20 Amazing Facts From Around The World

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  1. Miss_Sweet

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    · Americans Eat 45000 Burgers Per Minute.



    · Tomato Ketchup Was Once Used As Medicine In The United States. Was Sold As "Dr. Miles Compound Extract Of Tomato".



    · Amazon, A Gigantic System Of Rivers And Forests, Supplies 1/5th Of The World's Oxygen. Now That's The Reason Why These Forests Should Be


    · Brazil Is The Only Country To Have Played In Every World Cup Soccer Tournament.



    · The Largest Employer In The World Is The Indian Railways, Employing Over One Million People.



    · Vatican City Is The Smallest City In The World. And The Only Country Within A Country.



    · Leonardo Da Vinci Invented The Scissors.



    · The Actual Height Of The Eiffel Tower Is 984 Feet. But It Grows By 6 Inches In Summer, As Metal Expands. And Shrinks Back To Normal In The Winter, As Metal Contracts.



    · King Louis XIX Ruled France For A Total Of Fifteen Minutes.



    · The Buckingham Palace, Home To The Royal Family, Has 602 Rooms.



    · The Kea Bird Lives In New Zealand And Likes To Eat The Rubber Around The Car Windows.



    · The Great Wall Of China Is 1500 Miles Long And Can Be Seen From Outer Space.



    · The Tooth Brush Was Invented In China In 1498.



    · A Hippo Can Open Its Mouth Wide Enough To Fit A 4 Ft Tall Child Inside. Nothing To Worry, Though....They Are Herbivorous!



    · Penguin Is The Only BIRD That Can Swim, But Not Fly.



    · Did U Always Think That The Polar Bear's Fur Is White? Well, U Were Wrong! Its Actually Clear. It Appears White Because It Reflects The Sunlight.



    · The Word Eskimo Means "Eater Of Raw Flesh".



    · Egyptian Women Invented The "Lip-Stick".



    · 2 Million Stone Blocks Were Used To Build A Pyramid. And Each Weighed More Than A School Bus.



    · Ancient Egyptians Slept On Pillows Made Of Stone.
  2. ZEESHOO'S S@PNA

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    VERY INTERESTED POST MISS_SWEET :hug1: :givefl; KEEP IT UP :givefl;


    · The Actual Height Of The Eiffel Tower Is 984 Feet. But It Grows By 6 Inches In Summer, As Metal Expands. And Shrinks Back To Normal In The Winter, As Metal Contracts. :duno; wowww

    The Kea Bird Lives In New Zealand And Likes To Eat The Rubber Around The Car Windows :mrgreen:
  3. zeeast

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    nice sharing..... :)
  4. Ash

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    nice...
  5. Ghazel

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    good and nice :1cool;
  6. xeon

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    Amazing
  7. Miss_Sweet

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    Thnx PPL :) :givefl;
  8. Majid

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    wonderfull

    Keepup the good work :givefl;
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  10. Kainaat

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    thanks for sharing :)
  11. Zaheer

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    hmmm cool.
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