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  1. Bulletproof glass manufacturer 3M Security Glass placed $3 million in cash inside behind amazingly strong  bulletproof glass at a bus stop. If you can break it, money is yours.
  2. 7-Eleven is the largest retail chain in the world.
  3. The name adobe comes from name of the river adobe creek that ran behind the houses of the founders.
  4. The name Adidas was invented from the creator of the brand named Adolf Adi Dassler.
  5. Amazing fact is that the creators of Adidas and Puma were brothers and both Nazis.
  6. Apple iPad’s retina display is amazingly manufactured by Samsung.
  7. Apple makes their employees work on fake projects until they can be trusted! If the project leaks, then they know who did it and they are fired immediately.
  8. Apple recently won a $1.05 billion copyright battle against Samsung and amazingly Samsung paid the amount by sending 30 trucks full of 5 cents coins.
  9. Smoking near Apple computers voids the warranty.
  10. Apple sold amazing 340,000 iPhones per day in 2012.
  11. Apple earns US $300,000 per minute.
  12. Amazing fact is that Apple’s co-founder sold all his shares for $800. Today, they would have been worth US$35 billion.
  13. Everything you say to Siri is sent to Apple, analyzed and stored.
  14. Amazing Fact is Apple has more operating cash than the U.S. Treasury.
  15. Apple’s iPhone has higher sales than everything Microsoft has to offer.
  16. The Band-Aid brand was introduced in 1921. Amazingly initial bandages were 18 Inches X 3 Inches to be cut as needed.
  17. Bill Gates’ first business was Traff-O-Data, a company that created machines which recorded the number of cars passing a given point on a road.
  18. Chrysler built B-29’s that bombed Japan, Mitsubishi built Zeros that tried to shoot them down. Both companies now build cars in a joint plant called Diamond Star.
  19. Amazingly cigarette industry produces 1000 cigarettes for each person on earth each year.
  20. In 1886, Coca-cola was first served at a pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia for only five cents a glass. A pharmacist named Dr John Pemberton created the formula for Coca-cola.
  21. Fact is Coca cola contains neither coca nor cola.
  22. The secret recipe for Coca Cola, code-named “Merchandise 7X” is kept under lock and key in a vault in the SunTrust Bank Building in Atlanta, Georgia, the home of Coke inventor Dr. John S. Pemberton .
  23. It is amazing that only two Coca-Cola executives know the beverage’s secret formula.
  24. The Coca Cola company offers more than 300 different beverages.
  25. Fanta was invented in Nazi Germany because Coca Cola Germany couldn’t import Coke! After the war, the Coca Cola corporation regained control of the plant, formula, and the trademarks to the new Fanta product.
  26. Colgate’s first tooth paste came in a jar.
  27. Colgate faced big marketing challenge in Spanish speaking countries because it means “Go hang yourself” in Spanish.
  28. Amazingly Duracell’s new international headquarters was constructed using their own garbage/recycled materials from their products.
  29. If a Duracell battery leaks and destroys one of your devices , company will replace the device if that is sent with defective battery in place.
  30. The amazing fact is that there are an average of 18,000,000 items for sale at any time on Ebay.
  31. Facebook is blue because it’s founder Mark Zuckerberg is factually red Green colorblind and best color he can see is blue.
  32. Facebook claims 100 billion friend connections have been made on its social network. That’s about the same number of humans that have ever lived since 50,000 B.C.
  33. FedEx has several planes, and it keeps several of them empty in the sky to be able to respond to a changing freight demand quickly.
  34. The fact was FedEx nearly ran out of money. FedEx’s owner Fred Smith made $27,000 gambling in Las Vegas to keep the company afloat. The result: the company stayed afloat for a few more days, enough time to collect $11 million more from investors.
  35. During WWII, Ford went from producing one B-24 bomber per day to amazing one per hour!
  36. At General Motors cost of heath care for employees exceeds cost of steel.
  37. Hallmark makes cards for 105 different relationships.
  38. IKEA stores are designed like a maze to prevent customers from leaving.
  39. The largest employer in the world is the Indian railway system in India, employing over 1.6 million people.
  40. Intel is a shortened name for Integrated Electronics.
  41. Ketchup actually began in Thailand. There it was labelled “Kachiap”.
  42. Kodak, who invented the first digital camera amazingly went bankrupt because they didn’t convert to digital.
  43. Eyeglasses are so expensive because the market is factually cornered by one very large Italian company, Luxottica which owns most eyewear companies and distributors! .
  44. The cigarette company Marlboro’s first owner died of Lung Cancer.
  45. The drive-through line on opening day at the McDonald’s restaurant in Kuwait City, Kuwait was seven miles long.
  46. Amazingly McDonalds is the largest toy distributor in the world as it distributes 1.5 billion toys annually around the world.
  47. McDonald’s first menu items were hot dogs, not hamburgers.
  48. It is amazing that McDonalds opens a new restaurant every 15 hours.
  49. McDonald’s restaurants feed 70 million people every day.
  50. The Queen of England owns a McDonald’s near Buckingham Palace.
  51. McDonald’s makes about US$75 million per day.
  52. The Mercedes-Benz motto is “Das Beste oder Nichts” meaning “the best or nothing”.
  53. The Japanese planes that attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941 were manufactured by Mitsubishi.
  54. Amazingly The Nestles haven’t run Nestle since 1875.
  55. Nokia was started as a paper company in Finland in 1871.
  56. Amazingly Otis transports the equivalent of the world’s population every 3 days between its elevators, escalators and moving walkways.
  57. Amazing Fact is that Panasonic has a factory staffed with only 15 people and robots that can make 2 million plasma displays per month!
  58. The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; ‘7’ was selected after the original 7-ounce containers and ‘UP’ for the direction of the bubbles.
  59. The rights to 7 Up are owned by Pepsi in every country EXCEPT the US!
  60. Pepsi originally contained pepsin (an enzyme that digest proteins), therefore the name.
  61. A company PC Pitstop once hid a $1000 prize on their terms of service in 2005 . Just reading it would have meant winning $1000. Amazingly it took 5 months and over 3,000 different sales before anyone contacted them.
  62. Pizza Hut paid the Russian government approximately $1 Million in order to send a pizza to the astronauts at the International Space Station and make a commercial out of the whole experience. Pizza Hut also got their logo emblazoned on the side of the rocket as it launched.
  63. Proctor & Gamble originally manufactured candles before moving on to soap.
  64. It is amazing that luxury watch maker Rolex also sells sand!
  65. 75% of cars that Rolls Royce has ever produced are still on the road today.
  66. Samsung’s chairman was Kun-Hee Lee was very unhappy with its products in 1995. Cellphones didn’t work properly .He had bigger aspirations for the company. He visited the plant in Gumi and made all 2,000 employees wear headbands that said Quality First. He lit the whole inventory $50 million worth of products on fire and made them watch it burn to teach them a lesson.
  67. Samsung is also full time weapon manufacturer.
  68. Amazingly SONY’s most successful business is selling insurance!
  69. Sony and other Japanese companies have banishment rooms where surplus employees are kept and given either no work to do or do useless tasks until they are depressed enough to quit job on their own.
  70. Vaclav Laurin and Vaclav Klement both Czechs started off with a small bicycle company in the early 1890s later on becoming Skoda.
  71. Starbucks spends more on insurance of it’s emplyees than on coffee beans.
  72. Subway has overtaken Mcdonald as the largest restaurant chain in the world having more outlets.
  73. Volkswagen was the first foreign company to open a factory in the United States. The auto plant opened in 1978 in Pennsylvania.
  74. It is amazing that Volkswagen owns all the reputed brands like Bentley , Bugatti , Audi , Porsche , Lamborghini and Ducati.
  75. Amazingly , in 21 US states, Wal-Mart is the single largest employer.
  76. Yahoo! is an acronym for Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle. thought of by David Filo and Jerry Yang.
  77. Yamaha the automobile company is the largest maker of musical instruments in Japan.
  78. The YKK on the zipper of your Levis stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushibibaisha, the worlds largest zipper manufacturer.
  79. For every dollar spent in Unites States , 8 Cents are spent at Walmart.
  80. It is amazing that the Weihenstephan brewery in Germany has been open since 1040 !

By Amazing Facts 4U Team

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