Random "crazy or cool facts about life"

Every night before I sleep, I used to open my iPhone and read updates of my friends in my facebook, twitter and email accounts. My phone has many important apps but there is only one app that gave me such an unforgettable impressions on things and facts about life.
cool and crazy facts about life iPhone app

Actually, some of them are really strange and its up to if you gonna believe them. The reason why I wanna share it with you too. There are thousands of them and here are some of my favorites:
  1. Mosquitoes are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas.
  2. The reason why bubble gum is pink is because the inventor only had pink colouring left. Ever since then, the colour of bubble gum has been predominantly pink.
  3. Bill Gates donated close to $100 million to fight AIDS in India. As a percent of his total wealth, this would be comparable to him donating ten cents if he only had $60.
  4. A baby kangaroo is called a joey. ( There is no kangaroo here in the Philippines, and I only knew about this when I was in college)
  5. According to scientific studies, a rat's performance in a maze can be improved by playing music written by Mozart.
  6. 7-Eleven is the largest retail chain in the world.
  7. In 1990, the world's largest McDonald's opened in Moscow, which could seat 900 people.
  8. Olives, which grow on trees, were first cultivated 5,000 years ago in Syria.
  9. The biggest cause of matrimonal fighting is money.
  10. Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
  11.  People with darker skin will not wrinkle as fast as people with lighter skin.
  12. The sensitivity of a woman's middle finger is reduced during menstruation.
  13. The purpose of tonsils is to destroy foreign substances that are swallowed or breathed in.
  14. A bird 'chews' with its stomach.
  15. The female pigeon cannot lay eggs if she is alone. In order for her ovaries to function, she must be able to see another pigeon.
  16. Ants don't sleep.
  17. "Dreamt" is teh only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
  18. Only male fireflies can fly.
  19. 99% of people cannot lick their elbow.
  20. Nearly 30% of female lottery winners hide their winning ticket in their bras.
Which of the above fact/s is/are your most favorite?

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