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203/365 – Strange Facts – 11

Cars were first made with ignition keys in 1949.

J.B Dunlop was first to put air into tires.

Alexander Graham Bell, who invented the telephone, also set a world water-speed record of over seventy miles an hour at the age of seventy two.

Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world.

The surface speed record on the moon is 10.56 miles per hour. It was set with the lunar rover.

If you could drive to the sun — at 55 miles per hour — it would take about 193 years

Hawaii is moving toward Japan 4 inches every year.

The North Atlantic gets 1 inch wider every year.

The average ocean floor is 12,000 feet.

Shrimp’s hearts are in their heads.

Porcupines float in water.

A cat’s jaws cannot move sideways.

Only humans sleep on their backs.

A crocodile’s tongue is attached to the roof of its mouth.

Source: http://www.hightechscience.org/funfacts.htm

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