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76% of Americans celebrate New Year's Eve in groups of less than 20.
90 percent of women who walk into a department store immediately turn to the right.
97% of all paper money in the US contains traces of cocaine.
99% of people cannot lick their elbow.
A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second!
A B-25 bomber airplane crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building on July 28, 1945.
A broken clock is always right twice a day.
A Citreon 2CV with an oil leak once travelled 500 miles through Italy after its gearbox was filled with bananas!
A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate.
A fire in Australia has been burning for more than 5,000 years!
A group of officers is called a mess.
A jellyfish is 95 percent water.
A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court!
A marine catfish can taste with any part of its body.
A pipe 2 feet in diameter will allow four times more fluid to pass through it than a pipe 1 foot in diameter.
A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.
A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge, a dime has one less groove!
A single cup of gasoline, when ignited, has the same explosive power as five sticks of dynamite.
A small airplane can fly backwards.
A survey reported that 12% of Americans think that Joan of Arc was Noah's wife.
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