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

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