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

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