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here you will read some interesting and unusual facts …………………. i hope you will enjoy reading them.

here they are :-

1. In 1865, the U.S. Secret Service was first established for the specific purpose to combat the counterfeiting of money

2.Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents

3.Approximately 40% of the U.S. paper currency in circulation was counterfeit by the end of the Civil War

4.Every three days a human stomach gets a new lining

5.In 1873, Colgate made a toothpaste that was available in a jar

6.Mars is the home of Olympus Mons, the largest known volcano in our solar system

7.The Gastric Flu can cause projectile vomiting

8.The second best selling game of all time is Jenga. Jenga is a Swahili word, meaning "to build."

9.Cinderella is known as Rashin Coatie in Scotland, Zezolla in Italy, and Yeh-hsien in China

10.The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan."

11.The fur of the binturong, also known as the "Asian Bear Cat," smells like popcorn. The scent is believed to come from a gland located near the tail

12.In 1894 the first big Coke sign was found on the side of a building located in Cartersville, Georgia, and still exists today

13.The longest distance a deepwater lobster has been recorded to travel is 225 miles

14.Orcas (killer whales), when traveling in groups, breathe in unison

15.The Great Pyramids used to be as white as snow because they were encased in a bright limestone that has worn off over the years

16.NASCAR stands for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing

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