Monday, April 13

Amusing list of rare facts.

Wonderful and amazing rare facts. Enthrall your children. Entertain your friends. Show off your knowledge.

* There are between 50,000 - 60,000 spiders in the average suburban acre.
* A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans!
* The longest place-name still in use is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapiki maungahoron- ukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu, a New Zealand hill.
* King Henry III of France, Louis XVI of France and Napoleon all suffered from ailurophobia--fear of cats.
* A flute made of bone is the oldest playable musical instrument in the world. It’s a flute carved from a bird’s wing bone more than 9,000 years ago. The flute was discovered with other flutes at an ancient burial site in China.
* The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley.

Data and image courtesy: Google

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