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« Reply #60 on: June 26, 2011, 08:31:09 AM »

The Spanish have a wider range of foods flavoured with almonds than any other country in the world.
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« Reply #61 on: June 26, 2011, 09:07:17 AM »

The opossum is part of the Earth's oldest surviving mammal family.

Opossums lived during the Age of the Dinosaurs... fossil remains have been found from 70 million years ago.

It is speculated Albertosaurus, commonly refered to as the 'Hillbilly Dinosaur', regularly feasted on possum.


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« Reply #62 on: June 27, 2011, 08:21:06 PM »

Fact. There are 3 types of Jet Jaguar. Thumbup

Jet Jaguar from Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973) a Medical Jet Jaguar from 90's television series Godzilla Island and a Fire Fighter Jet Jaguar, both work for G-Guard on the Island.

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« Reply #63 on: June 28, 2011, 10:04:54 AM »

Some fish individuals are both males and females, either simultaneously or sequentially. There is no genetic or physical reason why hermaphroditism should not be present. About 21 families of fish are hermaphrodites.
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« Reply #64 on: June 28, 2011, 10:23:53 AM »

Grover Cleveland was one of three U.S. Presidents to get married while in office.  He was a 47 year old bachelor at the time . . . his bride, Frances, was 22 - the youngest First Lady in American History!
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« Reply #65 on: June 28, 2011, 10:33:58 AM »

The 3rd Infantry Regiment of the French Foreign Legion is stationed in the town of Kourou, French Guiana. Ironically, its base is in the Forget neighbourhood.
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« Reply #66 on: June 28, 2011, 10:59:53 AM »

Portugal is the largest producer of cork in the world.
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« Reply #67 on: June 28, 2011, 12:13:00 PM »

Until he was nine years old, the woman Eric Clapton thought was his sister was actually his mother.
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« Reply #68 on: June 28, 2011, 03:07:55 PM »

Blackie Lawless of W.A.S.P. fame once auditioned for the part of the T-1000 in Terminator 2.
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« Reply #69 on: June 28, 2011, 04:25:33 PM »

Blackie Lawless of W.A.S.P. fame once auditioned for the part of the T-1000 in Terminator 2.

Thumbup  Yeah, but at 6'5 he was deemed too tall. Plus, when you meet him in person (still in stage gear) and he's got 3-4 inch heels on, he's about 7ft tall!
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« Reply #70 on: June 28, 2011, 08:24:45 PM »

botulinum (aka botox) is the most toxic substance known to man. 1 kilogram would be enough to kill over 8 million people
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« Reply #71 on: June 29, 2011, 04:35:57 AM »

The current CEO of the South African National Blood Service was once rejected as a blood donor because she is black.
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« Reply #72 on: June 29, 2011, 07:05:25 AM »

Culled from the "Who Is This Person?" thread:

Irene "Granny Clampett" Ryan had a recording contract with Motown Records.

Animal Fun Fact:

Mantis shrimp aka "Thumb Splitters" can crack aquarium glass with one punch.
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« Reply #73 on: June 29, 2011, 07:52:26 AM »

Honey is the only food that never goes off
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« Reply #74 on: June 29, 2011, 08:35:15 AM »

Dinocampus coccinellae is a braconid wasp parasite . It has been described as turning its ladybird host into a temporary "zombie" guarding the wasp cocoon. About 25% of ladybirds recover after the cocoon they are guarding matures.

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