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    Here are some interesting, but true facts, that you may or may not have known.

    The Statue of Liberty's index finger is eight feet long


    Rain has never been recorded in some parts of the Atacama Desert in Chile


    A 75 year old person will have slept about 23 years.


    A Boeing 747's wing span is longer than the Wright brother's first flight.(the Wright brother's invented the airplane)


    There are as many chickens on earth as there are humans.


    One type of hummingbird weighs less than a penny


    The word "set " has the most number of definitions in the English language;192


    Slugs have four noses


    Sharks can live up to 100 years


    Mosquitos are more attracted to the color blue than any other color.


    Kangaroos can't walk backwards


    About 75 acres of pizza are eaten in in the U.S. Everyday


    The largest recorded snowflake was 15in wide and 8in thick. It fell in Montana in 1887


    The tip of a bullwhip moves so fast that the sound it makes is actually a tiny sonic boom.


    Former president Bill Clinton only sent 2 emails in his entire 8 year presidency


    Koalas and humans are the only animals that have finger prints


    There are 200,000,000 insects for every one human


    It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery had in it to begin with.


    The world's largest Montessori school is in India, with 26,312 students in 2002


    Octopus have three hearts


    If you ate too many carrots, you'd turn orange


    The average person spends two weeks waiting for a traffic light to change.


    1 in 2,000,000,000 people will live to be 116 or old


    The body has 2-3 million sweat glands


    Sperm whales have the biggest brains; 20 lbs


    Tiger shark embryos fight each other in their mother's womb. The survivor is born.


    Most cats are left pawed


    250 people have fallen off the Leaning Tower of Pisa


    A Blue whale's tongue weighs more than an elephant


    You use 14 muscles to smile and 43 to frown. Keep Smiling!


    Bamboo can grow up to 3 ft in 24 hours


    An eyeball weighs about 1 ounce


    Bone is five times stronger than steel.

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