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SOME MORE AMAZING FACTS



  • A cockroach can live nine days without its head before it starves to death.

  • A whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the speed of sound.

  • Alexander Graham Bell's wife and mother were both deaf .

  • Alfred Hitchcock did not have a belly button. It was eliminated when he was sewn up after surgery.

  • Fish scales are an ingredient in most lipsticks.

  • The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp(a variety of the marijuana plant) paper

  • On average, every chocolate bar contains at least three insect legs.

  • "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order

  • "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".

  • "Taxi" is spelled exactly the same in English,French, German, Swedish, and Portuguese.

  • 1 kg (2.2 pounds) of lemons contain more sugar than 1 kg of strawberries.

  • 22,000 checks will be deducted from the wrong bank accounts in the next hour.

  • By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you cannot sink into quicksand.

  • Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.

  • Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

  • 90% of bird species are monogamous; only 3% of animals are.

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

  • A blue whales heart only beats nine times per minute.

  • A chameleon's tongue is twice the length of its body.

  • A Cheetah at full speed takes strides of 8 meters.

  • A cockroaches favorite food is the glue on the back of stamps.

  • A cucumber is 96% water.

  • A Dalmatian is the only dog that can get gout.

  • A diamond will not dissolve in acid. The only thing that can destroy it is intense heat.

  • A donkey will sink in quicksand but a mule will not.

  • A fish's memory span is 3 seconds

  • A full-grown bear can run as fast as a horse.

  • A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside

  • A hippopotamus can run faster than a man can.

  • A lions roar can be heard from five miles away.

  • A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court.

  • A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length

  • A person who is lost in the woods and starving can obtain nourishment by chewing on his shoes. Leather has enough nutritional value to sustain life for a short time.

  • A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation. Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a few weeks.

  • A polar bears skin is black. Its fur is actually clear, but like snow it appears white.

  • A quarter of raw potato placed in each shoe at night will keep the leather soft and the shoes smelling fresh and clean.

  • A scientist who weighed people immediately before and after death concluded that the human soul weighs21 gms

  • A typical bed usually houses over 6 billion dust mites.

  • Abraham Lincoln had to go across the street to the War Department to get news from the battlefield because there was no telegraph in the White House.

  • Abraham Lincoln's ghost is said to haunt the White House.

  • Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with the hands.