Posts tagged ‘fact’

May 11, 2014

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A female oyster during her lifetime can produce over 100 million young.

Source: http://www.1011now.com

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July 5, 2013

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Sharks rarely pose a danger to humans, but humans do pose a danger to sharks. Fishermen kill an estimated 30 to 100 million sharks every year. About 75 shark species are in danger of becoming extinct.

Source: www.factmonster.com

May 25, 2013

Nothing Else is Silly Putty

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More than 300 million eggs of Silly Putty have been sold since 1950. That’s about 4,500 tons, enough to create a giant wad the size of the Goodyear Blimp!

Source: www.crayola.com

April 17, 2013

Animal Fact

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A giraffe was called a “camelopard” in ancient times due to the fact that people thought it had the head of a camel, and markings of a leopard.

Source: www.dictionary.reference.com

April 7, 2013

Random Fact

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During the 1950s and early 1960s Disneyland had a dress code that didn’t allow men with long hair into the park.

Source: www.lovetoknow.com

April 5, 2013

Candy Fact

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About 80 million Hershey’s Kisses are made every day.

Source: www.answerbag.com

April 4, 2013

Food and Drink Fact

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Mountain Dew is an old slang term for moonshine.

Source: www.omg-facts.com

April 4, 2013

U.S. History Fact

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Wall Street, in New York City, is named for a barrier that was built to protect the early settlers against attack from Lenape Indians, New England colonists, and the British.

Source: www.encyclopedia.com