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Think You Know Everything? Think Again!


Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds. Dogs only have about 10.

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A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
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A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
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A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
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A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
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A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle; a group of geese in the air is a skein.
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A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
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A snail can sleep for three years.
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Almonds are a member of the peach family.
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An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
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Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.
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Butterflies taste with their feet.
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Did you know that crocodiles never outgrow the pool in which they live?
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February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
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In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
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In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10 .
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It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
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Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
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Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
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Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye."
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The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
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The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
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The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
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The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.
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There are more chickens than people in the world. Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
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Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
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Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
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Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
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Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
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Walt Disney was afraid of mice.
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The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
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China has more English speakers than the United States.
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Vatican City is the smallest country in the world, with a population of 1000 and a size 108.7 acres.
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The longest town name in the world has 167 letters.
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Rene Descartes came up with the theory of coordinate geometry by looking at a fly walk across a tiled ceiling Did you know you share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world.
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Canada is an Indian word meaning "Big Village".
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The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

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