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    Lightbulb some surprising facts of life which we don't know...!!!!!

    well friends... these are some real intresting facts of life..
    i thought of sharing it with u all....
    then read this....




    Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

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    Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite.

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    The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

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    A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

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    There are more chickens than people in the world.

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    No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or
    purple.

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    A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

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    A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

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    In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.

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    The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

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    There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

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    The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year
    because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the
    weight of all the books that would occupy the building.

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    Coca-Cola was originally green.

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    It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.

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    Percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%. Percentage of North
    America that is wilderness: 38%.

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    Barbie's measurements if she were life size: 39-23-33 (99-58-83).

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    Average number of days a West German goes without washing his
    underwear: 7.

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    The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

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    The youngest pope was 11 years old.

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    Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation.

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    It is impossible to lick your elbow.

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    A crocodile can't stick it's tongue out.

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    A shrimp's heart is in their head.

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    People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your
    heart stops for a mili-second.

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    It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

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    A pregnant goldfish is called a twit

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    More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or
    received a telephone call.

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    Rats and horses can't vomit.

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    The "sixth sick sheikh's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest
    tongue twister in the English language.

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    If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib.

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    If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your
    head or neck and die.

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    It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

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    Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have
    over million descendants.

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    The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

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    A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.

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    Most lipstick contains fish scales.

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    Cat's urine glows under a black-light.

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    Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different

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    hope u enjoyed the post...

    thank u all for reading....

    intruder.....
    A laptop, internet connection and beer.

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    The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
    Damn!

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    hello friends... just pushing it up.. he hehehe..

    intruder...
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    There is a bump button you know!

    Just pointing that out saves time

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    well, that was the largest chunk of interesting but useless data i have ever read. where did you find all that?

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    People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your
    heart stops for a mili-second
    hmmmm i heard it was cause sneezing was seen as one of the first signs that you had contracted the plague at the time when it swept through london - so pep were giving you the lords blessing in the hope that you wouldn't get sick.......

    heh not that it really matters but just thought I'd add me bit to this post

    v_Ln

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