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Thursday, June 22, 2006

Snapple "Real Facts"

I have a bunch of Snapple caps, and decided to post the "real facts".

In no particular order:

#150. The first sport to be filmed was boxing in 1894.
#179. The first lighthouse to use electricity was the Statue of Liberty in 1886.
#116. The largest fish is the whale shark - it can be over 50 feet long and weigh 2 tons.
#126. A pigeon's feathers are heavier than it's bones.
#243. If you put all the streets in New York City in a straight line, they would reach Japan.
#158. The first MTV video was "Video Killed the Radio Star," by the Buggles.
#145. Lake Superior is the world's largest lake.
#125. Pigeons have been trained by the U.S. Coast Guard to spot people lost at sea.
#304. In 1900, 1/3 of all automobiles in New York Ciy were powered by electricity.
#130. Koalas and humans are the only animals with unique fingerprints.
#148. The tallest man was 8 feet 11 inches.
#141. The square dance is the official dance of the state of Washington.
#137. The city of Los Angeles has 3x more cars than people.
#128. Dragonflies have six legs but cannot walk.
#167. You have to play ping pong for twelve hours to lose one pound.
#121. The pnly bird that can swim but not fly is the penguin.
#111. Only male turkeys gobble.
#149. Theodore Roosevelt was the only president who was blind in one eye.
#142. Hawaii is the only U.S. state never to report a temperature of zero degrees F or below.
#113. The fastest recorded speed of a racehorse was over 43 mph.

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