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

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