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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 #120 on: January 02, 2013, 04:15:19 PM »
Did you know Hertz in Israel doesn't have any German cars in the fleet b'Shita (Nazis)?!
I actually thought this was true untill today I saw a volkswagon polo Hertz driving past me.

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« Reply #121 on: January 02, 2013, 04:20:14 PM »
I actually thought this was true untill today I saw a volkswagon polo Hertz driving past me.
Makes sense. If they were actually shitadik, they wouldn't exclusively hire arabs
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« Reply #122 on: January 02, 2013, 05:42:31 PM »
Makes sense. If they were actually shitadik, they wouldn't exclusively hire arabs
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« Reply #125 on: January 02, 2013, 10:55:38 PM »
you can only make a first impression ONCE

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« Reply #127 on: January 02, 2013, 11:23:50 PM »
always good to use the quote
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« Reply #129 on: January 02, 2013, 11:25:59 PM »
i meant me...
i should of used it
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« Reply #130 on: January 02, 2013, 11:28:15 PM »
i meant me...
i should of used it
my bad
now im really confused. you did quote him

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Re: Did you know.... Interesting facts
« Reply #131 on: January 02, 2013, 11:30:20 PM »
now imhe's really confused. you did quote him
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Re: Did you know.... Interesting facts
« Reply #132 on: January 03, 2013, 02:24:57 AM »
why is everyone so confused? he meant he should have read the quote dan linked to so he would understand what dan was responding to. geez.

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Re: Did you know.... Interesting facts
« Reply #133 on: January 03, 2013, 10:47:47 AM »
Did you know if you don't use quotes in can be confusing?
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Re: Did you know.... Interesting facts
« Reply #134 on: January 03, 2013, 03:40:24 PM »
...scientist have proven that toast WILL usually fall with the butter side down.
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