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Interesting Facts of the Day | Friday, July 12th, 2013

When you sneeze, all your bodily functions stop even your heart.

There are over a million described species of insects. Some people estimate there are actually between 15 and 30 million species.

The females of some moth species lack wings, all they can do to move is crawl.

Scotland has more redheads than any other part of the world.

Caterpillars have about four thousand muscles. Humans, by comparison, have only about six hundred.

Interesting Facts of the Day | Thursday, July 11th, 2013

People eat insects – called “Entomophagy”(people eating bugs) – it has been practiced for centuries throughout Africa, Australia, Asia, the Middle East, and North, Central and South America. Why? Because many bugs are both protein-rich and good sources of vitamins, minerals and fats.

The US has more personal computers than the next 7 countries combined.

Go. is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

The first streetlights in America were installed in Philadelphia around 1757.

Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.