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Interesting Facts...Continued ~*Donna*~ Helgeson ~*Donna*~ eternity@con2.com


The electric chair was invented by a dentist!

Windmills always turn counter-clockwise.

Except for the windmills in Ireland!

A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average!

Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand!

The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times!

Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks!

A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night!

Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone!

A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside!

A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge, a dime has one less groove!

A hummingbird weighs less than a penny!

Until 1796, there was a state in the United States called Franklin. Today it's known as Tennessee!

The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons!

A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation!

Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie!

The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year!

One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television!

The average American/Canadian will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year!

It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a certain church in Omaha, Nebraska!

You're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206!

Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete!

7% of Americans don't know the first 9 words of the American anthem, but know the first 7 of the Canadian anthem!

5% of Canadians don't know the first 7 words of the Canadian anthem, but know the first 9 of the American anthem!

~*Donna*~



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