smoker.

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Pearls melt in vinegar.

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The new 787 Boeing was revealed on 7/8/07 or July 8th, 07.

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You share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world.

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The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it.

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In 2006, the U.S. was the largest Internet market in the world with 182 million users. China was second with 134 million users.

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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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The "Spanish Flu" of 1918, which killed at least 50 million people world-wide, originated in Kansas, not Spain.

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The world's largest amphibian is the giant salamander. It can grow up to 5 ft. in length.

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Alaska could hold the 21 smallest States.

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Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

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The first Lifesaver flavor was peppermint.

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A tortoise can live up to 140 years old.

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The first airline, DELAG, was established on October 16, 1909, to carry passengers between German cities by Zeppelin airships. Up to November 1913, more than 34,000 people had used the service.

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Dry cereal for breakfast was invented by John Henry Kellogg at the turn of the century.

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Abe Lincoln bought 50 cents worth of cocaine in 1860.

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

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

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Upper and lower case letters are named 'upper' and 'lower', because in the time when al original print had to be set in individual letters, the 'upper case' letters were stored in the case on top of the case stored smaller, 'lower case' letters.

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Every second over 7,000 Coca-Cola products are consumed.

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Earth is the only planet not named after a pagan God.

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The "Spanish Flu" of 1918, which killed at least 50 million people world-wide, originated in Kansas, not Spain.

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

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One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water!

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

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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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Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy.

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A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length.

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Only humans sleep on their backs.

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"Naked" means to be unprotected. "Nude" means unclothed.

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The correct response to the Irish greeting, "Top of the morning to you," is "and the rest of the day to yourself."

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The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; '7' was selected because the original containers were 7 ounces. 'UP' indicated the direction of the bubbles.

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Percentage of American men who say they would marry the same woman if they had it to do all over again: 80%.

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Pope Pius II wrote an erotic book "Historia de duobos amantibus" in 1444.

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The bulls-eye on a dartboard must be 5 feet 8 inches off the ground.

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Fingerprints of koalas are similar (in pattern, shape and size) to the fingerprints of humans.

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To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs into its eyeballs-it will let you go instantly.

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New Jersey has a spoon museum with over 5,400 spoons from almost all the states.

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The world's longest game of Monopoly lasted more than 660 hours.

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The only letter not appearing on the Periodic Table is the letter iJi.

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South Africa has the highest number of AIDS deaths per year, with an estimated 370,000 dying in 2003 alone.

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An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards!

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Snakes are true carnivorous because they eat nothing but other animals. They do not eat any type of plant material.

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The average bed is home to over 6 billion dust mites.

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The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.

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The most fatal car accidents occur on Saturday.

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

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King Henry III of France, Louis XVI of France and Napoleon all suffered from ailurophobia--fear of cats.

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The egg came first.

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The poison arrow frogs of South and Central America are the most poisonous animals in the world.

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The US national anthem actually has three verses, but everyone just knows the first one.

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