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Random facts brought to you by...well...for the talented people to know.

If you recognise where these random facts are from - congratulations. You know my gender, what method product I prefer and the brand.
 
These so-called "odd spots" each have a number and it seems that there are quite a few cases of double ups.
 
Many thanks to MANDY, JESSIE and ANGELA for contributions =D

Odd Spot #1
The first VCR was made in 1956 and was the size of a piano.
 
Odd Spot #2
You're more likely to be a target for mosquitos if you consume bananas.
 
Odd Spot #2
The size of your foot is approximately the size of your forearm.
 
Odd Spot #3
Americans consume about 100 acres of pizza per day.
 
Odd Spot #4
Elephants and short - tailed shrews get only two hours sleep each day.
 
Odd Spot #5
The short-term memory capacity of most people is between 5 and 9 items or digits.
 
Odd Spot #6
Road Runner has only been caught by Wile E. Coyote once, on 21 May 1980.
 
Odd Spot #8
A single 75-watt bulb gives more light than three 25-watt bulbs.
 
Odd Spot #9
Barbie is 25cms tall.
 
Odd Spot #10
Humans thighbones are as strong as concrete.
 
Odd Spot #11
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
 
Odd Spot #12
Ice cream was invented in China around 2000 B.C.
 
Odd Spot #13
The oldest known animal was a tortoise, which lived to be 152 years old.
 
Odd Spot #14
A fingernail or toenail takes about 6 months to grow from base to tip.
 
Odd Spot #14
Every living thing on Earth contains carbon.
 
Odd Spot #15
A Naked Lady is a type of Orchid.
 
Odd Spot #16
The human eye can, given enough time to adjust, see almost as well as an owl's.
 
Odd Spot #17
The average bed is home to over 6 billion dust mites.
 
Odd Spot #18
Ancient Romans believed chickpeas to be a powerful aphrodisiac, especially for men.
 
Odd Spot #19
90-95% of all sensory perceptions are accounted for by sight.
 
Odd Spot #20
From the age of 30, humans gradually begin to shrink.
 
Odd Spot #20
Only male turkeys gobble.
 
Odd Spot #21
Iceberg lettuce, until the 1920s, was called "crisphead".
 
Odd Spot #21
The average human body contains enough sulfur to kill all the fleas on an average dog.
 
Odd Spot #22
It takes on average 90 squirts from a cow's udder to make a litre of milk.
 
Odd Spot #23
Placing a piece of charcoal, chalk or several mothballs in a toolbox prevent tools from rusting.
 
Odd Spot #24
Mosquitoes have teeth.
 
Odd Spot #24
The average speed of an avalanche is 35km an hour.
 
Odd Spot #25
Most people fear public speaking more than death.
 
Odd Spot #25
Most newborns cry without tears until they are three to six weeks.
 
Odd Spot #26
People do not get sick from cold weather; it's from being indoors a lot more.
 
Odd Spot #27
Male monkeys go bald inthe same way men do.
 
Odd Spot #28
No ywo spider webs are the same.
 
Odd Spot #28
A one-day weather forecast requires about 10 billion math calculations.
 
Odd Spot #29
An igloo is so well insulated that you can sit inside without a coat when the outside temperature is as low as -30 degrees (celcius).
 
Odd Spot #30
Plain vanilla is the favourite colour of ice cream, making up 29% of all sales.
 
Odd Spot #32
Penguins have an organ above their eyes that changes seawater to freshwater.
 
Odd Spot #33
Travelling by air is the safest means of transport.
 
Odd Spot #34
A violin contains about 70 individual pieces of wood.
 
Odd Spot #35
A 55kg crocodile exerts a force of approximately 700kg between its jaws.
 
Odd Spot #36
It takes 17 muscles to smile and 43 muscles to frown.
 
Odd Spot #38
About 10% of the world's population is left-handed.
 
Odd Spot #39
The 50-metre-long wall that gave New York's Wall Street its name was only 3.5 metres tall.
 
Odd Spot #40
Each king in a deck of cards represents a great leader from history. Spades-King David, Hearts-Charlemagne, Clubs-Alexander the great, Diamond-Julius Caesar.
 
Odd Spot #42
An iguana can stay underwater for 28 minutes.
 
Odd Spot #46
By law, every child in Belgium must take harmonica lessons at school.
 
Odd Spot #46
The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
 
Odd Spot #47
The average person is about a quarter of an inch taller at night.
 
ODd Spot #48
The Neanderthal Man's brain was bigger than the modern man's.
 
Odd Spot #50
If all the gold suspended in the world's seawater were mined, each person on Earth would received about 4kg.
 
Odd Spot #52
A tightrope walker is called a funambulist.
 
Odd Spot #54
In Pacific Grove, California, it is a misdemeanour to kill a butterfly.
 
Odd Spot #55
214 crates were used to transport the Statue of Liberty from France to New York in 1885.
 
Odd Spot #55
A cough releases an explosive charge of air that moves at speeds of up to 100kph.
 
Odd Spot #56
It is estimated that a plastic container will not decompose for as long as 50,000 years.
 
Odd Spot #56
If you put a raisin in a glass of champagne, it will keep floating to the top and then sinking to the bottom.
 
Odd Spot #57
Koalas and humans are the only animals with unique fingerprints.
 
Odd Spot #58
The male fox will mate for life. If the female dies he remains single till death.
 
Odd Spot #58
During a kiss as many as 278 bacteria colonies are exchanged.
 
Odd Spot #59
Chicken soup was believed to be an aphrodisiac in the Middle Ages.
 
Odd Spot #59
A full moon always rises at sunset.
 
Odd Spot #60
The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after only 38 minutes.
 
Odd Spot #60
apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up inthe morning.
 
Odd Spot #61
On average, women say 7000 words per day. Men manage just over 2000.
 
Odd Spot #62
It takes approximately seven years for a lobster to grow to be about half a kilogram.
 
Odd Spot #63
Cold water weighs less than hot.
 
Odd Spot #64
Acorns are poisonous to humans. If eaten they will cause kidney damage.
 
Odd Spot #66
The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards.
 
Odd Spot #66
If laid out in a straight line, the average adult's circulatory system would be long enough to circle the Earth two and a half times.
 
Odd Spot #66
40 people are sent to hospital for dog bites every minute.
 
Odd Spot #67
The bird that lays the largest egg in relation to its own size is the Kiwi.
 
Odd Spot #68
Around four billion litres of petroleum is consumed throughout the world each day.
 
Odd Spot #68
The pupil of an eye expands as much as 45% when a person looks at something pleasing.
 
Odd Spot #69
Only female ducks can quack.
 
Odd Spot #69
Seals sleep underwater and surface for air without waking.
 
Odd Spot #70
A claque refers to a group of people hired to applaud an act or performer.
 
Odd Spot #71
The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by the Egyptians in 2000 BC.
 
Odd Spot #71
80% of all rose species in the world come from Asia.
 
Odd Spot #73
The harmonica is the world's best-selling musical instrument.
 
Odd Spot #74
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
 
Odd Spot #74
It takes over 20,000 litres of waer to produce one kilogram of beef.
 
Odd Spot #75
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
 
Odd Spot #75
26 minutes of slow dancing will burn about 420 kilojules.
 
Odd Spot #76
Candles burn slowly and evenly with little wax drippings if placed in the freezer for an hour before using.
 
Odd Spot #76
Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin lookalike contest.
 
Odd Spot #77
In ancient times, parsley wreaths were used to ward off drunkenness.
 
Odd Spot #78
A baby grey whale consumes enough milk to fillw more than 2000 bottles a day.
 
Odd SPot #79
The scales on the underside of a snake are called scutes.
 
Odd Spot #80
A blue whale's heart beats nine times per minute.
 
Odd Spot #81
Because of the rotation of the Earth, an object can be thrown farther if it is thrown west.
 
Odd Spot #82
In ancient Egypt, priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
 
Odd Spot #82
The first bike was called a "hobbyhorse".
 
Odd Spot #84
On a clear, dark night a human can see a candle burring 50km away.
 
Odd Spot #85
Babies have the strongest sense of smell. They can recofnise their mothers by scent.
 
Odd Spot #86
Xerophargy refers to a diet of bread and water.
 
Odd Spot #86
Did you know that you share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world?
 
Odd Spot #88
120 drops of water fill a teaspon.
 
Odd Spot #89
Most lipsticks contain fish scales.
 
Odd Spot #90
Google is a number (1 followed by 100 zeros).
 
Odd Spot #91
The brain is 74% water.
 
Odd Spot #92
Apples, not caffeine are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
 
Odd Spot #92
During a 24 hour period, the average human will breathe 23,040 times, exercise 7 million brain cells and speak 4,800 words.
 
Odd Spot #93
Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue prints are different.
 
Odd Spot #93
A "buccula" is the name given to a person's double chin.
 
Odd Spot #94
The loop in a belt that holds the loose end is called a "keeper".
 
Odd Spot #95
Frogs cannot swallow with their eyes open.
 
Odd Spot #96
Your body makes a new lining for your stomach every 3 days.
 
Odd Spot #97
You can hear the tick of a watch from 6 metres in very quiet conditions.
 
Odd Spot #97
The Hollywood sign was erected in 1923.
 
Odd Spot #99
Researchers claim that light green as a colour is effective in relieving the feeling of homesickness.
 
Odd Spot #100
Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most stolen from public libraries.
 
Odd Spot #101
If the world was titled one degree more either way, the planet would not be habitable because the area around the equator would be too hot and the poles would be too cold.
 
Odd Spot #101
The literal translation of the word wonton is "swallowing a cloud".
 
Odd Spot #102
Bulletproof vests, fire escapes, laser printers and windshield wipers were all invented by women.
 
Odd Spot #103
The palms of the hands and soles of the feet contain the most amount of sweat glands on the body.
 
Odd Spot #104
The favourite horse wins fewer than 30% of all races.
 
Odd Spot #106
The average weight loss of a racehorse during a race is between 6kg and 10kg.
 
Odd Spot #107
The honeybee kills more people worldwide than all the poisonous snakes combined.
 
Odd Spot #108
The valves of the human heart are as thick as a single piece of tissue paper.
 
ODd Spot #109
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
 
Odd Spot #111
Some lions mate over 50 times a day.
 
Odd SPot #111
If you attempted to count the stars in a galaxy at a rate of one every second it would take around 3000 years to count them all.
 
Odd Spot #112
The plastic things on the ends of shoelaces are called aglets.
 
Odd Spot #113
Over 1500 new species have been found in Australian waters in the past 10 years.
 
Odd Spot #114
The flea can jump 350 times its body length. It's like a human jumping the length of a football field.
 
Odd Spot #115
A body temperature of over 42 degrees is fatal.
 
Odd Spot #116
Sheep will not drink from running water.
 
Odd Spot #118
The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
 
Odd Spot #119
The term laraoke means "empty orchestra".
 
Odd Spot #120
Strawberries contain more vitamin C than oranges.
 
Odd Spot #121
A woman's arthritic pains will almost always disappear when she is pregnant.
 
Odd Spot #121
No Words in the English Language rhyme with month, orange, silver or purple.
 
Odd Spot #122
A cheetah's stride is seven to eight metres in length. It completes four strides per second.
 
Odd Spot #123
More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
 
Odd Spot #123
Sigmund Freud had a morbid fear of ferns.
 
Odd Spot #124
The mechanical shark in the movie "Jaws" was nicknamed Bruce.
 
Odd Spot #125
Prior to being introduced, Australia did not have any members of the cat family, hoofed animals, apes or monkeys.
 
Odd Spot #127
Bananas grow on plants that are giant herbs, and are related to the lily and orchid family.
 
Odd Spot #128
The blow of a blue whale can reach over 12 metres in height.
 
Odd Spot #128
Every time you lick a stamp, youre consuming 0.1 of calorie.
 
Odd Spot #129
One brow wrinkle is the result of 200,000 frowns.
 
Odd Spot #130
Cooking and freezing does not affect the heat of a chilli.
 
Odd Spot #132
Pandas spend approximately 12 hours a day eating bamboo.
 
Odd Spot #133
When glass breaks,the cracks move faster than 5000km an hour.
 
Odd Spot #134
There are more people in the world who eat alligators than there are alligators that eat people.
 
Odd Spot #136
Cow, rice fields and garbage dumps are the largest producers of methane gas.
 
Odd Spot #137
About 10kg of milk is needed to make on kilogram of natural cheese.
 
Odd Spot #137
The average human body contains enough phosphorous to make 2,200 match heads.
 
Odd Spot #138
Humans produce about 40,000 litres of saliva in a lifetime.
 
Odd Spot #139
It is estimated that at any one time, 0.7% of the world's population is drunk.
 
Odd Spot #139
On average, a four-year-old child asks 437 questions a day.
 
Odd Spot #141
The African eagle, swooping at nearly 200km an hour, can brake to a halt in six metres.
 
Odd Spot #142
Each year insects eat one third of the world's food crop.
 
Odd Spot #142
Greyhounds eyesight is the best of any breed of dog.
 
Odd Spot #143
48 teaspoons make up one cup.
 
Odd Spot #144
Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
 
Odd Spot #145
A male kangaroo is called a Boomer.
 
Odd Spot #148
A "vamp" is the upper front top of a shoe.
 
Odd Spot #149
The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people.
 
Odd Spot #149
When born the white whale is black.
 
Odd Spot #150
Lizards communicate by doing push-ups.
 
Odd Spot #151
At birth, a dalmatian puppy is always pure white.
 
Odd Spot #152
The main purpose of growing rice in flooded paddocks is to drown the weeds surrounding the seedlings.
 
Odd Spot #152
In a study of over 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand.
 
Odd Spot #153
The average human body contains enough iron to make a 7.62cm nail.
 
Odd Spot #155
While performing her duties as Queen, Cleopatra sometimes wore a fake beard.
 
Odd Spot #156
Termites eat wood twice as fast when listening to heavy metal music.
 
Odd Spot #157
The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.
 
Odd Spot #158
The only part of the human anatomy that has no blood supply is the cornea.
 
Odd Spot #160
On average, a movie makes about five times more from its video sales than ticket takings.
 
Odd Spot #161
A building in which silence is enforced, like library, is referred to as a silentium.
 
Odd Spot #162
A fear of dying laughing is called cherophobia.
 
Odd Spot #163
A snail can sleep for three years.
 
Odd Spot #164
Tequila is made from the juice of the agave.
 
Odd Spot #165
If you have ozostomia, you are suffering from halitosis, or bad breath.
 
Odd Spot #166
Vintage port takes 40 years to reach maturity.
 
Odd Spot #167
The indentation at the bottom of a wine bottle is to strengthen the structure of the bottle and to trap the sediments in the wine.
 
Odd Spot #168
Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
 
Odd Spot #168
Clams have a row of eyes around their shells.
 
Odd Spot #169
In most advertisements, the time displayed on watch is 10:10.
 
Odd Spot #170
The starfish has five limbs and can re-grow four of them, as long as its central body is not harmed.
 
Odd Spot #171
The highest temperature on record was 57.78 degrees (C) on 13 September 1992, in Azizia, Libya.
 
Odd Spot #172
A person living to 75 years of age will have slept almost 23 years of their life - or about 220,000 hours.
 
Odd Spot #174
A cucumber is 96% water.
 
Odd Spot #175
A mans voice is deeper than a womans because males have longer vocal cords.
 
Odd Spot #178
If you remove the pip, the flavour of the olive will be diminished.
 
Odd Spot #179
Teeth are the only parts of the human body that can't repair themselves.
 
Odd Spot #180
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
 
Odd Spot #181
The largest pumpkin ever grown recorded a weight of 482kg.
 
Odd Spot #182
The art of mapmaking is older than the art of writing.
 
Odd Spot #183
In a year, the average person walks four miles making their bed.
 
Odd Spot #184
Liquorice can raise your blood pressure.
 
Odd Spot #185
The gastric juices of a snake can digest bones and teeth, but not fur or hair.
 
Odd Spot #186
The Inca Indians of Panama tie a string of chillies behind their boat to repel sharks.
 
Odd Spot #187
24 frames per second are projected in most animated films.
 
Odd Spot #188
The microwave was invented after a researched walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
 
Odd Spot #191
Only one in 1000 animals born in the sea grow to maturity.
 
Odd Spot #192
24 carat gold is not pure gold. Pure gold is so soft that it can be moulded by hand.
 
Odd Spot #193
The rush of air produced by a cough can approach 1000km an hour.
 
Odd Spot #194
The US bought Florida from Spain.
 
Odd Spot #195
The skin of baby mice is so transparent that you can see the milk flowing into them as they suckle.
 
Odd Spot #196
Your brain is more active sleeping then it is watching TV.
 
Odd Spot #197
Lungs are 100 times easier to blow up than a child's balloon.
 
Odd Spot #200
There are more than twice as many kangaroos as people in Australia.
 
Odd Spot #202
A cat keeps purring when inhaling and exhaling.
 
Odd Spot #203
Children born in May are, on average, 200 grams heavier at birth than children born in any other month.
 
Odd Spot #204
Four tablespoons of tomato sauce contains the nutritional equivalent of a medium sized tomato.
 
Odd Spot #205
Argentineans eat more meat than any other nation in the world.
 
Odd Spot #206
An eggshell has nearly 8000 pores that allow oxygen to flow in and carbon dioxide to flow out, allowing the chick to breathe.
 
Odd Spot #207
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
 
Odd Spot #209
Androphobia is the fear of men.
 
Odd Spot #210
The skeleton of a 70kg body weighs about 13kg.
 
Odd Spot #211
A Boeing 747 plane holds about 216,846 litres of fuel.
 
Odd Spot #212
When the human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off and you never get thirsty.
 
Odd Spot #213
Embryos of tiger sharks fight each other while in their mother's womb, the survivor being the baby shark that is born.
 
Odd Spot #216
Someone who has an irrational fear of meat is a carnophobic.
 
Odd Spot #217
The koala is one of the few land animals that does not require water to survive.
 
Odd Spot #218
Camel's milk does not curdle.
 
Odd Spot #219
The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts three naked men with their hands on each other's shoulders.
 
Odd Spot #220
Spider silk is a very strong material and its on-weight basis has proven it to be stronger than steel.
 
Odd Spot #221
Research indicates that mosquitos are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas.
 
Odd Spot #224
It takes about 550 peanuts to make one jar of peanut butter.
 
Odd Spot #225
Orchids release a chemical that intoxicates bees.
 
Odd Spot #226
Frogs never drink. They absorb water from their surroundings by osmosis.
 
Odd Spot #229
Horseracing regulations require no racehorse's name to contain more than 18 letters.
 
Odd Spot #230
The cost of rasiing a medium sized dog to the age of 11 is $6400.
 
Odd Spot #231
Every year, the Moon moves a fruther 3.82cm from the Earth.
 
Odd Spot #232
Impurities in gemstones give them their colour.
 
Odd Spot #233
The tongue is the fastest healing part of the body.
 
Odd Spot #234
The average person spends 2 weeks of their life waiting for a traffic light to change.
 
Odd Spot #235
To simply walk you use 200 muscles.
 
Odd Spot #236
When first born a shrimp is male. Over time it gradually evolves to a female.
 
Odd Spot #237
The average person spends two years on the phone in his/her lifetime.
 
Odd Spot #238
In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
 
Odd Spot #239
All huricanes form over water and last for about 10 days.
 
Odd Spot #240
Emus and kangaroos cannot walk backward.
 
Odd Spot #241
Scarlett O'Hara's real first name was Katie.
 
Odd Spot #242
Scientists have found chocolate has a chemical that helps counteract depression.
 
Odd Spot #244
A 500gm loaf of bread requires 2 tonnes of water to grow the wheat to produce it.
 
Odd Spot #245
It takes about 150,000 litres of water to grow and prepare a typical dinner for eight people.
 
Odd Spot #246
The top cork-producing countries in the world are Spain, Portugal and Algeria.
 
Odd Spot #247
Four Weddings and a Funeral was the first British film to break 20 million pounds at the box office.
 
Odd Spot #248
Animals that lack defensive structures, such as teeth or claws, are said to be muticous.
 
Odd Spot #249
Facial hair is the fastest growing hair on the body.
 
Odd Spot #251
A person who is scoptophobic has an intense fear of being seen.
 
Odd Spot #256
Propotionately, Earth's atmosphere is thinner than the skin of an apple.
 
Odd Spot #257
It takes a tonne of ore to produce one gold wedding ring.
 
Odd Spot #258
The strength of all the hairs on one human head can support the weight of approximately 100 people.
 
Odd Spot #260
The statuette on Rolls Royces is called The Spirit of Ecstacy.
 
Odd Spot #261
On average, women dream more than men.
 
Odd Spot #262
Chocolate contains the same chemical that your brain produces when you fall in love - phenylethylamine.
 
Odd Spot #263
Flounder swim sideways.
 
Odd Spot #264
Bees have to collect nectar from four million flowers to make one kilogram of honey.
 
Odd Spot #268
Dendrophobia is the fear of trees.
 
Odd Spot #269
The garfish has green bones.
 
Odd Spot #270
An average snail moves at a rate of 58cm per hour.
 
Odd Spot #271
A large cumulonimubus cloud can hold enough water for 500,000 baths.
 
Odd Spot #272
Laurel was born before Hardy.
 
Odd Spot #273
The Peanuts comic strip was first called Li'l Folks.
 
Odd Spot #274
A "bap" is a hamburger bun in England.
 
Odd Spot #275
Hair grows slowest at night.
 
Odd Spot #276
On an average day, an adult spends 77 minutes eating.
 
Odd Spot #277
Prior to launching his movie career, Keanu Reeves managed a pasta shop in Toronto, Canada.
 
Odd Spot #278
Nevada and Canberra are varieties of cauliflower.
 
Odd Spot #279
Green tea has 50% more vitamin C than black tea.
 
Odd Spot #280
During menstruation, the sensitivity of a woman's middle finger is reduced.
 
Odd Spot #281
There are one million ants to every human in the world.
 
Odd Spot #282
Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults laugh 15-100 times a day.
 
Odd Spot #283
An average person sheds about 750 grams of skin per year.
 
Odd Spot #284
Snails have teeth.
 
Odd Spot #285
Cats can hear ultrasound.
 
Odd Spot #287
Swedish people drink more coffee than any other race in the world.
 
Odd Spot #289
Babies have taste buds all over the insides of the mouths, not just on their tongues.
 
Odd Spot #290
A ballet enthusiast is called a "balletomane".
 
Odd SPot #291
The bullfrog is the only animal that never sleeps.
 
Odd Spot #292
During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in England, egg whites were a popular form of laundry detergent.
 
Odd Spot #293
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
 
Odd Spot #296
Every person has a unique tongue print.
 
Odd Spot #297
It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.
 
Odd Spot #299
90% of all living things in the sea are made up of plankton.
 
Odd Spot #300
Blype is the name given to skin that peels off after sunburn.
 
Odd Spot #301
Mickey Mouse has four fingers on each hand.
 
Odd Spot #308
A lungfish can live out of water in suspended animation for three years.
 
Odd Spot #309
Only two animals can see completely behind themselves without turning their heads: the rabbit amd the parrot.
 
Odd Spot #310
The Statue of Liberty's index finger is about 2.5 metres in length.
 
Odd Spot #311
It takes a week to make jelly beans.
 
Odd Spot #313
The tulip actually originated from Turkey, not Holland.
 
Odd Spot #314
Artichokes are flower buds.
 
Odd Spot #316
When viewed from above, rainbows appear doughnut-shaped.
 
Odd Spot #317
There are 34 bathrooms in the White House.
 
Odd Spot #318
Cabbage is 91% water.
 
Odd Spot #319
The average person will consume 50 tonnes of food and 45,000 litres of water in a lifetime.
 
Odd Spot #324
An ostrich egg can make 11.5 omlettes.
 
Odd Spot #325
Ancient Greek or Roman men had a lifespan of 36 years.
 
Odd Spot #326
The oyster is usually ambisexual. It begins life as a male and becomes a female. It may go back and forth many times.
 
Odd Spot #327
Experts say the common cold will delay a child's growth for the cold's duration.
 
Odd Spot #328
Gynophobia is the fear of women.
 
Odd Spot #329
The left lung is smaller than the right, allowing room for your heart.
 
Odd Spot #330
Botanically, true berries include the grape, tomato and eggplant, but not raspberries and black berries.
 
Odd Spot #331
The adder is Britain's only poisonous snake.
 
Odd Spot #334
People living at high altitudes have more red blood cells than people living at sea level.
 
Odd Spot #334
Flamingos are pink because they eat shrimp.
 
Odd Spot #338
Clouds fly lower during the night than during the day.
 
Odd Spot #339
The term cop came from England. It's short for Constable on Patrol.
 
Odd Spot #340
When a woman is pregnant, her uterus expands to 500 times its normal size.
 
Odd Spot #341
Mageiricophobia is the intense fear of having to cook.
 
Odd Spot #345
The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing their hands in jelly.
 
Odd Spot #347
Fish can get seasick.
 
Odd Spot #348
The first vacuum was so large it was brought to a house by horses.
 
Odd Spot #349
One of the best ways to clean pewter is to rub with cabbage leaves.
 
Odd Spot #349
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
 
Odd Spot #350
Sugar was added to chewing gum in 1869 by a dentist, William Semple.
 
Odd Spot #357
Owls are reportedly the only birds that can see the colour blue.
 
Odd Spot #358
Tuna suffocate if they stop swimming.
 
Odd Spot #359
The hair of an adult can stretch 25% of its length without breaking.
 
Odd Spot #360
A tiger's paw prints are called pug marks.
 
Odd Spot #361
In the time it takes to read this sentence, 50,000 cells in your body will die and be replaced.
 
Odd Spot #362
The only thing that can destroy a diamond is intense heat.
 
Odd Spot #363
The largest member of the cat family is the male lion weighing 240kg.
 
Odd Spot #367
A group of foxes is called a skulk.
 
Odd Spot #369
Kilogram for kilogram, humans produce more heat than the sun.
 
Odd Spot #370
Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than at any other time in the day.
 
Odd Spot #371
Chickens can travel up to 15km per hour.
 
Odd Spot #372
On average a cow produces 40 glasses of milk daily.
 
Odd Spot #373
One thousand tonnes of meteor dust falls to Earth each day.
 
Odd Spot #374
A shrunk can be detected by a human over one kilometre away.
 
Odd Spot #375
A newborn hedgehog starts to get their spines within24 hours of birth.
 
Odd Spot #376
Rats can swim for a kilometre without resting. They can also tread water for three days straight.
 
Odd Spot #380
Months that being with a Saturday will always have a "Friday the 13th".
 
Odd Spot #381
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
 
Odd Spot #387
Almonds are a memeber of the peach family.
 
Odd Spot #388
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
 
Odd Spot #389
The toothbrush was invented in 1498.
 
Odd Spot #390
The Eiffel Tower has 1792 steps.
 
Odd Spot #392
A quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet.
 
Odd Spot #395
Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries.
 
Odd Spot #400
Men sweat approximately 40% more than women.
 
Odd Spot #401
Galileo died in 1642 - the year of Isaac NEwton's birth.
 
Odd Spot #402
The sound a camel makes is called nuzzling.
 
Odd Spot #403
The average lifespan of a taste bud is 7 to 10 days.
 
Odd Spot #404
A camel can shut its nostrils during a desert sandstorm.
 
Odd Spot #405
A new-born crocodile is three times the size of the egg it hatched from.
 
Odd Spot #410
The bra was invented and patented by Mary Phelps Jacob.
 
Odd Spot #411
Hard-boiled eggs will spin. Uncooked or soft boiled eggs will not.
 
Odd Spot #412
Milk is heavier than cream.

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