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The Fact Robot Answered

FACT ME!
-Hedgehogs can climb trees
-The Victorians wore gloves that were so tight it could take as long as 20 minutes to put on one glove.
-Mexico City boasts the world's largest taxi fleet with over sixty thousand taxis running every day.
-Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months a pair of rats could have over a million descendants
-All acts of UK parliament are written on goatskin.
-Carrots used to be purple
-The word “Taxi” is the only word that is spoken the same and means the same, no matter what language is being spoken
-If you drove a car at the average motorway speed straight up you would reach space in under an hour.
-The average four year-old child asks over four hundred questions a day.
-Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated
-The average pillow is 6 years old and 10% of it’s weight is made up of dead skin, mites and mite dung.
-The average person over fifty will have spent 5 years waiting in lines
-New York City was briefly the U.S. capital from 1789 to 1790.
-The sound made by the toadfish when mating underwater is so loud that it can be heard by humans on the shore.
-The average man contains enough phosphorous to make 2,200 matches
-Because heat expands the metal, the Eiffel Tower always leans away from the sun
-It is estimated that at any one time, 0.7% of the world's population is drunk
-In 1985, a pregnant woman was falsely accused of shoplifting a basketball
-The United States and Canada are the world's largest producers of paper and paper products.
-A sheep, a duck and a rooster were the first passengers in a hot air balloon
-Hippos are upset, their sweat turns red, that sweat also works as a natural sun tan lotion
-Annually 17 tons of gold is used to make wedding rings in the United States.
-The name Wendy was made up for the book “Peter Pan.” There was never a recorded Wendy before.
-Some worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food.
-The first toilet in a row of toilets in a public bathroom is the least likely to be used, therefore it is the cleanest.
-American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class.
-38% of Americans eat breakfast everyday.
-Adult human bones account for 14% of the body's total weight.
-The average speed of a penguin in the water being about 15 miles per hour.
-People get taller when they are in space.

Discussions

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Hiyadudez

9 years ago

Lol: 'Last updated- 21 december.'

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Hiyadudez

9 years ago

You need a new one :-)

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bassclarinet23

9 years ago

I have some fun facts that are regularly published in the school paper. Can I PM them to you? I understand you have plenty, but you may find some of them intriguing anyways.

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bassclarinet23

9 years ago

Are you still doing these? This is the first one I've seen, but it seems pretty neat.

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Hiyadudez

9 years ago

Cool, lol. I have another one you could do:

Mc Donalds® is the world largest distributer of toys

 :-)

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LowneyHiyadudez

Reply 9 years ago

Problem is that now everyone can see it lol! But that's cool, thanks for sharing! I have like 500 facts saved on a Notepad file, so I'm not gonna run out any time soon lol

P.S click my name in about 20-30 mins and the Losa Pistol 2 will have been replaced with...

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Hiyadudez

9 years ago

Its been the same for over like 3 weeks, lol.

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LowneyHiyadudez

Reply 9 years ago

Nah, I just forgot to change it this week

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HiyadudezLowney

Reply 9 years ago

Yayz! My 1000th commenter! Check out my 'about me' zone!

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LowneyHiyadudez

Reply 9 years ago

Yayz! My 1000th comment was by strato96 and comment 2000 was by axiys zx!

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Rock SoldierLowney

Reply 9 years ago

Hasn't been the same fact since sometime in October?

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lioneatr

9 years ago

 its been the same!

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Lowneylioneatr

Reply 9 years ago

Yeah I keep forgetting. I'll change it.

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lemonie

9 years ago

Plus whalebone-corsets and boots*...
*Shoe-horns and button-hooks.

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Lowney

9 years ago

YES! 200 comments!

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Lowney

9 years ago

Wait for it...

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Lowney

9 years ago

Do you like the fact?

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Fred the Penguin

9 years ago

hmm this fact has been here for more than a week

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Molten Boron

10 years ago

FACT ROBOT!<br />Is the claim of saving so many kWh on <a href="http://black-google.bpled.com/en_uk.php">this website</a> true?<br />

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lemonieMolten Boron

Reply 10 years ago

No, it's based on CRT usage, not backlit LCD monitors. (like the rest of them)

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V-Man737lemonie

Reply 10 years ago

Pah! So all my browsing using an LCD screen was meaningless?
Straining my eyes at white text on black background didn't change the world?
My new lens prescription was obtained in vain!!

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Molten BoronLowney

Reply 10 years ago

Sorry... <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiVxrqdVys0">MAGIC CONCH!</a><br />

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LowneyFred the Penguin

Reply 10 years ago

Average human = A human who has the mean characteristics of all humans

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Molten BoronLowney

Reply 10 years ago

<a href="http://www.google.com/#hl=en&q=%22mean+person%22&aq=f&aqi=g7g-m3&oq=&fp=2cca7b2e99206b9c">Mean people</a> usually have all the mean characteristics.<br />

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Molten BoronLowney

Reply 10 years ago

WHAT?! YOU CAN'T QUESTION THE FACT ROBOT!! YOU SAID SO YOURSELF!!
EPIC FAIL!!
I suggest getting a pet Wikipedia, they're much more variable.

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LowneyMolten Boron

Reply 10 years ago

 What the heck? How did I question the fact robot exactly? I was correcting YOU!

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LowneyMolten Boron

Reply 10 years ago

 What is that supposed to mean? You never corrected me! I corrected you!

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Molten BoronLowney

Reply 10 years ago

<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_reversal">THE LEGENDARY SOVIET RUSSIA MEME</a><br />

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Molten Boron

10 years ago

Humans? Swallowing their own snot? A whole pint?
How do you measure that??
Also it sounds like an urban legend.
Your fact robot needs some repair. :-P
Here's a fact you should put up here: "Instructables = teh best"
It is clinically proven. Also 100% of all users named Molten Boron approves of it.

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LowneyMolten Boron

Reply 10 years ago

Why, have you measured the amount of Snot that you swallow? Have you checked any external sources? Have you any evidence at all that the fact robot is wrong? NO! There fore YOU are more questionable than the fact robot.