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o  Angel Falls in Venezuela is the world's highest
waterfall, at 979 meters. This waterfall is sixteen times the
height of Niagara Falls.

o  A Russian man who wore a beard during the time of
Peter the Great had to pay a special tax.

o  Every three seconds a baby is born somewhere in
the world.

o  Hockey pucks were originally made from frozen cow
o  The largest number of children born to one woman,
who was a Russian peasant, is 69.

o  Every day, over five billion gallons of water are
flushed down toilets in the United States.

o  Every day, the Hubble telescope transmits enough
data to fit 10,000 standard computer disks.

o  A one kilogram packet of sugar will have about 5
million grains of sugar.

o  In 1819, the USA purchased Florida from Spain for
the cancellation of a $5 million debt.

o  The three wealthiest families in the world have more
assets than the combined wealth of the forty-eight poorest

o  The Population of the world can live within the state
boundaries of Texas.

o  9 out of 10 people believe Thomas Edison invented
the light bulb. This isn’t true; Joseph Swan did.

o  In Afghanistan, only 25% of the total population has
access to clean water.

o  Before air conditioning was invented, white cotton
slipcovers were put on furniture to keep the air cool.

o  A piece of French toast that was partially eaten by
Justin Timberlake sold on eBay.

o  Every single hamster in the United States today
comes from a single litter captured in Syria in 1930.

o  The oldest documented footwear found was an 8,000
year-old sandal found in a cave located in Missouri, USA.

o  Over 170,000 Indians from 210 tribes live in the
Brazilian Amazon Rainforest.

o  Thirteen percent of the human population resides in

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