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Monday, December 20, 2010

Useless Facts Of The Year Part Three

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I hope you are enjoying the recap so far. Parts One and Two can be found to the left on the sidebar.

July - 

**Lugduname is a compound that is known to be the sweetest by 200,000 times as sweet as table sugar (sucrose).

**Did you know that frogs do not drink water? They absorb it through their skin.

 **Did you know that the Reno Ice Pavilion is a 16,000-square-foot rink once dismantled and moved to Reno, Nevada from Atlantic City, New Jersey?

**A lightning bolt can generate temperatures five times hotter than what is found on the Sun's surface. The temperature on the Sunis 5505 °C; 9941 °F.

August -

**Did you know that the Fender Factory makes about 90,000 strings a day? That would amount to over 20,000 miles per year. This is enough to circle the world. 

**Did you know that one ear of corn averages 800 kernels in 16 rows?

**When we sneeze air rushes out of our noses at 100 mph. The act of sneezing is called sternutation. 

**It is said that spider monkeys can swing through trees faster than a human can run on land.

September - 

**A lynx , mainly those that live in more northern regions of the world, that weigh 30 pounds have bigger feet than a 200 pound mountain lion. They need the bigger paws in order to handle the snow and colder temperatures.

**Despite having lungs, mudpuppies live their entire lives underwater. The never lose their gills as they mature. 

**The longest running comic strip is "The Katzenjammer Kids," which made its debut December 12, 1897. It still is in syndication today. 

**The entire length of all the eyelashes a human sheds in their lifetime is over 98 feet (30m). 

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