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    The blue whale is the largest animal on earth.The heart of a blue whale is as big as a car ,and it's tongue is as long as an elephant

    Fishes cannot live in the Dead Sea because the water has too much salt in it.

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    Blue whales are the largest animals of all time. Females grow to a length of 79 to 89 feet, weighing well over 100 tons. The heaviest blue whale ever weighed was more than 190 tons, and the longest ever measured was more than 108 feet long.
    I was reading several areas about the largest
    (longest?) animal on earth.i just found this news "This was give as the blue whale. However,
    at our class for the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the head marine scientist
    has stated that the largest animal on earth is a Sea Jelly (aka
    jellyfish). I believe the length he gave was 126 feet, which is longer
    than a Blue whale."

    what about this??? :?: :?: :?:

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    The pelican uses the funny looking pouch under its lower beak for catching fish.It does this by swooshing in to the water and scooping up as many fish as possible.

    The heaviest fish ever caught was the OCEAN SUNFISH. It weighed 4,928 lbs.

    The swordtail is the fastest swimmer of all the fish

    A parrotfish makes its own sleeping bag to sleep in. It uses mucous (like spit) to make a see-through bag all around it's body to protect it from attack by other creatures in the ocean.

    The swordtail is the fastest swimmer of all the fish

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    A cat can run about 20 kilometres per hour (12 miles per hour) when it grows up. This one is going nowhere today - it is too lazy !.
    There are only three animals with blue tongues: the black bear, the Chow Chow dog and the blue-tongued lizard.
    Camels have three eye lids.
    No two zebras have stripes that are exactly alike. Zebras enemies include hyenas, wild dogs, and lions. Male zebras are called stallions. Zebras usually travel in herds.
    There are more than 50 different kinds of kangaroos. Kangaroos are native of Australia. A group of kangaroos is called a mob. Young kangaroos are called joeys.A kangaroo can jump 45 feet!
    A newborn kangaroo weighs approximately 0.03 ounces and is small enough to fit in a teaspoon. There is a certain species of kangaroo that is only 2.5 centimeters long when it is born.

    In the 1800's cats were used to deliver mail. In 1879, in Belgium 37 cats were used to deliver mail to villages, however they found that the cats were not disciplined enough to do this.
    The largest dog in the world is the Irish Wolfhound. The dumbest dog in the world is the Afghan Hounds.
    In 2002, dogs have killed more people in the U.S. than the Great White shark has killed in the past 100 years.
    An adult lion's roar is so loud, it can be heard up to five miles away. ions cannot roar until they reach the age of two.The female lion does more than 90% of the hunting while the male simply prefers to rest, A lion feeds once every three to four days.
    An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
    A beaver can hold it's breath for 45 minutes.
    A hippopotamus can run faster than a man.
    A zebra is white with black stripes.
    Snails produce a colorless, sticky discharge that forms a protective carpet under them as they travel along. The discharge is so effective that they can crawl along the edge of a razor without cutting themselves.
    Hummingbirds are the only animal that can fly backwards.
    The Blue Whale's whistle is the loudest noise made by an animal.

    There are two kinds of elephants: the African that is taller and has larger ears and the Indian that is small and has smaller ears.
    There are two kinds of camels. One is the Arabian that lives in Western Asia and Northern Africa. It has one hump. And the second kind is called Bactrian which has two humps and lives in Mongolia and Chinese Turkistan.

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    Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words.

    Phobatrivaphobia is a fear of trivia about phobias.

    "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.

    The word "listen" contains the same letters as the word "silent".

    The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.

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    wah!! its really amazing facts. i really like to read these things keep posting like these info: :P

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    The smallest bird in the world is the Hummingbird. It weighs 1oz.

    The fastest human swimmer can swim at 6 miles per hour. The fastest mammal - the dolphin - can swim up to 35 miles per hour.

    The bird that can fly the fastest is called a White It can fly up to 95 miles
    per hour.

    Did you know fishes talk to each other? Some of them communicate by making noises in their throats by rasping their teeth, others use their swim bladders to make sounds

    The the oldest living thing on earth is 12,000 years old. It is the flowering
    shrubs called creosote bushes in the Mojave Desert

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    The Afghan capital Kabul has a cyber cafe

    Accordingly to Google Zeitgeist the top search in India June 2007 is the phrase reliance data card

    Google offers its employees free lunch

    BBC has 43 different translations of its website

    Google's employees get free haircuts

    Google receives more than 1000 resumes a day

    About 47 million laptops where shipped worldwide 2006

    Over 2.7 billion searches are made on Google search engine each month

    1 of every 8 married couples in the US last year met online

    If myspace was a country it would be the 11th largest

    Google can be queried in 36 languages (2007)

    Google uses over 10,000 networked computers to crawl the web

    Google has 2007 surpassed Microsoft as the world's most-visited site

    Google have won 2007 most powerful brand by a British research company

    The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute

    The number of text messages sent and received every day exceeds the worlds population

    Google staff are known as Googlers

    The founders of Google didn't know HTML and just wanted a quick interface, thats one of the main reason why the home page is so bare

    The name "Google" comes from a spelling mistake, the founders intendent to write "Googol"

    Google launched their search site in 1998

    The Google function "I feel lucky" is nearly never used, well compared to the high number of users

    Google comes from the word googol, which is 1 followed by a hundred zeros

    Wikipedia has a page devoted to toilet roll holders

    Atari sold 400000 VCS consoles in 1979

    The Atari 2600 only has 128 bytes of RAM

    In Sweden the @ is called "snabel-a" wich means a "trunk with an a"

    The floppy disk was patents in 1946 by Alan Shugart

    If you type in failure in google, and select "I'm feeling lucky", you will be redirected to the White House web page

    Yahoo stands for Yet Another 'Hierarchical Organizational Oracle'

    PHP originally stood for Personal Home Page

    The oldest surviving computer in the world is called CSIRAC and is located in Melbourne

    The word maps is often in the top 10 search words submitted to search engines

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    The first domain name ever registered was

    Bill Gates began programming computers at age 13

    Google receives about 200 million search queries each day. More than half of which come from outside the United States. During the heviest traffic more than 2,000 search queries are answered each second

    More than 80% of home pages on the Web are in English. German has only 4.5% and Japanese 3.1%

    The percentage of email messages in English is estimates to vary between 60% and 85%

    The words "electronic mail" was introduced 30 years ago. Queen Elizabeth of Britain sent her first email in 1976

    Sweden has the most affordable broadband internet access in Europe

    The highest amount of money paid for a domain name is for, $7.5 million

    The save icon on Microsoft Word shows a floppy disk with the shutters on backwards

    Internet was designed to survive thermonuclear assault"

    Every single possible 3 domain has been registered

    Internet advertising is the fastest growing advertising medium

    Bill Gates house was partially designed using a Macintosh computer

    All domain names in Slovakia are free

    88% of websites have no discernible traffic

    Domain names are being registered at a rate of more than one million names every month

    28% of IBM employees are Indians

    Each day an average American depends on about 250 computers

    Microsoft is the biggest developer of Mac software outside Apple

    The first hard drive available for the Apple II had a capacity of 5 Megabytes

    Maps are often among the top words submitted to Internet search engines

    The most popular non-HTML format files return from Google is PDF-format

    Dr. Lieven P. Van Neste is the owner of over 200,000 domain names

    The top searchwords in Google where September 19, 2005 "hurricane rita"

    Only 10% of all the pages on the Internet make it to the search engines

    In 1982 Time magazine named the computer its "Man of the Year"

    Microsoft writes the code for autopilot systems in all major airplanes

    Internet is one of the fastest growing forms of advertising

    In computer language, wysiwyg is an acronym for "what you see is what you get"

    About one-third of recorded CDs are pirated

    In the early days of computers, black and white monitors were thought sufficient to satisfy all future data processing needs

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    Default Amazing Facts about the human body

    1. A cough releases an explosive charge of air that moves at speeds up to 60 mph.
    2. A fetus acquires fingerprints at the age of three months.
    3. A fingernail or toenail takes about 6 months to grow from base to tip.
    4. A healthy individual releases 3.5 oz. of gas in a single flatulent emission, or about 17 oz. in a day.
    5. A human being loses an average of 40 to 100 strands of hair a day.
    6. A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation. Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a few weeks.
    7. A sneeze can exceed the speed of 100 mph.
    8. According to German researchers, the risk of heart attack is higher on Monday than any other day of the week.
    9. According to the Kinsey Institute, the biggest erect penis on record measures 13 inches. The smallest tops off at 1 3/4 inches.
    10. After spending hours working at a computer display, look at a blank piece of white paper. It will probably appear pink.
    11. An average human drinks about 16, 000 gallons of water in a lifetime.
    12. An average human scalp has 100,000 hairs.
    13. An average person uses the bathroom 6 times per day.
    14. An individual blood cell takes about 60 seconds to make a complete circuit of the body.
    15. Babies are born with 300 bones, but by adulthood we have only 206 in our bodies.
    16. Beards are the fastest growing hairs on the human body. If the average man never trimmed his beard, it would grow to nearly 30 feet long in his lifetime.
    17. Blondes have more hair than dark-haired people.

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