Monday, January 21, 2008

Some Facts I Was Surprised To Learn

60% of all the cranes in the world are at work in Shanghai.

10% of all the fish caught in the world is consumed in Japan.

More than a quarter of all milk consumed in the UK is taken in tea.

16 layers of pure silk can stop a bullet.

March 1st can never fall on a Sunday.

It is estimated that all the memory in the world will be full by the year 2035, and scientists have yet to discover a way of creating any more.

There are over 3,000 varieties of potato, including ‘mashed’.

Charades is illegal in four American states.

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