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  1. \(\color{red}{Hot}\) \(\color{red}{water}\) will turn into \(\color{aqua}{ice}\) faster than \(\color{blue}{cold}\) \(\color{blue}{water}\).
  2. The \(Mona Lisa\) has no eyebrows.
  3. The sentence,The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog uses every letter in the English language.
  4. The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
  5. Ants never sleep!
  6. I Am is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
    7.\(\color{black}{ Coca-Cola}\) was originally \(\color{green}{green}\).
  7. The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
  8. When the moon is directly overhead, you will weigh slightly less.
  9. \(\color{orange}{Camels}\) have three eyelids to protect themselves from the blowing desert \(\color{brown}{sand}\).
  10. There are only two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: \(abstemious\) and \(facetious\).
  11. The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
  12. There are two credit cards for every person in the United States
  13. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
  14. \( - 40 ℃ \) is exactly the same as \( -40 ℉\)
  15. \(\color{brown}{Chocolate}\) can kill dogs, as it contains theobromine, which affects their heart and nervous system.
  16. Women blink nearly twice as much as men!
  17. You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.
  18. It is impossible to \(\color{magenta}{lick}\) your elbow.
  19. The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.

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Hitler's first love was a Jewish girl. Lacking courage, he never spoke a word to her.

The most expensive signature ever is that of Button Gwinnet, signer of the Declaration of Independence. If it arrived on the market today (the signature) it would fetch 120,000 pounds in British sterling.

Marijuana is legal and not even considered a drug in North Korea.

America's first recorded slave owner was a black man named Anthony Johnson. John Taylor · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@John Taylor Don't talk about North Korea! Everything is legal there, and everything is illegal as well :D Satyajit Mohanty · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@John Taylor whoa ! Yuki Kuriyama · 1 year, 8 months ago

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You cannot sneeze with eyes open. Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Nihar Mahajan If we sneeze with eyes open, our eyeballs would pop out ( Don't try this ). Anish Harsha · 1 year, 8 months ago

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1)Japan's literacy rate is almost 100%.. 2)In 1969,the novelist Georges Perec wrote an entire novel without using the letter 'e' !!! 3)Japan has produced 20 Nobel laureates Yuki Kuriyama · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Yuki Kuriyama For number 2, Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a book with that same feature, excluding the introduction and a note at the end, in 1939. Tytan Le Nguyen · 1 year, 8 months ago

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. The earth's rotation is slowing down at a rate of one second per century. The gravity from the sun and moon are creating tidal friction on the earth that are acting as brakes on planet's spin

. The average airspeed of the common housefly is 41/2 mph. A housefly beats its wings about 20,000 times per minute.

. No matter how cold it get, gasoline will not freeze.

. The city of Tokyo was originally called Edo

. Lightning bolts can be sometimes be hotter than the sun. (about 50,000 F) Vishal S · 1 year, 4 months ago

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Sharks have no bones. Their whole skeleton is made up of only cartilages. Rahul Singh · 1 year, 8 months ago

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The reality: Given a paper large enough—and enough energy—you can fold it as many times as you want. The problem: If you fold it 103 times, the thickness of your paper will be larger than the observable Universe: 93 billion light-years. Seriously.😨 Ashish Nagpal · 1 year, 8 months ago

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Queen Elizabeth the Second is the Britain's longest reigning head of state Abdur Rehman Zahid · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Abdur Rehman Zahid Now the longest Edward Gleason · 1 year, 5 months ago

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@Abdur Rehman Zahid yeah Yuki Kuriyama · 1 year, 8 months ago

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An apple a day keeps the doctor away. But do you know that" Apple seeds are poisonous". Anshuman Bais · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Anshuman Bais But I have eaten those seeds many times...👻💀👽 Akhil Bansal · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Anshuman Bais In what way are apple seeds poisonous? Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Agnishom Chattopadhyay Apple seeds contains a substance AMYGDALIN that releases cyanide when it comes in contact with human digestive enzymes. Anshuman Bais · 1 year, 8 months ago

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Isn't "Go." the shortest sentence? Arihant Samar · 1 year, 3 months ago

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@Arihant Samar Ya! I also posted this earlier Kartik Agarwal · 1 year, 3 months ago

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. The fastest moon in our solar system circles Jupiter once every seven hours-traveling at 70,400 miles per hour.

. Atlantic ocean is saltier than Pacific ocean.

. Pain travels through our body at 350 feet per seconds.

. Fourteen year before the Titanic sank, novelist Morgan Robertson published a novel called "Futiity". The story was about an ocean liner that stuck an iceberg on an April night. The name of the ship in his novel-The Titan.

. The common goldfish is the only animal that can see both infrared and ultra-violet light.

. When the volcano Krakatoa off the Java islands exploded in 1883, it was so loud that it woke some people up in South Australia.

. Mexico City is sinking at a rate of 18 inches per year!

. It is possible to see a rainbow at night.

. It was only after 440 A.D. that December 25 was celebrated as the birth date of Jesus Christ.

. The only king without a moustache in a deck of card is the king of hearts.

. The five rings in the Olympic flag denotes the five continents.

. Germans had more number of flights after WW II than they had before.

. Santa Claus has a brother named Bells Nickolas who brings presents to children on New Year's Eve. Vishal S · 1 year, 4 months ago

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@Vishal S Amazing.The 'Titanic' one was scary,though.:) Yuki Kuriyama · 1 year, 4 months ago

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A brilliant note!!! Sakshi Rathore · 1 year, 6 months ago

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17) You definitely can, if you were holding your breath under water. Michael Mendrin · 1 year, 7 months ago

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Charles Darwin ate every animal he discovered Kartik Agarwal · 1 year, 5 months ago

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I want a verifiable citation for number 1. What does that mean? Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Agnishom Chattopadhyay It's not always true. Mpemba effect Vishnu Bhagyanath · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Agnishom Chattopadhyay Explore it on google, it is well given on that. Akhil Bansal · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Akhil Bansal Google is a search engine. It does not make sense to say that something is given on google. Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 1 year, 8 months ago

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In fact, it's not impossible to lick your elbow Isabella Martin · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Isabella Martin So you tried..:P !!! Yuki Kuriyama · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Yuki Kuriyama Yes :) but not because of this in particular. I have already heard about this before, I wanted to break the rules and I succeeded I did it even though I'm terrible at gymnastics Isabella Martin · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Isabella Martin Hahaa..okay..:D Yuki Kuriyama · 1 year, 8 months ago

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The human skeleton is the internal framework of the body. It is composed of 270 bones at birth – this total decreases to 206 bones by adulthood . Shubham Dhull · 9 months, 2 weeks ago

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6 -> What about Go. Rushi Jogdand · 1 year, 2 months ago

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Very first one is false. (I know Newton's Law of cooling!) Rushi Jogdand · 1 year, 2 months ago

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One more,

The shape of Leaning Tower of Pisa is actually like a banana. Shubhang Mundra · 1 year, 3 months ago

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Some more,

Earth is the only planet in the solar system that is not named after any god or goddess.

Andromeda galaxy is the nearest galaxy to our Milky Way galaxy and is approaching our galaxy with the speed of 300 kms per second. Shubhang Mundra · 1 year, 3 months ago

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@Shubhang Mundra That's because "Earth" means "dirt", i.e.,"right here, where we all are", while planets "soar [wander] in the heavens". Michael Mendrin · 1 year, 3 months ago

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Ants never drink water too.

I think it's bible instead of Guinness book in the last fact Shubhang Mundra · 1 year, 3 months ago

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The song "jingle bell" was originally written for "Thanksgiving". Kartik Agarwal · 1 year, 5 months ago

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6th is wrong The shortest complete sentence is "Go". Kartik Agarwal · 1 year, 5 months ago

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I added few more facts. Akhil Bansal · 1 year, 8 months ago

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Akhil Bansal The sentence "Jackdaws love my big sphinx of quartz" (though meaningless) is a pangram,just like no.3 you've listed.A pangram is a sentence that uses every letter of the English alphabet,at least once.:D Yuki Kuriyama · 1 year, 8 months ago

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all Anurag Patnaikuni · 1 year, 8 months ago

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Number 18 is possible :D Vincent Miller Moral · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Vincent Miller Moral How 0.0 Jason Snow · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Jason Snow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2cIWWEexNc Vincent Miller Moral · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Vincent Miller Moral Exception are always there!! Akhil Bansal · 1 year, 8 months ago

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@Vincent Miller Moral Actually Chinese network couldn't get in Youtube... Jason Snow · 1 year, 8 months ago

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Very nice! Sharing! Jason Snow · 1 year, 8 months ago

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