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Useless Facts wThe full name of the Titantic ship is R.M.S. Titantic, which stands for Royal Mail Steamship. w“Bookkeeper� is the only word in Eng-

early 17th Century.

wAmerican astronauts must be under 6 feet.

lish language with three consecutive double letters.

wAngel Falls in Venezuela is the world's

wAn olive tree can live up to 1500 years.

wAntarctica is the only continent that

wDairy cows can produce 20 to 35 gallons of saliva a day.

wThe sound made by the Victorian Falls

in Zimbabwe is so loud that it can be heard 40 miles away.

wEach day, anywhere from 35-150 species of life become extinct.

wIf all the gold sitting in the oceans and

highest waterfall, at 3,212 feet (979 m).

does not have land areas below sea level.

wAntarctica's residents are scientific and

support staffs who usually stay no more than a year at a time.

wApproximately 1/3 of the Earth's land surface is desert. wAt latitude 60 degrees south you can sail all the way around the world.

seas were mined, every person on this plant would get about 20 kilograms of gold each.

wAt the nearest point, Russia and Amer-

wA quarter of Russia is covered by for-

wAustralia is the richest source of min-

est.

eral sands in the world.

wAll gondolas in Venice, Italy must be painted black, unless they belong to a high official.

wBecause of a large orbital eccentricity, Pluto was closer to the sun than Neptune between January 1979 and March 1999.

wAlthough modern images of India often show poverty and lack of development, India was the richest country on earth until the time of British invasion in the

ica are less than 4 km apart.

wCity with the most Roll Royces per capita: Hong Kong.

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