25 Facts To Share With Your Circle

by on May 3, 2014
 



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25+ Humorous Mind Boggling Facts

Sending an entire building through the mail has been illegal in the US since 1916 when a man mailed a 40,000 ton brick house across Utah to avoid high freight rates.



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A Mexican town had a storm where frogs fell from the sky, in 1997.



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You have no sense of smell when you are asleep.



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Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit damages them.



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Crocodiles swallow stones to help them dive deeper.



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No one knows how many people live in the country of Bhutan. As of 1975, no census had ever been taken.



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Adult polar bears usually eat just the skin and blubber of a seal. They leave the meat for cubs and scavengers.



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Some Eskimos have been known to use refrigerators to keep their food from freezing.



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There is about 200 times more gold in the world’s oceans, than has been mined in our entire history.



Brazil, Minas Gerais state, Ouro Preto, gold nugget from a mine (Gold Route, Estrada Real)



Every photograph of an American atomic bomb detonation was taken by Harold Edgerton.



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The names of Popeye’s four nephews are Pipeye, Peepeye, Pupeye, and Poopeye.



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Shakespeare spelled his own name several different ways.



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Pieces of bread were used to erase lead pencil before rubber came into use.



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Your brain is more active sleeping than it is watching TV.



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Only men were allowed to eat at the first self-service restaurant, the Exchange Buffet in New York, opened in 1885. Customers ate standing up.



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Human birth control pills work on gorillas.



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It is a criminal offence to drive around in a dirty car in Russia.



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Hummingbirds cannot walk.



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The slogan on New Hampshire license plates is ‘Live Free or Die’. These license plates are manufactured by prisoners in the state prison in Concord.



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There is no mention of Adam and Eve eating an apple in the Bible.



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In North American sign language, a raised right hand means “powerful” and “brave.” A left hand place over a right hand means “burial” and “death.”



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It was illegal to sell ET dolls in France because there is a law against selling dolls without human faces.



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The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven.



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Canada is an Indian word meaning “Big Village”.



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Nepal is the only country in the world whose flag is not square or rectangular shaped.



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