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    Fast Facts

  • When you sneeze, all your bodily functions stop–including your heartbeat.
  • Only one Englishman has become pope in 2,000 years.
  • In cross-country bike racing, the letters BMX stand for Bicycle Moto Cross.
  • Eleven percent of women and 5 percent of men claim never to have masturbated.
  • Your hearing becomes less sharp after eating too much.
  • Some carnivores, rodents, bats and insectivores have a penis bone called a baculum.
  • A grass snake can move at 4.2 mph.
  • The Queen Mother used to describe her clothes as “”my props.””
  • The common goldfish is the only animal that can see both infrared and ultraviolet light.
  • The most sensitive finger is the forefinger.
  • A group of kangaroos is called a mob.
  • The long, thin carrots commonly eaten in the U.S. and Canada are called “”Impersonator Carrots.”” Carrots in the rest of the world are generally smaller and thicker.
  • Human babies are generally born with around 300 bones, some of which are fused together. By the time we’re adults, the bone total decreases to 206.
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