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

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