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

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