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25 Facts I Bet You Didn’t Know

Published by GDop26 in Random
December 13th, 2007

A surprising compilation of neat random facts.

  1. Your body contains about 60,000 miles of blood vessels
  2. Giraffes are the only animals born with horns
  3. An 11-year old girl named the planet Pluto. (which now is not a planet)
  4. Spit can freeze in midair in the North Pole
  5. Astronauts’ footprints stay on the moon forever; there’s no wind to blow them away
  6. You can fry an egg on a hot sidewalk when it reaches 158 degrees F
  7. The world’s longest cake was about 8,303 feet long-the length of about 28 football fields
  8. You can buy potato-flavored ice cream in Idaho
  9. Yo-yos rode on two space shuttles
  10. A group of porcupines is called a prickle
  11. An oyster can take about 5 years to make a pearl
  12. In the summer the amount of water pouring over Niagara fall each second could fill 13,000 bathtubs
  13. There are more stars in the universe than grains of sand on earth
  14. A dairy cow produces about 100,000 glasses of milk in its lifetime
  15. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words
  16. A newborn whale can be longer than an adult elephant
  17. Blonds have more hair on their heads than brunettes
  18. A hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, has a two-story-tall chocolate fountain
  19. A lizard in Madagascar has a third eye on top of its head
  20. About 75% of all animals are insects
  21. A 100-pound person would weigh 38 pounds on mars
  22. A shark can live 6 weeks with eating
  23. Crocodiles can’t chew
  24. Some people get Goosebumps on their face
  25. No words in the dictionary rhyme with orange

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  1. Alexa Gates
    Posted December 23, 2007 at 6:27 pm

    #9 is kind of weird.. potato flavored ice cream…You’re right I didn’t know any of that ;)

  2. lanne
    Posted January 8, 2008 at 3:54 pm

    How long did it take you to type the word in #15?
    And as for #21..I NEED to go to Mars to be 100 lbs. Very interesting stuff.

  3. erin
    Posted March 17, 2008 at 6:29 pm

    come on! does “clorange” not rhyme with orange? mr webster just hasn’t added it yet….

    : P

  4. erin
    Posted March 17, 2008 at 6:33 pm

    come on! does “clorange” not rhyme with orange? mr webster just hasn’t added it yet….

    : P

  5. jacob
    Posted June 19, 2008 at 4:44 pm

    now i know it’s two words but i think i have heard that door hinge rhymes with orange …

  6. jodie xx
    Posted August 31, 2008 at 11:53 am

    yeah no words rhyme with purple either…guess how i know….i read it on the back of a penguin bar :) ha ha ha

  7. xxx jake
    Posted December 6, 2008 at 7:28 am

    ok durple rhymes with purple
    or curple, crumple?
    ok at least give a hint
    come on

  8. Posted November 26, 2009 at 3:38 pm

    um…… i already knew half the stuff on here…………….

  9. casey
    Posted January 31, 2010 at 12:58 pm

    well no wonder Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is a fear of long words. once you read it, you will be scared of long words!

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