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The Shopping cart was invented in 1937 by Sylvan Goldman, owner of the Pigly Wigly supermarket.

It costs 2 cents to produce a penny, and 10 cents to produce a nickel.
There are 150 Billion pennys in circulation, stacked one on top of an other it would reach 60% to the moon.

The hair on average adult scalp grows 115 feet a day.

The active ingredient in most toothpastes is sodium fluoride, which can be lethal.

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by removing 1 olive from each salad served in first class.

Scientists discovered that a side effect to having a high IQ is being a night owl, Which is associated with emotional instability, in addition, night owl's are 3 times more likely to suffer from depression.

Israel is only a sixth of 1% of the landmass of the Middle East.

Around the world there are 10,000 credit card transactions done every second.

The first credit card company was Diners Club and initially it was only accepted at 14 restauraunts.
Diners Club was started in 1950 after the founder Frank X. McNamara came up with the idea when one evening after dining at a restaurant he realized he had forgotten his wallet. Within 1 year Diners Club had more than 20,000 cardmembers.

For principled reasons, Hertz Israel does not have in it's fleet any German made cars.

Israeli stamps are certified Kosher.

Under the current numbering system for Interstate highways, odd numbers generally indicate a north-south route, and even numbers mean an east-west route.

The average annual salary for a lead pastor in a megachurch (2,000+ members) is about $155,000, and can sometimes reach $400,000.

Hitler's mother contemplated abortion, But her doctor convinced her out of it.
Adolph Hitler was named Time magazine's person of the year in 1938
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Re: Did you know.... Interesting facts
« Reply #105 on: December 30, 2012, 08:41:51 PM »
Did you know rabbis are paid the most and Catholic Priests the least?
Meh that's in any profession, Jews make more money period :P
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« Reply #106 on: December 31, 2012, 08:56:20 AM »
Meh that's in any profession, Jews make more money period :P
Silly me, I thought when it came to religion it would be different.  ;)
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« Reply #107 on: December 31, 2012, 09:30:40 AM »
Did you know it is not illegal to keep cash in a safe-deposit box?
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« Reply #108 on: December 31, 2012, 10:02:49 AM »
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« Reply #109 on: December 31, 2012, 01:08:05 PM »
...scientist have proven that toast WILL usually fall with the butter side down.
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« Reply #110 on: December 31, 2012, 03:20:24 PM »
...scientist have proven that toast WILL usually fall with the butter side down.

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« Reply #111 on: December 31, 2012, 07:09:19 PM »
Did you know that a person grows 115 feet (35 meters) of hair every day on the average adult scalp.

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« Reply #112 on: December 31, 2012, 07:21:16 PM »
Did you know that the shopping cart was invented in 1937 by Sylvan Goldman. "Sylvan Goldman was the owner of the Piggly Wiggly supermarket chain in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Goldman invented the shopping cart as a way to get customers to purchase more items at one time."
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« Reply #113 on: December 31, 2012, 07:29:20 PM »
Did you know that the shopping cart was invented in 1937 by Sylvan Goldman. "Sylvan Goldman was the owner of the Piggly Wiggly supermarket chain in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Goldman invented the shopping cart as a way to get customers to purchase more items at one time."
You sure it wasn't 1936?
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« Reply #117 on: January 01, 2013, 05:27:37 PM »
2013 Is the first year since 1987 that has four different digits.
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« Reply #118 on: January 01, 2013, 05:30:07 PM »
2013 Is the first year since 1987 that has four different digits.

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