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

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