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MOUTHPIECE - February 23, 2016

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Sometimes a fact isn't always true. People think things are true that couldn't be more false if it tried. What am I talking about? Well, today, learn several 'Amazing-but-True Facts' about all sorts of things.

As the article states: "I don't know how true this stuff is, but I do know that they are super freakin' weird! I hope you enjoy."

Weird, huh? Sign me up!

Mouthing Off,
Carl


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*-- Amazing-but-True Facts --*

I don't know how true this stuff is, but I do know that they are super freakin' weird! I hope you enjoy.

- Polar bears can eat as many as 86 penguins in a single sitting.

- In the weightlessness of space a frozen pea will explode if it comes in contact with Pepsi.

- Smearing a small amount of dog feces on an insect bite will relieve the itching and swelling.

- The Boeing 747 is capable of flying upside-down if it weren't for the fact that the wings would shear off when trying to roll it over.

- The trucking company Elvis Presley worked at as a young man was owned by Frank Sinatra.

- SCUBA divers cannot pass gas at depths of 33 feet or below.

- Human saliva has a boiling point three times that of regular water.

- The Venezuelan brown bat can detect and dodge individual raindrops in mid-flight, arriving safely back at his cave completely dry.

- Never hold your nose and cover your mouth when sneezing, as it can blow out your eyeballs.

- Every Labrador retriever dreams about bananas.

(Courtesy of Top Five)

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