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There is enough water in Lake Superior to cover all of North and South America with water one foot deep.

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Zimbabwe has issued the world's first 100-trillion dollar note, after inflation there hit a 65 followed by 107 zeros percent rate.

is that 650 billion google percent?

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Flirting is good for your health. Studies show that flirtatious people have higher white blood-cell counts, which improve both immunity and health.


There’s more than one way to do it. Scientists have discovered 52 specific “flirting signals” used by humans. The most common signal? The saucy hairflip, of course.


It’s still illegal in some cities. In Little Rock, AR, there’s a law on the books warning that engaging in lascivious banter may result in a 30-day jail term. Another outdated law in New York City decrees that men can be fined $25 for gazing suggestively at a female; a second conviction stipulates the offender don a pair of blinders whenever he goes outside (or just take his wife with him).


We’re doing it while driving. Forget trendy bars—the freeway is the newest meat market. A full 62 percent of drivers have flirted with someone in a different vehicle while commuting, and 31 percent of those flirtations resulted in a date (don't even try if you drive a Yugo).

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For each and every particle in the universe (electrons, protons, neutrons, et cetera), there is at least a billion neutrinos/anti-neutrinos - and more are being created every second.

You can tell a neutrino from its anti because when it zips at you, it spins clockwise - ie, it will always spin clockwise as seen head-on

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Splenda(tm) is just sucrose with 3 chlorine atoms added - sometimes aka:
1,6-dichloro-1, 6-dideoxy-β-D-fructofuranosyl-4-chloro-4-deoxy-α-D-galactopyranoside

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Thanksgiving brought about the creation of T.V. Dinners

Part of the reason that Swanson started creating T.V. Dinners in 1953 was because they needed to find something to do with 260 tons of frozen turkeys that were left over from Thanksgiving. Talk about a lot of Turkey dinners!

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Mrs. Golda Meir was the second elected female leader in modern times (She was the Prime Minister of Israel in 1969). Who was the first?

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In Tokyo, a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less than 50 minutes!

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It is actually the Coanda effect - not the Bernoulli principle - that causes the shower curtain to rise up against your legs.

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Three times more Mathematicians believe in God than Biologists do. About 5% of Biologists believe in God.

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On online dating services men lie about their income and height the most. Women lie most about their weight and hair color.

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The average human body, consisting of about 10,000,000,000,000 cells, and has about ten times that number of microorganisms (mostly bacteria) in the gut.

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The ten most popular names for females in the US as of 2010
1. Isabella
2. Emma
3. Olivia
4. Sophia
5. Ava
6. Emily
7. Madison
8. Abigail
9. Chloe
10. Mia

to be complete

The ten most popular names for males in the US as of 2010

1. Jacob
2. Ethan
3. Michael
4. Alexander
5. William
6. Joshua
7. Daniel
8. Jayden
9. Noah
10. Anthony

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TV in the US is full of Ghost Hunting shows where one bunch of nimrods walk around in dimly lit places equipped with night vision stuff and ghost meters. After all, about 60% of the American public believes in ghosts!

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Damn, if only I'd known this a week ago I'd have a closet full of candy. It could have been 8,000,001.

"(Reuters) - Eight million Americans admit they send themselves Valentine's Day
gifts."

And, switch to yellow. Colors mean what you want them to mean.
"Saudi Arabia has banned red roses ahead of Valentine's Day, forcing couples in the conservative Muslim nation to think of new ways to show their love.

The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice ordered florists and gift shop owners in the capital Riyadh to remove any items colored scarlet which is widely seen as symbolizing love."

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Comment:
If it wouldn't be for the huge amount of secret police in Saudi Arabia, they would quickly follow the example of Egypt.

In the US more children (under ten years old) get killed by swimming pools than guns. Actually, the chances of a child being killed by a swimming pool is 100 times higher than being killed by a gun.

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If the number is divisible by nine - its digits adds up to nine and/or are also divisible by nine.

another 'nine' - in accounting, if your books do not balance and the difference is divisible by nine, somewhere 2 digits were transposed

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A mosquito has 47 teeth.

I had to look that up.
Mosquitoes have four knife-like tools of serrated teeth that surround a pair of fine tubes — one for dripping a pain suppressor and one for sucking blood.

A common house mosquito (Culex sp.) stabs the skin with her sharp snout and saws in with her four knife tools to draw blood. She shoots in saliva laced with anesthetic (to escape notice) and an anticoagulant (to keep blood flowing). Then she sucks blood.

In 90 seconds, she sucks enough blood to nourish 100 eggs or more — and is too heavy to fly. She makes a controlled descent to a close safe spot where she squeezes in on her abdomen. Water oozes out of the blood, filtered through the abdominal wall, and forms a large drop. Light again, she takes off.

During her short adult life (two weeks to a month) she bites one to three times, says Larry Weber, naturalist and author of Spiders of the North Woods. (Males feed on nectar and plant juices.)

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