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hearken the facts - I

A few facts that you might never come across, but your life will be incomplete without:The chicken is one of the few things that man eats before it’s born and after it’s dead. It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs. Penguins can convert salt water into fresh water. It’s estimated that at any one time around 0.7% of the world’s population is drunk. About 1000 new soft drinks are launched in Japan every year. Squirrels can’t remember where they hide half of their nuts. The octopus’ testicles are located in its head. Math Fact: (111111111 x 111111111) = 12345678987654321 A newborn baby sees the world upside down because it takes some time for the baby’s brain to learn to turn the image right-side up. Chickens can’t swallow when they are upside down. It snowed in the Sahara Desert in February of 1979. In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her cheating adulterous husband but she may only do so with her bare hands. Every year we produce more transistors …