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Denmark has twice as many pigs as there are people.


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The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens, Greece in 1896. There were 311 male but no female competitors.


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In an average lifetime human skin completely replaces itself 900 times.


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Farts have been clocked at a speed of 10 feet per second (7 mph).


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There are at least 97 people called 'LOL' in the U.S.


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Fat Man was the codename for the atomic bomb that was detonated over Nagasaki.


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It is believed that sharks first appeared 420 million years ago.


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If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough energy to heat one cup of coffee.


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There's a Coffee Shop in France where not saying 'hello' and 'please' makes your coffee more expensive.


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30% of pregnant women crave nonfood items, an eating disorder called pica.


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Cats sleep for 70% of their lives.


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In China, it's illegal to use a wordplay or a pun in advertising or on television.


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At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife's weight in beer.


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In 2013, North Korea's president killed his own uncle by throwing him naked into a cage with 120 starving dogs.


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A 'Panther' isn't a real animal. It's actually a term used to describe black cougars, jaguars and leopards.


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During chase, the cheetah can take up to 150 breaths per minute.


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Their tails are longer than they are (the tail being 22 inches in length) and is used for balance and communication within the species.


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An average male can grow up to 6ft in length (from snout to tail) and weigh in at 100kg.


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An elephant has been tried and hanged for murder back in 1916.


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Like a cat, pandas have slit like pupils.


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Many species have become extinct, while many remain in a vulnerable state.


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A Tangerine has a harder skin than most of the above, and is slightly knobbed like an Orange. It is less sweet than the others and can be used in salads. It is named after Tangier, a port in Tunisia, where Mandarins were originally imported


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A newborn baby's brain grows about three times its size in the first year.


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Mercury and Venus are the only two planets in our solar system that do not have any moons.


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Chuck Norris once urinated in a semi truck's gas tank as a joke... that truck is now known as Optimus Prime.


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About one-third of designated drivers have at least one drink while carrying the title.


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Centenarians are the fastest-growing demographic in the UK.


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The height of the Eiffel Tower varies by 5.9 inches (15 cm) due to temperature changes.


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The concept behind the word 'cool' might come from the African word 'itutu', brought to America by slavery.


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Starfish don't have brains. Special cells on their skin gather information about their surroundings.


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A third of all divorce filings of 2011 in the U.S. contained the word 'Facebook.'


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Edison electrocuted an elephant in 1903 to prove Tesla's AC current was dangerous.


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CARROTS were originally PURPLE


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Legalizing marijuana would generate $8.7 billion in federal and state tax revenue per year.


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60,000 plastic bags are being used in the U.S. every 5 seconds.


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U.S. former presidents John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson died within hours of each other, on the 4th of July in 1826.


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