Felix the Cat is the first cartoon character to ever have been made into a balloon for a parade.

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There are more than one million animal species on Earth!

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A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate.

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People who ride on roller coasters have a higher chance of having a blood clot in the brain.

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Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right or left handed… or is that paws?!

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Bamboo can grow up to three feet in a 24 hour period.

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The Ramses brand condom is named after the great pharaoh Ramses II who fathered over 160 children.

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The song “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling” was written by George Graff, who was German, and was never in Ireland in his life.

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The Nike “swoosh” logo was designed by University of Oregon student Carolyn Davidson in 1964, four years after business undergraduate Phil Knight and track coach Bill Bowerman founded the company they originally called Blue Ribbon Sports. Ms. Davidson was paid $35 dollars for her design.

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Clinophobia is the fear of beds.

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Leather skin does not have any smell. The leather smell that you sense is actually derived from the materials used in the tanning process.

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John F. Kennedy was the first Roman Catholic President of the USA!

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Some 30,000,000 Americans slave over crosswords in newspaper, journals, and paperback books.

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If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

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New York was the first state to require the licensing of motor vehicles. The law was adopted in 1901.

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