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If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your foodon the right side of your mouth. If you are left handed, you will tend to chewyour food on the left side of your mouth.
To make half a kilo of honey, bees must collect nectar from over 2 millionindividual flowers

Heroin is the brand name of morphine once marketed by 'Bayer'.

Communications giant Nokia was founded in 1865 as a wood-pulp mill by FredrikIdestam.

Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant isconsidered an insult! In America tipping is forced upon customer at 15 to 18%.


People in nudist colonies play volleyball more than anyother sport.
Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined.


Astronauts can't belch - there is no gravity to separateliquid from gas in their stomachs.


Ancient Roman, Chinese and German societies often used urineas mouthwash.


The average person who stops smoking requires one hourless sleep a night.


The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. In the Renaissance era, itwas fashion to shave them off!


Because of the speed at which Earth moves around the Sun,it is impossible for a solar eclipse to last more than 7 minutes and 58seconds.


The night of January 20 is "Saint Agnes's Eve",which is regarded as a time when a young woman dreams of her future husband.


There are over 25 million bubbles waiting to burst out ofeach bottle of Champagne


Google is actually the common name for a number with amillion zeros


It takes glass one million years to decompose, which meansit never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times!


The heat of peppers is rated on the Scoville scale


Gold is the only metal that doesn't rust, even if it'sburied in the ground for thousands of years
Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end

If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. When a human body isdehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.

Each year 2,000,000 smokers either quit smoking or die of tobacco-relateddiseases.

When it originally appeared in 1886 - Coca Cola was billed as an Esteemed BrainTonic and Intellectual Beverage.

Zero is the only number that cannot be represented by Roman numerals


Kites were used in the American Civil War to deliverletters and newspapers.


The song, Auld Lang Syne, is sung at the stroke ofmidnight in almost every English-speaking country in the world to bring in thenew year.


For every real Christmas tree harvested, two to threeseedlings are planted in its place.


Drinking water after eating reduces the acid in your mouthby 61 percent


Peanut oil is used for cooking in submarines because itdoesn't smoke unless it's heated above 450°F


The Shell Oil Company originally began as a novelty shopin London that sold seashells


The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to ourear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veinsin the ear.


Nine out of every 10 living things live in the ocean


The banana cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagatedonly by the hand of man


Airports at higher altitudes require a longer airstrip dueto lower air density

Fish and Chip selling officially remained an offensivetrade until 1940 due to the smell it produces


The University of Alaska spans four time zones


The tooth is the only part of the human body that cannotheal itself.


In ancient Greece, tossing an apple to a girl was atraditional proposal of marriage. Catching it meant she accepted.


Do you know the names of the three wise monkeys? They are:Mizaru (See no evil), Mikazaru (Hear no evil) and Mazaru (Speak no evil).


Warner Communications paid $28 million for the copyrightto the song Happy Birthday.


Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in theirhair.


A comet's tail always points away from the sun


The Swine Flu vaccine in 1976 caused more death andillness than the disease it was intended to prevent


Caffeine increases the power of aspirin and otherpainkillers, that is why it is found in some medicines.


The military salute is a motion that evolved from medievaltimes, when knights in armor raised their visors to reveal their identity.


If you get into the bottom of a well or a tall chimney andlook up, you can see stars, even in the middle of the day.


When a person dies, hearing is the last sense to go. Thefirst sense lost is sight


Trivia in Roman mythology was the goddess who hauntedcrossroads, graveyards and was the goddess of sorcery and witchcraft. Shewandered about at night, and was seen only by the barking of dogs who told ofher approach.


In ancient times strangers shook hands to show that theywere unarmed


Strawberries are the only fruits whose seeds grow on theoutside


Avocados have the highest calories of any fruit at 167calories per hundred grams


It cost the soft drink industry $100 million a year forthefts committed involving vending machines


The moon moves about two inches away from the Earth eachyear


The Earth gets 100 tons heavier every day due to fallingspace dust


Due to earth's gravity it is impossible for mountains tobe higher than 15,000 meters


Men's shirts have the buttons on the right, but women'sshirts have the buttons on the left


Mickey Mouse is known as "Topolino" in Italy.


Soldiers do not march in step when going across bridgesbecause they could set up a vibration which could be sufficient to knock thebridge down

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