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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 #75 on: December 29, 2012, 06:06:42 PM »
Under the current numbering system for Interstate highways, odd numbers generally indicate a north-south route, and even numbers mean an east-west route.
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« Reply #76 on: December 29, 2012, 10:04:00 PM »
Did you know that in Cleveland Ohio, it is illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.
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« Reply #77 on: December 29, 2012, 10:20:16 PM »
must have a huge black market for illegally shot mice... Probably served as a delicacy in some restaurants

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« Reply #78 on: December 29, 2012, 11:25:55 PM »
must have a huge black market for illegally shot mice... Probably served as a delicacy in some restaurants
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Re: Did you know.... Interesting facts
« Reply #79 on: December 30, 2012, 03:50:06 AM »
Under the current numbering system for Interstate highways, odd numbers generally indicate a north-south route, and even numbers mean an east-west route.
And in Israel it's the other way round...

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« Reply #80 on: December 30, 2012, 04:00:56 AM »
And in Israel it's the other way round...
im not familiar with any interstate highways in israel

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« Reply #81 on: December 30, 2012, 04:20:48 AM »
Did you know that the first female flight attendant was a 25 yr old and was hired in 1930 by United Airlines. In addition all were required to weigh less than 115 pounds, and had to be nurses and unmarried.
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Did you know that American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by removing 1 olive from each salad served in first class.
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OP - Let me save you some time on the dumb laws front.

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OP - Let me save you some time on the dumb laws front.

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Ugh... now you pick up the baton?
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Ugh... now you pick up the baton?
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OP - Let me save you some time on the dumb laws front.

http://www.dumblaws.com/
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OP - Let me save you some time on the dumb laws front.

http://www.dumblaws.com/
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