6. Six Flags is named that because six different countries' flags have flown over Texas.
"Six Flags theme park gets its name from the six flags (or countries) that have occupied Texas: Spain, France, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, the Confederacy, and the United States. The original theme park, Six Flags Over Texas, is located in Arlington, Texas."
7. We have no idea why the ABCs are in that order, but they've been that way for thousands of years.
9. Most people only breathe through one nostril at a time.
"The nasal cycle always gets me. Basically, you breathe in more through one nostril than the other at all times, and the nostrils switch every 15 minutes or so. This explains why, when you have a cold, one nostril is always stuffier than the other."
12. The world's largest wild camel population is in Australia, not in the Middle East or the Sahara Desert.
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