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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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« Reply #260 on: January 31, 2013, 03:10:44 PM »
Did you know that 9 out of 10 cases of lung cancer is caused by smoking.
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Did you know 10 out of 10 conversations about smoking are boring :P

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Did you know that 9 out of 10 cases of lung cancer is caused by smoking.
Did you know 12 out of 13 smokers won't get lung cancer
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« Reply #263 on: January 31, 2013, 03:32:18 PM »
Did you know 10 out of 10 conversations about smoking are boring :P
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« Reply #264 on: January 31, 2013, 03:41:16 PM »
Did you know that when you wrap the Retzuos of the Tefilin, it touches key accupuncture points according to Chinese medicine.

But only if wrap outward; not if you wrap inward like a misnaged.

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« Reply #265 on: January 31, 2013, 03:50:32 PM »
But only if wrap outward; not if you wrap inward like a misnaged.

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But only if wrap outward; not if you wrap inward like a misnaged.
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« Reply #267 on: January 31, 2013, 06:01:06 PM »
Did you know there is no link between smoking pot and lung cancer?
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« Reply #268 on: January 31, 2013, 06:27:07 PM »
Did you know there is no link between smoking pot and lung cancer?
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« Reply #269 on: January 31, 2013, 06:52:43 PM »
My uncle smoked pot all day and he died from lung cancer  ;D ;D ;D

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My uncle smoked pot all day and he died from lung cancer  ;D ;D ;D
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« Reply #271 on: February 01, 2013, 06:24:34 AM »
Did you know that "Early Bird Speicals's" may sometimes be a serious transgression of ribbis.
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« Reply #272 on: February 02, 2013, 04:47:31 PM »
Did you know Bar Refaeli was voted one of the 50 hottest Jewish women?
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« Reply #273 on: February 02, 2013, 04:52:29 PM »
Did you know that statistically 774 NDE's occur every day in the US, according to the NDERF.
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« Reply #274 on: February 03, 2013, 05:12:52 PM »
Did you know that the United States, has no official language.
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« Reply #275 on: February 03, 2013, 06:03:57 PM »
Did you know that the United States, has no official language.

I'm gonna call BS on that one. Everybody knows the official language is Spanish.

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« Reply #276 on: February 03, 2013, 06:45:15 PM »
Did you know Bar Refaeli was voted one of the 50 hottest Jewish women?
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Did you know that statistically 774 NDE's occur every day in the US, according to the NDERF.
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« Reply #278 on: February 03, 2013, 06:55:31 PM »
Did you know Bar Refaeli was voted one of the 50 hottest Jewish women?
Rightfully so. She's beautiful!

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« Reply #279 on: February 03, 2013, 06:57:56 PM »
The whole hot guys or women thing is stupid! Do they go around checking all men and women??? It's all media hype and marketing.
Scouts usually find the hottest people to model, so all you have to do is choose from those "famous" people.