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  1. 1. Did You Know FACTS Linel Dias 1016050 AIMIT
  2. 2. Chewing on gum while cutting onions can help a person from stop producing tears. Try it next time you chop onions.
  3. 3. Istanbul is the only city that resides on two continents; Europe and Asia.
  4. 4. Until babies are six months old, they can breathe and swallow at the same time. Indeed convenient!
  5. 5. Offered a new pen to write with, 97% of all people will write their own name.
  6. 6. Male mosquitoes are vegetarians. Only females bite.
  7. 7. The world's largest island is Greenland (2,131,600 km²). It is almost three times as large as the world's second-largest island, New Guinea (790,000 km²).
  8. 8. The average person's field of vision encompasses a 200-degree wide angle.
  9. 9. To find out if a watermelon is ripe, knock it, and if it sounds hollow then it is ripe.
  10. 10. Canadians can send letters with personalized postage stamps showing their own photos on each stamp.
  11. 11. Monaco has the densest population in the world with an average of 42,861 individuals per square mile.
  12. 12. Babies' eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old.
  13. 13. Libya is the only country with a single-colored flag.
  14. 14. It snowed in the Sahara Desert in February of 1979.
  15. 15. Plants watered with warm water grow larger and more quickly than plants watered with cold water.
  16. 16. Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times .
  17. 17. Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.
  18. 18. Antarctica is the only landmass in the world that is not owned by any one specific country.
  19. 19. Those stars and colours you see when you rub your eyes are called phosphenes.
  20. 20. French was the official language of England for over 600 years. The world's smallest independent state is the Vatican City, with a population of about 1,000 - and a zero birthrate. The only nation whose name begins with an "A", but doesn't end in an "A" is Afghanistan. Japan leads the world in car production, almost 50% more than Germany and the USA. Antarctica comprises 90% of the world's ice cover. If melted, this would represent approximately 70% of the earth's fresh water. Netherland’s administrative capital The Hague is home to the The International Court of Justice , and The International Criminal Court .
  21. 21. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
  22. 22. Everyone's tongue print is different, like fingerprints.
  23. 23. The Vatican's Swiss Guard still wears a uniform designed by Michelangelo in the early 16th century. Europe has no deserts - it is the only continent without one. Canada is an Indian word meaning 'Big Village'. It is forbidden for aircraft to fly over the Taj Mahal . Luxemburg has the highest per capita GDP at $55,100; Somalia, East Timor and Sierre Leone have the lowest at $500.