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14983. Terminology
Terminology :
acrobatics : the art of performing acrobatic feats (gymnastics).

13204. Invention
Invention : radio
Year : 1896
Inventor : guglielmo marconi
Country : italy.

6690. Fact
At age 70, more than 70 percent of men are still potent.

6159. Fact
Even though a polar bears fur looks white it is actually colourless and is made with hollow tubes. The reason the bear looks white is because the rough inner surface of the tubes make light scatter and reflect at many different angles which gives the white appearance

9766. Fact
The deepest spot in any ocean is the Mariana Trench. It's 36,198 feet below sea level (about seven miles).

650. Fact
There are more chickens than humans on our planet.

4879. Fact
Tug of War was an Olympic event between 1900 and 1920

9156. Fact
There are approximately 1300 species of scorpion but only 25 of them are deadly

14920. Scientific Instruments & Appliances
Scientific Instruments & Appliances
sphygmomanometer
is an apparatus for measuring blood pressure.

1385. Fact
Bingo is the name of the dog on the Cracker Jack box

7287. Fact
Alcohol beverages have all 13 minerals necessary for human life

4135. Fact
There is over 70,000,000 rats in New York, That is an average of about 9 rats per person

4452. Fact
The world record for time without sleep is 264 hours (11 days) by Randy Gardner in 1965

13045. Invention
Invention : chewing gum (modern)
Year : c. 1870
Inventor : thomas adams
Country : us.

10830. Fact
Some people start to sneeze if they are exposed to sunlight or have a light shined into their eye

1462. Fact
Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries because Colgate translates as, "Go hang yourself."

5429. Fact
Hockey pucks were originally made from frozen cow dung

9404. Fact
A crocodile can run up to a speed of 11 miles per hour

12655. Food Facts
The reproductive organs of sea urchins are eaten raw in many parts of the world, including Japan, Chile and France.

3406. Fact
The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

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