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Blueberry Jelly Bellies were created especially for Ronald Reagan.
Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung.
To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs into its eyeballs -- it will let you go instantly.
Giraffes have no vocal cords.
Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.
Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times, but more like 4,950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom.
In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die.
The United States has never lost a war in which mules were used.
You're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206.
A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside.
Dr. Seuss pronounced 'Seuss' such that it rhymed with 'rejoice.'
A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
The katydid bug hears through holes in its hind legs.
Hypnotism is banned by public schools in San Diego.
In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
The only nation whose name begins with an 'A' but doesn't end in an 'A' is Afghanistan.
During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants.
The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.
Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet
In 1983, a Japanese artist made a copy of the Mona Lisa completely out of toast.
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
Some toothpaste's contain antifreeze.
Non-dairy creamer is flammable.
Einstein couldn't speak fluently when he was nine. His parents thought he might be retarded.
The international telephone dialing code for Antarctica is 672.
The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
Penguins can jump as high as 6 feet in the air.
A jellyfish is 95 percent water.
All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
The average American will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year.
Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
Mosquitoes have teeth.
The first toilet ever seen on television was on 'Leave It To Beaver.'
Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day.
There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
There wasn't a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses.
A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.
A male emperor moth can smell a female emperor moth up to 7 miles away.
In Los Angeles, there are fewer people than there are automobiles.
It takes about a half a gallon of water to cook macaroni, and about a gallon to clean the pot.
The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
A jumbo jet uses 4,000 gallons of fuel to take off.
Almonds are a member of the peach family.
One in every 4 americans has appeared on television.
The average bank teller loses about $250 every year.
Windmills always turn counter-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland.
The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major League All-Star Game.
A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off.
It's against the law to catch fish with your bare hands in Kansas.
In space, astronauts cannot cry, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow.
The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in Jello.
The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.
In England, in the 1880's, 'Pants' were considered a dirty word.
A cow produces 200 times more gas a day than a person.
In 75% of American households, women manage the money and pay the bills.
According to a British law passed in 1845, attempting to commit suicide was a capital offense. Offenders could be hanged for trying
A giraffe can go without water longer than a camel can.
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
There are only four words in the English language which end in '-dous': tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
Emus and kangaroos cannot walk backwards, and are on the Australian coat of arms for that reason.
Murphy's Oil Soap is the chemical most commonly used to clean elephants.
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
There are only thirteen blimps in the world. Nine of them are in the United States.
12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily
It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open. (Don't try this at home!)
A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.
America once issued a 5-cent bill.
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A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans!
Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge, a dime has one less groove
A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
Eskimo ice cream is neither icy, or creamy.
If NASA sent birds into space they would soon die; they need gravity to swallow.
Montpelier, VT is the only U.S. state capital without a McDonalds.
You blink over 20,000,000 times a year.
Almost a quarter of the land area of Los Angeles is taken up by automobiles.
Most cows give more milk when they listen to music.
The state of Florida is bigger than England.
Q is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any state name
The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
If you bring a raccoon's head to the Henniker, New Hampshire town hall, you are entitled to receive $.10 from the town.
An iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously
Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
More people use blue toothbrushes, than red ones.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
In 1984, a Canadian farmer began renting ad space on his cows.
85,000,000 tons of paper are used each year in the U.S.
Bird droppings are the chief export of Nauru, an island nation in the Western Pacific.
The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times.
Your right lung takes in more air than your left one does.
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.
Facetious and abstemious contain all the vowels in the correct order, as does arsenious, meaning 'containing arsenic.'
Every person has a unique tongue print.
Until 1796, there was a state in the United States called Franklin. Today it is known as Tennessee.
Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks.
Women's hearts beat faster than men's.
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realizes it's there.
Since 1896, the beginning of the modern Olympics, only Greece and Australia have participated in every Games.
About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30.
Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister.
In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
Cat's urine glows under a blacklight.
The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
'I am.' is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
There are over 52.6 million dogs in the U.S.
In Kentucky, 50 percent of the people who get married for the first time are teenagers.
A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average.
A walla-walla scene is one where extras pretend to be talking in the background -- when they say 'walla-walla' it looks like they are actually talking.
A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate.
On an American one-dollar bill, there is an owl in the upper left-hand corner of the '1' encased in the 'shield' and a spider hidden in the front upper right-hand corner.
The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old.
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone.
Playing cards were issued to British pilots in WWII. If captured, they could be soaked in water and unfolded to reveal a map for escape.
Polar Bears trying to blend in with the ice will sometimes cover up their black nose with their paws.
1,525,000,000 miles of telephone wire is strung across the U.S.
The average American drinks about 600 sodas a year.
One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the 1930's lobbied against hemp farmers -- they saw it as competition. It is not as chemically addictive
Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food.
All porcupines float in water.
Armadillos are the only animals besides humans that can get leprosy.
There are only thirteen blimps in the world. Nine of them are in the United States.
Money isn't made out of paper, it's made out of cotton.
Sylvia Miles had the shortest performance ever nominated for an Oscar with 'Midnight Cowboy.' Her entire role lasted only six minutes.
A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.
The world population of chickens is about equal to the number of people.
A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
You'll eat about 35,000 cookies in a lifetime
Many hamsters only blink one eye at a time.
Recycling one glass jar, saves enough energy to watch T.V for 3 hours.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn't give her coffee.
A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana.
Millie the White House dog earned more than 4 times as much as President Bush in 1991.
A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night.
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
Armadillos have four babies at a time and they are always all the same sex.
The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly.
Most lipstick contains fish scales.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
Texas is also the only state that is allowed to fly its state flag at the same height as the U.S. flag.
If your eyes are six feet above the surface of the ocean, the horizon will be about three statute miles away
There are more plastic flamingos in America than real ones.
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Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
In Bangladesh, kids as young as 15 can be jailed for cheating on their finals.
Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
In the White House, there are 13,092 knives, forks and spoons.
In 1980, there was only one country in the world with no telephones - Bhutan.
Most Americans' car horns beep in the key of F.
Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
The longest one-syllable word in the English language is 'screeched.'
Cats can produce over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs can only produce about ten.
The starfish is one of the only animals who can turn it's stomach inside-out.
It was once against the law to have a pet dog in a city in Iceland.
The condom - made originally of linen - was invented in the early 1500s.
Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots.
In Tokyo, they sell toupees for dogs.
101 Dalmatians and Peter Pan (Wendy) are the only two Disney cartoon features with both parents that are present and don't die throughout the movie.
It takes a lobster approximately seven years to grow to be one pound.
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
When snakes are born with two heads, they fight each other for food.
123,000,000 cars are being driven down the U.S's highways
Thomas Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid of the dark.
If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.
Every time Beethoven sat down to write music, he poured ice water over his head.
Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the world's widest road.
The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado.
Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet.
Dogs and cats consume almost $7 billion worth of pet food a year.
The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump.
99% of the solar systems mass is concentrated in the sun.
Reindeer like to eat bananas.
The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons.
'Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in air crashes.
Camel's milk does not curdle.
A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 6 years. Wow.
The praying mantis is the only insect that can turn its head.
A 10-gallon hat barely holds 6 pints.
Over 1000 birds a year die from smashing into windows
The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C.
You're more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day than in any other weather.
315 entries in Webster's Dictionary will be misspelled.
Hydroxydesoxycorticosterone and hydroxydeoxycorticosterones are the largest anagrams.
A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day.
A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world.
Pollsters say that 40 percent of dog and cat owners carry pictures of the pets in their wallets.
Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
The oldest known goldfish lived to 41 years of age. Its name was Fred.
You can only smell 1/20th as well as a dog.
Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.
Goethe couldn't stand the sound of barking dogs and could only write if he had an apple rotting in the drawer of his desk.
An average person laughs about 15 times a day.
Only 55% of all Americans know that the sun is a star.
'Dreamt' is the only English word that ends in the letters 'mt.'
Research indicates that mosquitoes are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas.
In the great fire of London in 1666 half of London was burnt down but only 6 people were injured.
166,875,000,000 pieces of mail are delivered each year in the U.S
A skunk can spray its stinky scent more than 10 feet.
A shark can detect one part of blood in 100 million parts of water.
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.
Slugs have 4 noses.
Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under is cap to keep him cool. He changed it every 2 innings.
Bubble gum contains rubber.
Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, everytime you breathe.
Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.
In every episode of 'Seinfeld' there is a Superman somewhere.
Spotted skunks do handstands before they spray.
Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.
It was once against the law to slam your car door in a city in Switzerland.
The average person is about a quarter of an inch taller at night.
Honeybees have hair on their eyes.
In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak
It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a certain church in Omaha, Nebraska.

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