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10152. Fact
An average man has about 10 erections during sleep.

10153. Fact
Close to 50% of the water used in a home originates from the bathroom

10154. Fact
According to National Geographic, Mt. Everest grows about 4 millimeters a year: the two tectonic plates of Asia and India, which collided millions of years ago to form the Himalayas, continue to press against each other, causing the Himalyan peaks to grow slightly each year

10155. Fact
One grape vine produce can produce about 20 to 30 glasses of wine

10156. Fact
Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.

10157. Fact
Construction workers hard hats were first invented and used in the building of the Hoover Dam in 1933.

10158. Fact
Spartacus led the revolt of the Roman slaves and gladiators in 73 B.C

10159. Fact
Rabbits can suffer from heat stroke.

10160. Fact
Every 25 miles a car produces one pound of pollution.

10161. Fact
On average, an American home has 3-10 gallons of hazardous materials

10162. Fact
People from the United States eat the most chicken per person than anywhere else in the world

10163. Fact
The 'King Ranch'in Texas is bigger than the state of Rhode Island.

10164. Fact
Both Thomas Jefferson and Jimmy Carter, U.S. presidents, were peanut farmers at one time

10165. Fact
The first ring donuts were produced in 1847 by a 15 year old baker's apprentice, Hanson Gregory, who knocked the soggy center out of a fried doughnut.

10166. Fact
Your thumb is the same length as your nose

10167. Fact
The town of Idaho Falls, Idaho, forbids anyone over the age of eighty-eight to ride a motorcycle.

10168. Fact
The United States Mint once considered producing donut-shaped coins.

10169. Fact
The size of a newly born kangaroo is 2.5 cms.

10170. Fact
In October 1986, Pepsi paid close to $840 million to Nabisco for the Kentucky Fried Chicken empire

10171. Fact
The first box of Crayola that was ever sold had the same eight colours that are sold in the box today consisting of red, blue, yellow, green, violet, orange, black and brown. The box was sold for a nickel in 1903

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