Sandeep Kumar

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Do You Know….?

Posted by Sandeep Kumar on October 7, 2010

Women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression than men in the United States

The smallest man ever was Gul Mohammed (1957-1997) of India, who measured 1 feet, 10? inches

500,000 tons of dog excrement are dumped annually on the streets of Paris

Hydrogen gas is the least dense substance in the world, at 0.08988g/cc

In Belgium, there is a museum just for strawberries

The Simpsons is the longest running prime-time animated series on television history

The more a person struggles to get out of quicksand the faster they will sink. Staying still, and being calm will actually make the body float in the quicksand because the body is less dense than the quicksand is

On average, a Canadian girl owns seven Barbie dolls, whereas an American girl owns eight

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

The Olympic was the sister ship of the Titanic, and she provided twenty-five years of service

Atari had to bury millions of unsold “E.T.” game cartridges in a New Mexico desert landfill in 1982

The biggest disco ball in the world has a diameter of 2.41 meters and 137.89 kilograms. It also has 6,900 mirror squares on it

The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses

An average city dog lives approximately three years longer than an average country dog

On average, falling asleep while driving results in 550 accidents per day in the United States

Scatologists are experts who study feces. (aka. crap, dung, dookie, dumps, feces, excrement, etc.)

Pumpkins contain potassium and vitamin A

The greatest mountain range is the Mid-Ocean Ridge, extending 64,374 km from the Arctic Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean

Pepsi got its name from the ingredient pepsin, which is said to aid in digestion, however, it is not known

The spray WD-40 got its name because there were forty attempts needed before the creation of the “water displacing” substance

Contrary to popular beliefs, chocolate does not cause acne

Detroit, Michigan has more registered bowlers than any other city in the USA

The fastest moving land snake is the Black Mamba, which can move up to 7 miles per hour

Annually Americans eat 45 million turkeys at Thanksgiving

Rabbits can live up to ten years

The average life span of a single red blood cell is 120 days

Over 250 million Slinky toys have been sold since its debut in 1946

In 1961, Italian artist Piero Manzoni packed his feces in cans, signed and mounted them, and then sold them as art

The last thing Elvis Presley ate before he died was four scoops of ice cream and 6 chocolate chip cookies

Some Chinese chopsticks contain gold as on of their materials

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