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updated A meteor has only destroyed one satellite, which was the European Space Agency's Olympus in 1993.
The Koala bear is not really a bear, but is really related to the kangaroo and the wombat.
paper currency in circulation was counterfeit by the end of the Civil War Every three days a human stomach gets a new lining In 1873, Colgate made a toothpaste that was available in a jar The Kodiak, which is native to Alaska, is the largest bear and can measure up to eight feet and weigh as much as 1,700 pounds The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley Mars is the home of Olympus Mons, the largest known volcano in our solar system The Gastric Flu can cause projectile vomiting The second best selling game of all time is Jenga.
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A smile can use anywhere from a pair of 5 to 53 facial muscles The right lung of a human is larger than the left one.
This is because of the space and placement of the heart Native Americans used to use pumpkin seeds for medicine The pound key (#) on the keyboard is called an octothorpe The chemical name for caffeine is 1,3,7-trimethylzantihine Corals take a long time to grow.
Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself." The cross bow was invented by the Chinese and records of its usage goes back to as far as the Three Kingdom Period (220 a.d.-280 a.d.).
It is estimated that by the end of 2000, there has been 142,600 tonnes of gold mined in the world One-third pound stalk of broccoli contains more vitamin C than 204 apples The Flintstones cartoon was the first thirty-minute cartoon to be aired during prime time The abbreviation Xmas for the word Christmas is of Greek origin.
It was invented by Lyndsay Williams, in the Girton Labs, her idea is that people can place them at strategic places around the house with reminders such as 'take the bread out of the oven', or 'time for my vitamin pill.