186 Interesting Car Facts


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1. Most car accidents happen during early afternoon as there is a slump in the level of cortisol in the body.
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2. For women, drinking 1-3 cups of coffee a day reduces their risk of cardiovascular disease by 24%.
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3. Moms are 10 times more likely than dads to skip work to care for an ill child.
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4. On most car dashboards, there is an arrow next to the gas pump symbol that points to which side of the car the tank is on.
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5. Be careful what you say. A girl remembers everything.
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6. 67% of online shoppers fill their "cart" but abandon it right before the transaction is completed
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7. Refined carbs (such as corn syrup) can trigger food cravings similar to how drug addicts crave drugs.
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8. The longest letter ever printed in The Times was 11,071 words long. Today, the whole letters page carries only 2,000 words.
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9. Many of the cars on "Pimp My Ride" were in the shop for up to half a year and broke down after they were pimped.
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10. In the UK, if you hit a dog with your car, you have to report it to the police—but not if you hit a cat.
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11. According to one report, it would take 800 joints to kill a person - but the cause of death would be carbon monoxide poisoning
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12. 78% of NFL players go bankrupt or end up facing serious financial stress within two years of ending their playing careers.
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13. How to play the theme from Pirates of the Caribbean on your phone: 3566 6788 8977 6556 3566 6788 8977 656
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14. The cartoon "Scooby Doo" was based on a group of pot smoking teenagers. The constant hunger, hullucinations, & a hippie van.
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15. Dreams carry more weight and meaning than our conscious thoughts while awake. 70% of your dreams contain secret messages.
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16. People are most affected by brands and logos when they are sad or scared.
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17. The band U2 was originally called "Feedback" and "The Hype" earlier in their career.
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18. The worst feeling is when someone makes you feel special, then suddenly leaves you hanging, and you have to act like you don't care at all.
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19. You are 60 times safer in a city bus than in a car in the U.S.
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20. 28% of IT professionals hide their career from family or friends out of fear of being asked to provide free tech support.
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21. Anytime you see an ingredient list that includes carmine, cochineal extract or natural red 4, the product contains crushed up bugs.
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22. The first fatal car accident in the UK was caused by a driver going at 4 mph.
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23. If guns kill people, then pencils misspell words, cars make people drive drunk, and spoons make people fat.
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24. Scarlett Johansson was once so distracted by her own cleavage on a billboard advertisement that she nearly got into a car accident.
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25. Energy drinks can actually cause cavities, headaches, miscarriages, and possibly death.
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26. People who hide their feelings usually care the most
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27. 80% of people will remain quiet even when they really want to say something in order to avoid an argument with someone they care about.
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28. The baby carrots we usually buy in stores are just carrots cut in to smaller pieces.
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29. No one will ever care like I did, I promise you that.
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30. Life becomes much easier when you decide not to care and not let the drama bring you down.
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31. Each gorilla family has a silverback as leader who scares away other animals by standing on their back legs and beating their chest.
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32. The unhappiest people in this world are the people who care the most about what everyone else thinks.
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33. A bottle of champagne contains 90 pounds or pressure per square inch, which is three times the pressure found in car tires.
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34. Hurricane Sandy sunk the ship used in 'Pirates of the Caribbean.'
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35. The voice of bugs bunny, was allergic to carrots.
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36. Al-Qaida in Iraq operates a youth wing for kids under 14 to carry out suicide attacks against military, government, and civilian targets.
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37. In the Caribbean, there are oysters that can climb trees
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38. Miranda Cosgrove earned $180,000 for each episode of iCarly.
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39. Want to piss off the annoying customer behind you at a store? Hold all 4 corner buttons on the credit card machine to reset it.
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40. Anthony Hopkins frightened people during screenings of Silence of the Lambs by tapping them on the shoulder during the scary parts.
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41. A condom can carry up to 2 liters of water.
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42. Nobody is big-boned. Please, take care of yourselves.
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43. In many cases, "Pimp My Ride" would take back some of the aftermarket upgrades installed in cars on the show.
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44. When your mother was born, she was already carrying the egg that would become you.
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45. After getting a Cesarean by a doctor, a patient found that he had carved his initials, A. Z., into her abdomen.
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46. People who are angry with each other for the silly little things, are usually the ones who care about each other the most.
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47. Carrie Underwood had a third nipple.
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48. Colonel Sanders’s career as a lawyer came to an end when he assaulted his client in court.
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49. A homeless man held up and robbed a bank for $1, then sat down and waited for police to arrest him so he could receive healthcare in prison.
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50. Athazagoraphobia is the fear of being forgotten or ignored by someone you used to care about
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51. If you ever get trapped underwater in your car, use your carseat headrest to break the window.
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52. The 52 playing cards in a typical deck represent the 52 weeks in a year and the four suits represent the four seasons.
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53. My sister laughed at me when I said I was going to build a car out of spaghetti. You should have seen her face as I drove pasta.
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54. Working mothers today actually spend as much time taking care of their kids as stay-at-home moms did in the 1970s, according to research.
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55. Psychologically, the more loving you are, the more painful it feels when a person fails to realize how much you care for them.
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56. Widening and building roads actually adds traffic — an increase in roads leads to an increase of cars on those roads.
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57. Sometimes I wish I was 29 with my life figured out & sometimes I wish I was 5 with my whole life ahead of me and not a care in the world.
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58. Paul McCartney played every instrument on his solo albums "McCartney" and "McCartney II."
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59. Sometimes you just have to distance yourself from people. If they care about you they'll notice. If they don't, you'll know where you stand.
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60. Pretending not to care is the habit of someone who generally cares the most. Known as an emotional defense mechanism.
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61. If you still speak about it, you still care about it.
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62. Don't push away the people who truly care about you, because one day, you will push them away, and they won't come back.
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63. For every 10% increase in the cost of gas, the number of car accidents goes down by 2.3%.
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64. According to a study, people are more likely to break the laws of the road while driving in an expensive car.
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65. Compared with one cigarette, one hookah session delivers about 25 times the tar, 2.5 times the nicotine, and 10 times the carbon monoxide.
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66. Drinking tea reduces your risk of dying from non-cardiovascular causes by 24%.
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67. The energy needed to manufacture a new car is equivalent to 260 gallons of petrol.
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68. Around one-third of designated drivers have at least one drink while carrying the title.
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69. Originally, carrots were purple.
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70. Listen carefully to how a person speaks about other people to you. This is how they will speak about you to other people!
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71. Athazagoraphobia is the Fear of being forgotten & or ignored by someone whom you strongly care about.
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72. People with dyslexia are good at noticing abnormalities, a trait that suits many scientific careers.
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73. Listen carefully to how a person speaks about other people to you.This is how they will speak about you to other people!
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74. Men who kiss their wives before leaving for work get into fewer car accidents.
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75. Sharon Osbourne sold all of Ozzy Osbournes cars when she found out he was drinking and driving.
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76. Cephalocarids are crustaceans that are as small as sesame seeds.
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77. Frank Underwood of "House of Cards" has Antisocial Personality Disorder, while his wife, Claire, has Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
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78. You are more likely to be pulled over if you drive a gray car.
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79. Lonely is not a feeling when you are alone. Lonely is a feeling when no one cares...
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80. Before he became a spy, John le Carré washed elephants for the Swiss National Circus.
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81. A man sued the other driver and won, 4 years after a car crash. He claimed that the crash turned him gay.
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82. Not moving your arms while walking increases your effort by 12% — The equivalent of walking 20% faster or carrying a 10 kg backpack.
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83. Melissa McCarthy based her "Bridesmaids" character on Guy Fieri.
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84. Generally, women care more in a relationship but are more likely to walk away and stay away once they reach a breaking point.
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85. Pound for Pound, hamburgers cost more than new cars.
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86. Listen carefully to how a person speaks about other people to you. This is probably how they will speak about you to other people.
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87. Unexpected text messages from the person you care the most can have a positive affect on your body, and instantly improve your mood.
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88. Most new cars fake engine noise through their speakers so that car enthusiasts will buy them. Modern engines are fairly quiet.
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89. Your odds of dying in a car accident are around 1 in 5,000.
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90. The word 'News' is actually an acronym standing for the 4 cardinal compass points - North, East, West, and South.
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91. Steve Carell would try to make his family laugh when he was younger by dressing up as an alien and then sitting at the dinner table.
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92. You could eat at a Portland food cart every night for two years before you'd be forced to eat at the same place twice.
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93. i used to be very suicidal and I have a lot of scars on my hips. Everytime my boyfriend goes down on me he never forgets to kiss them. -tx
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94. Do I care about what you think of me? N O O o o o o 。 。 . . . .
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95. Once I stop caring about you, good luck getting that back.
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96. In the game Cards Against Humanity, the person who pooped last should go first, according to the official rules.
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97. There used to be caramel-filled M&Ms. They were produced from 2001-2003 and had 36 grams of fat per serving.
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98. In Grand Theft Auto, if your character is carrying every weapon with full ammo, the character is carrying anywhere between 600-800 lbs.
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99. 52 cards represent the 52 weeks in a year. 13 cards per suit represents the 13 months of the lunar year. 4 suits represent the 4 seasons.
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100. Estimates suggest that only 2% of terrorist attacks in the EU and 6% of terrorist attacks in the US were carried out by Islamic extremists.
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101. A person who seems jealous or clingy is actually someone who cares the most.
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102. McRibs contain azodicarbonamide, an ingredient also used to make yoga mats. #nevereatyogamats
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103. Generally, women care more in a relationship but are more likely to walk away and stay away once they reach breaking point.
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104. Signs that read "Not responsible for your car or its contents" carry no weight in court and are posted simply to discourage legal action.
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105. The more expensive a car is, the more likely a driver is to cut off pedestrians and other vehicles.
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106. The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache on a standard playing card.
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107. s/o to those teachers who actually do care about your grades and try to do everything possible to not give you a failing grade
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108. While Jamie Lee Curtis' primary claim to fame is her acting career, she also invented a new type of diaper in 1987.
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109. People who get mad at each other over silly things, are usually the ones who care about each other the most
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110. A study found that men who had working mothers spend significantly more time caring for their own children.
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111. Men who had good relationships with their moms as children end up making $90,000 more per year than men with mothers who were uncaring.
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112. Left-handed people are more likely to experience PTSD symptoms after watching a scary film.
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113. Left-handed people are more likely to want careers in creative fields.
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114. Athazagoraphobia is the fear of being forgotten and or ignored by someone whom you care a lot about.
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115. Women who have a bigger butt with an arched back are able to carry the weight of pregnancy better, which is why men notice these traits.
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116. There is enough cartoons in your body to make 9,000 pencils.
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117. 10-15 minutes of jump roping can burn over 200 calories. This makes jump roping one of the best and efficient forms of cardio.
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118. Always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that's the one that is going to help you grow.
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119. Unexpected text messages from the person you care about can have a positive affect on your body and instantly improve your mood.
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120. Women generally care more within a relationship but are also more likely to walk away and stay away once reaching a breaking point.
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121. A singing birthday card has more computing power than the allied forces in 1945
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122. People who are angry with each other for the silly little things, are usually the ones who care about each other the most
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123. The first motor insurance policy issued by Lloyd’s of London described the car as a ‘ship navigating on land’.
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124. A man once wrote his own credit card contract, then sued the bank for breaking the contract's terms.
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125. 3/4 of the cars Rolls-Royce has ever produced are still on the road.
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126. Hallmark invented the folded card because a postcard had very little room to write, and a letter was too long for seasonal greetings.
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127. People who care less about what people think of them tend to have a higher I.Q. than those who do.
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128. There are 52 playing cards in a deck to represent the 52 weeks in a year - The four suits represent the 4 seasons.
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129. Carrying a condom is sufficient evidence to be arrested for prostitution in New York.
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130. 1 out of every 4 bridges in the U.S. either carries more traffic than originally intended or is in need of repair.
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131. Athazagoraphobia: The fear of being forgotten and or ignored by someone whom you strongly care about.
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132. Women are more likely to get in a car accident on a weekday, men more likely to crash on the weekend.
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133. Place your car key under your chin, and the "signal will resonate in your skull increasing the range dramatically.
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134. The first armoured presidential car was a Cadillac that had previously belonged to Al Capone.
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135. 80% of all serious or fatal car crashes are caused by men.
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136. Collared peccaries greet one another by rubbing their head on each other's rumps.
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137. Jenny McCarthy and Melissa McCarthy are first cousins.
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138. Hornet moths are moths that look like hornets to scare away predators.
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139. Sometimes we need to get away to see who really cares about us.
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140. People with blue eyes are more intelligent and perform better in their academic careers than people with brown eyes.
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141. 52 cards represent the 52 weeks in a year. 13 cards per suit represents the 13 months of the lunar year. 4 suits represent the 4 seasons.
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142. Idling your car in cold temperatures to "warm it up" only leads to a shorter lifespan for your engine.
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143. A man once robbed a bank for $1 so he could be arrested and get free health care.
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144. Listen carefully to how a person speaks about other people to you.This is how they will speak about you to other people
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145. Sometimes the best way to solve a problem is to just stop caring.
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146. Al "Scarface" Capone got his infamous scars when he told a woman "You got a nice ass" in front of her brother while working at a bar.
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147. Make sure to listen carefully to how a person speaks about other people to you. This is how they will speak about you to other people.
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148. Credit card companies refer to people who pay their balance in full and on time each month as "deadbeats."
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149. If your car is about to get towed, get in it. Tow trucks are forced to stop to avoid kidnapping charges
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150. Women rate men with facial scars as more desirable for a short term relationship than men without scars.
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151. 75% of cars that Rolls Royce has ever produced are still on the road today.
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152. At the height of their success, the Medellin Cartel spent $2,500 per month on rubber bands for their bricks of cash.
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153. Psychologically, one of the most devastating things in life is when someone you care about gives up on you.
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154. A recent study has found that women who carry a little extra weight live longer than the men who mention it.
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155. People with blue eyes tend to be more intelligent, and perform better in their academic careers than people with brown eyes.
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156. Before Steve Harvey became successful in his career, he was homeless for three years.
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157. 60% of people fear that they care about a person way more than that person cares about them.
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158. Sometimes you have to walk away from people, not because you don't care, but because they don't.
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159. Athazagoraphobia is the Fear of being forgotten or ignored by someone whom you strongly care about.
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160. Not arguing at all in a relationship represents a lack of interest. People who care about one another tend to argue now and again.
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161. It is possible to die from a broken heart -- This condition is called Stress Cardiomyopathy
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162. A person who seems jealous are or clingy is actually someone who cares the most.
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163. Not arguing and or fighting in a relationship represents a lack of interest. People who care about one another tend to fight more.
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164. From a complete stop, a human is capable of outrunning a Formula One Race car for about 30 feet.
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165. People with face blindness also have trouble recognizing cars.
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166. 3/4 of the cars Rolls Royce has ever produced are still on the road.
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167. Listen carefully to how a person speaks about other people to you. This is how they will speak about you to other people.
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168. Girls might not be able to find their purse, shoes or car keys but they sure as hell can remember something you said 8 months ago.
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169. Lonely is not a feeling when you are alone. Lonely is a feeling when no one cares.
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170. Not caring whether or not there is a god is called Apatheism.
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171. Positive text messages from people you care about can actually have a positive influence on your body and improve your mood.
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172. The less you care, the happier you are.
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173. You can tell twins apart by looking at their belly buttons, which are scars and not determined by genetics.
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174. Carrot juice is ten times more radioactive than beer.
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175. Prince Charles runs his car on biofuel made from wine.
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176. Once you have true feelings for someone, it will always be there. You may not like them anymore, but you still care.
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177. Positive text messages from people you care about can actually have a positive influence on your body and improve your mood."
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178. In the U.S., only 9% of dual-income marriages share housework, childcare, and breadwinning evenly.
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179. The last car to have a cassette deck come standard was the Lexus SC430 in 2010.
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180. The weight of a carat (200 milligrams); standard unit of measurement for gemstones, is based on the weight of the carob seed.
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181. About 39,000 gallons of water are used to produce the average car.
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182. According to an age old custom, carrying a dead shrew in your pocket wards off rheumatism.
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183. Be careful who you trust.
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184. Suarez Definition: To Suarez is to casually or randomly bite people to intentionally wound them. Sentence: Carry on and I will Suarez you.
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185. The following reads the same forwards and backwards: "WAS IT A CAR OR A CAT I SAW"
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186. 80% of people remain quiet even when they really want to say something in order to avoid an argument with someone they care about.

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