Collect Your Jar of Facts

Light is what makes Beer go bad.


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Wearing jeans is illegal in North Korea.


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Heavily hunted animals live in Chernobyl, because it is safer where there are no humans.


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King Henry VIII slept with a gigantic axe beside him.


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There is a species of spider called the Hobo Spider.


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Tiger sharks attack their prey from below, and drag them down, drowning them.


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W for Woodpeckers - a group of woodpeckers is called a descent.


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Newborn joey's are just 2.5 centimetres long at birth, or about the size of a grape.


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Lemurs live about eighteen years.


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In 1963 - seven years after Reese's death, six (of twelve) of Reese's sons decided to sell the family business to The Hershey's Chocolate Company for $23.5 million.


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If you wore glasses that flipped images upside down, your brain would eventually correct your vision, and you'd see things the right way up.


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The largest black hole known to man is the Quasar OJ287, and has an expected mass of 18 billion times that of our own sun.


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After Michael Jackson's death hit the news, he was mentioned in a rate of 5,000 tweets per minute.


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The average British woman spends US$160,000 on make-up in a lifetime.


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82% of Americans believe in some kind of afterlife.


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During WWI, the U.S. Government tried to rename hamburgers as 'liberty sandwiches' to promote patriotism.


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Google is developing a computer so smart it can program itself.


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Google has a version of their site translated to the language of the Klingons, from Star Trek.


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Some 15,152 types of life forms, from insects to bacteria, have been identified on the New York subway.


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Rio de Janeiro means 'January River' and it was called that by mistake. A portuguese explorer thought the bay was the mouth of a river.


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Charlie Chaplin made his movie mocking Hitler with his own money because Hollywood was afraid of losing money if they took a stand.


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Taller women are more likely to get cancer, according to a study.


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If you could watch all of 'The Simpsons' episodes without ads nor sleep, it'd take about 8.5 days.


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All characters are based on, and named after his creator Matt Groening's family.


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North Korea is officially not Communist anymore. Since 2009 its ideology is called 'Juche'.


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M for Monkeys - a group of monkeys is called a troop.


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Northern reindeer, such as the Peary caribou, have white fur, whilst the Southern types, such as Woodland caribou, have darker fur.


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Their blubber stores energy and insulates the body, keeping them alive through harsh winters.


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The act of breeding sheep is known as Tupping.


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Calves can reach maturity between 7 - 10 years.


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When there isn't much food, lemurs will simply hibernate for a while.


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Rabbits cannot vomit!


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Pizza originated as a simple piece of flatbread, garnished with whatever kinds of food were readily available to the Mediterranean people.


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Over the years, nail polish has included some pretty bizarre ingredients, including formaldehyde, beeswax, and gelatin.


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You can't hear phone conversations in noisy rooms - The brain can't distinguish background noise from the voice on the phone.


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Venus is the only planet named after a female.


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