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Interesting Facts of the Day | Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Dominica, Mexico, Zambia, Kiribati, Fiji and Egypt all have birds on their flags.

Bamboo (the world’s tallest grass) can grow up to 90 cm in a day.

All the dirt from the foundation to build the World Trade Center in NYC was dumped into the Hudson River to form the community now known as Battery City Park.

A group of geese on the ground is called a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein.

A snail can sleep for three years.

Interesting Facts of the Day | Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.

Ninety percent of New York City cabbies are recently arrived immigrants.

Vatican City is the smallest country in the world, with a population of 1000 and just 108.7 acres.

There are 45 miles of nerves in the skin of a human being.

The average child recognizes over 200 company logos by the time he enters first grade.