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The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
There are four cars and eleven lightposts on the back of a $10 dollar bill.
Scissors as we know them today (well, pretty much) were invented in Rome in about 100 AD (or CE, if you want to be politically correct).
If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and look like it is stinging itself to death. It spasms a lot. :)
Most scorpions will glow under black (ultraviolet) light. (?!)
Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to SLOW a film down so you could see his moves. That's the opposite of the norm.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:17 AM on Jun. 28, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • The first product Motorola developed was a record player for automobiles. At that time the most known player on the market was the Victrola, so they called themselves Motorola.
    Roses MAY be red, but violets ARE, indeed, violet.
    By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand. One should carry a stout pole while travelling in quicksand country...when placed under one's back, it helps one to float out of the quicksand.
    Casey Kasem is the voice of Shaggy on Scooby-Doo
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:17 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • I knew the bruce lee one... my hubby is his biggest fan! I swear!!! The entire reason he took up Nunchuku-do and Gung Fu. His teacher was taught by Bruce Lee.
    07lilmama1108

    Answer by 07lilmama1108 at 1:24 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • HAHA! I have heard of a record player in a car back when I was a kid!
    Gigi1969

    Answer by Gigi1969 at 1:26 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

    The Boston University Bridge is the only place in the world where a boat can sail under a train driving under a car driving under an airplane.

    Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually that all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.

    Armadillos have four babies at a time and they are always the same sex.

    An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

    111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

    Underground is the only word in the English language that begins and ends with the letters "und"

    Every three seconds a baby is born somewhere in the world.

    On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents ever

    The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in jelly.


    The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 30 feet (9 m).


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    AriMicSun

    Answer by AriMicSun at 1:38 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • Wow, I did NOT know that Casey Kasem was the voice of Shaggy on Scooby Doo! That is so cool!!! I grew up listening to Casey Kasem on the radio and I grew up watching Scooby Doo....LOL.
    PrydferthMenyw

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 9:09 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • A starfish doesn't have a brain.

    The life span of a taste bud is ten days.

    400 quarter-pounders can be made out of 1 cow.

    A pack-a-day smoker will loose approx. 2 teeth every 10 years.

    Your skin is the heaviest organ.

    The human brain stops growing at the age of 18.

    Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until they are 2-6 years old.

    A human has 60,000 miles of blood vessels in their body.

    By the time you reach grade 12, you will have been in school for about 17,000 hours.

    The averge womens' handbag weighs between 3 and 5 pounds.

    The average person spends 40 years cleaning.

    70% of dust of house dust is dead skin cells.

    Every person has a unique tongue print.

    You are born with 300 bones but only have 206 after reaching adulthood.

    You loose enough dead skin cells in your lifetime to fill eight fi
    PrydferthMenyw

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 9:49 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • You loose enough dead skin cells in your lifetime to fill eight five pound flour bags.

    Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
    PrydferthMenyw

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 9:51 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

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