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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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  • Pittsburgh is the only city where all major sports teams have the same colors: Black and gold.
  • America once issued a 5-cent bill!
  • Females learn to talk earlier, use sentences earlier, and learn to read more quickly than males.
  • The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.
  • The most powerful electric eel is found in the rivers of Brazil, Columbia, Venezuela, and Peru, and produces a shock of 400-650 volts.
  • During a typical human life span, the human heart will beat approximately 2.5 billion times.
  • Rats can tell the difference between two human languages.
  • February 1865 is the only month in recorded history to not have a full moon.
  • Until President Kennedy was killed, it wasn?t a federal crime to assassinate the President.
  • and the viewers were never told!
  • German chemists made a replica of a trophy the size of one molecule.
  • Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.
  • The average company saves over $7,000 for each employee suggestion that is enacted!
  • In West Virginia if you run over an animal, you can legally take it home and cook it for dinner!
  • Most tropical marine fish could survive in a tank filled with human blood.
  • Baby whales grow at an average rate of 10lbs per hour!
  • A single cup of gasoline, when ignited, has the same explosive power as five sticks of dynamite.
  • What you find when you shave the striped fur off of a tiger? Striped skin.
  • The Atlantic Ocean is saltier than the Pacific Ocean.
  • The weight of air in a milk glass is about the same as the weight of one aspirin tablet.
  • New Zealand is the first country to allow women to vote.
  • The U.S. military?s dried food rations can be re-hydrated with urine!
  • Goldfish remember better in cold water than warm water.
  • The 'L.L.' in L.L. Bean stands for 'Leon Leonwood'.
  • Car airbags kill 1 person for every 22 lives that they save.