Random Facts thread
#1
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A group of crows is called a murder

It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.


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#2
The average person walks the equivalent of 3 times around the world in a lifetime.
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#3
There are no forests in Iceland.
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#4
The Dutch village of Giethoorn has no roads; its buildings are connected entirely by canals and footbridges.
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#5
Approximately 750,000 men died in the Civil War, which was more than 2.5% of America's population at the time.
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#6
Researchers have found that there is water reservoir floating in space which is equivalent to 140 trillions mass of water found on earth.
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#7
if you lift a kangaroo's tail off the ground it can't hop
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#8
Dolphins have 2 stomachs. One is used for storage of food and the other is used for digestion.
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#9
An iceberg contains significantly more total heat energy than a burning match. The reason is the sheer size of the iceberg.
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#10
Pteronophobia is the fear of being tickled by feathers!
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#11
France was still executing people by guillotine when the first Star Wars movie came out.
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#12
When Julius Caesar died, he left today’s equivalent of about $270 to each and every Roman citizen.
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#13
(02-05-2018, 04:15 PM)meister Wrote: When Julius Caesar died, he left today’s equivalent of about $270 to each and every Roman citizen.

That's impressive considering that the Roman Empire's population at it's peak was over 60 million.
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#14
Prison escape is not punishable by law in Germany
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#15
When water boils on Earth, it creates thousands of little bubbles. However, in space, boiling water produces one giant, undulating bubble. Scientists believe this is due to lack of convection and buoyancy that accompanies gravity
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#16
(02-09-2018, 02:57 AM)paulus Wrote: Prison escape is not punishable by law in Germany

Seriously?!
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#17
Cleopatra lived closer in time to the Moon landing than to the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
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