Faudzil @ Ajak

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24 June 2014

10 GREAT FACTS A DAY - Part 295 (24/06/2014)

2941.            The city of Denver was originally chosen to host the 1976 Winter Olympics,
    but had to withdraw because Colorado voters rejected to finance it.

2942.            The longest bout of sneezing recorded was by Donna Griffith. It began in January
    13 1981 and continued until September 16 1983 and lasted for 978 days.

2943.            The Taj Mahal, located in Agra, India, was actually built for use as a tomb by
    Mogul ruler Shah Jehan for his wife, Arjuman Banu Begum.

2944.            In 1943, the July issue of "Transportation Magazine" had an article entitled
    "1943 Guide to Hiring Women."

2945.            Spotted skunks do handstands before they spray.

2946.            A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

2947.            Scientists with high-speed cameras have discovered that rain drops are not tear
    shaped but rather look like hamburger buns.

2948.            Ancient Egyptian women used to wear perfume cones made of wax that would
    melt in the heat letting out a nice fragrance.

2949.            Mardi Gras means "Fat Tuesday." This is the festival that New Orleans,
    Louisiana is famous for having every year.

2950.             There was once a fish caught in Delaware Bay with a watch still ticking inside.

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