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12810. History Facts
The poet Shelley drowned off the coast of Italy in 1822. His body was washed up, half eaten by fish, and cremated on the beach by his friends. One of them cut his heart from the burnt body and gave it to Shelley's wife who kept it all her life.

1426. Fact
Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs have only about ten.

5775. Fact
The homan mouth contains more bacteria than any other orifice in the body.

4802. Fact
The red sea is not red.

6201. Fact
In a lifetime, the heart pumps about one million barrels of blood

11986. Book
Book : tar baby
Author : toni morrison.

4419. Fact
'Second Street'is the most common street name in the U.S.; 'First Street'is the sixth. "

5394. Fact
Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit damages them.

15512. World Record Facts
Two people from the USA share the record for sitting in a bathtub with 75 live rattlesnakes.

11645. Book
Book : lipika
Author : rabindranath tagore.

8963. Fact
In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her cheating adulterous husband but she may only do so with her bare hands.

3957. Fact
Adcomsubordcomphibspac is the longest acronym. It is a Navy term standing for Administrative Command, Amphibious Forces, Pacific Fleet Subordinate Command.

1254. Fact
After the Civil War the U.S. sued Great Britain for damages that were caused by them building ships for the Confederacy. We originally asked for $1 billion but settled on $25 Million.

14003. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Peace
Year : 1987
Name : oscar arias sanchez
Country : costa rica.

14328. Phobia
Phobia :
merinthophobia : fear of being bound or tied up.

13153. Invention
Invention : microphone
Year : 1878
Inventor : david e. hughes
Country : uk/us.

10435. Fact
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave

3732. Fact
In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts. So in old England, when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them mind their own pints and quarts and settle down. It's where we get the phrase "mind your P's and Q's".

5328. Fact
The South Pole is covered with 8,850 feet of solid ice.

14349. Phobia
Phobia :
myxophobia : fear of slime. (blennophobia).


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