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Some Strange Facts

Here is a small collection of strange and interesting facts. They are not necessarily useful facts, but they can get you thinking, and maybe even help you win that next trivia game.

- It has been shown that a cockroach can live nine days without its head before dying.

- You can't sneeze with your eyes open (don't try this at home).

- Stretch your arms out and have someone measure fingertip to fingertip. For most people this will be almost exactly how tall they are.

- Using U.S. coins, there are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

- A dragonfly lives for only about 24 hours.

- A piece of paper can only be folded in half, and then in half again and again for 7 times or less. (This one you can try at home).

- Shave a tiger (don't try this one), and you'll see that it has striped skin, not just striped fur.

- Peanuts have been used as one of the ingredients of dynamite.

- For the average person, their left hand does 56% of the typing.

- Some of the creosote bushes in the Mojave Desert are estimated to be as much as 12,000 years old, making them the oldest living things on earth.

Even Stranger Facts

- The heart of a blue whale is several feet across, and the tongue of a blue whale is several meters.

- Scientists claim that a goldfish has a memory span of just three seconds.

- There are more people killed by donkeys every year than are killed in plane crashes.

- It is estimated that a snail can sleep for 3 years.

- An ostrich's brain is smaller than its eye.

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