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* I ntelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

* The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

* Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our noses and ears never stop growing.

* You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.

* A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation.

* Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a few weeks.

* Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

* The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.

* When the moon is directly overhead, you weigh slightly less.

* Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned his wife or mother because they were both deaf.

* A psychology student in New York rented out her spare room to a carpenter in order to nag him constantly and study his reactions. After weeks of needling, he snapped and beat her repeatedly with an axe leaving her mentally retarded.

* "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

* Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries because Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself."

* The smallest unit of time is the yoctosecond.

* Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.

* "Bookkeeper" is the only word in English language with three consecutive double letters.

* Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left handed people do.

* The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the English language.

* If the population of China walked past you in single line, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

* China has more English speakers than the United States .

* Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell.

* Each square inch of human skin consists of twenty feet of blood vessels.

* An average person uses the bathroom 6 times per day.

* Babies are born with 300 bones, but by adulthood we have only 206 in our bodies.

* Beards are the fastest growing hairs on the human body. If the average man never trimmed his beard, it would grow to nearly 30 feet long in his lifetime.

* According to Genesis 1:20-22, the chicken came before the egg.

* The longest place name still in use is:

Taumatawhakatangihangaoauauotameteaturi.- pukakpikimaungahoronukupokaiwhe nuakitanatahu - a New Zealand hill.

* If you leave Tokyo by plane at 7:00am, you will arrive in Honolulu at approximately 4:30pm the previous day.

* Scientists in Australia 's Parkes Observatory thought they had positive proof of alien life, when they began picking up radio-waves from space. However, after investigation, the radio emissions were traced to a microwave in the building.

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