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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

11 Facts That You Probably Aren’t Aware Of

Good Day World!

Most people have never heard of the following 11 facts.

They’re just off-the-wall enough that even scholars could learn something. How many of these facts are you aware of?  

1) Most lipstick contains fish scales.

2) There are 18 different animal shapes in the Animal Crackers cookie zoo.

3) Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second.

4) The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache on a standard playing card.

5) The most popular first name in the world is Muhammad.

6) One car out of every 230 made was stolen last year.

7) The names of Popeye's four nephews are Pipeye, Peepeye, Pupeye, and Poopeye.

8) The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts three naked men with their hands on each other's shoulders.

9) When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour. To photograph the event, a camera must shoot at a millionth of a second.

10) A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57,285 gallons of fuel.

11) A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

Time for me to walk on down the road…

 

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