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~Strange Facts~

The nose of a dog is so sensitive that it can tell the difference between a bath of water and a bath of water with a teaspoon of salt in it.

Marilyn Monroe had six toes.

A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for sixty nine years.

Ants stretch when they wake up.They also appear to yawn before starting the day.

Millions of trees in the world are accidently planted by squirrels who bury nuts but then forget where they hid them.

It takes a ton of ore to produce one gold wedding ring.

There is a sea squirt that digests its own brain.When mature it attaches itself to a rock.No longer needing to move,a brain is not needed.

The American IRS employees tax manual has instructions for collecting taxes after a nuclear war.

Man releases over a billion tons of pollutants into the Earth's atmosphere every year.

An eagle's nest can weigh up to two tons.

No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than seven times in half.

Male lions can sleep for up to twenty hours a day.

Humphrey Bogart was related to Princess Diana.They were seventh cousins.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

One in five of the world's 2.5 million medical doctors are Russian.

In Natoma,Kansas it is illegal to throw knives at men wearing striped suits.

More people are killed each year by donkeys than are killed in plane crashes.

An image of Christ's face on the outside wall of a church in Guatemala City gave 'miraculous cures' and was worshipped for two weeks before it was found to be a whitewashed poster of Willie Nelson.

A shop owner and twenty customers in Sciacca,Sicily,were put into a trance by two men who stared into their eyes and gesticulated,before raiding the till.

A man charged with impersonating a policeman,escaped from Bow Street Court - by impersonating a policeman.

Police in Indianapolis allowed a woman accused of passing $100,000 worth of bad cheques to post bail with a cheque.It bounced.

Two hoover saleswomen saw red when they were told to get lost by an irate housewife in Lyunby,Sweden.Instead of leaving they vacuumed every carpet in the house,while accusing the owner of failing to keep it clean.The struggle to evict them took three hours.

A herd of elephants was devouring a sugar cane crop in Terai,India,so a hedge was set on fire to drive them away.The elephants got water from a nearby stream,put out the fire and returned to the feast.

Over 2,500 left handed people are killed each year through using applications designed for right handed people.

The youngest parents on record were 8 and 9 years old.They lived in china in 1910.

An average chocolate bar has at least six insect legs in it.The reason for this is Cacao which is a primary ingredient in chocolate.The Cacao tree is inhabited by thousands of insects.They crawl up the tree,moult and leave their legs on the plants.

Honey is the only food that does not spoil.Honey found in Egyptian pharoah's tombs was tasted by archaelogists and found to be edible.

Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

Right handed people live, on average,9 years longer than left handed people.

The tallest person on record was Robert Pershing Wadlow.He stood over 9ft tall.

The average human swallows over 40 bugs a year whilst sleeping.

There are more saunas than cars in Finland.

3 people are born every second and about 1.333' people die every second.In fact,by the time you finish reading this about 10 more people will be living on this planet.

Several years ago a man was standing beside the River Nile.He was attacked by a swarm of deadly bees.To escape them he dived into the river but was promptly eaten by pirahna fish.

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