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

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