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Volume 53
Issue 2

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Possibly True Facts
Franny Pettway


Possibly True Facts


You transfer more germs shaking hands than kissing.

Bamboo makes up 99% of a panda's diet.

On average, you'll spend a year of your life looking for misplaced objects.

It is not possible to tickle yourself.

Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale.

The common garden worm has five pairs of hearts.

There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

Women's hearts beat faster than men's hearts.

More babies are born at night than during the day.

Only male fireflies can fly.

On average, a man spends about five months of his life shaving.

You have to play ping-pong for 12 hours to lose one pound.

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

The mango is the most-consumed fruit in the world.

Half of all Snapple "Real Facts" are actually fake.