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If you are locked in a completely sealed room, you will die of carbon dioxide poisoning first before you will die of oxygen deprivation.
If you counted 24 hours a day, it would take 31,688 years to reach one trillion!
If you flip a coin ten times, the odds against its coming up with the same side showing each time are 1,023 to 1.
If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times, but more like 4,950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom.
If you went out into space, you would explode before you suffocated because there's no air pressure.
In 2003, the U.S. Government spent about $2,000,000.00 on potato research!
In a year approximately 900 million trees are cut down to make the raw materials needed for American pulp mills and paper.
In ten minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's nuclear weapons combined!
Ingrown toenails are hereditary.
Iron weighs more after it rusts.
It takes 492 seconds for sunlight to reach the Earth!
It takes a drop of ocean water more than 1,000 years to circulate around the world.
It takes eight and a half minutes for light to get from the sun to earth.
It takes Several hundred thousand years for newly made photons (light) to travel from the core of the sun to it's surface.
It would take twenty new mid-size cars to generate the same amount of pollution that a mid-size 1960's car did.
Jumbo jets use 4,000 gallons of fuel to take off .
Jupiter's moon Ganymede, is larger than the planet Mercury!
Kleenex tissues were originally used as filters in gas masks.
Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!
Linen can absorb up to 20 times its weight in moisture before it feels damp!
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