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

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