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Little-Known Facts About Well-Known Stuff

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by David Hoffman
     
 

Using the highest strength grade of Velcro, a 160-pound person will stick to a wall with only a four-inch square.During toasting, hot air in the oven causes the kernels of Rice Krispies to expand to several times their original size. As the puffs of rice swell, air pockets are formed. When milk is poured on the cereal, these pockets start to break, which is why they…  See more details below

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Using the highest strength grade of Velcro, a 160-pound person will stick to a wall with only a four-inch square.During toasting, hot air in the oven causes the kernels of Rice Krispies to expand to several times their original size. As the puffs of rice swell, air pockets are formed. When milk is poured on the cereal, these pockets start to break, which is why they snap, crackle and pop.

There are 2,598,960 possible hands in a five-card poker game.

At the state's widest point, the distance across Texas is greater than the distance between New York City and Chicago.

Rats have sex up to 20 times a day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760785294
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
09/30/2006
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 6.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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