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Stuff 4Glass takes one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times!
 
Gold is the only metal that doesn’t rust, even if it’s buried in the ground for thousands of years.
 
Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end.
 
If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. When a human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.
 
Stuff 2Zero is the only number that cannot be represented by Roman numerals.
 
Kites were used in the American Civil War to deliver letters and newspapers.
 
The song, Auld Lang Syne, is sung at the stroke of midnight in almost every English-speaking country in the world to bring in the new year.
 
Drinking water after eating reduces the acid in your mouth by 61 percent.
 
Peanut oil is used for cooking in submarines because it doesn’t smoke unless it’s heated above 450F.
 
Stuff 5The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear.
 

Nine out of every 10 living things live in the ocean.
 
The banana cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man.
 
Airports at higher altitudes require a longer airstrip due to lower air density.
 
The University of Alaska spans four time zones.
 
The tooth is the only part of the human body that cannot heal itself.
 
Stuff 1In ancient Greece , tossing an apple to a girl was a traditional proposal of marriage. Catching it meant she accepted.
 
Warner Communications paid $28 million for the copyright to the song Happy Birthday.
 
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
 
A comet’s tail always points away from the sun.
 
The Swine Flu vaccine in 1976 caused more death and illness than the disease it was intended to prevent.
 
Caffeine increases the power of aspirin and other painkillers, that is why it is found in some medicines.
 
The military salute is a motion that evolved from medieval times, when knights in armor raised their visors to reveal their identity.
 
If you get into the bottom of a well or a tall chimney and look up, you can see stars, even in the middle of the day.
 
When a person dies, hearing is the last sense to go. The first sense lost is sight.
 
In ancient times strangers shook hands to show that they were unarmed.
 
Strawberries are the only fruits whose seeds grow on the outside.
 
Avocados have the highest calories of any fruit at 167 calories per hundred grams.
 
The moon moves about two inches away from the Earth each year.
 
The Earth gets 100 tons heavier every day due to falling space dust.
 
Due to earth’s gravity it is impossible for mountains to be higher than 15,000 meters.
 
Mickey Mouse is known as “Topolino” in Italy .
 
Stuff 3Soldiers do not march in step when going across bridges because they could set up a vibration which could be sufficient to knock the bridge down.
 
Everything weighs one percent less at the equator.
 
For every extra kilogram carried on a space flight, 530 kg of excess fuel are needed at lift-off.
 
The letter J does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements.
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About Dick and Danna

Resume for Dick Vernon, PHD (Possess Highschool Diploma) I am a dynamic figure, often seen scaling walls and crushing ice. I have been known to remodel train stations on my lunch breaks, making them more efficient in the area of heat retention. I translate ethnic slurs for Cuban refugees, I write award-winning operas, I manage time efficiently. I am a strong conservative politically. Occasionally, I tread water for three days in a row. I make women swoon with my sensuous steel guitar playing, I can pilot bicycles up severe inclines with unflagging speed, and I cook Thirty-Minute Brownies in twenty minutes. I am an expert in stucco, a veteran in love, and an outlaw in Peru. Using only a hoe and a large glass of water, I once single-handedly defended a small village in the Amazon Basin from a horde of ferocious army ants. I play bluegrass cello, I was scouted by the Mets, I am the subject of numerous documentaries. When I’m bored, I build large suspension bridges in my yard. I enjoy urban hang gliding. On Wednesdays, I repair computerized aircraft panels free of charge. I am an abstract artist, a concrete analyst, and a ruthless bookie. Critics worldwide swoon over my original line of corduroy evening wear. I don’t perspire. I am a private citizen, yet I receive fan mail. Ihave been caller number nine and have won the weekend passes. Last summer I toured New Jersey with a traveling centrifugal-force demonstration. I bat .400. My deft floral arrangements have earned me fame in international botany circles. Children trust me. I can hurl tennis rackets at small moving objects with deadly accuracy. I once read Paradise Lost, Moby Dick, and David Copperfield in one day and still had time to refurbish an entire dining room that evening. I know the exact location of every food item in the supermarket. I have performed several covert operations with the CIA. I sleep once a week; when I do sleep, I sleep in a chair. While on vacation in Canada, I successfully negotiated with a group of terrorists who had seized a small bakery. I balance, I weave, I dodge, I frolic, and my bills are all paid. On week- ends, to let off steam, I participate in full-contact origami. Years ago I discovered the meaning of life but forgot to write it down. I have made extraordinary four course meals using only a mouli and a toaster oven. I have given Rachel Ray and Emirile cooking lessons. I breed prize-winning clams. I have won bullfights in San Juan, cliff-diving competitions in Sri Lanka, and spelling bees at the Kremlin. I have played Hamlet, I have performe open-heart surgery, and I have spoken with Elvis many times when I taught him how to play guitar.. But I have not yet gone to college. ——————————————————- Resume for: Danna Vernon I put up with Dick Vernon. Doesn’t that say it all?
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