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

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