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Mailing an entire building has been illegal in the U.S. since 1916 when a man mailed a 40,000-ton brick house across Utah to avoid high freight rates.

In space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow down their faces!

The temperature of the earth's interior increases by 1 degree every 60 feet down.

The U.S. Government will not allow portraits of living persons to appear on stamps.

The best diamonds are colored blue- white.

In 1659, it was illegal to celebrate Christmas in Massachusetts.

It takes a drop of ocean water more than 1,000 years to circulate around the world.

There are no hog lips or snouts in SPAM.

Most cell phone antennas have no purpose other than to make people believe that flipping up a 2 inch antenna just gave them better reception. They are not connected to any circuitry.

A shrimp's heart is in its head.

The penalty for masturbation in Indonesia is decapitation.

Frogs cannot swallow without blinking.

Babies' eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old.

A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans.

In ancient Rome it was considerfed a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose.

The odds of being killed by falling out of bed are one in two million.

The storage capacity of human brain exceeds 4 Terrabytes.

If you took a standard slinky and stretched it out it would measure 87 feet.

It is estimated that millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them!

Female canaries cannot sing.