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

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