Cool Fire Facts


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1. Fire ants link together to form a living, unsinkable raft during floods.
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2. Your home is ten times more likely to have a fire than be burglarized.
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3. Bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers were all invented by women.
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4. You can make fire from ice.
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5. At the end of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the credits say, 'No dragons were harmed in the making of this movie.'
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6. After a 13-year-old girl fell asleep with her Samsung Galaxy S4 underneath her pillow, the phone ignited and set fire to her bedding.
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7. If you want to access Pandora, Hulu or Netflix outside the United States, download the Chrome/Firefox extension called Mediahint
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8. "Heavens Above Fireworks" is a company that turns your ashes into a firework after you die, so you can literally go out with a bang.
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9. If you fire lasers at the brain of a fly, you can make it have sex with a ball of wax.
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10. It’s impossible to set fire to a pool of petrol by throwing a lit cigarette into it.
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11. Fireflies glow to mate, but as larvae they also glow to warn predators that they are poisonous.
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12. 25% of all fires of unknown origin are rat-caused.
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13. In Vietnam there is a steel bridge that is shaped like a dragon and shoots fire out of its mouth.
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14. 4 out of 5 firefighters in the U.S. are overweight or obese, and about half of firefighters killed in the line of duty suffer heart attacks.
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15. A documentary was made about a man who could "set things on fire with his hands."
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16. Pierce Brosnan once worked with the circus as a fire eater.
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17. A "Firenado" is a combination of a fire with a tornado.
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18. In 2011, a pair of managers from Dominos set fire to a Papa Johns to boost their sales.
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19. Nick Clegg once did community service for setting fire to a rare cactus collection while drunk on a school trip.
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20. Fires that occur at home kill more Americans than all natural disasters combined
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21. About 600 patients catch fire during surgery every year.

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