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Sip on some knowledge. These are the Real Facts.

1000

A group of porcupines is called a prickle.

1001

99% of our solar system's mass is the sun.

1002

More energy from the sun hits Earth every hour than the planet uses in a year.

1003

If two pieces of the same type of metal touch in outer space, they will bond together permanently.

1004

Just a sugar cube of neutron star matter would weigh about one hundred million tons on Earth.

1005

A soup can full of neutron star material would have more mass than the Moon.

1006

Ancient Chinese warriors would show off to their enemies before battle, by juggling.

1007

OMG was added to dictionaries in 2011, but it's first known use was in 1917.

1008

In the state of Arizona, it is illegal for donkeys to sleep in bathtubs.

1009

The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.

1010

Rats and mice are ticklish, and even laugh when tickled.

1011

Norway once knighted a penguin.

1012

The King of Hearts is the only king without a mustache.

1013

It is illegal to sing off-key in North Carolina.

1014

Forty is the only number whose letters are in alphabetical order.

1015

One is the only number with letters in reverse alphabetical order.

1016

Strawberries are grown in every state in the U.S. and every province in Canada.

1017

The phrase, “You're a real peach” originated from the tradition of giving peaches to loved ones.

1018

At latitude 60° south, it is possible to sail clear around the world without touching land.

1019

Interstate 90 is the longest U.S. Interstate Highway with over 3,000 miles from Seattle, WA to Boston, MA.

1020

DFW Airport in Texas is larger than the island of Manhattan.

1021

Benjamin Franklin invented flippers.

1022

Miami installed the first ATM for inline skaters.

1023

Indonesia is made up of more than 17,000 islands.

1024

Giraffes have the same number of vertebrae as humans: 7.

1025

The official taxonomic classification for llamas is Llama glama.

1026

Remove all the space between its atoms and Earth would be the size of a baseball.

1027

The soil on Mars is rust color because it's full of rust.

1028

Sound travels up to 15 times faster through steel than air, at speeds up to 19,000 feet per second.

1029

Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.

1030

Maine is the closest U.S. state to Africa.

1031

An octopus has three hearts.

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