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Sip on some knowledge. These are the Real Facts.

701

It takes more water to fill a bathtub than it does to enjoy a nice, warm shower.

702

On average, a laptop uses half as much energy as a desktop computer.

703

The average bar of soap lasts twice as long as a bottle of body wash.

704

Recycled paper is made using 40% less energy than normal paper.

705

Every ton of recycled paper saves about 17 trees.

706

Steel is 100% recyclable.

707

Most rechargeable batteries can be recharged up to 1,000 times.

708

Manufacturing recycled goods uses up to 95% less energy than using raw materials.

709

Hybrid cars produce up to 75% less pollution than other vehicles.

710

A tankless water heater uses half the energy of a standard model.

712

100% recyclable, old newspapers are great for washing windows.

713

An egg that is fresh will sink in water, but a stale one won't.

714

A camel can drink 25 gallons of water in less than three minutes.

715

In one day, a full-grown oak tree expels 7 tons of water through its leaves.

716

There is a museum of strawberries in Belgium.

717

Mangoes are the most-consumed fruit in the world.

718

Strawberries have an average of 200 seeds.

719

A strawberry is not an actual berry, but a banana is.

720

Fresh apples float because 25 percent of their volume is air.

721

The pomegranate is one of the oldest fruits known to man.

722

The peach was the first fruit to be eaten on the moon.

724

A pineapple is neither an apple or a pine. It is, in fact, a large berry.

725

Only female mosquitoes bite.

726

A polar bear cannot be seen by an infrared camera, due to its transparent fur.

727

A spider's silk is stronger than steel.

728

The planet Saturn's density is lower than water; in fact, it would float if placed in water.

729

Twins have a very high occurrence of left handedness.

730

The fear of vegetables is called lachanophobia.

731

There are over 2,000 different species of cactuses.

732

The chicken is the closest living relative of Tyrannosaurus Rex.

733

All scorpions glow.

734

Potatoes have more chromosomes than humans.

735

A full moon is nine times brighter than a half moon.

736

More babies are born at night than during the day.

737

The human brain takes up 2% of human body weight but uses 20% of its energy.

740

Poison Ivy is not Ivy and Poison Oak is not an Oak. They are both part of the Cashew family.

741

Plants, like humans, can run a fever if they are sick.

742

Over half of the world's geysers are found in Yellowstone National Park.

743

A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein.

744

Polar bears can smell a seal from 20 miles away.

745

Armadillos have four babies at a time and they are always all the same sex.

746

The only insect that can turn its head is a praying mantis.

747

Alaska was bought from Russia for about 2 cents an acre.

748

A dog's average body temperature is 101 degrees Fahrenheit.

749

The average housefly lives for one month.

750

The common garden worm has five pairs of hearts.

751

Flamingos can only eat with their heads upside down.

752

A group of twelve or more cows is called a flink.

753

A group of goats is called a trip.

754

An alligator can go through 3,000 teeth in a lifetime.

755

There are more chickens than people in the world.

756

Penguins can jump 6 feet.

757

There are approximately 7,000 feathers on an eagle.

758

The only lizard that has a voice is the Gecko.

759

A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair.

760

Dolphins sleep with one eye open.

761

Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue.

762

A duck has three eyelids.

763

Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

764

The muzzle of a lion is like a fingerprint - no two lions have the same pattern of whiskers.

766

The hippopotamus has the capability to remain underwater for as long as five minutes.

767

Honeybees have hair on their eyes.

768

Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale.

769

If a sheep and a goat mate the offspring is called a geep.

770

Pistol shrimp can make a noise loud enough to break glass.

771

Some dinosaurs were as small as chickens.

773

Mountain goats aren't actually goats. They are antelopes.

774

Koalas only drink water in extreme heat or drought.

775

Bees are born fully grown.

776

Ferret comes from the Latin word for little thief.

777

Cats have 2 sets of vocal cords: one for purring and one for meowing.

778

Some bears build nests in trees to sunbathe and rest.

779

A group of jellyfish is called a smack.

780

The indentation between the nose and the upper lip is called the philtrum.

781

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

782

The human jaw can generate a force up to 200 pounds on the molars.

783

Men get hiccups more than women.

784

The human brain is about 80% water.

785

The middle finger has the fastest growing nail.

786

The brain operates on the same amount of power as a 10-watt light bulb.

787

Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.

788

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

790

Your big toe only has 2 bones and the rest have 3.

791

The average person takes 23,000 breaths a day.

793

Broadway is one of the longest streets in the world. It is 150 miles long.

794

Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the continental United States, and Zabriskie Point, the lowest point in the United States, are less than eighty miles apart.

795

Hawaii is moving toward Japan at the rate of almost 4 inches per year.

796

India has more English speakers than the United States.

797

It is illegal to run out of gas in Youngstown, Ohio.

798

Tennessee was previously named Franklin after Benjamin Franklin.

799

The official color of California's Golden Gate Bridge is International Orange.

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