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

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