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1. Posted by BedouinLeo (Inactive 698 posts) 7y

I saw 'Joke of the day' to which I have just contributed and I thought what about 'Fact of the day'.
Any takers?
I'll start it rolling..

The only bird that can fly backwards is the hummingbird.

2. Posted by bwiiian (Travel Guru 768 posts) 7y

Rats can't be sick..thats why rat poison kills them.

3. Posted by vegasmike6 (Travel Guru 3562 posts) 7y

Las Vegas has 15 out of the 20 largest hotels in the world.

4. Posted by BedouinLeo (Inactive 698 posts) 7y

The first Harley Davidson motor bike used an empty tomato can for the carburettor

5. Posted by Piecar (Travel Guru 894 posts) 7y

The word tip is actually a British acronym. Paid at the beginning of the meal, it stood for To Insure Promptness.

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6. Posted by vegasmike6 (Travel Guru 3562 posts) 7y

The Luxor Hotel's spotlight, fixed at the tip of the pyramid is the most powerful light beam on the planet. It is rated at 42 billion candle power.

7. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 7y

Ireland is the only country in the world where the windmills turn clockwise

8. Posted by arif_kool (Travel Guru 1757 posts) 7y

Swaziland, a landlocked country in Southern Africa has the highest percentage of population affected by HIV/AIDS... Be careful !!:)

9. Posted by vegasmike6 (Travel Guru 3562 posts) 7y

The Fremont Street Experience has the largest projection screen in the world. The Viva Vision screen is 1,500 ft in length and has 12.5 million LED lamps. The computer synchronized light show also has 555,000 watts of sound to make it a complete sensory experience. Free shows from 8:30pm to midnight on the hour.

10. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5596 posts) 7y

Liechtenstein and Uzbekistan are the only double-landlocked countries in the world.

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