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3 It takes six months to build a Rolls Royce, and 13 hours to build a Toyota. Karaoke means "empty orchestra" in Japanese. Obama is left-handed, the sixth post-war president to be left-handed. The creator of the NIKE Swoosh symbol (Caroline Davidson) was paid only $35 for the design. The first shoe with the Swoosh was introduced in You can't create a folder called Con in Microsoft Windows. Organs you can donate include: kidneys, heart, liver, pancreas, intestines, lungs, skin, bone and bone marrow, and cornea. The Earth weighs roughly 6 billion trillion metric tons. There are five US states with no sales tax. They are: Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire, and Oregon. Bruce Lee was the Hong Kong 'cha cha' dance champion in He was also an American born in San Francisco and had a German grandfather. Evian spelled backwards is naive. The Taco Bell dog is actually a female, and her real name is Gidget. The moon smells like gunpowder. Calcium in bones absorbs X-rays the most, so bones look white on the radiograph. Fat and other soft tissues absorb less, and look gray. While in Alcatraz, Al Capone was inmate No.85. Lady Astor once told Winston Churchill "if you were my husband, I would poison your coffee". And his reply was, "if you were my wife, I would drink it". The formula for Coca-Cola has never been patented. Amphetamines are similar to cocaine, the main difference being that they are synthetic, longer acting, and cheaper to buy. Singer Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State anthem. James Bond's creator, Ian Fleming, was a real spy for the British Navy during the World War II.
4 A DVD has an about 100 year life span. Wilma Flinestone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal, and Betty Rubble's Maiden name was Betty Jean McBricker. Obama can bench press an impressive 200lbs. Every person, including identical twins, has a unique eye and tongue print along with their finger print. A man weighing 60 kg in the Earth will weigh 1680 kg in the Sun. Viagra, the well-known blue pill designed to help with erectile dysfunction, made $411 million in profits within the first three months of its release in Elvis was a black belt in karate. You're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206, why? Because they fusion one to another. A shrimp's heart is in its head. Microsoft is the biggest developer of Mac software outside Apple. All the numbers on a roulette wheel add up to 666. A lump of pure gold, the size of a matchbox, can be flattened into a sheet - the size of a tennis court. Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel with over 50,000 words, none of which containing the letter "E". Michael Jackson has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (one for himself and one as part of the Jackson Five). Birds are largely unaffected by spicy things, like chilies, as they are not sensitive to capsaicin, the hot stuff in chilies. Q. What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common? A. All were invented by women. The Bible devotes some 500 verses on prayer, less than 500 verses on faith, but over 2000 verses on money and possessions.
5 Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated. Identify a fake: The second hand on an authentic Rolex watch doesn't tick, it moves smoothly. Americans, on average, eat 18 acres of pizza every day. Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts. The White House has 35 bathrooms, 3 elevators, 132 rooms, and 412 doors in it. The ashes of the average cremated person weigh 9 pounds. La Paz, Bolivia is a virtually fireproof city. At an altitude of about 12,000 feet above sea level, the amount of oxygen in the atmosphere is barely able to support fire. Pluto is no longer considered a planet, it is now known as a 'Dwarf Planet'. Michael Jackson paid $17 million for the land in California that became the Neverland Ranch. The 2,700-acre property had a theme park, a menagerie, and a movie theatre. Neverland was valued at $100 million in Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th." The Leaning Tower of Pisa has never been straight. In 1976, fourteen banks merged to form a bank credit card called "Mastercharge." This later was renamed to what is now known as "Mastercard." Alcohol can be detected in the blood as quickly as 40 minutes after your 1st drink. The Olympic gold medal must contain at least six grams of gold. A Boeing 747 airliner contains 6,000,000 parts. U.S. bills are 2.61 inches wide, 6.14 inches long, and are.0043 inches thick and weigh 1 gram. Why some people say come to my home page, while others say visit my web site, what is the difference between Home Page and Website? Well, Home page is technically for personal purposes, while Websites are for business activities. American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
6 The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket. Apples are more effective at keeping people awake in the morning than caffeine. Believe it or not but during the average human life, you will consume 70 assorted bugs as well as 10 spiders as you sleep. Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer. People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heart stops for a millisecond. Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the deepest layer of your skin. A stroke is a medical emergency. Strokes happen when blood flow to your brain stops. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. Deja vu is a feeling that one has previously experienced the same situation when one has not. Warm up before exercise. Cold, stiff muscles and ligaments are more susceptible to injury. The purpose of getting a doctor's second opinion is to explore options, especially if a person is having difficulty choosing a treatment or if a diagnosis is unclear. Michael Jackson s favorite animated character was Pinocchio. Footprints of the astronauts who landed on the moon should last at least 10 million years since the moon has no atmosphere. Alfred Hitchcock had no belly button as it was eliminated during surgery. The Mercedes Benz motto is "Das Beste oder Nichts" meaning "The Best or Nothing". The Titanic was the first ship to use the S.O.S signal. It cost $7 million dollars to build the Titanic, and $200 million to make a film about it. Every day 200 million couples make love, 400,000 babies are born, and 140,000 people die. In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die.
7 Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country. Human genetic engineering is the modification of an individual's genotype with the aim of choosing the phenotype of a newborn. Half of all identity thieves are committed by relatives, friends, or neighbors of their victims. "Jedi" is an official religion, with over 70,000 followers in Australia. Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane as a precaution. Paraskavedekatriaphobia is the fear of Friday the 13th. The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the fashion in Renaissance Florence to shave them off. In 1982 Time magazine named the computer its "Man of the Year". The names of Popeye's four nephews are Pipeye, Peepeye, Pupeye, and Poopeye. It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times. One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen. Microsoft writes the code for autopilot systems in all major airplanes. Heavy marijuana use lowers men's testosterone levels and sperm count and quality. Pot could decrease libido and fertility in some heavy-smoking men. Dogs and cats consume almost $7 billion worth of pet food a year. Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung. In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak. Pamela Anderson Lee is Canada's Centennial Baby, being the first baby born on the centennial anniversary of Canada's independence. The word "Checkmate" in chess comes from the Persian phrase "Shah Mat," which means "the king is dead". You blink over 20,000,000 times a year.
8 The average lead pencil can draw a line that is almost 35 miles long or you can write almost 50,000 words in English. The earliest maps were made by the Babylonians about 2300 B.C. "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order. Impotence is legal grounds for divorce in 24 American states. The music industry generates about $4 billion in online music but lose about $40 billion to illegal downloads. Stalin was only five feet, four inches tall. Having HIV does not mean you have AIDS. Even without treatment, it takes a long time for HIV to progress to AIDS, usually years. The face of a penny can hold about thirty drops of water. Coca-Cola contains neither coca nor cola. There are currently 4,000 robots serving in the US Military, including reconnaissance Talon bots that scout for roadside bombs in Iraq and PackBots that unsuccessfully poked around for Osama bin Laden s hideout in Afghanistan. The "ZIP" in Zip Code stands for "Zone Improvement Plan." The youngest letters in the English language are "j" "v" and "w." A car traveling 100 mph would take more than 29 million years to reach the nearest star. The only "real" food that U.S. Astronauts are allowed to take into space is pecan nuts. Spencer Eldon was the name of the naked baby on the cover of Nirvana's album. A coat hanger is 44 inches long if straightened. The total mileage driven by all U-Haul trucks in a year is enough to move a person from the Earth to the moon five times a day for an entire year. The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.
9 Ethernet is a registered trademark of Xerox, Unix is a registered trademark of AT&T. The name of our galaxy is the Milky Way. The New Hampshire license plate s slogan is 'Live Free or Die'. Funny thing is these license plates are manufactured by prisoners in the state prison in Concord. The Tour de France bicycle race is 2,300 miles long. Gandhi once covered the Olympics as a newspaper reporter. The 1912 Olympics was the last time that gold medals were solid gold. Ever since, they've been silver with gold plating. The giraffe has the highest blood pressure of any animal. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the use of Tamiflu or Relenza for the treatment of infection with swine flu. The eyeball of a human weighs approximately 28 grams. Mosquitoes have 47 teeth. In a lifetime, the heart pumps about one million barrels of blood. The Chinese language does not require punctuation. The most widely spoken language in the world is Mandarin Chinese. There are 885,000,000 people in China that speak that language. An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 sent the Mississippi River backwards. Our sun has an expected lifetime of about 11 billion years. Chimpanzees use tools more than any other animal except man. Believe it or not but in 1989, Americans threw away enough aluminum cans to build 6,000 DC-10 airplanes. The skeleton of a spider is located on the outside of the body. Of the 34,000 species of spiders, only 27 species are known to have caused human fatalities.
10 When the only queen ant dies, so does the entire colony, because no new workers are born. As late as 1820, the universe was thought to be 6,000 years old, It is now thought to be between 15 and 20 billion years old. According to an old English system of time units, a moment is considered to be one and a half minutes. The highest flight by a bird was by a Ruppell's vulture at 37,000 feet. The bird hit a plane at this height. If the earth were the size of a quarter, the sun would be as large as a 9 foot ball and would be located a football field distance from the earth. Teflon is the most slippery substance in the world. You would have to milk 260 cows for an entire year to fill a space shuttle's external fuel tank with 529,000 gallons of milk. The three most recently discovered planets were Uranus in 1781, Neptune in 1846, and Pluto in The Earth s core is a ball of Iron-Nickel at 7,000 C and is 80% the size of the moon. If you dig in your backyard, don't worry about running into the earth's core. You'd have to dig a hole 4,000 miles (6,437 kilometers) deep. Stressed is Desserts spelled backwards. DOM Quixote, by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, has been translated into more languages than any book outside of the Bible. "Rhythms" is the longest English word without the normal vowels, a, e, i, o, or u. A male duck is called a drake, a female is called a duck. Babies are called ducklings. Jewelers Tiffany & Co., based in New York, is responsible for making the Super Bowl trophy. Ostriches can run up to 70km/hr (40 mph) and can outpace most pursuers, such as lions, leopards, and hyenas. The first pick-up truck in the world was made by Gottlieb Daimler in Gottlieb produced the world's first motorcycle in 1885.
11 Red blood cells live about 120 days, platelets 6 days and white cells less than a day. Tachophobia is the fear of speed. Believe it or not but we know more about space than we do about our deep oceans. The first seeing-eye dog was presented to a blind person on April 25, Any free-moving liquid in outer space will form itself into a sphere, because of its surface tension. Count Alessandro Volta invented the first battery in the 18th century. In 1894 Thomas Edison and W K L Pickson introduced the first film camera. U2 was originally known as Feedback. To date, U2 have sold more than 70 million records, grossing billion. Darker green vegetables contain more vitamin C than lighter green vegetables. The paperclip was invented by Norwegian Johann Vaaler. If you stack one million US $1 bills, it would be 110m (361 ft) high and weight exactly 1 ton. Star Trek's Captain James T. Kirk's middle name is Tiberius. The Bible, the world's bestselling book, is also the world's most shoplifted book. The last note of a keyboard is C. The largest movie theatre in the world, Radio City Music Hall in New York, opened in 1932 and it seats almost 6,000 people. The LP (long-playing) record was invented by Paul Goldmark in The LP is not dead yet: more than 10 million LPs are sold every year. 454 U.S. dollar bills weigh exactly one pound. Earth is not round; it is slightly pear-shaped. The North Pole radius is 44mm longer than the South Pole radius. The Crawler, the machine that takes the Space Shuttle to the launching pad moves at 3km/h (2 mph).
12 Summer on Uranus lasts for 21 years but so does winter. Believe it or not but since 1495, no 25-year period has been without war. The doors that cover U.S. nuclear Silos weigh 748 tons and opens in 19 seconds. During the 1991 Gulf War, the Allies dropped more than 17,000 smart bombs and 210,000 dumb (unguided) bombs on Iraqi troops. Global spending on defense total more than $700 billion. Global spending on education is less than $100 billion. In 1620, Dutch inventor Cornelius van Drebbel launched the world's first submarine in the Thames. About a quarter of the world still drives on the left, and the countries that do are mostly old British colonies. In 1955, the Ford Thunderbird outsold the Chevy Corvette 24 to one. Boxing became a legal sport in Sports command the biggest television audiences, led by the summer Olympics, World Cup Football and Formula One racing. The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens, Greece in There were 311 male but no female competitors. Volleyball was invented by William George Morgan of Holyoke, Massachusetts in Sound travels through water 3 times faster than through air. A scientific satellite needs only 250 watts of power, the equivalent used by two hour light bulbs, to operate. The thin line of cloud that forms behind an aircraft at high altitudes is called a contrail. The 12 disciples were not allowed to carry food, money, or extra clothing. Psalm 118 verse 8 is in the center of the Bible: "It is better to trust in the Lord than put confidence in man". Seven suicides are recorded in the Bible.
13 America's 5 most common cosmetic surgeries are: liposuction, nose reshaping, breast augmentation, eyelid surgery, and tummy tuck. India is the world's largest democracy with more than 600 million voters. 14 of the 45 vice presidents have become president. Only Richard Nixon served two terms as Vice President and also was elected to two terms as President. A Duke is the highest rank you can achieve without being a king or a prince. When Alexander Graham Bell passed away in 1922, every telephone served by the Bell system in the USA and Canada was silent for one minute. The people killed most often during bank robberies are the robbers. Alexander Graham Bell never phoned his wife or mother because they were deaf. To win a gold disc, an album needs to sell 100,000 copies in Britain, and 500,000 in the United States. Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera, created Tom and Jerry in Mel Gibson has personally earned almost $400,000,000 from his movie "The Passion of the Christ". The first credit card was issued by American Express in The "$" sign was designed in 1788 by Oliver Pollock. The first neon sign was made in 1923 for a Packard dealership. Julius Caesar was the first to encode communications, using what has become known as the Caesar Cipher. Coca-Cola was invented in Atlanta, Georgia by Dr. John S. Pemberton in The names of all the continents end with the letter they start with. The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet. Blood is 6 times thicker than water.
14 Dogs judge objects first by their movement, then by their brightness, and lastly by their shape. Traveling at the speed of 186,000 miles per second, light take 6 hours to travel from Pluto to the earth. Superstition says that the left side is the wrong side of the bed. Cats have five toes on each front paw, but only four toes on each back paw. The planet Venus does not tilt as it goes around the Sun therefore it has ho seasons. It took $7,500,000 to build the Titanic, approximately 20,000,000 tons of iceberg to sink it, and $200,000,000 to make a movie about it. In August 2006, NASA announced that it had lost all the original tapes of Apollo 11's TV transmission. An F1 car can go from 0 to 160 kph and back to 0 in 4 seconds. A used aluminum can is recycled and back on the grocery shelf as a new can, in as little as 60 days. That's closed loop recycling at its finest. If all our newspaper was recycled, we could save about 250,000,000 trees each year. The weight a person loses directly after intense physical activity is weight from water, not fat. The trucking company Elvis Presley worked at as a young man was owned by Frank Sinatra. Bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers were all invented by women. Pain is measured in units of "dols". The instrument used to measure pain is a "dolorimeter". Al Gore's roommate in college (Harvard, class of 1969) was Tommy Lee Jones. The US Army is handing out $2,500 to Fallujah residents whose property was destroyed by US planes and artillery. According to Genesis 1:20-22 the chicken came before the egg. Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
15 Bill Bowerman, founder of the shoe company Nike, got his first shoe idea after staring at a waffle iron. This gave him the idea of using squared spikes to make the shoes lighter. In comic strips, the person on the left always speaks first. Quebec City, Canada, has about as much street crime as Disney World. Only 5 percent of the ocean floor has been mapped in as much detail as the surface of Mars. Nearly one third of New York City public school teachers send their own children to private schools. There are 45 miles of nerves in the skin of a human being. 128 bit SSL encryption is so strong that it would take much, much longer than the age of universe to crack a message encrypted using it. Even 20 years from now, if computers are a million times faster it would still take longer than the age of the universe to crack it. The tooth is the only part of the human body that can't repair itself. A human brain weighs about 3 lbs. The body stores more than 99% of its calcium in the bones and teeth to help make and keep them strong. The average raindrop falls at 7mph. Despite its bump camels has a straight spine. Your new baby can see best at a distance of only 8-14 inches, and focus when gazing up from the arms of Mom or Dad. Elvis once said, "I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to". An atomic clock is accurate to within 1 second in 1.7 million years. On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament Building is an American flag. Assuming you could walk to the sun it would take about 2000 years. The "New York Post" established in 1803 by Alexander Hamilton is the oldest running newspaper in the United States.
16 Jean Claude Van Damme was the alien in the original Predator in almost all the jumping and climbing scenes. Another name for a Microsoft Windows tutorial is 'Crash Course'. An 8oz glass of water weighs 1/2 a pound, an 8oz glass of gas from the center of the sun would weigh about 75 pounds. 92% of pay cable tv programs contain violence. While it took the radio 38 years, and the television a short 13 years, it took the World Wide Web only 4 years to reach 50 million users. The big "Hollywood" sign cost $21,000 to build. Diana Ross appeared on at least one hit single every year between 1964 and 1996, an incredible 33 years. A red car can be seen in the movie Ben-Hur. The star Sirius is 23 times more luminous and about twice the mass and diameter of the Sun. The letter "L" in the Hollywood sign was once on fire in The Good News is: You are 96% more likely to a die a natural death. The Bad News is: You are still going to die. Some calculators can spell out "G02HELL" after typing in , then looking at it upside down. Eating a poppy seed bagel before a drug test, will make you test positive for opium usage. Impotence is grounds for divorce in 24 states in the US. There were 13 couples celebrating their honeymoon on the Titanic. Gold is so rare, only 90,000 tons of it have been taken from the earth in recorded history. Gold is so heavy that one cubic foot of it weighs one half a ton.
17 Hurricane winds in the southern hemisphere circulate clockwise while in the northern hemisphere the wind circulates counterclockwise. Russia's president Putin has worked in the KGB's foreign intelligence service. Mesothelioma lawyers consolidate loans and refinancing mortgage are three of Google's most expensive keywords. 23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their butts. Shakespeare invented the word "assassination" and "bump." The continents names all end with the same letter with which they start. If the population of China walked past you in single life, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction. If you counted 24 hours a day, it would take 31,688 years to reach one trillion. The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable". Cat's urine glows under a black-light. The International Space Station (ISS) is a research facility currently being assembled in Low Earth Orbit. Sexual dysfunction is more common in people who abuse drugs and alcohol. Eskimos have over 100 words for ice. There is no cure for schizophrenia, but many people can effectively manage their symptoms with medicines and professional counseling. Stress is a physical, mental, and emotional response to life's changes and demands. The planet Uranus has more than 20 moons. Because of its enormous size, the Pentagon operates much like a small city; it has its own shopping mall, power plant, water and sewage facilities, medical clinic, fire station, police force and a mayor. The sport of surfing originated in Hawaii.
18 Oil tycoon, John D. Rockefeller, was the world's first billionaire. Annually 17 tons of gold is used to make wedding rings in the United States. A new star is born in our galaxy every 18 days. The amount of carbon in the human body is enough to fill about 9,000 "lead" pencils. The six official languages of the United Nations are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish. Teflon is the most slipperiest substance in the world. The Titanic's whistles could be heard from 11 miles away. Frank Wathernam was the last prisoner to leave Alcatraz prison on March 21, Gold and Copper are the only two non-white metals. The term "mayday" used for signaling for help (after SOS) comes from the French "M'aidez" which is pronounced "MAYDAY" and means, "Help Me." 7-Eleven is the largest retail chain in the world. The first commercial microwave oven was called the "1161 Radarange" and was the size of a refrigerator. Uranus has 27 moons. The country of Fiji is made up of 332 islands. France is known as the perfume capital of the world. The company Chanel claims that every 30 seconds, somewhere in the world, a bottle of Chanel No 5 is sold. The Taj Mahal was once scheduled to be torn down in the 1830's. Even though a red rose looks the same, there are over 900 different types of red roses. Dry ice is actually solid carbon dioxide. Less than 1% of the women in the world will ever be able to wear a diamond that is the size of a carat or more.
19 Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents. Bugs Bunny was originally called "Happy Rabbit." As of 2008, weapons-grade plutonium cost around $4,000/g (or roughly 150 times more than gold), and californium cost $60,000,000/g. 10 hours of video viewing is uploaded every minute on YouTube. Construction on the White House began in October of Ultraviolet (UV) rays are an invisible form of radiation. They can penetrate your skin and damage your skin cells. One billion seconds is about 32 years. The word "Oral-B" is a combination of oral hygiene and the letter B, which stands for the word "better." In space, astronauts are unable to cry, because there is no gravity and the tears won't flow. The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building. California has issued at least 6 drivers licenses to people named Jesus Christ. About 20% of the videos on YouTube is music related. Roasted coffee beans start to lose small amounts of flavor within two weeks. Ground coffee begins to lose its flavor in one hour. Brewed coffee and espresso begins to lose flavor within minutes. When Windows 3.1 was launched, 3 million copies were sold in the first two months. Liquid air looks like water with a bluish tint. Bibliomancy is the practice by some people of opening the Bible at random and being guided for the day by whatever verse they see first. In medical ethics, the patient has the right to dignity. There are over 1,000,000 swimming pools in Florida, eventhough the ocean is farther than 50 miles away.
20 Eclipses can occur only when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are all in a straight line. Water expands by about 9% as it freezes. Sharks apparently are the only animals that never get sick. As far as is known, they are immune to every known disease including cancer. 40 people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute. Natural gas has no smell. The odor is artificially added so that people will be able to identify leaks and take measures to stop them. Americans will spend more on cat food this year than on baby food. India used to be the richest country in the world until the British invasion in the early 17th Century. Hot water weighs more than cold water. Blondes have more hair than dark haired people do. The caduceus the classical medical symbol of two serpents wrapped around a staff comes from an ancient Greek legend in which snakes revealed the practice of medicine to human beings. You will have to walk 80 kilometers for your legs to equal the amount of exercise your eyes get daily. There are 18 doctors in the U.S. called Dr. Doctor, and one called Dr. Surgeon. When you walk down a steep hill, the pressure on your knees is equal to three times your body weight. The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum. The first product Motorola started to develop was a record player for automobiles. At that time, the most known player on the market was Victrola, which Motorola got their name from. The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com. Wine is kept in tinted bottles because it will spoil if it's exposed to light. Chorophobia is the fear of dancing.
21 The longest Oscar acceptance speech was made by Greer Garson for 1924's "Mrs. Miniver". It took an hour. The most abundant metal in the Earth's crust is aluminum. The life of an eyelash is about 5 months. The Turkish football club, Galatasaray, has an A for every other letter. The tongue of a mature Blue Whale has approximately the same mass as that of an entire adult elephant. Nearly a quarter of all mammals can fly; with a huge 985 known species, bats make up 23.1% of all known mammals by species.. You will have to walk 80 kilometers for your legs to equal the amount of exercise your eyes get daily. The Chinese used fingerprints as a method of identification back in 700. A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why. January is the seasonal equivalent to July in the Southern Hemisphere; and on Jan 14th, 90% of New Year resolutions will be broken. A greenfly born on a Tuesday can be a grandparent by Friday. There are more mobile phones in UK than there are people. Termites are affected by music; the termites will eat your house twice as fast if you play them loud music Arachnophobia is the fear of spiders. "Go" is the shortest complete sentence in the English language. The Earth receives 94 billion megawatt of energy from Sun. This is equivalent to 40,000 times the power requirement of United States. Heart transplants are now the 3rd most common organ transplant operation in the U.S. In mild retardation, IQs range from 50 to 70.
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1. Count the. 2. Which is greater? How many? 25 1 1. Find five. 4.What time is it? 4 5 o clock 4 o clock 12 o clock 11 10 9 7 12 1 5 2 4 5. red balls 5 yellow balls How many in all? 2 1. Count: 5, 4,,,,
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First Grade Spelling Words The Hat 1. at 2. hat 3. cat 4. can 5. cap 6. tap 7. map 8. mad 9. a 10. the I tap the can. Sam and the Bag 1. am 2. ham 3. had 4. bad 5. bag 6. rag 7. cap 8. mad 9. up 10. go
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Weather reports in the media provide information on variables such as temperature, precipitation and wind speed. In this chapter, we discuss three physical quantities that help determine weather: (1) Temperature,
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Alex hurt his leg. He and his mom went into an office. There were chairs around the walls. There were things to read on the table. Where were Alex and his Mom? A. Dentist s office B. Eye Doctor s office
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hio Department of Education Student Name: Ohio s Assessment System Grade 2 Reading Student Booklet Form A Diagnostic Measure 3rd Edition Office of Curriculum and Assessment Copyright 2012 by the Ohio Department
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reflect The Sun and Moon are Earth s constant companions. We bask in the Sun s heat and light. It provides Earth s energy, and life could not exist without it. We rely on the Moon to light dark nights.
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