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Ordo Ab Chao

Mar-5-2011 03:11

Share fun funny facts covering all of subjects...

- A person will burn 7 percent more calories if they walk on hard dirt compared to pavement.

- A one ounce milk chocolate bar has 6 mg of caffeine.

- The universally popular Hershey bar was used overseas during World War II as currency.

- Rain contains vitamin B12.

- Sound travels fifteen times faster through steel than through air.



Nov-27-2011 03:27

Marie Currie, who twice won the Nobel Prize, and discovered radium, was not allowed to become a member of the prestigious French Academy because she was a woman.

John D. Rockefeller gave away over US$ 500,000,000 during his lifetime.

John Paul Getty, once the richest man in the world, had a payphone in his mansion.

Sir Winston Churchill rationed himself to 15 cigars a day.

Lady Astor once told Winston Churchill 'if you were my husband, I would poison your coffee'. His reply …' if you were my wife, I would drink it ! '.

One of Queen Victoria's wedding gifts was a 3 metre diameter, half tonne cheese.

Catherine the First of Russia, made a rule that no man was allowed to get drunk at one of her parties before nine o'clock.

During the reign of Elizabeth I, there was a tax put on men's beards.

Queen Elizabeth I passed a law which forced everyone except for the rich to wear a flat cap on Sundays.

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