Welcome to RandomFact #09

India - The only country to win 60-over, 50-over and 20-over WC
India won the 60-over World Cup beating West Indies in 1983, 50-over World Cup defeating Sri Lanka in 2011 and 20 over World Cup beating Pakistan in 2007.

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Bananas have a curved shape because they reach for the sunlight when they grow.

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A cockroach can live a few weeks without its head. It will eventually die of hunger.
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The iPhone, the Harry Potter books and the Rubik's cube are the top 3 most sold products in human history.

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The Mona Lisa was in Napoleon Bonaparte's bedroom for some years.
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The Bombay phenotype is a phenomenon whereby certain elements of the blood are missing. It results in a person having a mixed-blood type. Only 0.0004% of the world's population have such blood. There is even special storage of the blood so that people who have it can have a blood transfusion if necessary. What is curious is that this unique blood type can be transfused to any person with a regular blood type.
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Besides the senses that we all know, such as smell and touch, a person also has another sense: proprioception (being aware of the position of one's body parts).
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Only 5% of the population of Brazil lives in the Rio Grande state. However, this is the place where 70% of all Brazillian models are from.
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To tell a real diamond from a fake, you need to breathe on it, a fake one will become foggy, and a genuine one will stay clear.

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Mayday is the word that is used instead of SOS in radio chat.
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The Pokemon characters Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan were named after Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan.
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The Spanish word "esposas" means both "handcuffs" and "wives".
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The bluebird from the Twitter logo has a name: Larry. The creators of the social network named the bird after basketball player Larry Bird.
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In the high mountains forests of Nepal, there are giant bees. The length of their bodies can be up to 1.1 inches. These bees produce special honey that can cause a person to hallucinate. The Gurungs that live in that part of the Himalayas collect such hallucinogenic honey.
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When you gain or lose weight, your fat cells don't disappear, they just change their size.
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#Fun FactFacebook has more users than the population of the U.S., China, and Brazil combined. With over 2 Billion active user which is more than the population of the United States, China, and Brazil combined. Facebook's co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted about the milestone, saying, "We're making progress connecting the world, and now let's bring the world closer together."


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