Need To Know Facts Part 3
Android OS Fact
All Android versions are named after confectionary and deserts except for version 1.0 and 1.1.
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Queen's Mansion Fact
The Queen's mansion exterior in the television series Arrow was filmed at the Hatley Castle. The same castle that is used for the Luthor mansion in Smallville, and for Professor Xavier's castle in X-men.
Telephone Switching Fact
The inventor of the automatic telephone switching was an undertaker named Almon Strowger who created it because the wife of his competitor was the town operator who directed any call for an undertaker to her husband rather than to Strowger.
Bill Gates Fact
Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, has given away $28 billion since 2007, saving 6 million lives.
Burj Khalifa Fact
The Burj Khalifa in Dubai consists of 164 floors and is known as the tallest building in the world.
Cape Winelands Fact
The Cape Winelands in South Africa has about 560 wineries where Route 62 is considered the longest wine route in the world.
Planet Ceres Fact
There is a planet between Mars and Jupiter known as Ceres. It's a dwarf planet, like Pluto, and may contain water and an atmosphere.
Cheese is the most stolen food in the world.
Chinese Characters Fact
There are about 40 000 written Chinese characters and fourth graders in China are expected to know 2000 characters. After college people are expected to know between 4000 and 5000 characters.
China Fraud Fact
In China, company executives can be sentenced to death for committing fraud.
Chinese Railway Fact
if you put together all the railway lines in China it could loop right around the world twice.
China Lucky Color Fact
China considers the color red to be a lucky color. Even wedding dresses, new year banners, and lucky money envelopes are still red.
Chinese Rice Fact
The Chinese started growing rice for as long as 5000 BC.
One-third of socks you own is made in Datang in China known as the sock city.
Dubai Economy Fact
Dubai's economy is mainly based on tourism and real estate. Oil constitutes only 6 percent of Dubai's economy.
Dubai Mall Fact
The largest shopping center in the world is the Dubai Mall and has over 1200 shops to choose from.
Dubai Police Car Fact
Cops in Dubai make use of fleet cars which includes Ferrari, Bentley, and Lamborghini.
Indoor Ski Resort Fact
There is an indoor ski resort in Dubai mall and constitutes an area of 22500 square meters.
The Gigayacht of Frank Mulder was sold on E-bay for $168 million and is also the most expensive thing sold on E-bay.
Honeybee Collection Fact
Honeybees visit between 50 and 100 flowers on a collection trip.
Honeybee Flight Fact
One ounce of honey fuels a bee's flight around the world.
Hugh Jackman Coffee Shop Fact
Hugh Jackman (Wolverine from the X-men series) owns a coffee shop named Laughing Man and gives 100% of its profits to charity focussing on education.
GM South Africa is the only place outside the USA that produces the Hummer H3.
Around 2000 BC ice-cream was invented in China.
Wine Fountain Fact
In Italy, there is a fountain that provides free wine 24 hours a day. Anyone is welcome to enjoy some of the revitalizing wine.
Jack Daniels Fact
Employees at Jack Daniels get a free bottle Jack Daniels every month with their paycheck.
JK Rowling Fact
Harry Potter writer, JK Rowling, was the first person to become a billionaire through writing and was once wealthier than the queen of England.
Johnny Depp Fact
Movie star, Johnny Depp, travels with his Captain Jack Sparrow costume to make unplanned visits to sick kids in hospitals.
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