The state of California raises the most turkeys out of all of the states.

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Pinocchio was made of pine.

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One million Americans, about 3,000 each day, take up smoking each year. Most of them are children.

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

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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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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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The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life."

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The average person laughs 15 times a day.

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

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If a native Hawaiian woman places the flower on her right ear, she is available.

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A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

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Not only the fur of the tiger is striped but also its skin.

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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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The total combined weight of the worlds ant population is heavier than the weight of the human population.

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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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Hummingbirds can't walk.

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

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TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.

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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 motto of the American people, "In God We Trust," was not adopted as the national slogan until 1956.

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

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In ancient Greece, children of wealthy families were dipped in olive oil at birth to keep them hairless throughout their lives.

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On average, a 4-year-old child asks 437 questions a day.

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The adult online industry in the US has annual sales of at least $1 billion , and as many as 10 million paying subscribers.

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Tiger Woods is the highest paid athlete. He makes around $80 million per year (or $219,000 per day).

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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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SCUBA divers cannot pass gas at depths of 33 feet or below.

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The town of Los Angeles, California, was originally named "El Pueblo la Nuestra Senora de Reina de los Angeles de la Porciuncula".

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The first video aired on MTV was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles in 1981.

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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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25% of a human's bones are in its feet.

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Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

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

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

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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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Just about 3 people are born every second, and about 1.3333 people die every second. The result is about a 2 and 2/3 net increase of people every second. Almost 10 people more live on this Earth now, than before you finished reading this.

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In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.

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As of 2006, more than one in eight people in the United States show signs of addiction to the internet.

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

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Not only the fur of the tiger is striped but also its skin.

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There was once a town in West Virginia called "6".

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Jupiter, the fifth planet from the sun, is the largest planet in the solar system, twice as big as all the other planets combined.

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As of July 2005, China was the largest country in the World with a population of over 1.3 billion people (over 20% of the World's population).

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

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Titanic was running at 22 knots when she hit the iceberg.

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The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado.

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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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A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length.

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Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

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On average, a 4-year-old child asks 437 questions a day.

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Genetically-engineered babies were born first in 2001.

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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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You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

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

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The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life."

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