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In Ancient Egypt, Priests Plucked Every Hair From Their Bodies.

In Ancient Egypt, Priests Plucked Every Hair From Their Bodies.

jon April 27, 2012 0

Fact – In ancient Egypt, priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes. Click Here For Fun Movie Facts

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Abraham Lincoln Was The Only U.S. President To Hold A Patent.

Abraham Lincoln Was The Only U.S. President To Hold A Patent.

jon April 26, 2012 0

Fact – Abraham Lincoln was the only U.S. President to hold a patent. It was for an invention to buoy boats over shallow rivers. Click Here For Fun Movie Facts

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Fining Wine

Fining Wine

jon April 25, 2012 0

Facts : Fining is a process used by most wineries to remove particles and impurities from wine. Typical fining agents include isinglass (a collagen from sturgeon fish bladders), gelatin and ox blood. Click Here

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Bug Peanut Butter

Bug Peanut Butter

jon April 19, 2012 0

Facts : One pound of peanut butter can contain up to 150 bug fragments and 5 rodent hairs.  Click Here For Fun Movie Facts

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Hospital Death Fact

Hospital Death Fact

jon April 15, 2012 0

Facts : A recent report from the National Academy of Sciences, Institue of Medicine estimates that hospitals make preventable medical errors that kill as many as 98,000 people each year. Click Here For Fun

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Insects in Grapes

Insects in Grapes

jon April 12, 2012 0

Facts : Even when grapes are harvested by hand, some insects wind up in the pickers’ baskets. Workers simply don’t have time to inspect every grape individually as they work. Click Here For Fun

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Titanic Conspiracy Theories

Titanic Conspiracy Theories

jon April 10, 2012 0

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Poisonous Blowfish

Poisonous Blowfish

jon April 10, 2012 0

Facts : Blowfish (fugu), a delicacy in Japan and Hong Kong, contains deadly amounts of tetrodotoxin, a poison 500 times stronger than cynide. Several diners doe each year from blowfish consumption. Click Here For

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Round Worms

Round Worms

jon April 9, 2012 0

Facts : Parasitic round worms such as Anisakis simplex, frequently found in fish, can lead to anisakiasis in humans, a condition marked by severe abdominal and gastric pain, nausea, vomiting and abdominal distention, which

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Ideal Temperature For Bacteria

Ideal Temperature For Bacteria

jon April 1, 2012 0

Facts: Bacteria multiply between temperatures of 40 degrees and 140 degrees F, so be careful when reheating food in slow-cookers or chafing dishes.  Click Here For Fun Movie Facts

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Pipe Smoking

Pipe Smoking

jon March 31, 2012 0

Random Fact: Pipe smoking has decreased in popularity in the 2000’s. In 2004, Americans purchases 91 percent less pipe tobacco than in 1970. An estimated 1.6 million Aericans are pipe smokers. Click Here For

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Numbers

Numbers

jon March 30, 2012 0

Random Fact: If you spell out all the numbers individually, (one, two, three..etc.) you’ll have to get to a thousand before you find the letter ‘A’. Click Here For Fun Movie Facts

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Mosquitoes Human Viruses

Mosquitoes Human Viruses

jon March 27, 2012 0

Random Fact: Did you know that mosquitoes can get viruses from you? If you have malaria and get bitten by a mosquito then that mosquito now has malaria. Click Here For Fun Movie Facts

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One Day On Mercury

One Day On Mercury

jon March 26, 2012 0

Random Fact: A day in Mercury lasts approximately as long as 59 on Earth. Click Here For Fun Movie Facts

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Mayday

Mayday

jon March 25, 2012 0

Random Fact: The term “Mayday” used for signaling for help comes from the French term “M’aidez” which is pronounced Mayday and means “help me”. Click Here For Fun Movie Facts

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Playmate Marilyn Monroe

Playmate Marilyn Monroe

jon March 24, 2012 0

Random Fact: Marilyn Monrow was the first Playmate appearing in the original issue of Hugh Hefner’s Playboy magazine. It was then known as ‘Sweetheart of the Month’. Click Here For Fun Movie Facts

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Manhattan Traffic

Manhattan Traffic

jon March 24, 2012 0

Random Fact: Manhattan traffic crawls at an average of 6.2 miles an hour on midtown city streets. Click Here For Fun Movie Facts

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Malaria

Malaria

jon March 23, 2012 0

Random Fact: the word Malaria comes from the Italian word ‘mal’ and ‘aria’, which means bad air. The derives from the old days when it was thought that all diseases are caused by bad,

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Limburger Cheese

Limburger Cheese

jon March 23, 2012 0

Random Fact: Limburger cheese is notorious for its strong and generally unpleasant odor. The bacteria known as brevibacterium linens causes this. It is also found on human skina and is partially responsible for body

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King Of Hearts

King Of Hearts

jon March 22, 2012 0

Random Fact: In a standard deck of cards, the King of Hearts is the only King without a Moustache. Click Here For Fun Movie Facts

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