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  1. Did you know... that Batman series has sold around 474 million issues, second highest in the world behind the 600 millions of superman and after the 457 million of one piece.
  2. Did you know... that there are more than 35k series of anime out there.
  3. Did you know... that the process of surfacing and breathing is automatic, and even a hippo sleeping underwater will rise and breathe without waking... Really facinating creatures.
  4. Did you know... that the Mr. Potato Head line of toys have sold over 100 million toys
  5. Did you know... that Cougars can live up to 18 years? They are in direct competition with wolfs for food sowolfs are considered one of the biggest threats to the species.
  6. Did you know... that Sundials are usually well marked with daylight hours, and there are some that have all 24 hours marked on them.
  7. Did you know that puppet have existed for thousands of years? It actually dates back to the 422 B.C.E. Also, there are puppets several times bigger than a human and it is controlled by multiple puppeteers.
  8. The Rising of the Shield Hero... Dororo close second though
  9. Did you know... that the world’s most expensive photograph sold for $4,338,500.
  10. Did you know... that the fastest horse trained by Francis Vitale, Winning Brew clocked up a speed of 43.97 mph over two furlongs of the Penn National Race Course in Pennsylvania.
  11. Did you know... that hot chocolate was the first chocolate treat? Also, the cacao tree can live up to 200 years but can only produce good seeds for consumption for 25 years.
  12. Did you know... that wolves are one of the few species that are mates for life? or at least until one of the dies.
  13. Did you know... that the native English speakers represent only 1.5% of the city's population.
  14. Did you know... that In 1983, the first mobile phones went on sale in the U.S. at almost $4,000 each. Also, in Japan, 90% of mobile phones are waterproof because youngsters use them even in the shower. That 90 is an attach rate to the bad habit I imagine...
  15. Did you know... that red kangaroos are the largest marsupial and can grow up to 2 meters. They can reach a top speed of over 65km/h out-pacing a top racehorse. In one leap they can jump 3m high and 7.6m long. Fun Fact topic is repeated
  16. Did you know... that India is the world’s largest milk producer, with 16 percent of global production. Also, Chess was invented in India. Never Imagined that one would be a thing.
  17. Did you know... that there are around 1500 Castles in England. There is a Castle in Colorado known as Bishop Castle and it was built by one man and it is fully defensible in the case of nuclear Armageddon. What tragic thought that last sentence was...
  18. Did you know... that an analysis of data from the FBI found that Cancers are the most frequently arrested of all the zodiac signs, and their crimes are often more serious too. Also, analysis of the Forbes list of billionaires found that more of the people on the list were Aries than any other sign. The sign is known for its determination. Here is hoping I become a billionaire
  19. Did you know... that The largest navy ship is about 65,000 tons and cost about 3 billion Sterling Pounds? That is about 3,929,330,000 US dollars
  20. Did you know... that the largest balloon-like part, or envelope, is made of a special polyester fabric that is specially designed to be strong and light. It is shaped like a bullet to be aerodynamic, reducing friction as it cruises through the sky.
  21. Did you know... that 17 is considered unlucky. When viewed as the Roman numeral, XVII, it is then changed anagrammatically to VIXI, which in the Latin language translates to "I lived", the perfect implying "My life is over." Also 9 is feared in Japan because it sounds similar to the Japanese word for torture or suffering, so it's also considered unlucky
  22. Did you know... that other planets have them? Voyagers 1 and 2 were the first probes to bring back pictures of auroras on Jupiter and Saturn, and later Uranus and Neptune. Since then, the Hubble Space Telescope has taken pictures of them as well. Auroras on either Jupiter or Saturn are much larger and more powerful than on Earth, because those planets' magnetic fields are orders of magnitude more intense. On Uranus, auroras get weirder, because the planet's magnetic field is oriented roughly vertically, but the planet rotates on its side. That means instead of the bright rings you see on other worlds, Uranus' auroras look more like single bright spots, at least when spied by the Hubble Space Telescope in 2011. But it's not clear that's always the case, because no spacecraft has seen the planet up-close since 1986.
  23. Did you know... that the US paper money isn’t paper at all. United States currency paper is composed of 75% cotton and 25% linen.
  24. Did you know... that in some parts of Asia, many couples plan to have children during “lucky” years.
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