Ten Random Facts
More People use blue toothbrushes then red ones.
A kind of tortoise in the Galapagos Islands has an upturned shell at its neck so it can reach its head up to eat cactus branches.
Afternoon temperatures on Mars go up to about 80° F in some areas, and down to -190° F at night.
If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times, but more like 4,950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom more often.
Until the mid 1800s, paper was made from cotton rags.
It takes 100 centimos to equal one bolivar, which is Venezuela's basic unit of currency. According to sources, Venezuela is the only country that uses the bolivar as its basic legal tender.
The 3 largest newspaper circulations are Russian.
Mother-of pearl is not always white. It can be pink, blue, purple, gray, or even green. Nor is it produced only by the pearl oyster. The abalone and the pearl mussel both have shells that are lined with fine-quality mother-of-pearl.
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