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The Most Amazing Facts on the Internet

The Most Amazing Facts on the Internet
Facetious and abstemious are the only words that contain all the vowels in the correct order. "Adcomsubordcomphibspac" is the longest acronym. It is a Navy term standing for Administrative Command, Amphibious Forces, Pacific Fleet Subordinate Command. "Almost" is the longest commonly used word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order. "Flushable" toilets were in use in ancient Rome. "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson was the first video to air on MTV by a black artist. "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt". "Duff" is the decaying organic matter found on a forest floor. "Fickleheaded" and "fiddledeedee" are the longest words consisting only of letters in the first half of the alphabet. "Asthma" and "isthmi" are the only six-letter words that begin and end with a vowel and have no other vowels between. "Fortnight" is a contraction of "fourteen nights." "Forty" is the only number which has its letters in alphabetical order. A cucumber is 96% water.

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14 fun and odd facts you probably didn’t know A12-week-old macaque – who was abandoned by his mother – was close to death when it was rescued on Neilingding Island, in Goangdong Province. After being taken to an animal hospital his health began to improve but he seemed spiritless – until he developed a friendship with a white pigeon. The blossoming relationship helped to revive the macaque who developed a new lease of life. Source True Facts Facts - interesting, provocative, well-seasoned One out of ten children in Europe are conceived on an IKEA bed. Antarctica is the only continent without reptiles or snakes.

mental_floss Blog » The Quick 10: 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Harry Potter With Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince coming out in the U.S. later this week, it's time to out myself as a Slytherin Supporter. Maybe you already knew that. Nothing against Gryffindors - I'm no Voldemort or anything - but I always tend to like the villains a little more than the do-gooders. To celebrate Harry and Co.'s sixth movie (and sixth book), here are a few facts that you may not have known about the gang in gold and red (and maybe a couple about the set in silver and green).

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Human World - StumbleUpon Human World The women of the Tiwi tribe in the South Pacific are married at birth. When Albert Einstein died, his final words died with him. The nurse at his side didn't understand German. List of inventors killed by their own inventions Franz Reichelt (d. 1912) attempted to use this contraption as a parachute. Reichelt died after he jumped off the Eiffel Tower wearing his invention, which failed to operate properly as a parachute. This is a list of inventors whose deaths were in some manner caused by or related to a product, process, procedure, or other innovation that they invented or designed. Direct casualties Automotive Your Age on Other Worlds Want to melt those years away? Travel to an outer planet! <div class="js-required"><hr> This Page requires a Javascript capable browser <hr></div> Fill in your birthdate below in the space indicated. (Note you must enter the year as a 4-digit number!)

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Olivier Levasseur Olivier Levasseur (1688 or 1690 – 7 July 1730), was a pirate, nicknamed La Buse (The Buzzard) or La Bouche (The Mouth) in his early days, called thus because of the speed and ruthlessness with which he always attacked his enemies. History[edit] Born at Calais during the Nine Years' War (1688–97) to a wealthy bourgeois family, he became a naval officer after receiving an excellent education. The Proven Cure and Prevention for Cancer the Medical Establishment Doesn't Want You to Know (Part II) (NaturalNews) The Budwig protocol is the food treatment and cure for cancer and other major debilitating diseases created by Dr. Johanna Budwig. It was designed for use with extremely ill and wasted cancer patients who had been sent home by their doctors to die. These were patients so ill that many were unable to take any food at all in the beginning, and had to be initially treated with enemas. The protocol is so simple that it can be tailored to fit whatever situation is encountered, from use with someone at death's door to use as a preventative and part of a healthy lifestyle. Part I this article reveals the Budwig protocol as the only well recognized and highly documented cure and prevention for cancer in existence today.

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