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Some toothpastes and deodorants contain the same chemicals found in antifreeze.
The average office desk has 400 times more bacteria than a toilet.
The best time for a person to buy shoes is in the afternoon. This is because the foot tends to swell a bit around this time.
The leading cause of poisoning for children under the age of six in the home is liquid dish soap.
15 percent of Americans secretly bite their toes.
2 out of 3 adults in the United States have hemorrhoids.
25% of your bones are located in your feet.
35,000 people in the U.S. will die from the flu annually.
80% of 10 year old girls in the U.S. go on a diet.
9 out of 10 lightning strike victims survive!
90 percent of women who walk into a department store immediately turn to the right.
99% of people cannot lick their elbow.
A chance of a woman having twins is increased after the age of 35. About 1 in 27 women will give birth to twins after this age. After 50 the chances of having twins is 1 in 9.
A fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks!
A Giraffe has the same number of bones in its neck as a man.
A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realizes it's there.
A man once sued his doctor because he survived his cancer longer than the doctor predicted.
A person swallows approximately 295 times while eating dinner.
A person will burn 7 percent more calories if they walk on hard dirt compared to pavement.
A recent study at Harvard has shown that eating chocolate can actually help you live longer!
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