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

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