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

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