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//===== eAthena Script =======================================
//= ResidentRO Fact Announcer
//===== By: ==================================================
//= RxChris (gubnaeboi@hotmail.com)
//===== Current Version: =====================================
//= 1.2
//===== Compatible With: =====================================
//= Eathena SVN and 3ceam
//===== Description: =========================================
//= It's the Fact announcer.
//= now over 300+ Great Facts
//========Credits=======================================
//=Xienne15
//=~AnnieRuru~
//=Waeyan
//===========Site Location================
//= http://www.eathena.ws/board/index.php?showtopic=242812
//===== Additional Comments: =================================
//= v 1.1 More Facts added
//= v 1.1 Removed unnecessary variables.
//= v 1.1 Removed Long Facts that is not broadcast fully.
//= v 1.1 Added missing variables.
//= v 1.2 Added [The Fact] in the First line so player's wont be confused what's happening
//==========================================================================
 
-       script  Fact Announcer  -1,{
        end;
        OnMinute00:
        OnMinute30:
        switch(rand(1,310)) {
        case 1: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that Ahura Mazda (also known as Ohrmazd, Ahuramazda, Hormazd, Aramazd) is the Avestan name for a divinity of the Old Iranian religion who was later proclaimed the uncreated God by Zoroaster. In the Avesta, Ahura Mazda is described as the highest deity of worship, along with being the first and most frequently invoked deity in the Yasna. [Source:Wiki]",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 2: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that In Norse mythology, Sleipnir (Old Norse slippy  or the slipper) is an eight-legged horse. Sleipnir is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson. [Source:Wiki]",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 3: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The Kodiak, which is native to Alaska, is the largest bear and can measure up to eight feet and weigh as much as 1,700 pounds ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 4: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that In 1873, Colgate made a toothpaste that was available in a jar ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 5: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The fur of the binturong, also known as the -Asian Bear Cat,- smells like popcorn. The scent is believed to come from a gland located near the tail ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 6: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The Great Pyramids used to be as white as snow because they were encased in a bright limestone that has worn off over the years ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 7: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;    
        case 8: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that A chicken with red earlobes will produce brown eggs, and a chicken with white earlobes will produce white eggs ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 9: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The Koala bear is not really a bear, but is really related to the kangaroo and the wombat.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 10: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The word -comet- comes from the Greek word -kometes- meaning long hair and referring to the tail ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 11: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that Before air conditioning was invented, white cotton slipcovers were put on furniture to keep the air cool. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 12: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that Instead of a Birthday Cake, many Russian children are given a Birthday Pie ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 13: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries. Colgate translates into the command -go hang yourself.- ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 14: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The Flintstones cartoon was the first thirty-minute cartoon to be aired during prime time ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 15: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The abbreviation Xmas for the word Christmas is of Greek origin. Since the word for Christ in the Greek language is Xristos, which starts with the letter -X,- they started putting the X in place of Christ and came up with the short form for the word Christmas ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 16: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that China has more English speakers than the United States ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 17: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that When Queen Elizabeth I of England died she owned over 3,000 gowns ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 18: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that In a day 34,000 children die every day from causes that are related to poverty and hunger ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 19: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is [uncopyrightable.] ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 20: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that Some Ribbon worm will eat themselves if they cannot find food. This type of worm can still survive after eating up to 95% of its body weight ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 21: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that There is an area located off the south-eastern Atlantic coast of the United States called the -Bermuda Triangle.- It is known for a high rate of unexplained losses of ships, small boats, and aircraft, which has led some people to believe that this triangle has supernatural powers ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 22: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The 1912, a wrestling match in Stockholm between Finn Alfred Asikainen and Russian Martin Klein lasted more than 11 hours. Klein eventually won, but was to tired to participate in the championship match ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 23: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that Gorillas are considered apes, not monkeys. The way to distinguish between an ape and a monkey is that apes do not have tails ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 24: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that Bruce Lee was so fast, that they actually had to slow a film down so you could see his moves. That is the opposite of the norm ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 25: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that A 27 year old heir to a sausage empire was handed a ticket for 116,000 pounds for driving at 80 km/hr in a 40 km/hr zone. This is because the speeding tickets in Finland are based on how much money a person makes ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 26: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The first known American novelist to hand in a manuscript that was typed was Mark Twain. His typewriter was a Remington No.1, which was invented by Christopher Sholes and Carlos Glidden. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 27: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that In Belgium, there is a museum that is just for strawberries ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 28: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that A salmon with two mouths, two sets of teeth and two tongues was caught by Bob Bateman of Canada",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 29: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321 ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 30: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that Pepsi originally contained pepsin, (the same stuff in pepcid AC) thus the name ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 31: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that Annually, fires that occur at home kill more Americans than all natural disasters combined ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 32: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The song -Happy Birthday- brings in about $2 million in licensing revenue to Warner Communications who hold the copyright to the song  ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 33: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that You can send a postcard from Hell. There is a small town located in the Cayman Islands called -Hell.- They even have a post office ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 34: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that In the movie -Gandhi- 300,000 extras appeared in the funeral scene. Of the 300,000, approximately 100,000 received a small fee, and the other 200,000 did it for free ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 35: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that In 1983, a Japanese artist, Tadahiko Ogawa, made a copy of the Mona Lisa completely out of ordinary toast ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 36: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that Over one million Pet Rocks were sold in 1975, makine Gary Dahl, of Los Gatos, California, a millionaire. He got the idea while joking with friends about his pet that was easy to take care of, which was a rock  ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 37: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The name Wendy was made up for the book -Peter Pan.- ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 38: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The first telephone call from the White House was from Rutherford Hayes to Alexander Graham Bell ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 39: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days when the engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 40: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that By recycling just one glass bottle, the amount of energy that is being saved is enough to light a 100 watt bulb for four hours",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 41: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that One grape vine produce can produce about 20 to 30 glasses of wine ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 42: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that Some birds have been know to put ants into their feathers because the ants squirt formic acid, which kills parasites ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 43: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The popular chocolate bar -Three Musketeers- got its name because when it was first introduced in 1932 there were three individual bars. The flavours were strawberry, chocolate, and vanilla ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 44: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that John Van Wormer invented paper milk cartons after dropping a bottle of milk one morning. The bottle broke spilling the milk everywhere. That annoyance was enough for Van Wormer to come up with the idea. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 45: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that Corned beef got its name because this beef was preserved with pellets of salt that were the size of corn kernels, which was also referred to as -corns- of salt ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 46: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that A seven year old boy was the first person to survive the Horeshoe Falls (Niagara Falls) in just a life jacke",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 47: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The reason why bubble gum is pink is because the inventor only had pink colouring left. Ever since then, the colour of bubble gum has been predominantly pink ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 48: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that Ninety-nine percent of pumpkins sold in the United States are for the sole purpose of decoration ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 49: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that David McConnell started the California Perfume Company (CPC) in 1886. Today the company is known as Avon, which he named after his favorite playwright William Shakespeare, and Stratford on Avon",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 50: announce "[The Fact] Do you know that The most expensive perfume in the world is Parfum VI, which was made by Arthur Burnham. A 4 inch bottle which is covered with diamonds and 24-carat gold costs $71,380 ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 51: announce "[The Fact] The female pigeon cannot lay eggs if she is alone. In order for her ovaries to function, she must be able to see another pigeon.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 52: announce "[The Fact] In Holland, you can be fined for not using a shopping basket at a grocery store!",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 53: announce "[The Fact] In West Virginia if you run over an animal, you can legally take it home and cook it for dinner!",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 54: announce "[The Fact] It is illegal to purchase or consume Jack Daniel's Whiskey in the town in which it is produced!",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 55: announce "[The Fact] The scientific term for the common tomato is lycopersicon lycopersicum, which means ?wolf peach.?",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 56: announce "[The Fact] The oldest almost-complete manuscript of the Bible still existing is the Codex Vaticanus, dating from the first half of the 4th century, now held in the Vatican library.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 57: announce "[The Fact] The word ?Lord? appears 1855 times in the Bible.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 58: announce "[The Fact] The raven is the first bird mention in the Bible. It appears in Genesis 8:7, when it is sent out from the ark by Noah to see if the flood waters have abated. The second bird was a dove, in verse 8.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 59: announce "[The Fact] Summer on Uranus lasts for 21 years ? but so does winter.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 60: announce "[The Fact] Hurricanes, tornadoes and bigger bodies of water always go clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere. This directional spinning has to do with the rotation of the earth and is called the Coriolis force.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 61: announce "[The Fact] Although the Angel Falls are much taller than the Niagara Falls, the latter are much wider, and they both pour about the same amount of water over their edges ? about 2,8 billion litres (748 million gallons) per second.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 62: announce "[The Fact] The tallest mountain on earth is under the ocean: Mauna Kea in Hawaii is 10,200 metres (33,465 ft) high. Mount Everest is 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) high.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 63: announce "[The Fact] There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos. It increases the sense of freedom, a disconnect from reality and thus, increases the dollars spent gambling.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 64: announce "[The Fact] The only city whose name can be spelled completely with vowels is Aiea, Hawaii, located approximately twelve miles west of Honolulu.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 65: announce "[The Fact] A tiger's tongue is so rough it can lick the paint off of a building.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 66: announce "[The Fact] If a rainbow is seen from a plane, it is possible to see the rainbow as an entire circle and not just an arc.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 67: announce "[The Fact] There are over 500,000 craters on the moon that can be seen from the planet Earth. It would take over 400 hours to count them all, not including the ones on the far side of the moon.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 68: announce "[The Fact] Canada is directly south of Detroit, Michigan.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 69: announce "[The Fact] The average person spends three years of his or her life on a toilet.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 70: announce "[The Fact] You are more likely to get attacked by a cow than a shark.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 71: announce "[The Fact] Phobatrivaphobia is fear of trivia about phobias.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 72: announce "[The Fact] 160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the world's widest road.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 73: announce "[The Fact] The average life span of a hermit crab is 75 years.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 74: announce "[The Fact] The University of Alaska stretches over 4 time zones.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 75: announce "[The Fact] Queen Elizabeth II has a rubber duck in her private bath with an inflatable crown.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 76: announce "[The Fact] Traces of cocaine were found on 99% of UK bank notes in a survey in London in 2000.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 77: announce "[The Fact] At age 18, the Queen of England was a mechanic for the British Military.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 78: announce "[The Fact] Hypnotism is banned by public schools in San Diego.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 79: announce "[The Fact] In Kentucky, 50% of the people who get married for the first time are teenagers.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 80: announce "[The Fact] In Tibet it is considered good manners to stick out your tongue at someone.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 81: announce "[The Fact] A survey reported that 12% of Americans think that Joan of Arc was Noah's wife.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 82: announce "[The Fact] In the 1930's, American track star Jesse Owens used to race against horses and dogs to earn a living.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 83: announce "[The Fact] The Muppet Show was banned from Saudi Arabian TV becuase one if its stars was a pig.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 84: announce "[The Fact] An olive tree can live up to 1,500 years.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 85: announce "[The Fact] In 1976 an LA secretary named Jannene Swift officially married a 50 pound rock in a ceremony witnessed by more than 20 people.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 86: announce "[The Fact] A shrimp's heart is in its head.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 87: announce "[The Fact] Sharon Stone is allergic to caffeine.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 88: announce "[The Fact] Bacteria that cause tooth decay, acne, tuberculosis, and leprosy can be cured with cashews.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 89: announce "[The Fact] Identical twins do not have identical fingerprints.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 90: announce "[The Fact] German soldiers, both heterosexual and homosexual, are allowed to have sex with each other.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 91: announce "[The Fact] Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 92: announce "[The Fact] 23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their butts.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 94: announce "[The Fact] In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry ice-cream in your back pocket. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 95: announce "[The Fact] Ancient Romans at one time used human urine as an ingredient in their toothpaste.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 96: announce "[The Fact] 2,500 newborn babies will be dropped in the next month.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 97: announce "[The Fact] A blue whale's heart is the size of a Volkswagen Beetle.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 98: announce "[The Fact] Elephants, lions, and camels roamed Alaska 12,000 years ago.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 99: announce "[The Fact] 1/3 of Taiwanese funeral processions include a stripper.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 100: announce "[The Fact] The Australian $5,$10,$20,$50 and $100 notes are made out of plastic. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 101: announce "[The Fact] In San Salvador, drunk drivers can be punished by death before a firing squad.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 102: announce "[The Fact] Perspiration is odorless; it is the bacteria on the skin that creates an odor.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 103: announce "[The Fact] Spider monkeys like banana daiquiris.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 104: announce "[The Fact] In 1954, Bob Hawke was immortalized by the Guinness Book of Records for chugging 2.5 pints of beer in 12 seconds.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 105: announce "[The Fact] Iguanas have two penises.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 106: announce "[The Fact] Contrary to popular belief, the first ironclad warships were built by Korea in the 16th century. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 107: announce "[The Fact] The word 'News' is actually an acronym standing for the 4 cardinal compass points - North, East, West, and South.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 108: announce "[The Fact] The average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches by the he/she graduates from high school.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 109: announce "[The Fact] Most liquid laundry detergents are alive with living organisms that help to break down stains.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 110: announce "[The Fact] Panophobia is the fear of everything.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 111: announce "[The Fact] At age 70, more than 70 percent of men are still potent",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 112: announce "[The Fact] In Albania, nodding your head means 'no' and shaking your head means 'yes'",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 113: announce "[The Fact] The average single man is one inch shorter than the average married man",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 114: announce "[The Fact] Bacteria that cause tooth decay, acne, tuberculosis, and leprosy can be cured with cashews",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 115: announce "[The Fact] The odds of getting a hole-in-one in golf are estimated at about 18,000-to-1",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 116: announce "[The Fact] Jennifer Aniston's original name is Jennifer Anastassakis",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 117: announce "[The Fact] You inhale about 700,000 of your own skin flakes each day",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 118: announce "[The Fact] There have been 47 Charlie Chan Movies, with six actors playing the part.  None were Chinese",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 119: announce "[The Fact] In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 120: announce "[The Fact] The bagpipe was first made from the liver of a sheep",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 121: announce "[The Fact] A blue whale's heart is the size of a Volkswagen Beetle",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 122: announce "[The Fact] Honolulu is the only place in the United States that has a royal palace",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 123: announce "[The Fact] During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 124: announce "[The Fact] 'Formicophilia' is the fetish for having small insects crawl on your genitals",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 125: announce "[The Fact] A toothbrush within 6 feet of a toilet can get airborne bacteria from flushing",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 126: announce "[The Fact] Originally, Nintendo was a playing card manufacturer",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 127: announce "[The Fact] The first two years of a dog's life are equal to 24 human years",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 128: announce "[The Fact] 85% of all Valentine's Day cards are purchased by women",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 129: announce "[The Fact] Giant Panda Bears give birth to a 4 ounce Baby Panda",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 130: announce "[The Fact] If you cut a 'V' shape into your toe nails, you can prevent 'in-grown' toe nails. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 131: announce "[The Fact] Strawberries have more vitamin c than oranges",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 132: announce "[The Fact] A broken clock is always right twice a day",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 133: announce "[The Fact] Your skin is actually an organ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 134: announce "[The Fact] According to U.S. FDA standards, 1 cup of orange juice is allowed to contain 10 fruit fly eggs, but only 2 maggots",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 135: announce "[The Fact] An ounce of platinum can be stretched 10,000 feet",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 136: announce "[The Fact] So that's how they cheat - a microwaved baseball will fly farther than a frozen baseball",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 137: announce "[The Fact] The United States has the highest minimum drinking age in the world",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 138: announce "[The Fact] The chances of you dying on the way to get your lottery tickets is greater than your chances of winning",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 139: announce "[The Fact] It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year's supply of footballs",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 140: announce "[The Fact] 10 percent of the Russian government's income comes from the sale of vodka",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 141: announce "[The Fact] One percent of Greenland's population lives in a single apartment building",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 142: announce "[The Fact] China has more English speakers than the United States",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 143: announce "[The Fact] In 1999, Pepsi, Inc. paid $0.00 in income tax",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 144: announce "[The Fact] In 21 U.S. states, WALMART is the single largest employer",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 145: announce "[The Fact] Avocados are poisonous to birds",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 146: announce "[The Fact] In 1980, the city of Detroit presented Saddam Hussein with a key to the city",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 147: announce "[The Fact] Approximately 115 tons of ocean salt spray enters the earth's atmosphere each second",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 148: announce "[The Fact] Approximately $25 million is spent each year on lap dances in Las Vegas",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 149: announce "[The Fact] In the U.S., more than 10% of lottery prizes go unclaimed",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 150: announce "[The Fact] Womens' hearts beat faster than mens'",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 151: announce "[The Fact] Some species of fish have voices",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 152: announce "[The Fact] Frogs cannot swallow without blinking",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 153: announce "[The Fact] One barrel of petroleum holds 42 gallons",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 154: announce "[The Fact] Each day, more than $40 Trillion Dollars changes hands worldwide",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 155: announce "[The Fact] Boys who have unusual first names are more likely to have mental problems than boys with conventional names. Girls don't seem to have this problem. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 156: announce "[The Fact] President George W. Bush and Playboy founder Hugh Hefner are cousins",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 157: announce "[The Fact] Termites eat wood twice as fast when listening to heavy metal music. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 158: announce "[The Fact] A spider's silk is stronger than steel. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 159: announce "[The Fact] Santa Claus was born in Turkey",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 160: announce "[The Fact] U.S. Presidents Adams, Jefferson, and Monroe all died on the 4th of July",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 161: announce "[The Fact] The most powerful electric eel is found in the rivers of Brazil, Columbia, Venezuela, and Peru, and produces a shock of 400-650 volts",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 162: announce "[The Fact] Parrots have 500 pounds per square inch of pressure in their beaks",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 163: announce "[The Fact] No one knows how many people died during the sinking of the Titanic",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 164: announce "[The Fact] The U.S. motto, 'In God We Trust', was not adopted as the national slogan until 1956",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 165: announce "[The Fact] Pollen never deteriorates.  It is one of the few natural substances that lasts indefinitely",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 166: announce "[The Fact] The Japanese liquor, Mam, uses venomous snakes as one of its main engredients",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 167: announce "[The Fact] The weight of a carat (200 milligrams), standard unit of measurement for gemstones, is based on the weight of the carob seed",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 168: announce "[The Fact] Any space vehicle must move at a rate of 7 miles per second in order to escape the earth's gravitational pull",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 169: announce "[The Fact] The practice of identifying baseball players by number was started by the Yankees in 1929",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 170: announce "[The Fact] Contrary to popular belief, there are almost no Buddhists in India, nor have there been for about a thousand years",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 171: announce "[The Fact] Females learn to talk earlier, use sentences earlier, and learn to read more quickly than males",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 172: announce "[The Fact] Originally, Du Pont, Inc. was a tiny gun powder mill in New Jersey",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 173: announce "[The Fact] According to studies, men change their minds two to three times more often than women",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 174: announce "[The Fact] President George W. Bush is related to all other U.S. Presidents",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 175: announce "[The Fact] The state of Wyoming is named after a valley in Pennsylvania",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 176: announce "[The Fact] Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 177: announce "[The Fact] To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs into its eyeballs. It will let you go instantly",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 178: announce "[The Fact] Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 179: announce "[The Fact] Until 1857, any foreign coins made of precious metal were legal tender in the United States",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 180: announce "[The Fact] In Nepal, cow dung is used for medicinal purposes",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 181: announce "[The Fact] In ancient England a person could not have sex unless you had consent of the King",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 182: announce "[The Fact] The song 'Strawberry Fields Forever', sung by the Beatles, refers to an orphanage located in Liverpool",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 183: announce "[The Fact] All the swans in England are property of the Queen",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 184: announce "[The Fact] If you flip a coin ten times, the odds against its coming up with the same side showing each time are 1,023 to 1",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 185: announce "[The Fact] More steel in the United States is used to make bottle caps than to manufacture automobile bodies",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 186: announce "[The Fact] A queen bee uses her stinger only to sting another queen bee",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 187: announce "[The Fact] At  one 'feeding', a mosquito can absorb one and a half times its own weight in blood",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 188: announce "[The Fact] Scientists are now able to grow 'beating' heart tissue in a lab",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 189: announce "[The Fact] Spiders have transparent blood",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 190: announce "[The Fact] Liquid TIDE laundry detergent glows under a blacklight",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 191: announce "[The Fact] Rice is the chief food for half the people of the world",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 192: announce "[The Fact] Goldfish lose their color if they are kept in dim light or are placed in a body of running water, such as a stream",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 193: announce "[The Fact] Cellophane is not made of plastic.  It is made from a plant fiber, cellulose, which has been shredded and aged",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 194: announce "[The Fact] Forensic scientists can determine a person's sex, age, and race by examining a single strand of hair",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 195: announce "[The Fact] According to U.S. laws, a beer commercial can never show a person actually drinking beer",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 196: announce "[The Fact] The hair of an adult man or woman can stretch 25 percent of its length without breaking",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 197: announce "[The Fact] Moist air holds heat better than dry air",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 198: announce "[The Fact] Marlboro cigarettes sold in New York contain more tar and nicotine than those sold in all other states",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 199: announce "[The Fact] The Yo-Yo originated as a weapon in the Philippine Islands during the sixteenth century",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 200: announce "[The Fact] German chemists made a replica of a trophy the size of one molecule",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 201: announce "[The Fact] Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 202: announce "[The Fact] Contrary to popular belief, hair does not grow back darker and thicker after it has been shaved",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 203: announce "[The Fact] Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 204: announce "[The Fact] Jumbo jets use 4,000 gallons of fuel to take off ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 205: announce "[The Fact] On average women can hear better than men",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 206: announce "[The Fact] The MGM Grand Hotel of Las Vegas washes 15,000 pillowcases per day",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 207: announce "[The Fact] The moon is actually moving away from Earth at a rate of 1.5 inches per year",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 208: announce "[The Fact] In Australia, Burger King is called Hungry Jack's",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 209: announce "[The Fact] Mosquitoes are attracted to the color blue twice as much as any other color",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 210: announce "[The Fact] Jacksonville, Florida, has the largest total area of any city in the United States",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 211: announce "[The Fact] The largest diamond ever found was an astounding 3,106 carats",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 212: announce "[The Fact] A comet's tail always points away from the sun",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 213: announce "[The Fact] The lense of the eye continues to grow throughout a person's life",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 214: announce "[The Fact] The average temperature at 40,000 feet above sea level is -60 F",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 215: announce "[The Fact] Contrary to popular belief, lightning travels from the ground upwards not from the sky downwards",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 216: announce "[The Fact] When young and impoverished, Pablo Picasso kept warm by burning his own paintings. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 217: announce "[The Fact] SONY was originally called 'Totsuken'",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 218: announce "[The Fact] Polar bear fur is not white, it's clear. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 219: announce "[The Fact] The first Ford cars had Dodge engines. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 220: announce "[The Fact] A fully loaded supertanker traveling at normal speed takes a least twenty minutes to stop. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 221: announce "[The Fact] No matter its size or thickness, no piece of paper can be folded in half more than 8 times",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 222: announce "[The Fact] According to Gaming Law, casinos have to stock enough cash to cover all the chips on the 'floor'",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 223: announce "[The Fact] The word Tips is actually an acronym standing for 'To Insure Prompt Service'",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 224: announce "[The Fact] From a complete stop, a human is capable of outrunning a Formula One Racecar for about 30 feet",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 225: announce "[The Fact] The average chocolate bar has 8 insects' legs in it",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 226: announce "[The Fact] In some parts of England, rum is used to wash a baby's head for good luck",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 227: announce "[The Fact] Club Direct, a travel insurance company in Britain, provides insurance plans for protection from falling coconuts",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 228: announce "[The Fact] A small airplane can fly backwards",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 229: announce "[The Fact] In the early 1960's, Porsche commercially manufactured farm tractors",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 230: announce "[The Fact] Originally, BMW was an airplane engine manufacturer",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 231: announce "[The Fact] Any modern jet is capable of breaking the sound barrier",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 232: announce "[The Fact] Identify a fake:  The second hand on an authentic Rolex watch doesn't tick, it moves smoothly",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 233: announce "[The Fact] Today's top fuel dragsters take off with more force than the space shuttle",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 234: announce "[The Fact] In the U.S., for every dollar you spend on gasoline 27 cents of it is in taxes",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 235: announce "[The Fact] 2 out of 3 adults in the United States have hemorrhoids",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 236: announce "[The Fact] Even a small amount of alcohol placed on a scorpion will make it go crazy and sting itself to death",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 237: announce "[The Fact] Vaccines contain formaldehyde, ethylene glycol (antifreeze), phenol (disinfectant / pesticide), and aluminum",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 238: announce "[The Fact] The typical spec of dust that you see floating in the air is half way in size between the Earth and a subatomic particle",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 239: announce "[The Fact] Louisiana is the only state that grows in land area every year (Due to alluvial deposits from the Mississippi River)",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 240: announce "[The Fact] People in parts of Western China put salt in their tea instead of sugar",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 241: announce "[The Fact] Tablecloths were originally meant to serve as towels with which guests could wipe their hands and faces after dinner",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 242: announce "[The Fact] The oil used by jewelers to lubricate clocks and watches costs about $3,000 a gallon",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 243: announce "[The Fact] Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 244: announce "[The Fact] Adult movie star, Ron Jeremy, has a master's degree in Special Education",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 245: announce "[The Fact] Tipping at a restaurant in Iceland is considered an insult",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 246: announce "[The Fact] Until the nineteenth century, solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 247: announce "[The Fact] A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57,285 gallons of fuel",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 248: announce "[The Fact] Forest fires move faster uphill than downhill",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 249: announce "[The Fact] Rubberbands last longer when refrigerated",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 250: announce "[The Fact] A blue whale's aorta (the main blood vessel) is large enough for a human to crawl through",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 251: announce "[The Fact] Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 252: announce "[The Fact] There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 253: announce "[The Fact] The United States Postal Service handles over forty percent of the world's mail volume",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 254: announce "[The Fact] A 100-pound person on Earth would weigh 38 pounds on Mars",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 255: announce "[The Fact] Almonds are a member of the peach family",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 256: announce "[The Fact] It takes the same amount of time to age a cigar as wine",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 257: announce "[The Fact] Leonardo DiCaprio got his first ?onscreen kiss? from a man",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 258: announce "[The Fact] An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 259: announce "[The Fact] When Britney Spears books into hotels she uses the name 'Allota Warmheart' so that nobody will recognize her",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 260: announce "[The Fact] In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch or clock is usually 10:10",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 261: announce "[The Fact] The average life span of a peasant during the medieval ages was 25 years",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 262: announce "[The Fact] A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 263: announce "[The Fact] The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 264: announce "[The Fact] The average horse jockey earns only $9 per race",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 265: announce "[The Fact] In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 266: announce "[The Fact] Mr. Rogers was an ordained minister",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 267: announce "[The Fact] French was the official language of England for over 600 years",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 268: announce "[The Fact] During the 1600's, boys and girls in England wore dresses until they were about seven years old",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 269: announce "[The Fact] Contrary to popular belief, putting sugar in a car's gas tank will NOT ruin its engine",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 270: announce "[The Fact] The tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 271: announce "[The Fact] More than 2,500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 272: announce "[The Fact] Check your map! Virginia extends farther west than West Virginia",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 273: announce "[The Fact] The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 274: announce "[The Fact] In Pakistan, goats are often sacrificed to improve the performance of the stock market",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 275: announce "[The Fact] The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 276: announce "[The Fact] Instead of a birthday cake, many children in Russia are given a birthday pie",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 277: announce "[The Fact] The Wild Turkey is the only bird with a beard",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 278: announce "[The Fact] Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Jim Morrison were all 27 years old when they died",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 279: announce "[The Fact] A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 280: announce "[The Fact] Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 281: announce "[The Fact] Pierce Brosnan once worked with the circus as a fire eater",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 282: announce "[The Fact] It's against the law to pawn your dentures in Las Vegas",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 283: announce "[The Fact] Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 284: announce "[The Fact] A jellyfish is 95 percent water",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 285: announce "[The Fact] In the year 2000, Pope John Paul II was named an 'Honorary Harlem Globetrotter.'" ,bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 286: announce "[The Fact] The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 287: announce "[The Fact] Henry Ford produced the model T only in black because the black paint available at the time was the fastest to dry",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 288: announce "[The Fact] A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 289: announce "[The Fact] More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 290: announce "[The Fact] A pipe 2 feet in diameter will allow four times more fluid to pass through it than a pipe 1 foot in diameter",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 291: announce "[The Fact] Clocks made before 1660 had only one hand - an hour hand",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 292: announce "[The Fact] No one knows who designed the first American Flag",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 293: announce "[The Fact] Bats always turn left when exiting a cave",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 294: announce "[The Fact] The average yearly salary of a DJ you listen to on the radio is only $20,000",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 295: announce "[The Fact] In England, in the 1880's, 'Pants' was considered a dirty word",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 296: announce "[The Fact] Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 297: announce "[The Fact] A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 298: announce "[The Fact] When you eat too much, your hearing becomes less sharp",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 299: announce "[The Fact] Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the morning",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 300: announce "[The Fact] Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 301: announce "[The Fact] You are about 1 centimeter taller in the morning than in the evening",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 302: announce "[The Fact] That the scientific term for Nose Bleed is Epistaxis",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 303: announce "[The Fact] Butterflies taste with their feet",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 304: announce "[The Fact] In Mexico, the Tooth Fairy is known as the 'Tooth Mouse'",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 305: announce "[The Fact] Some lions mate over 50 times a day",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 306: announce "[The Fact] Bob Hope and Billy Joel were both once boxers",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 307: announce "[The Fact] The universally popular Hershey bar was used overseas during World War II as currency. ",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 308: announce "[The Fact] The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 30 ft",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 309: announce "[The Fact] Bananas aren't fruit! They are a type of herb",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        case 310: announce "[The Fact] Albert Einstien never wore any socks.",bc_all,0xFFFF00; end;
        }
        end;
}
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