Fascinating Usa Facts

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1. Inside your belly button are thousands of bacteria that form an ecosystem as complex as a rainforest.
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2. People who use reusable bags at the grocery store tend to buy more junk food as a reward for their good behavior, according to a study.
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3. Thousands of marine creatures die every year from mistakenly swallowing plastic bags that resemble jellyfish.
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4. Marijuana is illegal but has never caused any deaths from usage, Cigarettes kills millions and they are legal and can be purchased anywhere.
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5. The richest man ever lived Mansa Musa had a fortune of $400,000,000,000 at the time of his death in 1331.
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6. You meet thousands of people, and none of them really mean anything to you. And then you meet one person, and your life is changed forever.
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7. "Had a dream it was 3.45 that something was in my room. Woke up at 3.44 and heard the cupboard door creak." - USA
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8. One thousand bibles printed in 1631 left the "not" out of "Thou shall not commit adultery"—most were burned, but a handful still exist.
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9. You meet thousands of people and none of them really mean anything to you. And then you meet one person and your life is changed forever.
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10. Documentary Heaven is a website that lets you watch thousands of documentaries for free.
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11. In 2008, Usain Bolt set the world record for the 100 meter run with one shoelace untied.
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12. When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.
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13. Sometimes, people who are thousands of miles away can make you feel better than the ones right beside you.
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14. "My daughter won't stop crying and screaming in the middle of the night. I visit her grave and ask her to stop, but it doesn't help" - USA
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15. Over the last few thousand years our brains have been shrinking — fast.
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16. Inside you belly button are thousands of bacteria that form an ecosystem the size of a rainforest.
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17. The amount needed to feed every child for a year is less than 20% of the annual amount given to charity by the citizens of the USA.
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18. The show Gullah Gullah Island was inspired by the Gullah people, whose language and culture originated and still thrives in the USA.
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19. The light hitting the earth right now is thousand of years old.
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20. None of the words from one to nine hundred ninety-nine have an A except for the word One Thousand.
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21. Light travels at 186 thousand miles per second.
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22. Digestive biscuits have no particular digestive qualities. In the USA it is illegal to sell them under that name.
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23. Less than 1% of books published sell more than 50 thousand copies.
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24. Usain Bolt broke the world record in the 100 meter race with his shoelace undone.
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25. Being single will save you a thousand times more stress than being in the wrong relationship.
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26. A professor was once suspended from a top university following accusations that he 'sighed' and was giving off "negative vibes."
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27. Coughing can cause air to move through your windpipe faster than the speed of sound – over a thousand feet per second.

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