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Just two mammals possess hymens. Humans and horses.

Henry Ford never had a driver's license.

In Los Angeles, 136 hours a year are wasted by the average commuter in slowed or stopped traffic.

During World War I, French soldiers were nicknamed Poilu, meaning "hairy ones."

In a study of more than 80,000 American women, those who drank moderately had only half the heart attack risk of those who didn't drink at all.

Americans currently have $700 billion in credit card debt.

The typical driver will honk their car horn 15,250 times during their lifetime.

The custom of a red lantern to signify a brothel was first introduced in Avignon, France, in 1234.

The most extras ever used in a movie was 300,000, for the film Gandhi in 1981.

In London, it rains more on Thursdays than any other day of the week.

It takes 4,000 grains of sugar to fill a teaspoon.

Animal, that famous Muppet drummer, was inspired by Keith Moon of The Who.

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Seventy-five percent of wild birds die before they are six months old.
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Summers on Uranus are 21 Earth-years long.

Forty percent of women say they have thrown footwear at men.

The U.S. Post Office handles 43 percent of the world's mail.

The purpose of the indentation at the bottom of a wine bottle is to strengthen the structure of the bottle.

Seventy-five percent of wild birds die before they are six months old.

The penny is the only U.S. coin where the person faces right instead of left.

At the age of 21, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking was given just two years to live. On January 8, 2003, he turned 61.

Alcohol is considered the only proper payment for teachers among the Lepcha people of Tibet.

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