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Interesting Facts

Here you will find some really Interesting Facts which you never know. These Amazing Facts are well categorised. The categories which we have within Interesting facts are Animals Facts, Food Facts, Geography Facts, History Facts, Humans Facts, Inventions Facts, Language Facts, Miscellaneous Facts, Nature Facts, Sports Facts. All facts are really Surprising. Tell your friends about these facts and then ask them 'Did you know it', I am sure that the answer will be NO. Below is the latest Interesting Facts added to the site.

Inventions Facts
Bar codes invention - Inventions Facts

Bar codes were invented by Bernard Silver and Norman Woodland in 1948. Their system used light to read a set of concentric circles, but they had to wait two decades before the advent of computers and lasers made their system practical. (However, the bar code system in use today is the Universal Product Code, introduced by IBM in 1973. The first bar coded item sold was a pack of gum in 1974.)

Humans Facts
Avoid crying while peeling onions - Humans Facts

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

Food Facts
Who Invented Milk Chocolate - Food Facts

Milk chocolate was invented by Daniel Peter, who sold the concept to his neighbor Henri Nestle.

Famous People Facts
Grover Cleveland First Career - Famous People Facts

Grover Cleveland, sheriff and executioner:
Twenty-second President of the United States Grover Cleveland was the first Democrat elected after the Civil War, but his early days in politics were less demonstrative. After losing the race for New York's Erie County DA, he was elected sheriff for the area, and even carried out hangings personally, to save himself the $10 executioner fee.

Sports Facts
Biggest Television Audiences - Sports Facts

Sports command the biggest television audiences, led by the summer Olympics, World Cup Football and Formula One racing.

Animals Facts
Shortest Pregnancies - Animals Facts

Possums have one of the shortest pregnancies at 16 days.

Sports Facts
First Global Electronic Communications - Sports Facts

The first instance of global electronic communications took place in 1871 when news of the Derby winner was telegraphed from London to Calcutta in under 5 minutes.

Sports Facts
Most Baseball Innings - Sports Facts

The record for the most major league baseball career innings is held by Cy Young, with 7,356 innings.

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