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  • The Kangaroo Rat can last longer without water than a camel.
  • If you keep a goldfish in the dark, it will eventually turn white
  • Taphephobia is the fear of being buried alive!
  • According to scientific studies, a rat's performance in a maze can be improved by playing music written by Mozart.
  • 'Vodka' is Russian for 'little water'.
  • Jackie Chan’s mother was an opium smuggler and his father was a spy.
  • Jimmy Hoffa's middle name is, appropriately, Riddle.
  • Lindsay Lohan was approached to star in The Hangover, but she declined because the screenplay "had no potential".
  • Mexican Jumping Beans jump because of moth larvae inside them.
  • The three wealthiest families in the world have more assets than the combined wealth of the forty-eight poorest nations.
  • Cats sleep for 70% of their lives.
  • The world’s largest frog, the Goliath frog, can grow over 13 inches in length and can jump up to 10 feet in a single bound.
  • When a giraffe's baby is born it falls from a height of six feet, normally without being hurt.
  • Seven U.S. states are named after sovereigns - four kings and three queens.
  • On April Fool’s Day, 1976, the BBC convinced many listeners that a special alignment of the planets would temporarily decrease gravity on Earth. Phone lines were flooded with callers who claimed they felt the effects.
  • On average, someone in the US suffers a stroke every 40 seconds; someone dies every 3 minutes from stroke.
  • At 120 miles per hour, a Formula One car generates so much downforce that it can drive upside down on the roof of a tunnel.
  • In 1911, pigtails were banned in China because they were seen as a link with its feudal past.
  • Identity crisis? About 10% of Jewish households have Christmas Trees.
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