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Scientists believe herring communicate with one another by passing gas.

Dimples are the result of a genetic flaw.

Unicorns are mentioned nine times in the King James version of the Bible.

Only 2% of women around the world describe themselves as beautiful.

According to medical researchers, the part of the brain that can detect sarcasm is the right parahippocampal gyrus.

The random symbols (#*!&@) used to indicate obscenities in comic strips are called "grawlix."

Teddy Roosevelt's dog, Pete, ripped a French ambassador's pants off at the White House.

The first Web site ever built was located at http://info.cern.ch.

Forty-one percent of women apply body or hand moisturizer a minimum three times a day.

A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years.

A person will burn 7% more calories if they walk on hard dirt, as opposed to pavement.

Americans spend more than $13 billion per year on intimate apparel.

Ulysses S. Grant died of throat cancer. He smoked about 20 cigars per day for most of his life.

In Hebrew, "golem" means "undeveloped lump."

James Ritty, an American restaurant owner, invented the first practical cash register in 1879. A bell rang each time the cash drawer was opened to help reduce theft.

Faunoiphilia is an abnormal desire to watch animals copulate.

About 9% of all merchandise sold by retailers in America is returned. Clothing and electronics account for most of those returns.

Purdue scientists discovered that constant worrying shortens your life span by 16 years.

There are 1,600 calories in a pint of hippopotamus milk.

There are 92 known cases of nuclear bombs lost at sea.

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