There are five tillion trillion atoms in one pound of iron.

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Your hearing is less sharp if you eat too much.

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The first known item made from aluminum was a rattle—made for Napoleon III in the 1850s. Napoleon also provided his most honored guests with knives and forks made of pure aluminum. At the time the newly discovered metal was so rare, it was considered more valuable than gold.

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Q is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any of the United States!

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If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times, but more like 4,950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom.

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Muhammad is the most common name in the world.

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The steel industry, in 1943, introduced the 5-day, 40 hour work week. Henry Ford adopted it in 1926.

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The Dominican Republic was called Santo Domingo when it first gain independence.

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When the Eiffel Tower was built in 1884, Parisians referred to it as “the tragic lamppost” and nearly universally hated it.

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There have been several documented cases of women giving birth to twins who had different fathers, including cases where the children were of different races. To do so, the mother had to have conceived both children in close proximity. There has also been one recent case where a mother gave birth to unrelated “twins.” In   …Continue Reading

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In the marriage ceremony of the ancient Inca Indians of Peru, the couple was considered officially wed when they took off their sandals and handed them to each other.

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2 out of 3 adults in the United States have hemorrhoids.

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Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country.

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Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.

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40% of us have had music lessons.

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