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30 Interesting Fun Facts-Part II

Here are some more we bet you don't know!

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    Will Smith is now older than Uncle Phil was at the beginning of The Fresh Prince.
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    A fact about the Chicago Cubs: The last time they won the world series, Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, and New Mexico were not yet states.
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    Speaking of Alaska, it’s simultaneously the most northern, the most western, and the most eastern state in the U.S.
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    For every human on Earth there are approximately 1.6 million ants. The total weight of all those ants is approximately the same as the total weight of all the humans on Earth.
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    One in every 5,000 babies is born with a condition known as “imperforate anus.” This means the baby is born without an anus and has to have one created manually in the hospital.
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    There is 10 times more bacteria in your body than actual body cells.
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    And 90% of the cells that make us up of aren’t human but mostly fungi and bacteria.
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    The last time the Chicago Cubs won the baseball World Series, the Ottoman Empire still existed.
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    And lollipops had not yet been invented.
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    And women did not have the right to vote in the United States.
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    There are more stars in space than there are grains of sand on every beach on Earth.
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    If you dug a hole to the center of the Earth and dropped a book down, it would take 42 minutes to reach the bottom.
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    There are more fake flamingos in the world than real flamingos.
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    The show the The Wonder Years aired from 1988 to 1993 and covered the years 1968 to 1973. Today, in 2014, if one were to make a similar show, it would cover the years 1994 to 1999.
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    The man who voiced Fry on Futurama, Billy West, also voiced Doug on Doug.
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    Nintendo was founded as a trading card company back in 1889.
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    The pyramids were as old to the Romans as the Romans are to us.
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    Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.
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    It rains diamonds on Saturn and Jupiter.
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    There’s enough water in Lake Superior to cover all of North and South America in one foot of water.
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    There are more public libraries than McDonald’s in the U.S.
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    If you shrunk the sun down to the size of a white blood cell and shrunk the Milky Way Galaxy down using the same scale, it would be the size of the continental United States.
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    You can't hum while holding your nose.
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    An octopus has three hearts.
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    Pluto hasn't made a full orbit around the sun from the time it was discovered to when it was declassified as a planet.
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    John Tyler, the 10th president of the United States, has a grandson who's alive today.
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    This is what sand looks like under a microscope.
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    A thousand seconds is about 16 minutes.
    A million seconds is about 11 days.
    A billion seconds is about 32 years.
    And one trillion seconds is about 32,000 years. A trillion is a lot.

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    But the good news is: Honey never spoils. You can eat 32,000-year-old honey.
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    The difference in time between when Tyrannosaurus Rex and Stegosaurus lived is greater than the difference in time between Tyrannosaurus Rex and now.
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