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

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