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Stupid Facts

  • The Soap Beetle washes itself with hydrogen peroxide which it secretes from glands behind it eyes.

  • Geckos don't have eyelids. They lick their eyes with their tongue to clean them.

  • The Skin is the largest organ of the body.

  • Odd-numbered highways generally run North/South, and even-numbered highways run East/West.

  • The driest place on earth is Arica, Chile.

  • The lowest social security number was 001-01-0001, and was given to Grace D. Owen of Concord, New Hampshire, who applied for her number on November 24, 1936.

  • The diesel engine was named after German engineer Rudolf Diesel who invented it in the 1890s.

  • 3 out of 4 people make up 75% of the population.

  • SCUBA is an acronym for Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus.

  • A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

  • Frogs can breathe through their skin.

  • More than 75 different kinds of bacteria are found in human feces.
    (see Feces Health Quiz)

  • Shirley Temple received 135,000 presents for her 8th birthday.