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stops in a black hole.
computers are 30% more likely to fail than desktops.
reportedly carried chocolate with him on all his campaigns and he ate it whenever
he needed an energy boost.
tongue of the blue whale weighs more than an adult elephant.
volleyball players can spike the ball up to 80 m.p.h.
average UPS driver makes about 300 deliveries and pickups a day.
French added frogs and snails to their fine-dining menus in the 17th century.
say gold exists on Mars, Mercury and Venus.
careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint." - Mark Twain
Hedenophobes have a fear of pleasure.
a full-grown male cricket can chirp.
cheese" and "big wheel" are medieval terms used in envy of those
who could afford to buy whole wheel of cheese at a time.
are more than 80,000 species of ants.
turkey can be carved into neater slices if it has been out of the oven for at
least 30 minutes. Then you can gobble it up.
Parton's first album. "Puppy Love" was released on March 29, 1959. She
was only 13 years old.
nations gave women the right to vote before the US did.
high jumper has ever stayed off the ground for more than one second.
name of the International Women Helicopter Pilots is "Whirly-Girls."
one time, the most common cause of death for cowboys was being dragged by a horse
because their spurs got caught in the saddle stirrups.
1890, only 3% of American ages 18 - 21 attended college.
reportedly had the first supermarket in the world.
Ferrule: the piece of metal that holds the rubber eraser to the pencil.
Florida is the No.1 metropolitan area for car thefts.
total weight of all the telephone books distributed in Fairbanks, Alaska is about
snails can sleep for three to four years at a time.
was outlawed in the US in 1914.
PI actor Tom Selleck appeared twice on The Dating Game, didn't get picked either
often eat so much that they're too heavy to fly. They generally regurgitate to
make themselves light enough to get up in the air again.
largest Mustard Museum in the world is in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin. It has 1,493
different varieties - with over 200 different plain yellows alone!
dogs and only a few other animals can taste water. Humans cannot. We taste the
chemicals and impurities.
is not oak and poison is not ivy.
pencils have enough lead to write about 25,000 English words.
cookies are 1 3/4 inches across.
potato chips were consumed in the year 1972 than any other year.
de Vinci invented scissors.
Attack: About half of all psychiatrists have been attacked by at least one of
American crow weighs about one pound when full grown.
can run up to 45 m.p.h. Rabbits can only go a slow 35 m.p.h.
to the US Department of Agriculture, the best time to spray household insects
is at 4 p.m. Apparently, that's the time they're most vulnerable.
first macaroni factory in the US was established in Brooklyn, NY IN 1848.
telescope at Mount Palomar, California can see 7,038,835,200,000,000,000,000 miles
first US Marines recruiting station was in a bar.
salmon can leap 15 feet in the air.
first company to mass produce Teddy Bears was the Ideal Toy Company.
New Zealand, the Presidential highway links the towns of Clinton and Gore.
18, 1930: Elm Farm Ollie became the first cow to fly in an airplane.
drop of vinegar or vodka on glasses cleans them without a streak.
50% of those bit by poisonous snakes survive.
Putty is chemically a liquid but resembles a solid.
shape of snowflakes depend on the temperature in the air at the point which it
Oscars given during WW II were made of plaster.
celebrate Christmas with fireworks.
usually only blink one eye at a time.
North Dakota, it is illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on.
the 1920s, iceberg lettuce was called "crisphead."
human body parts are only three letters long: Eye, hip, arm, leg, ear, toe, jaw,
rib, lip, and gum.
takes about a half a gallon of water to cook pasta, and a gallon to clean the
quarter has 119 grooves on the side. A dime has exactly one less.
largest fish ever captured was a 59-foot whale shark off the coast of Thailand
"xyloid" is something that is woody or like wood.
is heavier than cream.
Ohio, it is illegal to get a fish drunk.
the 18th century, men in England wore their pants so tight they had to be hung
from special hooks so the wearer could jump into them.
consume more than 10 million bowls of soup each year.
is the largest distributor of toys.
names for a train caboose: Crumb box, brain wagon, bazoo wagon, strawberry patch
or loose cage.
woman's heart Beats faster than a man's heart.
is the only state that allows absentee ballots from space.
baseball gloves can be made from one cow.
Great Lakes contain six quadrillion gallons of fresh water.
Massachusetts, snoring is illegal unless all your bedroom windows are closed and
first Rolling Stone cover featured John Lennon.
quart-sized bucket holds eight million grains of sand.
skin is an inch-and-a-half thick.
wing span of Boeing 747 is longer than the Wright Brothers' first flight.
quarter of the world's population lives in China.
is an ingredient in bubble gum.
The abnormal or insatiable craving for alcohol.
is illegal to hunt camels in Arizona
turkey's can't fly.
of Americans aged 18 - 29 speak with their parents everyday.
is the national cheese of Norway.
of bread were used to erase lead pencil marks before rubber erasers were made.
too heavily can cause a person to go blind.
sheep, a duck and a rooster were the first ever hot balloon passenger's.
group of officers is called a mess
of lottery winners go back to work after winning.
houses sell faster - and for more money!
average bee only produces 1/12 tsp. of honey in his entire life.
octopus' pupil is rectangular.
trees are edible.
recommended way to sharpen a sewing needle is to stitch through a piece of sandpaper.
marriage: In the Dieri tribe of Australia a man can legally marry his mother's
mother's brother's daughter's daughter - and his mother's father's brother's daughter's
January to May 2005, major US newspapers used the word "feeding tube"
average adult American gets 52 new items of clothing per year.
deployed air bag can add as much as $2,000 to the cost of repairing a wrecked
female ferret will die if it goes into heat and can't find a mate.
wasn't Egyptian - she was Greek.
W. Bush and John Kerry are 16th cousins, three times removed.
blondes have more strands of hair on their heads than redheads or brunettes.
electric chair was invented by a dentist.
Tokyo, you can have a toupee for your dog.
bast need 2 tablespoons of blood each day to survive.
coffee creamer is flammable.
are 17 different words for "surrender."
fall at 17 miles per hour.
average US household wastes 14% of its food.
against the law to yell out "Snake!" in Flowery Branch, Ga.
in India serve "Maharaja Macs" - two all-lamb patties - because Hindus
consider cows sacred.
expand nearly 45% when someone looks at something they find pleasing.
have regional accents! City ducks have rough quacks so they can be heard over
the busy noise. Country sucks have a softer, quieter quack.
elephant can smell water up to 3 miles away.
caught drinking coffee in Turkey during the 16th century was put to death.
cream was invented in China around 2000 B.C.
men shave until they get married; they start growing a beard afterwards.
being introduced in 1930, more than 500,000,000 yo-yo's have been sold in the
average person can fit their pinky finger up one side of their nostrils. If they
stick both in at the same time, however, only 1/4 of each pinky fits.
who are lying tend to look up and to the left.
of dice cubes always equal 7.
longest recorded tornado path was 293 miles - in 1917, from Missouri to Indiana.
conceived on airplanes rarely suffer from motion sickness.
first video game, Pong, was introduced in 1972.
have 18 more bones than humans.
is the only continent that does not have reptiles or snakes.
game Hangman inspired the hit game show Wheel Of Fortune.
opera singer burns about two calories a minute while performing.
use their trucks for touching, grasping, sucking, spraying, smelling and striking.
original Howdy Doody had exactly 48 freckles.
telephone's dial is in the key of "F."
bushel of apples weighs 42 pounds.
average person spends about 2 years of their life on the telephone.
cars are registered in California than any other state.
pioneer Margaret Higgins Sanger was 1 of 11 children.
of all ice cream sales are plain old vanilla.
15th century Florence, Italy, it was illegal for women to wear buttons.
Roosevelt is the only president to deliver an inaugural address without using
the letter "I."
in 5 British homes has a foot spa.
Nebraska is the birthplace of "Kool-Aid."
an ounce of gas is used every time a car is started.
Edison nicknamed his first two children Dot and Dash (after telegraphy.)
average male waist size in 1985 was 32 inches. In 2005 it's 36 inches.
side of the hammer is the cheek.
Dead Sea is really a lake.
sprouts have three times as much vitamin C as oranges.
wear out faster on your right foot than your left foot.
final coast-to-coast telephone line was connected in 1914.
Texas, it is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing.
means "sheltered harbor."
to an old English system of units, a moment is one and a half seconds.
The number of Hershey's Kisses it takes to equal a pound.
average person falls asleep in just more than seven minutes.
can walk underwater.
have a one in two million chance of being struck in the head by a meteorite.
root hairs of a full grown rye plant can reach out as far as the surface area
of a football field.
manners: The noise you don't make when you're eating soup." - Bennett Cerf.
means "City of Lions," but none have ever been spotted there.
average New York City household creates 6.2 pounds of garbage every day.
of gift card recipients never redeem the full amount.
October 17, 1949, Northwest Airlines became the first airline to serve an alcoholic
drink in flight in the US
than 35,000,000,000 e-mails are sent everyday throughout the world.
longest recorded Monopoly games was 1,680 hours - over 70 days!
invited to a home on Russia, one must bring a gift. Vodka is always acceptable.
squid eat each other.
the age of 70, half of your taste buds will be gone.
military salute evolved from medieval times when knights would raise their visors
to show their identity.
of everything is crap." - Theodore Sturgeon.
the average, poets live 62 years, playwrights live to 63, novelists 66 and nonfiction
writers live until 68.
patron saint of ice-skating is Saint Lydwina.
of Kentucky are required to bathe once a hear.
The pace between your extended thumb and index finger.
da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
stapler was invented in 1868.
take the same amount of time to age as wine.
do not charge because they see a red cape, they charge at the movement of the
tongue print is unique.
octopus' pupil is rectangular.
is 95 times heavier than Earth.
person who is "scoptophobic" has a major fear of being seen.
are more than 15,000 different types of rice.
life expectancy of a mocking bird is 10 years.
milk is the only milk that doesn't curdle when boiled.
John Grisham is the 16th cousin of Bill Clinton.
Bulgaria and Greece a head nod means "no." Everywhere else it's a "yes."
vehicles were forbidden in Bermuda until 1948.
of the elasticity, human lungs are 100% easier to blow up than a balloon.
lady Eleanor Roosevelt ate three chocolate-covered garlic balls every morning.
Her doctor told her it would improve her memory.
is in the buckwheat family.
ancient China, people would commit suicide by eating a pound of salt.
mate for life.
were invented in 1945.
official sport of Alaska is mushing.
used to be called azote.
herd of 60 cows can produce a ton of milk is less than a day.
people are 20% more likely to try a forkful of food from diners around them than
to studies, chocolate is the food most craved by women. Scientists have not figured
are about 15,000 people in comas worldwide.
was the first country in the world to have a supermarket.
was the first state to allow women to vote.
Polk, the U.S.'s 11th president was sedated by only brandy when he underwent gall
bladder surgery at the age of 17.
is the only English word that ends in "mt."
US penny is the only coin currently minted by the US with the profile facing the
of Americans said that they would continue to work if they won a $10 million lottery
cruise ship Queen Elizabeth II moves only 6 inches per gallon of diesel fuel.
eggs are 6 to 8 inches long.
dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
ridges on the sides of coins are called reeding or milling.
phrase "Holy Toledo" refers to Toledo, Spain, which was a huge Christian
cultural center in 1085.
you place a Viagara pill in a houseplant's soil every 6 months, the plant will
can be housebroken.
10% of Jewish households put up Christmas trees.
average free newspaper is seen by 2.5 people before is is discarded.
Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving dinner.
is impossible to sneeze with your eye open.
John played piano on the Hollies' "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother."
is the color a Mood Ring shows when it's owner is tense.
is the Australian Aborigine name that means "no drink."
is the vegetable that offers the highest source of calcium.
to superstition, putting a hat on a bad is bad luck.
cooking, 6 drops equal one dash.
Jelly is produced by Honey Bees.
the average a penguin can jump 6 feet.
conundrum is a riddle solved with a pun.
eat about 200,000,000 frogs annually.
did not sell very well in Mexico because the word Fresca is the Mexican slang
people are killed annualy by donkey's than die in air crashes.
of water on Earth is fresh.
phoebe is a bird.
muscat is a black grape.
is a French sauce that is seasoned with tarragon.
offspring of a zebra and a donkey is called a "zeedonk".
average cow produces 40 glasses of milk a day.
Cow must be a mother before she will produce milk.
spelled his own name several different ways.
de Cologne was first marketed as a way to protect against the plague.
average, murderers are 7.5 years younger than their victims.
to the Bible, Moses was 120 years old when he died.
20% of women dye their hair.
Indiana, was the first US city to have electrical power.
the Simple was the grandson of Charles the Bald. Both were rulers of France.
than two-thirds of the Earth's land surface is north of the equator.
Einstein's younger brother was a schizophrenic.
average pool cue is 57 inches long.
sailors used to wear gold earrings so they could be afforded a proper burial when
bread was patented by Mrs. R. Pride on April 1, 1954.
is the second largest international commerce item in the world. The first is oil.
than 10,000 birds die each year from crashing into windows.
Goldberg's real name is Caryn Elaine Johnson.
first VCR was made in 1956. It was the size of a piano.
have four noses.
is illegal to be a prostitute in Sienna, Italy, if your name is Mary.
50 Bibles are sold every minute across the world.
1895, there were only two cars in the state of Ohio, yet somehow, they managed
Wilson's picture appeared on the $100,000 bill.
for Frank Sinatra's first solo performance in New York City in 1942 sold for 35
are not allowed to photograph the Pygmies in Zambia.
Animal Crackers box has a string handle because they were first introduced as
a Christmas gift meant to be hung from the tree.
largest species of seahorse is 8 inches.
are only 12 letters in the Hawaiian alphabet.
enough time to adjust, the human eye can almost see as well at night as an owl.
A heavy winter fog that contains ice crystals.
newly hatched crocodile is three times as large as the egg from which it emerged.
food are you most likely to be allergic to? Nuts.
ants build anthills 16 feet deep and an acre square.
babies are born in the month of September than in any other month.
a guess: How many muscles are there in your ear? Nine
TV show to win an Emmy for Outstanding Drama: Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (1950).
poll result: 53% of Americans think they've paid "the right amount."
rule of thumb: The darker green a vegetable is, the more vitamin C it contains.
announcer to say, "He shoots, he scores!" during a hockey game: Foster
was once sold as a medicine.
mating, a hummingbird's wings beat 200 times per second.
navel divides the body of a newborn into two equal parts.
dogs were hanged for witchcraft during the Salem witch trials.
in parts and labor, for an Academy Award Oscar statuette: about $300.
the average male never shaved, his beard would be 13 feet long on the day he died.
tell is that the human body has about 60,000 miles of blood vessels.
got their name because their ears look like a donkey's (jackass).
of being injured by a toilet seat in your lifetime: 1 in 6,500.
you lined up all the Slinkys ever made in a row they could wrap around the Earth
part of the map is the ideo locator? The part that says "You Are Here."
word "gullible" does not appear in the dictionary.
do rabbits and horses have in common? They can't vomit.
posthumous hit of all times: (Just Like) Starting Over, by John Lennon.
aside. The heel of the sock is called the "gore."
tomato comes in over 4,000 varieties.
the tongue the only muscle attached at just one end? Our sources say yes.
8,000 Americans are injured by musical instruments each year.
that a public road in the US is unpaved: 1%, In Canada 75%.
medieval Japan, dentists extracted teeth with their hands.
you alphabetize your spice rack? Only 1 in 12 Americans does.
1797 Harry Hetherington invented the top hat and wore it in public. He was arrested
for disturbing the peace.
United States has never lost a war in which mules were used.
the 1980's, the average speed of traffic in New York City was less than 10 mph.
brain uses 40% of the oxygen that enters your bloodstream.
a suriphobe? Someone who's afraid of mice.
are an estimated 171 billion US pennies in circulation.
rule of thumb: If they could sweat, they wouldn't be able to fly.
for thought: Peanut butter sandwiches weren't popular until the 1920s.
cost of maintaining a chimpanzee in captivity for 60 years: $300,000.
makes a woman more likely to become depressed; a man less likely.
first movie shown in a drive-in theater was Wife Beware, in 1933
Grover Cleveland's nickname was "Uncle Jumbo."
company holds the most US patents? IBM.
English:Technically speaking, a female "dude" is known as a "dudine."
did Thomas Henry Huxley invent the word agnostic in 1869? He got tired
of being called an atheist.
you visit, bring sunblock: Neptune;s summer is 40 years long.
even sneeze slowly. And they give birth upside down. Slowly.
1947 Marilyn Monroe was crowned the first Queen of Artichokes.
with the most leading roles ever in Hollywood films: John Wayne, at 141.
the old days, freckles were called "moth-patches" and were considered
of life: There's an estimated one trillion bacteria on each of your feet.
facts: The average American eats 5 gallons of frozen desserts a year.
celebrate the October Revolution in November (on the 7th).
snowflakes ever recorded: 1/500th of an inch in diameter. The largest: 15 inches
in diameter and eight inches thick. They fell in Montana in 1887.
is more: 95% of the creatures on Earth are smaller than a chicken egg.
first open heart surgery was performed in 1893.
What is an erythrophobe? A: Someone who blushes easily.
results: 57% of women would rather go on a shopping spree than have sex.
for thought: Twinkie inventor Jimmy Dewar ate 40,177 Twinkies in his lifetime.
to Guinness, the longest recorded bout of hiccups lasted for 65 years.
The longest recorded sneezing fit was 978 consecutive days.
over, Rover: 63% of pet owners sleep with their pets.
once tried to deliver mail using cats. (It didn't work).
Astaire's dancing shoes were size 8 and a half.
average North American receives their first romantic kiss at age 13.
word hitchhike was coined in 1926.
can't move their tongues.
annual odds of dying by falling from your bed: 2 in 1,000,000.
that you'll be killed by a plane falling from the sky: 1 in 25,000,000, Odds that
it will happen today: 1 in 7 trillion.
have a memory span of three seconds.
contains more than 25% of the world's forests.
wonder they're gone: In ancient Egypt, pillows were made of stones.
form of surgery on Earth: trepanning - drilling holes in the skull.
spider's blood is transparent.
good: In the Middle Ages, chicken soup was considered an aphrodisiac.
Goldrush of 2075? Scientists think there's gold on Mars, Venus, and Mercury.
stomach has 35 million digestive glands.
of all forest fires are started by lightning.
by side, 2,000 cells of the human body would cover one square inch.
consume an average 736 million pounds of peanut butter each year.
earliest form of electroshock treatment involved the use of electric eels.
single most ordered item in American restaurant: French fries.
first e-mail was sent out over the Internet in 1972.
Antarctica, sunsets can be green.
new: Ancient Rome had rent-a-chariot businesses.
23 people in a room, and there's a 50%chance two will share a birthday.
is another word
for junk food.
Lariat, and Loop are all towns in Texas.
are twice as many billionaires in the US today then there were 10 years ago.
shoes to fill: George Washington's feet were size 13.
average cat has 13 whiskers - 12 on each side of its nose.
king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.
surface temperature of Venue: 864 degrees F, the hottest planet in the solar system.
most dangerous jobs in the US: commercial fishing and logging.
Shepherd used a six iron golf club on the moon.
whale's heart beats once every 6 1/2 seconds.
are more telephones than people in Washington, DC.
rule of thumb: If it's a drug, it has a side effect.
Foster's real name is Ariane Munker.
average 25% of the fish you eat are raised on fish farms.
means "poison" on Latin.
around: Louis XIV owned 413 beds.
India, playing cards are round.
you tried to count off a billion seconds, it would take you 31.7 years.
Statue of Liberty is patented.
Oval Office in the White House is only 22 feet long.
say 1 in 4 people admit to snooping in their host's medicine cabinet.
speed of a chicken at full gallop: 9 mph.
astronomer Tycho Brahe lost the tip of his nose in a duel, he replaced it with
a gold one.
president to shake hands in greeting: Thomas Jefferson. Earlier presidents bowed.
the moment of conception, you spent about half an hour as a single cell.
food: A bat can eat as many as 1,000 insects an hour.
is an excellent skin moisturizer.
women in the Bible: Sarah, 56 times.
Mayan Empire lasted six times as long as the Roman Empire.
anemophobic is a person who's afraid of high winds.
least 8,000 human-made objects are orbiting the Earth.
fishing reel was invented around the year 300 AD
grown, Argentina's falabella horses are only 16" tall.
highest city: Lhasa, Tibet, at 12,087 feet above sea level.
sports movie in history: Jerry McGuire
people ran the first New York City Marathon in 1970; 32,000 ran in 1998.
average, grocery shoppers spend 8 minutes waiting in line at the supermarket.
ergasiophobe is someone who's afraid of work.
cost of a movie ticket in 1940: 24 cents.
windsurfers: Wind speeds on Neptune can reach 1,500 mph.
of men think balding has a negative effect on business and social relationships.
an average day, the president of the United States receives 20,000 letters.
average American dog will cost its owner $14,600 over its lifetime.
you're standing on a mountain top and the conditions are just right you can see
a lit match from 50 miles away.
are 68,000 miles of phone lines in the Pentagon.
ball team to pay its players: Cincinnati Redstockings.
it was introduced in 1848, the modern gold ball was called a "gutta-percha"
American college sport still in existence: rowing.
average car in Japan is driven 4,4000 miles a year. In the US, it's 9,500 miles.
Pentagon spent %$50 million dollars on Viagra for American troops and retirees
of getting hit by a meteor this year: 1 in 5 billion.
Dwight Eisenhower owned a pair of pajamas with five stars on the lapels.
What is a gnomon? A: The thing that casts a shadow on a sundial.
sense: The giraffe has the highest blood pressure of any animal.
oldest person ever to be issued a driver's license is the US was 109.
of people to TVs in the world: 6 to 1
rule of thumb: Drunk ants always fall over on their right side.
islands of Antigua and Barbuda issued Elle Macpherson postage stamps in 1999.
year Americans use enough foam peanuts to fill ten 85-story skyscrapers.
Tour de France bicycle race is 2,300 miles long.
results: 58% of school kids say pizza is their favorite cafeteria food.
data: 32% of all singles polled said they think they'll meet their future mate
it was invented in India, badminton was known as Poona.
average, the Statue of Liberty's fingernails weigh 100 pounds each.
another name for a roll of coins wrapped in paper? A rouleau.
Hamlet has been adapted into a film 49 times: Romeo & Juliet, 27.
value of a single pair of Elvis' underpants, $1,300.
1937, the referee tossed a jump ball after every basket in basketball.
1948, 2.3% of American households had a television; today 99% do.
to it: In the 13th Century, Europeans baptized children with beer.
someone on a subway in Britain can get you life in prison.
do grape juice and the blesbok antelope have in common? The same color.
cigar store Indians once outnumbered male ones by four to one.
did "venereal disease" get it's name? From Venus, the Roman goddess
the common name for animal anobium pertinax? Bookworm.
do you know when you're playing with an Italian deck of cards? No queens.
Roosevelt's boyhood friends called him Teedie, not Teddy.
this one down: The typewriter was invented before the fountain pen.
Prohibition, the most common method of drinking beer at home was drinking it straight
out of a bucket filled at a local pub or brewery.
do people and lobsters have in common? Both like to eat lobster.
Platinum American Eagle has the highest denomination of any US coin. Value $100.00.
top 3 products for coupon redemption are cold cereal, soap and deodorant.
in three dog owners say they've talked to their pets on the phone.
say: 46% of all violence on TV occurs in cartoons.
can fly as fast as 30 mph.
are 1,000 different chemicals in a cup of coffee, 26 of them have been tested
to see if they cause cancer in laboratory rats; 13 do.
do tongue prints and fingerprints have in common? No two are alike.
hang petty thieves, but appoint the great ones to public office." - Aesop
Why was the shark model in Jaws called Bruce? A: Steven Spielberg named it after
Gone With the Wind, Clark Gable worked 71 days and made $120,000. Vivien
Leigh worked 125 days and made $25,000.
US president to head a labor union: Ronald Reagan.
don't wolves bark like dogs? One theory: They don't want to.
say: If you're typical, your body contains about four ounces of salt.
tell us: an adult crocodile can go two years without eating.
your daughter engaged? Move to Thailand. The parents of the groom pay for the
do you know when a roadrunner is content? It purrs.
with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska
human sacrifices, what did the Aztecs offer the gods? Tamales.
jaws of a decapitated snapping turtle can keep snapping for about a day.
London Zoo reportedly employs an entertainment director" for the animals.
of the road: Men are more likely than women to run stoplights but women are more
likely to switch lanes without signaling.
neckties sell best. Red ties are second
typical redwood tree's roots are only 5 to 6 feet deep and spread out over an
bees only sting other queen bees.
to sleep researchers, only about 5% of people dream in color.
VIII was the eighth English king called Henry and the first anywhere called "Your
four high school hazing sports: swimming, diving, soccer, lacrosse.
an average minute, 20,900 gallons flow from the Amazon River into the sea.
of American adolescents get acne.
the 1,000 varieties of cherries grown in the US, only 10 are grown commercially.
US Treasury mints about 19.5 million pennies a day.
heaviest pumpkin ever recorded weighed 1,061 pounds.
the dog was paid $125 a week for his work in The Wizard of Oz.
average cow produces 70,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.
travels a mile in five seconds through the air.
sound travels a mile in one second.
result: 1 in 6 employees say they got so mad at a co-worker last year that they
"felt like hitting them," but didn't.
Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. Shaved eyebrows were the fad when she was painted.
average American drinks 3.4 cups of coffee a day.
thousand years, spring gets two-thirds of a day shorter.
you weigh 120 pounds on Earth, you'll weigh about 20 pounds on the moon.
consume 16,000 tons of asprin every year.
Falls in Venezuela is 15 times higher than Niagara Falls.
to one study, 85% of parents use child car-safety seats incorrectly.
Jockeys are the only US athletes legally allowed to bet on themselves.
a woodchuck could chuck wood, it would chuck about 700 pounds.
average American kid catches 6 colds a year. The average American kid in daycare
odds of living to age 116: 1 in 2 billion.
Data: The average American male laughs 69 times a day; the average woman, 55.
sports celebrity appeared simultaneously on Times, Newsweek and Sports Illustrated?
Secretariat, the race horse in 1973.
US Postal Services owns 176,000 cars and trucks - the largest civilian vehicle
fleet on earth.
Diana was buried in a plot of land once used as the Spencer Family pet cemetery.
consumption of canned beans in the US: New York, Los Angeles, Boston.
is it legal for the dead to vote? If they die after mailing in an absentee ballot.
who drink coffee are less likely to commit suicide than people who don't.
nation wide best-selling book in the US: the memoirs of Ulysses S Grant.
mother shark can give birth to as many as 70 baby sharks per litter.
to the phone company: 85% of obscene calls are made by males.
Venice, Venetian blinds are known as "Persian Blinds."
do gorillas and house cats have in common? Both purr.
say: 5% of Americans never get married.
Franklin gave guitar lessons.
hibernating bear can go as long as six months without a bathroom break.
of the country of Liechtenstein's GNP is generated by the sale of false teeth.
medieval Europeans burned witches, the witches' families had to pay for the wood.
common phobia in the world: odynophobia - the fear of pain.
do you know when a turkey is panicking? That's the only time it whistles.
most dangerous steps on most staircases: the two at the top and the two at the
takes 720 peanuts to make a pound of peanut butter.
you know that both French and African marigolds come from North America?
has an estimated 550 million voters.
Montreal, Quebec it is illegal to water a garden in the rain.
do whales and buffaloes have in common? They both stampede.
term for earwax: cerumen.
last count, Minnesota had 99 lakes named Mud Lake.
speed of a pigeon in flight: 90 mph.
had his own private train, complete with 15 railcars. It was named Amerika.
Athens, Greece, you can lose your driver's license for being "poorly dressed"
pizza became popular in the US in the 1930s, sales of oregano shot up 5,200%.
cannot see the color red.
the average, adults have 2 gallons of air in the space between their skin and
to market research, if a girl owns one Barbie, she probably owns 7.
the opportunity, chimpanzees will hunt ducks.
fingernails grow faster than uninjured ones.
exocannibal is a cannibal who eats only enemies. An indocannibal eats only friends.
Capone's older brother Vince Capone was a policeman in Nebraska.
ancient Greeks played cards. In those days, aces were known as "dogs."
expression of any language on earth: "OK."
average computer worker types 90,000 keystrokes in an eight-hour shift.
average, people aged 24 to 35 worry less than adults of any other age group.
21,000 commercial airline flights are scheduled daily in the United States. Only
about 5,000 planes are available to fly them.
player to be named Rookie of the Year: Jackie Robinson, in 1947.
is no leading cause of death for people who live past the age of 100.