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

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