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25 Facts You Can Use to Impress Your Dumb Friends at Parties

If you need everyone to know just how thoughtful and knowledgeable you are, don't worry. We've got your back. The next time you're with a group of people, you can sling some of these facts their way and feel smart. It's OK, we all want to do it. And what better way to sound smart than to fire a few facts into a boring conversation!

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    Text - The entire length of the US-Canada border (5,525 miles or 8,891 km) is marked by a 20-foot-wide deforested area known as The Slash'
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    Text - Fossils from the largest snake species that ever lived were discovered in a coal mine in Colombia in 2009. The Titanoboa lived about 60 million years ago, and grew up to 50 feet long and 2,500 lbs.
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    Text - The farthest point from land on Earth is called Point Nemo, or the oceanic pole of inaccessibility, in the South Pacific Ocean. The nearest humans are often astronauts on the International Space Station, which orbits the planet at a max distance of 270 miles (435 km). The nearest inhabited landmass is 1,670 miles (2,700 km) away.
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    Text - Gordon Ramsay once lost an onion cutting contest to a prison cook and then offered him a job at one of his restaurants after his release.
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    Land vehicle - The cost of an oil change for a Bugatti Veyron is $20,000.I guess if you're spending $2million on a car, that's not abig deal.
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    Text - 10 50 % o 50 % 4:42 PM 4:42 PM Flip a coin Roll a die Tap to Edit Tap to Edit It's tails. Rolling... it's two. Having trouble making a decision? Ask Siri to flip a coin for you, or even roll a die.
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    Fire hydrant - Want to know what happened to the original patent for the fire hydrant? was lost in a fire when the US patent office burned to the ground in 1836.
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    Text - Grammar Pedantry Syndrome is a form of OCD where someone has a compulsive urge to always correct other people's grammar. So take it easy in the comment section down below Grammar Police.
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    Text - Known as The Great EmuWar, in 1932 the Australian Army went towar against overpopulated emus that were destroying farmland. Theyfost
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    Landmark - Computer models suggested that the Leaning Tower of Pisa would topple over at 5.44 degrees. Butscientists can't explain why this didn't happen in 1990, when it was leaning at its greatest angle everof 5.5 degrees.
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    Product - People who live to be 100+ years old tend to be born in September, October or November. 1-.00
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    Egg - In 2015, scientists at the University of California figured out a way to unboil an egg
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    Natural landscape - Only in Canada... The Apology Act is a law that states that apologizing after an incident can't be used against you in court as an admission of fault or liability in connection with the matter.
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    Motor vehicle - A BMW dealership in New Zealand ran an ad on April Fools Day in 2015 that offered to give the first person to walk in a free car for their old one. While pretty much everyone dismissed it as Obese kids fa an obvious prank Tianna Marsh figured why not, and walked away with a brandnew BMW 1Series. NOF0OL NZ
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    Adaptation - The Mexican avocado industry is so big that the cartels tried to take over farms through extortion and murder. The city of Tancitaro, which has the highest production of avocados in the world, armed their citizens and assembled their own police force to fight them off.
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    Glasses - Nearly 30% of the world's billionaires didn't graduate college.
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    Street dog - Will Smith got so attached to Sam (real name Abbey) the German Shepherd in 1 Am Legend' that once filming wrapped, he begged the owner to let him buy her.
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    Natural landscape - The apple tree in Isaac Newton's garden at Woolsthorpe Manor, from which an apple supposedly fell and hit him in the head, inspiring his theory of gravity, is still growing there over 350 years later.
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    Water transportation - Titanic II, an exact replica of the original ship, is currently being built by Australian cruise company Blue Star Line and will set sail.on her maiden voyage this year. TUITIL iANCA
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    Leg - According to a NASA study 26 minutes is the perfect nap time.
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    Pope - Pope Francis used to work as a bouncer at a nightclub in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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    Text - Attempting to solve overcrowding in Paris prisons in 1719, France offered freedom to prisoners if they agreed to marry a prostitute and move to Louisiana.
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    Motor vehicle - the PRICE Imagine winning a car on The Price is Right', how amazing would that be? WellI, what alot of people don't EIS RIGHT realize is if you want to take your winnings home, you need to pay the taxes before leaving the studio. e
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    Tower block - During the peak of the building boom in 2006, about 25% of the world's tower cranes were operating in Dubai. EMAAR ATEBHISS
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    Text - A Swedish sailor named Carl Emil Pettersson was shipwrecked in 1904 on Tabar Islandin Papua New Guinea. After being captured by the cannibals inhabiting the island, he was taken to the king, whose daughter would fall in love with him. He married her, had nine children, and eventually became the king himself afterhis father-in-law died.
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