20 Random Facts

  1. Rivers are not salty because they transport small amounts of salts into the ocean
  2. A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out
  3. Putting sugar on a cut will make it heal faster.
  4. Penguins fly underwater
  5. A jiffy is a proper unit of time
  6. The continental plates move at the same rate that fingernails grow
  7. It is impossible for most people to lick their own elbow
  8. There are fewer stars than there are trees on Earth
  9. 75 burgers are sold in McDonald’s every second
  10. 1,700 people become millionaires every day in the U.S
  11. A snail has 2,500 teeth
  12. One strand of hair can hold up to 3 ounces of weight
  13. You cannot crack your knuckles
  14. The largest recorded snowflake is 15 inches wide
  15. Cold water is just as cleansing as hot water
  16. A park ranger from the U.S was once hit by lightning 7 times
  17. Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of the number 13
  18. A single dollar bill costs 5 cents to make
  19. The opposite sides of dice will always equal 7
  20. Starfishes do not have blood






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