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  • Did you know11% of people are left handed
  • Did you knowAugust has the highest percentage of births
  • Did you knowunless food is mixed with saliva you can't taste it
  • Did you knowthe average person falls asleep in 7 minutes
  • Did you knowa bear has 42 teeth
  • Did you knowan ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain
  • Did you knowmost lipsticks contain fish scales
  • Did you knowno two corn flakes look the same
  • Did you knowlemons contain more sugar than strawberries
  • Did you know8% of people have an extra rib
  • Did you know85% of plant life is found in the ocean
  • Did you knowRalph Lauren's original name was Ralph Lifshitz
  • Did you knowrabbits like licorice
  • Did you knowthe Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters
  • Did you know'Topolino' is the name for Mickey Mouse Italy
  • Did you knowa lobsters blood is colorless but when exposed to oxygen it turns blue
  • Did you knowarmadillos have 4 babies at a time and are all the same sex
  • Did you knowreindeer like bananas
  • Did you knowthe longest recorded flight of a chicken was 13 seconds
  • Did you knowbirds need gravity to swallow

  • Did you knowthe most commonly used letter in the alphabet is E
  • Did you knowthe least used letter in the alphabet is Q
  • Did you knowthe 3 most common languages in the world are Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and English
  • Did you knowdreamt is the only word that ends in mt
  • Did you knowthe names of all continents both start and end with the same letter
  • Did you knowthe first letters of the months, July through to November, spell JASON
  • Did you knowif you try to say the alphabet without moving your lips or tongue every letter will sound the same
  • Did you knowa cat has 32 muscles in each ear
  • Did you knowPerth is Australia's windiest city
  • Did you knowElvis's middle name was Aron
  • Did you knowthe flag for Libya is unlike any other being a solid green color
  • Did you knowgoldfish can see both infrared and ultraviolet light
  • Did you knowthe smallest bones in the human body are found in your ear
  • Did you knowcats spend 66% of their life asleep
  • Did you knowSwitzerland eats the most chocolate equating to 10 kilos per person per year

  • Did you knowmacadamia nuts are toxic to dogs
  • Did you knowwhen lightning strikes it can reach up to 30,000 degrees celsius (54,000 degrees fahrenheit)

  • Did you knoweach time you see a full moon you always see the same side

  • Did you knowthere is no such thing as a naturally blue food
  • Did you knowhoney is the only natural food which never goes off
  • Did you knowM&M's chocolate stands for the initials for its inventors Mars and Murrie
  • Did you knowthat you burn more calories eating celery than it contains
  • Did you knowthe only continent with no active volcanoes is Australia
  • Did you knowthe longest street in the world is Yonge street in Toronto Canada measuring 1,896 km (1,178 miles)
  • Did you knowabout 90% of the worlds population kisses
  • Did you knowCoca-Cola originally contained cocaine

  • Did you knowthe Internet was originally called ARPANet (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) designed by the US department of defense
  • Did you knowsound travels almost 5 times faster underwater than in air
  • Did you knowtoilets use 35% of indoor water use
  • Did you knowthe fortune cookie was invented in San Francisco
  • Did you knowKoalas sleep around 18 hours a day
  • Did you knowthe average speed of a skydiver is 200kph (124mph)
  • Did you knowthe first Burger King was opened in Florida Miami in 1954
  • Did you knowall insects have 6 legs
  • Did you knowthat 90% of an iceberg sits under water
    • Did you knowthe croissant was invented in Austria
    • Did you knowIn eastern Africa you can buy beer brewed from bananasDid you knowcamel's milk doesn't curdle
    • Did you knowAfrican Grey Parrots have vocabularies of over 200 words
    • Did you knowa giraffe can clean its ears with its 21 inch tongue
    • Did you knowAustralia was originally called New Holland
    • Did you know'Lonely Planet' for travelers is based in Melbourne Australia
    • Did you knowthe sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the English alphabet
    • Did you knowthe Grand Canyon can hold around 900 trillion footballs
    • Did you knowall the blinking in one day equates to having your eyes closed for 30 minutes
    • Did you knowyour foot has 26 bones in it
    • Did you knowthe average human brain contains around 78% water
    • Did you knowyour brain uses between 20 - 25% of the oxygen your breathe
    • Did you know1 nautical knot equates to 1.852 Kph (1.150 mph)
    • Did you knowif you add up all the numbers from 1 to 100 consecutively (1 + 2 + 3...) it totals 5050
    • Did you knowsponges hold more cold water than hot
    • Did you knowlightning strikes the Earth 6,000 times every minute
    • Did you knowfire usually moves faster uphill than downhill
    • Did you knowcats have over 100 vocal chords



Did you knowelephants sleep between 4 - 5 hours in 24 period
  • Did you knowit's possible to lead a cow up stairs but not down
  • Did you knowfrogs can't swallow with their eyes open
  • Did you knowelephants are the only mammal that can't jump
  • Did you knowa 1/4 of your bones are in your feet
  • Did you knowyour tongue is the fastest healing part of your body
  • Did you knowa 'jiffy' is actually 1/100th of a second
  • Did you knowon your birthday you share it with 9 million others
  • Did you know1 googol is the number 1 followed by 100 zeros
  • Did you knowa 1 minute kiss burns 26 calories
  • Did you knowyou burn more calories sleeping than watching TV
  • Did you knowfrogs don’t drink (they absorb water through their skin)
  • Did you knowat birth dalmations are always white
  • Did you knowhummingbirds are the only bird that can fly backwards
  • Did you knowa duck can't walk without bobbing its head
  • Did you knowa hummingbird's heart beats at over a 1,000 times a minute
  • Did you knowdragonflies have 6 legs but can't walk
  • Did you knowa crocodile can't move its tongue
  • Did you knowa strawberry is the only fruit which seeds grow on the outside
  • Did you knowthat the first MTV video played was 'Video killed the radio star' by the Buggles
  • Did you knowin 1878 the first telephone book made contained only 50 names

  • Did you knowpop corn was invented by the Aztec Indians
  • Did you knowan average person will spend 25 years asleep
  • Did you knowhippopotamuses have killed more people in Africa than any other animal
  • Did you knowan elephants ears are used to regulate body temperature
  • Did you knowthe Arctic Ocean is the smallest in the world
  • Did you knowbats always turn left when exiting a cave
  • Did you knowthe most common mental illnesses are anxiety and depression
  • Did you knowthe word laser stands for 'Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation'
  • Did you knowcrocodiles never outgrow their enclosure
  • Did you knowreindeer hair is hollow inside like a tube
  • Did you knowyour skin is the largest organ making up the human body
  • Did you knowcows don't have upper front teeth
  • Did you knoweveryday is a holiday somewhere in the world
  • Did you knowthe coins thrown into the Trevi fountain in Italy are collected for charity
  • Did you knowfrench fries are originally from Belgium
  • Did you knowenamel is the hardest substance in your body
  • Did you knowthere are 31,557,600 seconds in a year
  • Did you knowthere are 22 stars in the Paramount studios logo
  • Did you knowin a deck of cards the king of harts is the only king without a moustache
  • Did you knowblack on yellow are the 2 colors with the strongest impact
    • Did you knowthe safest car color is white
    • Did you knowthe most commonly forgotten item for travelers is their toothbrush
    • Did you knowCoca Cola launched its 3rd product Sprite in 1961
    • Did you knowapples are more effective at waking you up in the morning than coffee
    • Did you knowroom temperature is defined as between 20 to 25°C (68 to 77°F)
    • Did you knowan octopus pupil is rectangular
    • Did you knowthe hyoid bone in your throat is the only bone in your body not attached to any other
    • Did you knowthe Australian aircraft carrier QANTAS stands for Queensland And Northern Territories Aerial Service
    • Did you knowthe movie Pulp Fiction cost $8 million to make with $5 million going towards actor's salaries
    • Did you knowthere are only 4 words in the English language which end in 'dous' (they are: hazardous, horrendous, stupendous and tremendous)
    • Did you knowthe oldest word in the English language is 'town'
    • Did you knowcats can't move their jaw sideways
    • Did you knowgrapes explode when you put them in the microwave
    • Did you knowits physically impossible for pigs to look up at the sky
    • Did you knowyour most sensitive finger is your index finger (closest to your thumb)
    • Did you know'Bookkeeper' and 'bookkeeping' are the only 2 words in the English language with three consecutive double letters
    • Did you knowVenetian blinds were invented in Japan
    • Did you knowthe average golf ball has 336 dimples
    • Did you knowthe word 'Strengths' is the longest word in the English language with just one vowel
    • Did you knowthe movie 'Wayne's World' was filmed in two weeks