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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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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Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

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Every year, kids in North America spend close to half a billion dollars on chewing gum!

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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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A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.

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

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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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Watching television can act as a natural painkiller for children.

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

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If all the Coca-Cola vending machines in the U.S. were stacked one on top of each other, the pile would be over 450 miles high.

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The U.S. ranks 29th in overall life expectancy, which is 78 years.

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Horses can't vomit and pigs can't look up in the sky.

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Native Hawaiian women were not allowed to cook.

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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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Average people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000.

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

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The first known heart medicine was discovered in an English garden. In 1799, physician John Ferriar noted the effect of dried leaves of the common foxglove plant, digitalis purpurea, on heart action. Still used in heart medications, digitalis slows the pulse and increases the force of heart contractions and the amount of blood pumped per heartbeat.

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All swans in England are the property of the queen or king.

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A tortoise can live up to 140 years old.

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The largest toy distributor in the world is McDonald's.

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

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Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better.

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Carl Sagan was a pot smoker.

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Coca-Cola was originally green.

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The electric shaver was patented on November 6, 1928.

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A typical full-time worker in the US with a four-year college degree earns about $50,000. This is 62% more than a worker with only a high-school diploma.

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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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If you eat a bar of chocolate every day for 36,500 days, you'll live to be 100 years old.

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

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The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it.

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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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Tamiflu's main natural ingredient is Chinese star anise.

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Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.

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In the 40's, the Bich pen was changed to Bic for fear that Americans would pronounce it 'Bitch'.

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The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.

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

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The first known heart medicine was discovered in an English garden. In 1799, physician John Ferriar noted the effect of dried leaves of the common foxglove plant, digitalis purpurea, on heart action. Still used in heart medications, digitalis slows the pulse and increases the force of heart contractions and the amount of blood pumped per heartbeat.

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The first known heart medicine was discovered in an English garden. In 1799, physician John Ferriar noted the effect of dried leaves of the common foxglove plant, digitalis purpurea, on heart action. Still used in heart medications, digitalis slows the pulse and increases the force of heart contractions and the amount of blood pumped per heartbeat.

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Weevils are more resistant to poisons in the morning than at night.

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In 32 years there are about 1 billion seconds!

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Napoleon made his battle plans in a sandbox.

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The tip of a 1/3 inch long hour-hand on a wristwatch travels at 0.00000275 mph.

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State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska.

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Nova Scotia is Latin for 'New Scotland.'

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If you can see a rainbow you must have your back to the sun.

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When Saigon fell, the signal for all Americans to evacuate was Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" being played on the radio.

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

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

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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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The average person has 100,000 hairs on his/her head. Each hair grows about 5 inches (12.7 cm) every year.

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A new book is published every 13 minutes in America.

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