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20 Random facts

Here are a list of 20 Random facts i hope you will enjoy reading them

  1. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
  2. According to suicide statistics, Monday is the favored day for self-destruction.
  3. Although oxygen gas is colorless, the liquid and solid forms of oxygen are blue.
  4. Bee stings are acidic while wasp stings are alkaline.
  5. In the average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the equator.
  6. The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.
  7. Cats sleep 16 to 18 hours per day.
  8. Karoke means “empty orchestra” in Japanese.
  9. The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C.
  10. The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.
  11.  If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on your right side. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on your left side.
  12. If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. For when a human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.
  13. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
  14. Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If it is white there is a thin film of bacteria on it.
  15. The Mercedes-Benz motto is “Das Beste oder Nichts” meaning “the best or nothing”.
  16. The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.
  17. When you die your hair still grows for a couple of months. (unless you are bold)
  18. The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent when a person looks at something pleasing.
  19. Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.
  20. The average person who stops smoking requires one hour less sleep a night.

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