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Useless Facts - Humoro.us
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Useless Facts:

Useless facts are fun tidbits of information that you can tell your friends about. Most of them are accurate, although I suspect some of them are a bit more far-fetched than others. Listed below, you'll find 25 useless facts
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  • President Bush and Saddam Hussein both have their shoes made by the same Italian shoemaker!
  • One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water.
  • Each 5 m.p.h. you drive over 60 m.p.h. is like paying an additional $.10 a gallon for gas!
  • Beavers can swim half a mile underwater on one gulp of air.
  • Rats can tell the difference between two human languages.
  • America once issued a 5-cent bill!
  • An airplane mechanic invented Slinky while he was playing with engine parts and realized the possible secondary use for the springs.
  • Linen can absorb up to 20 times its weight in moisture before it feels damp!
  • The chemicals indole and skatole, which help to account for the particular smell of human feces, are used as ingredients in perfume!
  • City dwellers have longer, thicker, denser nose hairs than country folks do.
  • People that suffer from gum disease are twice as likely to have a stroke or heart attack.
  • Your hair grows faster in the morning than at any other time of day.
  • President George W. Bush is related to all other U.S. Presidents!
  • There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
  • A man once sued his doctor because he survived his cancer longer than the doctor predicted.
  • The most productive day of the workweek is Tuesday.
  • A bird 'chews' with its stomach.
  • Identical twins do not have identical fingerprints.
  • Animals will not eat another animal that has been hit by a lightning strike!
  • Coconuts kill more people in the world than sharks do. Approximately 150 people are killed each year by coconuts.
  • More than ten people a year are killed by vending machines.
  • Almonds are a member of the peach family.
  • The female pigeon cannot lay eggs if she is alone. In order for her ovaries to function, she must be able to see another pigeon.
  • The average life span of a peasant during the medieval ages was 25 years.
  • The Queen Mary - the grandest vessel of her day - had many of her vital components made by car manufacturer Skoda!