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First Name. Last Name. Address 1. Address 2. Enter your email address. They do not eat any type of plant material. Beth chill out you pre pubescent stupid little kid. Your 13 what do you mean your mature and wise shut up and go play with legos or something. Lol I think its so funny that a little a little girl is so upset over this. If you was mature ypu would know its all for fun and theres never anything you can believe on the internet. If your looking for the true facts pay more attention in school than on google.
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You can sneeze with your eyes open. And do fact checks there are a lot of other false facts in here. IT is possible for a pig to look up in the sky, just pick it up and lift it towards the sky thank me later. I agree with Beth, you should stop filling this generations heads with false information. I hope you will fix this soon. See of remaining comments. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages and Hubbers authors may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
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Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so. David more. The average lifespan of a major league baseball: 7 pitches. Dueling is legal is Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors. In , Babe Ruth out-homered very American League team. Every year 56,, people attend major league baseball games. There are dimples on a regulation golf ball. In Calama, a town in the Atacama Desert of Chile, it has never rained.
In space, astronauts cannot cry because there is no gravity and tears can't flow. Most lipstick contains fish scales. Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors. Recycling one glass jar saves enough energy to operate a television for three hours. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match. An average of people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year. Antarctica is the only continent without reptiles or snakes. San Francisco cable cars are the only National Monuments that can move.
February is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon. Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously. Lightning strikes the Earth times every second. There are over 87, Americans on waiting lists for organ transplants. Catsup leaves the bottle at a rate of 25 miles per year. Toxic house plants poison more children than household chemicals do.
According to Genesis , the chicken came before the egg. Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different. Your heart beats over , times a day. It takes approximately 12 hours for food to entirely digest. A sneeze travels out your mouth at over m. Women blink nearly twice as often as men. Most of the dust particles in your house are dead skin.
The longest bout of hiccups lasted nearly 69 years. Babies is born without kneecaps. They appear between the ages of 2 and 6. Men can read smaller print than women. Women can hear better. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes. Almost everyone who reads this will try to lick their elbow.
In a recent survey, Americans revealed that banana was their favorite smell. The Weddell seal can travel underwater for seven miles without surfacing for air. An iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes. Crocodiles and alligators are surprisingly fast on land. Although they are rapid, they are not agile, so if you ever find yourself chased by one, run in a zigzag line.
You'll lose him or her every time. Horses can't vomit. A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
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Butterflies taste with their feet. Penguins can jump as high as six feet in the air. All polar bears are left-handed. An eagle can kill a young deer and fly carrying it. It was discovered on a space mission that a frog can throw up. The frog vomits its entire stomach out so the organ is dangling out of its mouth.
Then the frog uses its forearms to dig out all of the stomach's contents and swallows the stomach back down again. The leg bones of a bat are so thin that no bat can walk. The katydid bug hears through holes in its hind legs. Slugs have four noses. Ostriches stick their heads in the sand to look for water. In a study of , ostriches over a period of 80 years there were no reported cases of an ostrich burying its head in the sand.
It's possible to lead a cow upstairs, but not downstairs. A shrimp's heart is in its head. A snail can sleep for three years. The chicken is one of the few things that man eats before it's born and after it's dead. Some dogs can predict when a child will have an epileptic seizure and even protect the child from injury. They're not trained to do this, they simply learn to respond after observing at least one attack. A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
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Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants. There are only three types of snakes on the island of Tasmania and all three are deadly poisonous. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky. Dolphins sleep with one eye open. A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds. A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes. Emus and kangaroos cannot walk backwards and are on the Australian coat of arms for that reason.
A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside. Only female mosquitoes bite. Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of the blue whale. They lived in China and had their child in Kotex was first manufactured as bandages, during WWI. In the 16th and 17th centuries in the country of Turkey, anyone caught drinking coffee was put to death.
Abraham Lincoln's dog, Fido, was also assassinated. In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak. About 3, years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in B. If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle.
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If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes. The youngest pope was 11 years old. Richard Versalle, a tenor performing at New York's Metropolitan Opera House, suffered a heart attack and fell 10 feet from a ladder to the stage just after singing the line, "You can only live so long.
However, more than 78 million did not vote. David Bowie used to think he was being stalked by someone who is dressed like a giant pink rabbit. Bowie noticed the fan at several recent concerts, but became alarmed when he got on a plane and the bunny was also on board. Samuel A. Mudd was the physician who set the leg of Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth, and whose shame created the expression for ignominy: "His name is Mudd. The first Fords had engines made by Dodge. In Ancient Egypt , priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
More than 8, US troops are still listed as missing in action from the Korean War. As of January 1, , the population of the United States increases by one person every 12 seconds. There is a birth every eight seconds, an immigrant is added every 25 seconds, and a death every 13 seconds. Inn the great fire of , half of London was burnt down but only six people were injured.
The only member of the band ZZ Top without a beard has the last name Beard. The electric chair was invented by a dentist. In Egypt around B. Egyptian women removed every hair from their heads with special gold tweezers and polished their scalps to a high sheen with buffing cloths.
She was the great-great granddaughter of the woman who'd broken her engagement to Lumley, eighty years before. In Elizabethan England, the spoon was so novel and prized that people carried their own folding spoons to banquets. It costs more to buy a new car today in the United States than it cost Christopher Columbus to equip and undertake three voyages to and from the New World. Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone. Millie the White House dog earned more than four times as President Bush in A law passed in Nebraska in set hard rules of the road.
Drivers in the country at night were required to stop every yards, send up a skyrocket, then wait eight minutes for the road to clear before proceeding cautiously, all the while blowing their horn and shooting off flares. Louis XIV of France really was as unpleasant a fellow as he's been depicted. In , when he was visiting a school at Clermont, he heard from the school's authorities that one of the children, a nine- year-old Irish lad named Francis Seldon, had made a pun about the king's bald head.
Louis was furious. He had a secret warrant drawn up for the child's arrest, and young Seldon was thrown into solitary confinement in the Bastille. His parents, members of one of Europe's richest merchant families, were told simply that the child had disappeared. Days turned to months, months to years, and Louis himself passed away. But Francis spent sixty-nine years "in the hole" for making fun of the king's baldness. A Boeing airliner is made of 3,, separate parts.
Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt. In , there was only one country in the world with no telephones: Bhutan. The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language. The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
When arming their airplanes on the ground, the. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got "the whole 9 yards.
31 Weird Science Facts
The word "testify" is based on the Ancient Roman practice of making men swear on their testicles when making a statement in court. In England in the s, "pants" was considered a dirty word. According to many language experts, the most difficult kind of phrase to create is a palindrome, a sentence or group of sentences that reads the same backward and forward.