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It takes about 3,000 cows to supply enough leather for the NFL for only one year.
1% of the Earth’s wood supply is used by IKEA.
Tutankhamun was buried with a large supply of clean underwear.
A baby’s brain can use up to 50% of the total glucose supply, which may help explain why babies need so much sleep.
After WW2, a group of Jewish “Avengers” formulated a Holocaust revenge plan to kill 6 million Germans by poisoning the water supply of many German cities. However, it was foiled by British police while the poison was in transit.
IKEA consumes 1% of the Earth’s wood supply every year.
Nutella was invented during WW2, when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate to extend his cocoa supply.
When scientist Niels Bohr won the Nobel Prize in 1922, the Carlsberg brewery gave him a perpetual supply of beer piped into his house.
A new model of the chemistry of the early solar system says that up to half the water now on Earth was inherited from an abundant supply of interstellar ice as our sun formed.
Every Cuban household has a ration book entitling it to a monthly supply of food and other staples, which are provided at a nominal cost.
In about 5 billion years, the Sun will deplete its supply of hydrogen and helium, turning into a red giant star, consuming Mercury and Venus and maybe even Earth.
Australia has 31% of the world’s uranium supply.
Rats and mice alone eat or spoil 20 percent of the world’s food supply.
La Paz, Bolivia, was the first South American city to get an electricity supply. It was powered by llama dung.
Wolves are highly territorial animals, and generally establish territories far larger than they require to survive; in order to assure a steady supply of prey. Territory size depends largely on the amount of prey available: in areas with an abundance of prey, the territories of resident wolf packs are smaller.
Cheetahs are carnivores, and feed mostly on smaller antelope like springbok, steenbok, Thomson’s gazelle, and duiker. They usually chase down their prey and then bite its throat, killing it by cutting off its air supply (suffocation).