Did You Know? More Random Fact File Fun

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”

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Facts don’t more random than these selections.

A little something for everyone seems to be the goal, so I hope you find at least one fact in here of interest.

Enjoy.

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did you know5

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People say “bless you” when you sneeze

because your heart stops for a millisecond.

achoo

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US gold coins used to say

“In Gold We Trust”.

in gold we trust

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Kuwait is about 60% male

(highest in the world).

Kuwaiti men

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Latvia is about 54% female

(highest in the world).

latvian women

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The Hawaiian alphabet has only 12 letters.

Hawaiian Alphabet

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Julius Caesar’s autograph is worth about $2,000,000.

Caesar

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The surface of the Earth is about 60% water and 10% ice,

but the volume of fresh water compared to

the volume of the earth is a lot smaller.

global-water-volume-fresh

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For every 230 cars that are made, 1 will be stolen.

car-theft

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Lightning strikes the earth about 8 million times a day.

Lightning Strikes

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John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Monroe died on July 4th.

Presidential funeral procession

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In 1386, a pig in France was executed

by public hanging for the murder of a child

pig hanged

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Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

thigh bone

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Present population of 7 billion plus people of the world

is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.

world_popluation_1

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A man named Charles Osborne

had the hiccups for 69 years!

Charles Osborne

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A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!

(That takes some lickin’)

giraffe tongue

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The average person laughs 10 times a day!

(But obviously readers of the Fasab blog are well above average!)

laughing-men

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Someone paid $14,000 for the bra worn by

Marilyn Monroe in the film ‘Some Like It Hot’.

slih-bra

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More than 1,000 different languages

are spoken on the continent of Africa.

africa_languages

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The White House has 132 rooms and

a total floor area of around 55,000 ft²

(5,100 square metres).

white-house

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Buckingham Palace in England has 775 rooms and

the total floor area of the Palace, from basement to roof,

covers over 828,000 square feet (77,000 square metres).

Buckingham Palace

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