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