Gipsiewonderer’s Stranger Then Fiction

Just for the fun of it here are some strange but true facts I thought you might find interesting.

Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!
Thomas Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid of the dark!
The state of Florida is bigger than England!
There are more than one million animal species on Earth!
In Natoma, Kansas, it’s illegal to throw knives at men wearing striped suits
It’s against the law to burp, or sneeze in a certain church in Omaha, Nebraska!
you’re born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206!

 A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off – it dies from starvation!
Until 1796, there was a state in the United States called Franklin. Today it’s known as Tennessee!

Windmills always turn counter-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland!

A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second!



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