Amazing Facts 6


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#1
In ancient times strangers shook hands to show that they were unarmed.

#2
Strawberries are the only fruits whose seeds grow on the outside.

#3
Avocados have the highest calories of any fruit at 167 calories per hundred grams.

#4
It cost the soft drink industry $100 million a year for thefts committed involving vending machines.

#5
The moon moves about two inches away from the Earth each year.

#6
The Earth gets 100 tons heavier every day due to falling space dust.

#7
Due to earth's gravity it is impossible for mountains to be higher than 15,000 meters.

#8
Men's shirts have the buttons on the right, but women's shirts have the buttons on the left.

#9
Mickey Mouse is known as "Topolino" in Italy.

#10
Soldiers do not march in step when going across bridges because they could set up a vibration which could be sufficient to knock the bridge down.

#11
The painting that won second place in a competition held by the US National Academy of Design was hanging upside down when it was judged.

#12
Everything weighs one percent less at the equator.

#13
For every extra kilogram carried on a space flight, 530 kg of excess fuel are needed at lift-off.

#14
The letter J does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements.

#15
Snake venom is ninety percent protein.




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Posted by boodler Jan 12, 2007

In Roman times people would "shake hands" by gripping each other's elbow, thereby showing he did not have a dagger hidden up his sleeve

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