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Strange Facts File II

Did you know that...

 

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

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

over 1000 birds a year die from smashing into windows!

the state of Florida is bigger than England!

it was once against the law to have a pet dog in a city in Iceland!

your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!

Thomas Edison, light bulb inventor, was afraid of the dark!

during your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants!

some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they cant find any food!

dolphins sleep with one eye open!

the worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old!

in space, astronauts cannot cry, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow!

there are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones!

a sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.!

in the White House, there are 13,092 knives, forks and spoons!

lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet!

owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue!

the average American/Canadian drinks about 600 sodas a year!

there wasn't a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses!

a jellyfish is 95 percent water!