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SIZE MATTERS - WORLD RECORDS

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SIZE MATTERS   Tallest teenager ever Robert Wadlow   By the age of 17, Robert Wadlow (USA, 1918–40) had grown to a height of 245 cm (8 ft 0.5 in). Robert Pershing Wadlow (USA, 1918–40) was found to be 272 cm (8 ft 11.1 in) tall when last measured on 27 Jun 1940. He remains the tallest man in medical history for whom there is irrefutable evidence.   The tallest teenager ever (female)   Anna Haining Swan (CAN, 1846–88), whose height peaked at 241.3 cm (7 ft 11 in) when she was 17. On 17 Jun 1871, Anna married Martin van Buren Bates, who stood 236.22 cm (7 ft 9 in) tall.   Largest hands on a teenager   The right hand belonging to Mathu-Andrew Budge (UK, b. 28 Dec 2001) is 22.5 cm (8.85 in) long from the wrist to the tip of the middle finger, while his left is 22.2 cm (8.74 in). He was measured on 13 Feb 2018 in London, UK, aged 16 years 47 days. Mathu-Andrew also has the largest feet on a teenager (male). His left foot is 32.95 cm (12.97 in) long, and his right 32.

Unknown Facts by knewthis.com

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Unknown Facts by KnewThis.com # Paris Hilton was banned from her parents own casino Paris Hilton was put on her own parents Casino Black List and was banned from returning to their casino after losing her new Bentley on a high stakes poker game.   In April 2006 Paris Hilton brought here $175,000 Bentley into a poker game and lost it. Her parents banned her from the casino named after her, and demanded that she would get help for her gambling problems.   # Sloth poop once a week Question asked quite often and the answer is remarkable; Only once a week! That’s right, a sloth only comes down from his tree once a week and urinate and defecate on the ground. They dig a hole and cover it up afterwards. Sloths only move when they really have to and even when they do move, they do it as slowly as possible. Sloths are considered to be among the most somnolent animals and sleeping 15 to 18 hours a day. # Spiders have brains in their feet Spiders have brain in their feet Bra

5 Interesting Thanksgiving Turkey facts by knewthis.com

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5 Interesting Thanksgiving Turkey facts After the 5 Interesting Thanksgiving facts, it now is time for 5 interesting turkey facts   Interesting Turkey fact #1: Turkey at Thanksgiving 91% of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving.   Interesting Turkey fact #2: 280 million turkeys at Thanksgiving About 280 million turkeys are sold each year for Thanksgiving. This is about 7 billion pounds of Turkey and $3 billion dollars’ worth of sales!   Interesting Turkey fact #3: Cranberries About 20% of all cranberries that are consumed in the US each year are eaten on Thanksgiving with Turkeys! Interesting Turkey fact #4: Why Turkeys are called Turkeys The name Turkey comes from the Ottomans who imported “turkey fowls” In the 16th century, when North American turkeys were first introduced in-mass to Europe, there was another bird that was popularly imported throughout Europe and England -> the guinea fowl. This guinea fowl was imported from Madagascar via the Ottoman Em

5 Interesting Thanksgiving Facts by knewthis.com

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5 Interesting Thanksgiving Facts Interesting Thanksgiving Fact #1: Mary had a little lamb The author of “Mary had a little lamb” was largely responsible for the establishment of the national Thanksgiving Holiday. Sarah Joespha Hale, one of the great women in American history, campaigned for nearly 20 years to get Thanksgiving made a national holiday. During her campaign she continually lobbied various congressmen, wrote annual editorials on the subject, wrote annual letters to every governor in the United States and sent a steady stream of letter to the U.S. President as well. Finally, she was able to convince Abraham Lincoln that it would be a good idea to help unify the country once the civil war was ended. Her final letter to Lincoln on the subject was mailed on September 28th, 1863. After reading it and thinking it over, Lincoln decided to declare the last Thursday of November to be the national Thanksgiving holiday.   Interesting Thanksgiving fact #2: Thanksgiving as a

Top 10 crazy funny Kim Jong 2 facts knewthis.com

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Top 10 crazy funny Kim Jong 2 facts Kim Jung 2 was not only a master of propaganda, but he also had some strange habits and suffers from insecurity, delusion and severe OCD. Here are 10 interesting funny facts about Kim Jong 2. These facts are a mixture of propaganda facts (first 5 facts) and 5 real confirmed facts.   Kim Jong 2 crazy funny Propaganda fact #1 – Supernatural birth If we have to believe the official North Korean historical literature, then Kim Jong 2 was born in a cabin inside a secret base which was situated on Mt. Paekdu, the most sacred mountain of North Korea. The story tells that at the time of his birth, a shiny bright star lit up the sky, the seasons spontaneously changed from winter to spring, and rainbows appeared out of nowhere. Of course this contradicts the facts we know from Western accounts of his birth. According to these accounts Kim Jong 2 was born in a guer2la camp somewhere in Russia, wh2e his father was on the run from the Japanese.  

Weird Facts by knewthis.com

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Weird Facts In the 14th century the Black Death killed 75,000,000 people. It was carried by fleas on the black rat.   90% of those who die from hurricanes die from drowning.   Dogs’ only sweat glands are between their paw pads   Dogs DO have better low-light vision than humans because of a special light-reflecting layer behind their retinas   Cat urine glows under a black-light!   Most lipstick contains fish scales!   The original name for the butterfly was ‘flutterby’!   The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven!   The world’s termites outweigh the world’s humans 10 to 1!   An average human heart beats over 100,000 times a day!   A flush toilet exists that dates back to 2000 BC.   According to Genesis 1:20-22 the chicken came before the egg.   Albert Brooks’s real name is Albert Einstein.   Alexander the Great was an epileptic.   Ancient drinkers warded off the devil by clinking their cups.   Blonde beards gr

Human Facts by knewthis.com

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Human Facts The human eye blinks an average of 4,200,000 times a year.   The smallest bone in the human body is the stapes or stirrup bone located in the middle ear. It is approximately .11 inches (.28 cm) long.   There are 206 bones in the adult human body and there are 300 in children (as they grow some of the bones fuse together).   It takes approximately 12 hours for food to entirely digest.   Human jaw muscles can generate a force of 200 pounds (90.8 kilograms) on the molars.   The Skylab astronauts grew 1.5 – 2.25 inches (3.8 – 5.7 centimeters) due to spinal lengthening and straightening as a result of zero gravity.   The heaviest human brain ever recorded weighed 5 lb. 1.1 oz. (2.3 kg.)   By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you can’t sink in quicksand.   Children grow faster in the springtime.   The thyroid cartilage is more commonly known as the adams apple.   The average human brain has about 100 billion nerve cells.