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Argentia in Newfoundland has an average 206 days of fog each year.
Mount Waiale'ale in Hawaii is the rainiest place in the world and has 335 rainy days a year.
Ireland has the highest calorie consumption in the world at 3,952 calories per person per year.
The water drops in fog are so microscopically small that it needs over 7 billion of them to fill a teaspoon.
68% of all UFO sightings are by men.
The sperm count of the Finnish male is double the world average, but he will father only 1.8 children.
A cat has 32 sets of muscles in each ear.
In the USA there are 813 TV sets per 1000 people - 200 million sets in all. In Mali there is 1 set per 2,500 people.
Over two-thirds of people admit to urinating while in public swimming pools.
More people die of heart attacks on Monday than on any other day of the week.
Beetles are the strongest animals on Earth relative to their size. A rhinoceros beetle can carry 850 times its own weight in its back.
333/ The Albatross has a wing span of up to 14 feet and only needs to land once every couple of years to breed. They can travel hundreds of thousands of miles each flight.
The World Wide Web (www) was developed by Englishman Tim Berners Lee and his colleagues in Switzerland.
The first man made object to leave and orbit the Earth was Sputnik 1 which was launched by the USSR in 1957.
In 1961 the Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in Space.
In 1842 Ada Byron and Charles Babbage developed a computer language and designed a programmable computer using punch cards...the first truly programmable computer, the Colossus, was built in the UK in 1943 to help break the German Enigma code.
In 1876 Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone.
In 1885 Karl Benz built the first car powered by an internal combustion engine.
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