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February 1865 is the only month in recorded history to not have a full moon.

Sound travels fifteen times faster through steel than through air.

One out of every 11 workers in North Carolina depends on tobacco for their livelihood !

Maggots will only eat flesh if it is dead. For this reason, they are often used to remove the burnt skin from severe burn patients.

A snail can sleep for three years.

Avocados have more protein than any other fruit.

Pollen never deteriorates. It is one of the few natural substances that lasts indefinitely.

President George W. Bush was once a cheerleader!

The city of Las Vegas has the most hotel rooms in the world.

The 'L.L.' in L.L. Bean stands for 'Leon Leonwood'.

The banana tree cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man.

Pilgrims did not eat with forks. They only used spoons, knives and their fingers.

Blue Peter pet, Petra the mongrel puppy, died two days after being introduced. A replacement was found

In 2003, the U.S. Government spent about $2,000,000.00 on potato research!

Israel's Dead Sea is 1,312 feet below sea level.

Michael Keaton's original name is Michael Douglas.

The launching mechanism of a carrier ship that helps planes to take off could throw a pickup truck over a mile.

All major league baseball umpires must wear black underwear while on the job!

Animals will not eat another animal that has been hit by a lightning strike!

C3PO is the first character to speak in Star Wars.