Interesting Facts 4/26/07

  • The County of Los Angeles owns and operates five general aviation airports.
  • During the average human lifespan, the heart will beat 2.5 billion times.
  • The County of Los Angeles circulates 14 million books and materials through 84 libraries and four bookmobiles.
  • Other than humans, the only animal that can contract leprosy is the Armadillo.
  • The County of Los Angeles answers more than 10 million questions annually at their libraries. Almonds are part of the peach family.
  • The County of Los Angeles inspects 37,000 gas pumps and 15,000 scales annually to ensure their accuracy.
  • Your ears and nose grow throughout your entire life.
  • The County of Los Angeles welcomes more than 14 million people to the county parks and facilities, and have 19 public golf courses on 17 sites.
  • The Great Wall of China can not be seen from space, that is just a myth.
  • The County of Los Angeles maintains and operates 31 miles of public beaches and the largest man made small craft harbor, Marina Del Rey.
  • Kelp is the fasting growing plant.
  • The County of Los Angeles conducted 19,837 fire prevention inspections in one year.
  • Grapes will explode if you microwave them. The County of Los Angeles investigates more than 150,000 emergency child abuse and neglect referrals annually.
  • Mahatma Gandhi is burried in California.

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