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8727. Fact
Insects shiver when they're cold.

8728. Fact
The largest earthworm on record was found in South Africa and measured 22 feet

8729. Fact
In 1910 football teams were penalized 15 yards for an incompleted forward pass.

8730. Fact
Research show that only 43% of homemade dinners served in the US include vegetables.

8731. Fact
Lightning strikes the Empire States Building about seven times a year

8732. Fact
Elvis had a twin brother named Garon, who died at birth, which is why Elvis middle name was spelled Aron, in honor of his brother.

8733. Fact
In their lifetime, house cats spend approximately 10,950 hours purring

8734. Fact
The MGM lion, whose name was Leo, lived in Memphis until his death

8735. Fact
Some horticulturists suspect that the banana was the earth's first fruit. Banana plants have been in cultivation since the time of recorded history. One of the first records of bananas dates back to Alexander the Great's conquest of India where he first discovered bananas in 327 B.C.

8736. Fact
No piece of normal-size paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.

8737. Fact
In the game Monopoly, the space on which a player has the greatest statistical chance of landing is Illinois Avenue.

8738. Fact
Mickey Mouse is known as 'Topolino' in Italy.

8739. Fact
The average chocolate bar has 8 insects'legs in it.

8740. Fact
Astronomers once believed a planet named Vulcan existed between Mercury and the Sun

8741. Fact
Pikeville, Kentucky consumes the most Pepsi per capita then any other American city

8742. Fact
John F. Kennedy was the first Roman Catholic President of the USA.

8743. Fact
A toaster uses almost half as much energy as a full-sized oven.

8744. Fact
In the 1940s, the FCC assigned television's Channel 1 to mobile Services(two-way radios in taxicabs, for instance) but did not re-number theotherchannel assignments. That is why your TV set has channels 2 and up, butnochannel 1.

8745. Also known as
Original name : tushar kanti ghosh
Also known as : grand old man of indian journalism.

8746. Fact
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