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The rarest coffee in the world is Kopi Luwak, which is found in Indonesia. It cost about $300 a pound.


The average America online user spends 70 minutes day online.


The song with the longest title is “I?m a Cranky Old Yank in a Clanky Old Tank on the Streets of Yokohama with my Honolulu Mama Doin? Those Beat-o, Beat-o Flat-On-My-Seat-o, Hirohito Blues” written by Hoagy Carmichael in 1945. He later claimed the song title ended with ?Yank? and the rest was a joke.


People of Ancient China believed that swinging your arms could cure a headache.


In 1938, Cliquot Club ginger ale was the first soft drink to be canned.


The largest apple pie ever baked was forty by twenty three feet.


Roughly 44% of junk mail is thrown away unopened.


Catfish have tastebuds located on their whiskers.


The laundry detergent Tide, has a market share of about forty percent market.


A Canadian, Troy Hurtubise, spent $100,000 and almost went bankrupt building a RoboCop style suit so that he could withstand a bear attack.


The 3 most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.

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At the age of 12, Martin Luther King became so depressed he tried committing suicide twice, by jumping out of his bedroom window.

Sarah Michelle Gellar was sued by McDonalds at the age of four. She appeared in a Burger King advert where she said, “Do I look 20 per cent smaller to you? I must have at McDonalds because their hamburgers are 20 per cent smaller than Burger King’s.” It was the first time a company used another company’s name in an advert so McDonald’s sued Burger King, the advertising agency, and Sarah herself.

During the last 3,500 years the world has been at peace only 8 percent of the time.

Every sixty seconds in the United States 6 people turn 17.

Ketchup originally began as a common name for sauce. It was usually made with mushrooms or the brine from fish, combined with spices and herbs. Mushroom “ketchup” is still sold in the UK and other countries. Other early ingredients in the ketchup sauce included lobster, oyster and anchovy, walnut, grape, lemon, cucumber, cranberry and kidney bean.

Pine cones can be used to forecast rain. The scales will shut up when it is on the way.
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Without carotene the carrot wouldn’t be orange.

The infamous weatherman Willard Scott was the original Ronald McDonald. The original clown outfit consisted of hamburger bun shoes, a cup on the nose, and a hat resembling a hamburger meal. That was in 1960, before the traditional clown outfit was adopted instead.

The library of congress contains 327 miles of bookshelves.

In the movie Titanic, a man with a yellow shirt and a black moustache fell off the boat and drowned. Five minutes later the same exact man was seen playing the violin with two other men. Apparently he cashed in as an extra too.

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