Interesting Facts

    Interesting Facts

    All kinds of interesting facts that are intriguing and good to know. Get up to speed on the latest interesting trivia.

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    Each day, there are over 120 million sexual intercourse taking place all over the world.
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    When withdrawing money from an ATM, the 'whirring' sound before your money pops out is actually a recording. The actual mechanism is so far back that you can't hear it.
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    People who drink coffee are less likely to commit suicide than people who don't.
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    There are 170,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 ways to play the ten opening moves in a game of chess.
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    'X' became symbolic for a kiss because in the middle ages when alot of people were illiterate and they used to sign documents with an X and then kiss it for sincerity.
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    Most of the dust underneath your bed is actually your own dead skin.
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    The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting.
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    There was once an undersea post office in the Bahamas.
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    The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.
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    Blue light fends off drowsiness in the middle of the night, which could be useful to people who work at night.
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    About two hundred babies are born worldwide every minute.
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    Couples' personalities converge over time to make partners more and more similar.
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    The human eye blinks an average of 4,200,000 times a year.
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    Standard paper cannot be folded in half more than 7 times.
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    The original game of "Monopoly" was circular.
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    Wearing yellow makes you look bigger on camera; green, smaller.
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    The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
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    You can actually sharpen the blades on a pencil sharpener by wrapping your pencils in aluminum foil before inserting them.
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