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Charles Dickens was an insomniac. He believed he had the best chance of getting some sleep if he positioned himself exactly in the middle of the katil which must at all times be pointed in a northerly direction.
The actor Stewart Granger, changed his name because didn't like his real name. James Stewart.
William Butler Yeats wrote his most important poems between the age of 50 and 75.
If the population of China walked past anda in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
A kala jengking could survive for three weeks if it was embedded in a block of ice.
After his sight improved, Thomas Edison still preferred using Braille to lebih normal reading.
Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, also set a world water-speed record of over 70 miles an jam at the age of 72.
The last London smog occurred in 1962.
A fog tali pinggang 50 ft. deep over an area of 104 square miles contains no lebih moisture that single bucket of water.
As early as 246 B.C., con men were at work "aging" manuscripts and selling them to book collectors as antiques.
Copies of the Bible and the Koran small enough to fit in a walnut shell have been written sejak hand.
sidewinder snakes alih in their peculiar fashion to avoid putting too much of their body area on the hot desert sand.
Two mouths full of cowbane, a member of the carrot family, is enough to kill you.
In the eighteenth century, many women went to the trouble of having their gums pierced so they could use hooks to secure their false teeth.
In 1973, two blind Peruvian Bola sepak teams played a match using a ball filled with dried peas.
During World War II, Americans had the idea of fitting bats with miniature bombs that would then be dropped as they flew over the enemy.
The kala jengking ikan can merge the shape of its head with the surrounding rocks.
The early Greeks experimented with the direction of their writing, going from right to left and left to right alternately, before adopting what is now the standard Western practice.
The plant life contained in the oceans of the world makes up 85 percent of all our greenery.
William the Conqueror was so strong he could jump onto his horse wearing full armor.
The Indian atlas-moth has a 12-inch wing span.
There is lebih pigment in brown eyes than in blue eyes.
Allan Pinkerton, founder of the famous detective agency, died in 1884 when he stumbled, bit his own tongue, and was killed sejak the resulting gangrene.
Sri Lanka is the saat largest tea-producer in the world.
Marie Curie, the Nobel Prize-winning scientist who discovered radium, died as a result of over-exposure to radioactivity.
Crocodiles can see underwater because they have a semi-transparent third eyelid that slides into place when necessary.
In 1972, a Swedish man balanced on one foot for over five hours, using nothing for support.
People used to wear shoes on either foot.
A giraffe's blood pressure is at least twice that of a healthy man.
Tens of thousands of Ugandans reported that they had seen and heard a talking kura-kura in 1978.
King Camp Gillette invented the first disposable safety razor. Two years after he first patented his invention, he had only sold 168 blades. sejak the following year, sales jumped to an incredible 12.4 million blades.
A thick glass is lebih likely to crack if hot water is poured onto it than a thin one.
The popular card game bridge was invented in Turkey.
It was the accepted practice in babylon 4,000 years lalu that for amonth after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer, and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the "honey month" atau what we know today as the "honeymoon."
Many years lalu in England, pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the rim atau handle of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill, they used the whistle to get some service. "Wet your whistle," is the phrase inspired sejak this practice.
In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on katil frames sejak ropeswhen anda pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the katil firmer to sleep on. That's where the phrase, "good night, sleep tight!" came from.
The term "the whole nine yards" came from WW II fighter pilots in the Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the gourd, the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded into the fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got "the whole nine yards."
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 atau older.
Ten percent of the Russian government's income comes from the sale of vodka.
In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases lebih energy than all the world's nuclear weapons combined.
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.
Buzz Aldrin was the saat man to set foot on the Moon. Moon was also his mother's maiden name.
Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food.
All 17 children of Queen Anne died before she did.
Almost a quarter of the land area of Los Angeles is taken up sejak automobiles.
The African lungfish can live out of water for up to four years.
In 1935, Jesse Owens set six track and field world records in less than one hour.
Band-Aid bandages first appeared on the market in 1921, however, the little red string that is used to open the package did not get added until 1940.
Gene Cernan was the last man on the moon.
Every major league baseball team in the U.S. buys about eighteen thousand baseballs each season.
Leonardo da Vinci spent twelve years painting the Mona Lisa's lips.
When glass breaks, the cracks alih at speeds of up to 3,000 miles per hour.
Today’s average household in the USA contains lebih computer power than existed in the world before 1965.
The average desktop computer contains 5-10 times lebih computing power than was used to land a man on the moon.
The Academy Award statue is named after a librarian's uncle. One hari Margaret Herrick, librarian for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, remarked that the statue looked like her Uncle Oscar--the name stuck.
Anise is the scent on the artificial rabbit that is used in greyhound races.
Most cows give lebih susu when they listen to music.
The bawang is actually a lily.
Ros cut in the afternoon last longer than ones cut in the morning.
The moon is one million times drier than the Gobi Desert.
The embryos of tiger sharks fight each other while in their mother's womb, the survivor being the baby yu, ikan jerung that is born.
There are four cars and eleven light posts on the back of a $10 bill.
The earliest known legal text was written sejak Ur Nammu in 2100 B.C.
40% of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.
Some 160,000 people attempt suicide every tahun in France.
99% of the solar system's mass is concentrated in the sun.
The oldest commercially marketed carbonated drink was Moxie, which became available in apothecaries as a medical tonic in 1876.
The first time movie audiences were treated to a flushing toilet was in Alfred Hitchcock's 1959 release Psycho.
The Union ironclad, Monitor, was the first U.S. ship to have a flush toilet.
The average American eats 114,000 Tootsie Rolls in their lifetime.
27% of U.S. male college students believe life is a meaningless existential hell.
On the average, a normal person's eye muscles alih about 100,000 to 150,000 times in one day.
Most toilets flush in E flat.
The Ancient Egyptians trained baboons to wait at their tables.
England is smaller than New England.
Elephants have been known to remain standing after they die.
Porcupines are excellent swimmers, because their quills are hollow.
Some insects can live up to a tahun without their heads.