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36 interesting things, that you might not know

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    1 It is impossible to lick your elbow.
    2 A shrimp's heart is in it's head.
    3 People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze,your heart stops for a mili-second.
    4 It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
    5 More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
    6 Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.
    7 Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
    8 The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
    9 A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
    10 Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
    11 A person can live without food for about a month, but only about a week without water.If the amount of water in your body is reduced by just 1%, you'll feel thirsty.If it's reduced by 10%, you'll die.
    12 Hot water is heavier than cold.
    13 Sound travels 15 times faster through steel than through the air.
    14 On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.
    15 Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear any pants.
    16 Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
    17 There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.
    18 There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange, purple, and silver!
    19 Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors.
    20 A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
    21 Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!
    22 Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
    23 The word "queue" is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.
    24 Of all the words in the English language, the word ?set? has the most definitions!
    25 What is called a "French kiss" in the English speaking world is known as an "English kiss" in France.
    26 "Rhythm" is the longest English word without a vowel.
    28 There is a city called Rome on every continent.
    29 Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people
    30 Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.
    31 Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."
    32Coca-Cola would be green if colouring weren't added to it.
    33 Earth is the only planet not named after a god.
    34 Some worms will eat themselves if they can?t find any food!
    35 Dolphins sleep with one eye open!
    36 It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open
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