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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

U.S Sources of Energy

Did you Know That? 7.27.1
  • The U.S uses 37% crude oil, 24% Natural gas, 23% Coal 9% Electric and 7% renewable energy for its energy sources
  • 57% of the U.S' crude oil is imported.
  • 43% of the imported oil comes from the Western Hemisphere, 22% from Africa, 21% from the Persian Gulf and 12% from other sources.

Random Fact of the Day - 7.27.11

  • 101 Dalmatians and Peter Pan (Wendy) are the only two Disney cartoon features with both parents that are present and don't die throughout the movie
  • Licking a stamp leads to the consumption of 1/10 of a calorie.
  • It takes more than 500 years for a disposable diaper to decompose.
  • The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
  • The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. The only other word with the same amount of letters is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses, its plural
  • There is 15,140 dollars of Monopoly money in a regular Monopoly game.

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