Amazing Facts (More than 3000)…you never heard of

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  1. In 2002, the most popular boat name in the U.S. was Liberty
  2. One out of 20 people have an extra rib
  3. 44% of kids watch television before they go to sleep
  4. In 1865, the U.S. Secret Service was first established for the specific purpose to combat the counterfeiting of money
  5. Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents
  6. In 1967, the IMAX film system was invented by Canadian Ivan Grame Ferguson to premier at Expo 67.
  7. Approximately 40% of the U.S. paper currency in circulation was counterfeit by the end of the Civil War
  8. Every three days a human stomach gets a new lining
  9. In 1873, Colgate made a toothpaste that was available in a jar
  10. The Kodiak, which is native to Alaska, is the largest bear and can measure up to eight feet and weigh as much as 1,700 pounds
  11. The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley
  12. Mars is the home of Olympus Mons, the largest known volcano in our solar system
  13. The Gastric Flu can cause projectile vomiting
  14. The second best selling game of all time is Jenga. Jenga is a Swahili word, meaning "to build."
  15. Cinderella is known as Rashin Coatie in Scotland, Zezolla in Italy, and Yeh-hsien in China
  16. The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan."
  17. The fur of the binturong, also known as the "Asian Bear Cat," smells like popcorn. The scent is believed to come from a gland located near the tail
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