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

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