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OT: This week's useless facts!
Here is my weekly input to fill up empty brain cells:
MORE WEIRD FACTS .....
- After bananas, a zoo gorilla's favorite food is celery.
- On average, humans have 9,000 taste buds in their mouths, tongues, and
- More redheads are born in Scotland than in any other part of the world.
- Most stars shine for at least 10 billion years.
- California condors can fly 10 miles without flapping their wings.
- Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue.
- There wasn't a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses.
- Honeybees have a type of hair on their eyes.
- The katydid bug hears through holes in its hind legs.
- America once issued a 5-cent bill.
- You'll eat about 35,000 cookies in a lifetime.
- Fortune cookies were actually invented in America.
- A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years.
- A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.
- In Tokyo, they sell toupees for dogs.
- Dogs and cats consume almost $7 billion worth of pet food a year.
- Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.
- You blink over 10,000,000 times a year.
- The fastest moving muscle in the human body is the one that opens and
closes the eyelid.
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