A ton of random fun facts

A massive list of random fun facts about people, animals, places and things. Odd, interesting, funny, surprising, amazing and useless tidbits of random info for easily impressed people!

  • Ants do not sleep.
  • Uranus has 27 moons.
  • A leech has 32 brains.
  • A slug has four noses.
  • Mosquitoes have teeth.
  • Slugs have four noses.
  • A chicken is 75% water.
  • Pearls melt in vinegar.
  • An elephant cannot jump.
  • Starfish have no brains.
  • A jellyfish is 95% water.
  • An owl has three eyelids.
  • Earthworms have 5 hearts.
  • Dumbest Dog: Afghan hound.
  • A honey bee has four wings.
  • Bubble gum contains rubber.
  • Camel’s have three eyelids.
  • Emus cannot walk backwards.
  • An octopus has three hearts.
  • Marilyn Monroe had six toes.
  • Only female mosquitoes bite.
  • Polar bears are left-handed.
  • Rats and horses can’t vomit.
  • Sharks are immune to cancer.
  • The garfish has green bones.
  • 98% of Japanese are cremated.
  • A myrmecologist studies ants.
  • Fido means faithful in Latin.
  • Most toilets flush in E flat.
  • Platypuses mate in the water.
  • Reindeer like to eat bananas.
  • Snake is a delicacy in China.
  • Women smile more than men do.
  • A rabbit is not able to vomit.
  • A snail can sleep for 3 years.
  • Armadillos can be housebroken.
  • Fried spiders taste like nuts.
  • The pancreas produces Insulin.
  • There are coffee flavored PEZ.
  • Coca-Cola was originally green.
  • Non-dairy creamer is flammable.
  • Over 80% of the brain is water.
  • The Pentagon has 284 restrooms.
  • There is cyanide in apple pips.
  • There is no tipping in Iceland.
  • Walt Disney had a fear of mice.
  • Walt Disney was afraid of mice.
  • 11% of the world is left-handed.
  • A human eyeball weighs an ounce.
  • A shrimp’s heart is in its head.
  • An oyster can change its gender.
  • Buckingham Palace has 602 rooms.
  • Thailand used to be called Siam.
  • The Beetham Tower has 47 floors.
  • A baby kangaroo is called a joey.
  • A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
  • A cat’s jaw cannot move sideways.
  • Daniel Boone hated coonskin caps.
  • Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
  • Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.
  • In 1681, the last dodo bird died.
  • Rabbits can live up to ten years.
  • Unlike a frog a toad cannot jump.
  • A scorpion can have up to 12 eyes.
  • Adolf Hitler loved chocolate cake.
  • An armadillo can walk under water.
  • Butterflies taste with their feet.
  • Camels chew in a figure 8 pattern.
  • Chinese Crested dogs can get acne.
  • In Iceland, a Big Mac costs $5.50.
  • Koalas sleep up to 19 hours a day.
  • Odontophobia is the fear of teeth.
  • Rodent’s teeth never stop growing.
  • The name for insect poop is frass.
  • Tomatoes and cucumbers are fruits.
  • Women hearts beat faster than men.
  • A snail can sleep for three years.
  • Apples are part of the rose family.
  • Chinese Crested dogs can get acne.
  • Girls have more tastebud than boys.
  • Most lipstick contains fish scales.
  • Most snakes have six rows of teeth.
  • Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister.
  • One out of 200 women is colorblind.
  • Pigeons can see ultraviolet lights.
  • Tarantulas can live up to 30 years.
  • The human brain is about 75% water.
  • The youngest pope was 11 years old.
  • There are no snakes in New Zealand.
  • Water expands 9% when it is frozen.
  • A “2 by 4″ is really 1 1/2 by 3 1/2.
  • A group of crows is called a murder.
  • A pig’s orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.
  • About 55% of all movies are rated R.
  • Flies jump backwards during takeoff.
  • Goats do not have upper front teeth.
  • Hedenophobic means fear of pleasure.
  • India has a Bill of Rights for cows.
  • It is impossible to lick your elbow.
  • Most dinosaurs walked on their toes.
  • On a ship a toilet is called a head.
  • One in ten people live on an island.
  • Some lions mate over 50 times a day.
  • Some toothpastes contain antifreeze.
  • 31% of employees skip lunch entirely.
  • A 2″ X 4″ is really 1-1/2″ by 3-1/2″.
  • A group of kangaroos is called a mob.
  • A group of tigers is called a streak.
  • A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
  • Alexander the Great was an epileptic.
  • An ear of corn consists of 80% water.
  • Cat’s urine glows under a blacklight.
  • Human tapeworms can grow up to 22.9m.
  • Mr. Rogers was an ordained minister.
  • Oak trees can live 200 or more years.
  • Pinocchio is Italian for “pine head.”
  • The country code for Russia is “007”.
  • The New Zealand Kiwi bird cannot fly.
  • The sun shrinks five feet every hour.
  • The word Karate means, “empty hand.”.
  • Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark.
  • A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
  • A turtle can breathe through its butt.
  • Cats’ urine glows under a black light.
  • Cleopatra married two of her brothers.
  • Dr. Seuss pronounced his name “soyce”.
  • Fear of clowns is called coulrophobia.
  • One billion seconds is about 32 years.
  • One in every 9000 people is an albino.
  • Snake venom is ninety percent protein.
  • Some snails live on branches in trees.
  • The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.
  • The human face is made up of 14 bones.
  • 25% of a human’s bones are in its feet.
  • A catfish has about 100,000 taste buds.
  • A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
  • Alfred Nobel invented dynamite in 1866.
  • All penguins live south of the equator.
  • Back in 1796, dimes were called dismes.
  • Children grow faster in the springtime.
  • Every continent has a city called Rome.
  • Every person has a unique tongue print.
  • Every year lightning kills 1000 people.
  • In America, 38% of doctors are Indians.
  • In golf, a ‘Bo Derek’ is a score of 10.
  • Mosquitoes prefer children over adults.
  • Most fleas do not live past a year old.
  • One Neptune year lasts 165 Earth years.
  • One out of 20 people have an extra rib.
  • The favorite honeymoon place is Hawaii.
  • The first TONKA truck was made in 1947.
  • There are five years in a quinquennium.
  • There is a city in Norway called “Hell”
  • 38% of Americans eat breakfast everyday.
  • A “hairbreadth away” is 1/48 of an inch.
  • A blink lasts approximately 0.3 seconds.
  • A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
  • A newly hatched fish is called a “fry.”.
  • Almonds are members of the peach family.
  • An olive tree can live up to 1500 years.
  • Chewing gum has rubber as an ingredient.
  • Cow is a Japanese brand of shaving foam.
  • Emus and kangaroos can’t walk backwards.
  • Every three seconds, a new baby is born.
  • Greece’s national anthem has 158 verses.
  • Lachanophobia is the fear of vegetables.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
  • Mexico City sinks about 10 inches a year
  • Persia changed its name to Iran in 1935.
  • Spain leads the world in cork production
  • The most common rock on Earth is basalt.
  • The most popular grown bulbs are tulips.
  • The name of the Taco Bell dog is Gidget.
  • The Nile river is 6,690 kilometers long.
  • The Olympic torch weighs about 3 pounds.
  • The study of ants is called Myrmecology.
  • The youngest pope ever was 11 years old.
  • There are over 58 million dogs in the US
  • There is a town in Norway called “Hell”.
  • Turtles can breathe through their butts.
  • Whale eyes are the size of a grapefruit.
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  • A group of larks is called an exaltation.
  • A group of whales is called a pod or gam.
  • Almonds are a member of the peach family.
  • An average human scalp has 100,000 hairs.
  • Another word for hiccups is “singultus.”.
  • Blue Jays can imitate the calls of hawks.
  • On average, a hen lays 300 eggs per year.
  • On average, pigs live for about 15 years.
  • One barrel of petroleum holds 42 gallons.
  • Pumpkins contain potassium and vitamin A.
  • Sigmund Freud had a morbid fear of ferns.
  • Sponge Candy was invented in Buffalo, NY.
  • Ten radishes only contain eight calories.
  • The #1 peanut producing state is Georgia.
  • The average person laughs 10 times a day!
  • The Barbie doll has more than 80 careers.
  • The human body is comprised of 80% water.
  • The human heart weighs less than a pound.
  • There are 1,792 steps in the Eiffel Tower
  • “Kemo Sabe” means “soggy shrub” in Navajo.
  • 1 in 5 of the world’s doctors are Russian.
  • A cow averages 40,000 jaw movements a day.
  • After being picked an orange cannot ripen.
  • Althaiophobia is the fear of marshmallows.
  • An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  • Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
  • Bob Dylan’s real name is Robert Zimmerman.
  • Every 40,000 children are killed by fires.
  • Every second, 630 steel cans are recycled.
  • Flu shots only work about 70% of the time.
  • George Washington grew hemp in his garden.
  • Great White sharks have about 3,000 teeth.
  • Hawaii is the only coffee producing state.
  • In the U.S. 7 out of 10 homes use candles.
  • Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.
  • Montreal is actually located on an island.
  • Peaches were once known as Persian apples.
  • Telephonophobia is the fear of telephones.
  • The average human scalp has 100,000 hairs.
  • The body of the average baby is 75% water.
  • The Hawaiian alphabet has only 12 letters.
  • The Hawaiian alphabet only has 12 letters.
  • The Nobel prize was first awarded in 1901.
  • The sport of surfing originated in Hawaii.
  • There are about 34,000 species of spiders.
  • There are over 600 different pasta shapes.
  • Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!
  • A cow has four compartments in its stomach.
  • A lion feeds once every three to four days.
  • A starfish can turn its stomach inside out.
  • An ostrich’s eye is bigger that it’s brain.
  • Butterflies can see red, green, and yellow.
  • Every day, 7% of the US eats at McDonald’s.
  • Hippos can live up to 40 years in the wild.
  • Honey is the only food that does not spoil.
  • Human birth control pills work on gorillas.
  • King Louis XIX ruled France for 15 minutes.
  • Many hamsters only blink one eye at a time.
  • Mongolia is the largest landlocked country.
  • Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  • The average life of a taste bud is 10 days.
  • The average Super Bowl party has 18 people.
  • The Bible has been translated into Klingon.
  • The Boeing 737 is nicknamed the Fat Albert.
  • The capital of Burkina Faso is Ouagadougou.
  • The Hundred Years War lasted for 116 years.
  • The meaning of Siberia is “sleeping land.”.
  • The most popular pickle is the Dill pickle.
  • The state of Maryland has no natural Lakes.
  • The study of twins is known as gemellology.
  • The WD in WD-40 stands for Water Displacer.
  • There are 40 official jelly belly flavours.
  • There are more pigs than humans in Denmark.
  • There are some ice creams that are 75% air.
  • While in Alcatraz, Al Capone was inmate 85.
  • Witchcraft means “Craft of the Wise Ones.”.
  • You can only smell 1/20th as well as a dog.
  • “You” is the second most spoken English word
  • A diet high in fat is said to impede memory.
  • A house cat spends 70% of its time sleeping.
  • A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair.
  • Caterpillar means “hairy cat” in Old French.
  • Cows can detect odors up to five miles away.
  • Donkeys kill more people than plane crashes.
  • Eating dandelions can make you urinate more.
  • Elephants only sleep for two hours each day.
  • Every day 2,700 people die of heart disease.
  • Human thighbones are stronger than concrete.
  • Insects outnumber humans 100,000,000 to one.
  • Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries.
  • Maine is the toothpick capital of the world.
  • One in five Americans move homes every year.
  • Over 90% of poison exposures occur in homes.
  • Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  • The African Elephant gestates for 22 months.
  • The Australian box-jellyfish has eight eyes.
  • The average ice berg weighs 20,000,000 tons.
  • The city of Tokyo was originally called Edo.
  • The first cheerleaders in the U.S. were men.
  • The human liver performs over 500 functions.
  • The only state to grow pineapples is Hawaii.
  • The state of Florida is bigger than England.
  • The wheelbarrow was invented by the Chinese.
  • The word Spain means “the land of rabbits.”.
  • The word Thailand means “land of the free.”.
  • There are 240 dots on an arcade Pac-Man game
  • There are over 1,800 known species of fleas.
  • Urophobia is the fear of urine or urinating.
  • Your skull is made up of 29 different bones.
  • A honeybee can fly at fifteen miles per hour.
  • An individual coral animal is called a polyp.
  • Astronauts get taller when they are in space.
  • Benjamin Franklin invented the rocking chair.
  • Buckingham Palace has over six hundred rooms.
  • Dolphins can swim and sleep at the same time.
  • Elephants can’t jump. Every other mammal can.
  • Greenland is the largest island in the world.
  • Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
  • In Las Vegas, casinos do not have any clocks.
  • India has the most post offices in the world.
  • Mickey Mouse is known as “Topolino” in Italy.
  • Moscow was founded in 1147 by Yury Dolgoruky.
  • Most American car horns honk in the key of F.
  • On average, a strawberry has 200 seeds on it.
  • Soldier Field is the oldest field in the NFL.
  • Spiders have claws at the ends of their legs.
  • Stalks of sugar cane can reach up to 30 feet.
  • Strawberries are a member of the rose family.
  • The average human head weighs about 8 pounds.
  • The coconut is the largest seed in the world.
  • The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
  • The most common name in Italy is Mario Rossi.
  • The most popular brand of raisins is Sunmaid.
  • The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses.
  • The patent number of the telephone is 174465.
  • The toothbrush was invented in China in 1498.
  • The word Himalayas means the “home of snow.”.
  • There are 315 species of parrot in the world.
  • There are about 6,800 languages in the world.
  • There is a dog museum in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Tina Turner’s real name is Annie Mae Bullock.
  • Two million red blood cells die every second.
  • US gold coins used to say “In Gold We Trust”.
  • Utopia ia a large, smooth lying area of Mars.
  • “Pomology” is the science of growing an apple.
  • 215 jeans can be made with one bale of cotton.
  • A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
  • American President John Tyler had 15 children.
  • An average person laughs about 15 times a day.
  • Brazil produces the most oranges in the world.
  • Camel is considered unclean meat in the Bible.
  • Enamel is hardest substance in the human body.
  • Every 30 seconds a house fire doubles in size.
  • Finland has 187,888 lakes and 179,584 islands.
  • Heavier lemons contain more and tastier juice.
  • Humphrey Bogart was related to Princess Diana.
  • It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • Krispy Kreme make five million doughnut a day.
  • Mice will nurse babies that are not their own.
  • More than 90% of shark attack victims survive.
  • No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses.
  • On average a person passes gas 14 times a day.
  • On average, men spend 60 hours a year shaving.
  • One in every 2000 babies is born with a tooth.
  • One out of four American households own a cat.
  • Polar bears can smell seal from 20 miles away.
  • Rape is reported every six minutes in the U.S.
  • Sharkskin has tiny tooth-like scales all over.
  • Termites outweigh humans by almost ten to one.
  • The country of Fiji is made up of 332 islands.
  • The first fruit eaten on the moon was a peach.
  • The food that people crave the most is cheese.
  • The Gastric Flu can cause projectile vomiting.
  • The head of a jellyfish is called the “Bell.”.
  • The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
  • The national sport of Japan is sumo wrestling.
  • The official beverage of Ohio is tomato juice.
  • The only lizard that has a voice is the Gecko.
  • The original name for butterfly was flutterby.
  • The range of a medieval long-bow is 220 yards.
  • There are over 500 different types of bananas.
  • Triskaidekaphobia means fear of the number 13.
  • You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath
  • 1 out of every 4 kids in the USA is overweight.
  • 7 out of 10 people believe in life after death.
  • 70% of the poor people in the world are female.
  • 96% of candles that are purchased are by women.
  • A fall of 30 feet can be survived my most cats.
  • A regulation baseball has exactly 108 stitches.
  • All babies are colour blind when they are born.
  • An estimated 690 million people live in Africa.
  • Approximately 20% of Americans have a passport.
  • Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day
  • Earth is the only planet not named after a god.
  • Four out of five brides in the U.S. have a job.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright’s son invented Lincoln Logs.
  • Hitler and Napolean both had only one testical.
  • In Colorado, there are about 83,000 dairy cows.
  • Isaac Newton used to be a member of parliament.
  • It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • Most household dust is made of dead skin cells.
  • Nazi leader Adolf Hitler had only one testicle.
  • One average, men spend 60 hours a year shaving.
  • Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
  • Peladophobia refers to the fear of bald people.
  • Penguins can jump as high as 6 feet in the air.
  • Smelling bananas can help a person lose weight.
  • Spotted skunks do handstands before they spray.
  • The average raindrop falls at 7 miles per hour.
  • The chocolate chip cookie was invented in 1933.
  • The dot over the letter “i” is called a tittle.
  • The fear of Halloween is called Samhainophobia.
  • The majority of cats do not have any eyelashes.
  • The Pentagon cost $49,600,000 to build in 1941.
  • The tallest mammal in the world is the giraffe.
  • There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
  • There are approximately 60 muscles in the face.
  • There are three golf balls sitting on the moon.
  • There is a city called Rome on every continent.
  • Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
  • To make an espresso 42 coffee beans are needed.
  • Tug of war was an Olympic event from 1900-1920.
  • Twit is the name given for a pregnant goldfish.
  • You can lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.
  • 66% of home based businesses are owned by women.
  • A cow releases about 125 gallons of gas per day.
  • A fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks.
  • A lion’s roar can be heard from five miles away.
  • Another way to say “every 9 years” is Novennial.
  • Another word to refer to old age is senectitude.
  • Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day.
  • Bamboo plants can grow up to 36 inches in a day.
  • Elephants are the only mammals that cannot jump.
  • God is not mentioned once in the book of Esther.
  • Heavier lemons produce more, and tastier, juice.
  • In England, a cigarette is referred to as a fag.
  • Infants spend more time dreaming than adults do.
  • Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand.
  • One gallon of pure maple syrup weighs 11 pounds.
  • People still cut the cheese shortly after death.
  • Rats can survive up to 14 days without any food.
  • Reno, Nevada is west of Los Angeles, California.
  • Some species of dolphin sleep with one eye open.
  • Sweden has the least number of murders annually.
  • The DNA of humans is closer to a rat than a cat.
  • The elephant is the national animal of Thailand.
  • The glue on Israeli postage is certified kosher.
  • The Golden Gate Bridge was first opened in 1937.
  • The largest bill U.S. bill made is for $100,000.
  • The odds of having quadruplets are 1 in 729,000.
  • The Snickers chocolate bar was invented in 1930.
  • The thermometer was invented in 1607 by Galileo.
  • The Universe contains over 100 billion galaxies.
  • There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
  • There are over 200 parts in a typical telephone.
  • There was no punctuation until the 15th century.
  • Twelve men have landed on and explored the moon.
  • Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
  • “Canada” is an Indian word meaning “Big Village”.
  • 93% of all greeting cards are purchased by women.
  • A dragonfly has a lifespan of for to seven weeks.
  • A rat can last longer without water than a camel.
  • Approximately 55% of movies released are Rated R.
  • Approximately 75% of human poop is made of water.
  • Barbie’s full name is “Babara Millicent Roberts.”
  • Between 12%-15% of the population is left-handed.
  • Bill Gates began programming computers at age 13.
  • Bugs Bunny was originally called “Happy Rabbit.”.
  • Catfish have tastebuds located on their whiskers.
  • Cubic Zirconia is 55% heavier than real diamonds.
  • Did you know that there are coffee flavored PEZ?.
  • Each Jelly Belly jelly belly bean has 4 calories.
  • Hang On Sloopy is the official rock song of Ohio.
  • Hens will produce larger eggs as they grow older.
  • Hydrogen is the most common atom in the universe.
  • In China, September 20 is “Love Your Teeth Day.”.
  • In one trip, a honey bee visits about 75 flowers.
  • It requires 63 feet of wire to make a Slinky toy.
  • Lake Ontario was originally named Lake St. Louis.
  • Laredo, Texas is the U.S.’s farthest inland port.
  • Los Angeles is the most polluted city in the USA.
  • Mr. Rogers was an ordained Presbyterian minister.
  • Mules have one horse and one donkey for a parent.
  • Quasars emit more energy than 100 giant galaxies.
  • Roughly 44% of junk mail is thrown away unopened.
  • The Apollo 17 crew were the last men on the moon.
  • The average human head weighs about eight pounds.
  • The average life span of a mosquito is two weeks.
  • The average office document gets copied 19 times.
  • The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
  • The feet have approximately 250,000 sweat glands.
  • The first ice hotel was built in Swedish Lapland.
  • The hump of a camel can weigh up to 35 kilograms.
  • The life expectancy of a $100 bill is nine years.
  • The most expensive spice in the world is saffron.
  • The oldest known disease in the world is leprosy.
  • The peanut is not a nut, it is actually a legume.
  • The Welwitschia plant can live up to 1,000 years.
  • There are 691 drinking fountains in the Pentagon.
  • There are more chickens than people in the world.
  • There were no red colored M&Ms from 1976 to 1987.
  • US Dollar bills are made out of cotton and linen.
  • 66% of wedding cards are hand delivered by people.
  • 85% of weddings are held in a synagogue or church.
  • A “gelotologist” is a person who studies laughter.
  • A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.
  • All of Chrysler’s PT Cruisers are built in Mexico.
  • Blondes have more hair than dark-haired people do.
  • Charles Darwin spent 39 years studying earthworms.
  • Copper is the second most used metal in the world.
  • Crayola is a French word that means “Oily chalk.”.
  • Half of all bank robberies take place on a Friday.
  • Indonesia consists only of islands – 13,667 total.
  • It only takes a male horse 14 seconds to copulate.
  • Lions cannot roar until they reach the age of two.
  • New Mexico is known as the “Land of Enchantment.”.
  • Nine egg yolks have been found in one chicken egg.
  • On average a business document is copied 19 times.
  • On average, a person has two million sweat glands.
  • One ton of grapes can produce 720 bottles of wine.
  • Over 40 million Americans have chronic bad breath.
  • Pearls are rarely found in North American oysters.
  • Pepsi originally contained pepsin, thus the name.
  • Peter Falk, who played “Columbo,” has a glass eye.
  • Polar bears can smell seals who are 20 miles away.
  • Roughly 42% of people in the United Kingdom snore.
  • Sharks can sense a drop of blood from a mile away.
  • Some asteroids have other asteroids orbiting them.
  • The American Kestrel hawk weighs only four ounces.
  • The Beetham Tower cost over £150 million to build.
  • The blackberry bush is also called the “bramble.”.
  • The brain of an ant has about 250,000 brain cells.
  • The dumbest dog in the world is the Afghan Hounds.
  • The first lighthouse was in Alexandria in 290 B.C.
  • The formula for Coca-cola has never been patented.
  • The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
  • The house fly hums in the middle octave key of F.
  • The human feet perspire half a pint of fluid a day
  • The length of a human esophagus is 25 centimeters.
  • The loss of eyelashes is referred to as madarosis.
  • The male platypus has poisonous spurs on its legs.
  • The Tibetan name for Mount Everest is Chomolungma.
  • The word “sophomore” means “sophisticated moron.”.
  • The word housekeeping was invented by Shakespeare.
  • The world camel population is close to 19 million.
  • There are 158 verses in the Greek National Anthem.
  • There are more than 640 muscles in the human body.
  • There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.
  • There are six million parts in the Boeing 747-400.
  • There is an automobile model called Stutz Bearcat.
  • They NEVER said “Beam me up, Scotty” on Star Trek.
  • Turkeys have a wingspan of approximately 4.5 feet.
  • “I” is the most spoken word in the English language
  • 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321.
  • 500,000 kids in the US live in same sex households.
  • A giraffe can go longer without water than a camel.
  • A lifespan of an eyelash is approximately 150 days.
  • A sneeze zooms out of your mouth at over 600 m.p.h.
  • A yawn usually lasts for approximately six seconds.
  • About 14% of injecting drug users are HIV positive.
  • Cats have over 100 vocal sounds; dogs only have 10.
  • Each honeycomb in Honeycomb cereal has seven holes.
  • Elvis Presley was obsessed with brushing his teeth.
  • Every three days a human stomach gets a new lining.
  • Food can only be tasted if it is mixed with saliva.
  • For every 230 cars that are made, 1 will be stolen.
  • Gorillas can catch human colds and other illnesses.
  • Hypnotism is banned by public schools in San Diego.
  • Impotence is grounds for divorce in 26 U.S. states.
  • Most cows give more milk when they listen to music.
  • Some dolphins can swim up to 40 kilometers an hour.
  • Switzerland is the only country with a square flag.
  • The act of sneezing is referred to as sternutation.
  • The Eiffel Tower weight is approximately 9441 tons.
  • The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
  • The largest member of the dolphin family are orcas.
  • The lifespan of a rhinoceros is generally 50 years.
  • The longest town name in the world has 167 letters.
  • The only predator that polar bears have are humans.
  • The Taj Mahal was actually built for use as a tomb.
  • There are approximately 7,000 feathers on an eagle.
  • There are over 2,000 different species of cactuses.
  • There is no solid proof of who built the Taj Mahal.
  • Two-thirds of Canadians live in Quebec and Ontario.
  • Uranus is the only planet that rotates on its side.
  • A man’s beard grows fastest when he anticipates sex.
  • A one ounce milk chocolate bar has 6 mg of caffeine.
  • Adult earwigs can float in water for up to 24 hours.
  • An average human loses about 200 head hairs per day.
  • Approximately 7.5% of all office documents get lost.
  • Black pepper is the most popular spice in the world.
  • Earl Dean developed the bottle design for Coca-Cola.
  • Eating a banana at night can help in falling asleep.
  • Every year, 100 million sharks are killed by people.
  • France is known as the perfume capital of the world.
  • Frozen food can be just as nutritious as fresh food.
  • Hair is made from the same substance as fingernails.
  • Half of the 42 U.S. Presidents are of Irish descent.
  • If a cockroach breaks a leg it can grow another one.
  • In 1783, the hot air balloon was invented in France.
  • In a day, an elephant can drink 80 gallons of water.
  • In a month, a fingernail grows an eighth of an inch.
  • In Australia, a dust-devil is called a “willy-willy.
  • In Belgium, there is a museum just for strawberries.
  • In New York City there are 6,374.6 miles of streets.
  • It takes 12 honeybees to make one teaspoon of honey.
  • James Bond is also known as Mr. Kiss-Kiss-Bang-Bang.
  • Julius Caesar’s autograph is worth about $2,000,000.
  • Lithuania has the highest suicide rate in the world.
  • Netherlands is the only country with a national dog.
  • No president of the United States was an only child.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with “MONTH”.
  • One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.
  • Only 4% of babies are born on their actual due date.
  • Owls are the only birds that can see the color blue.
  • Pound for pound, hamburgers cost more than new cars.
  • Q-Tip Cotton Swabs were originally called Baby Gays.
  • Rice is thrown at weddings as a symbol of fertility.
  • Sharon Stone was the first Star Search spokes model.
  • Someone gets divorced every ten to thirteen seconds.
  • Termites work 24 hours per day — they do not sleep.
  • The Australian $5 to $100 notes are made of plastic.
  • The average bank teller loses about $250 every year.
  • The average chocolate bar has 8 insects’ legs in it.
  • The average medium size piano has about 230 strings.
  • The biggest pumpkin the world weighs 1,337.6 pounds.
  • The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
  • The founder of JC Penny had the middle name of Cash.
  • The largest dog in the world is the Irish Wolfhound.
  • The name of the squiggly line “~” is called a tilde.
  • The name Reebok was named after the African Gazelle.
  • The official state mammal of Texas is the armadillo.
  • The past-tense of the English word “dare” is “durst”
  • The ZIP in “ZIP code” means Zoning Improvement Plan.
  • There are more than 2,400 flea species in the world.
  • “Rhythm” is the longest English word without a vowel.
  • 0.3% of all road accidents in Canada involve a Moose.
  • 44% of kids watch television before they go to sleep.
  • 75-90% of primary physician visits are due to stress.
  • A blue whales heart only beats nine times per minute.
  • A chameleon’s tongue is twice the length of its body.
  • A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!
  • Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
  • Birds do not sweat, as they do not have sweat glands.
  • Border collies are the most intelligent breed of dog.
  • Chedder cheese is the best selling cheese in the USA.
  • Donkeys can live between 30 to 50 years in captivity.
  • Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.
  • Elephants have been known to learn up to 60 commands.
  • Every 25 miles a car produces one pound of pollution.
  • Every year approximately 3,000 people choke to death.
  • Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!
  • First novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.
  • Humans use a total of 72 different muscles in speech.
  • Humpback whales are capable of living up to 95 years.
  • In 1903 Mary Anderson invented the windshield wipers.
  • In France, the Big Dipper is called the “casserole.”.
  • In Ireland, a prime minister is a called a Taoiseach.
  • It is illegal to hunt camels in the state of Arizona.
  • Male rabbits are called “bucks,” females are “does.”.
  • Minnows have teeth located on a bone in their throat.
  • Monopoly is the best-selling board game in the world.
  • One female mouse can produce up to 100 babies a year.
  • Quasars are the most distant objects in the Universe.
  • Research on pigs led to the development of CAT scans.
  • Termites have been around for over 250 million years.
  • The Atlantic Ocean is saltier than the Pacific Ocean.
  • The city of Venice stands on about 120 small islands.
  • The Dead Sea has been sinking for last several years.
  • The eyeball of a human weighs approximately 28 grams.
  • The fastest growing tissue in the human body is hair.
  • The most popular first name in the world is Muhammad.
  • The name Wendy was made up for the book “Peter Pan.”.
  • The official state tree of Illinois is The White Oak.
  • The only real person to be a Pez head was Betsy Ross.
  • The stapler was invented in Spring Valley, Minnesota.
  • The study of the iris of the eye is called iridology.
  • The U.S. paid Russia $7.2 million for Alaska in 1867.
  • There are 400 species of bacteria in the human colon.
  • There is a city called Smackover located in Arkansas.
  • Women on average live seven years longer than men do.
  • 18% of an Americans income is spent on transportation.
  • 98% of brown bears in the United States are in Alaska.
  • 99% of pumpkins that are sold are sold for decoration.
  • A butterfly can see the colors red, green, and yellow.
  • A chicken loses its feathers when it becomes stressed.
  • A housefly will regurgitate its food and eat it again.
  • A violin actually contains 70 separate pieces of wood.
  • Americans consume the most peanut butter in the world.
  • An Olympic gold medal must contain 92.5 percent silver
  • Baby donkeys or baby mules are also known as “Foals.”.
  • Being lactose intolerant can cause chronic flatulence.
  • Britons eat over 22,000 tonnes of french fries a week.
  • Coconuts kill more people in the world than sharks do.
  • Eyebrow hair lasts between 3-5 months before it sheds.
  • For every ‘normal’ webpage, there are five porn pages.
  • From all the vegetables, beets contain the most sugar.
  • Iguanas can stay under water for up to thirty minutes.
  • In 1894, the carnival made its debut in North America.
  • In a lifetime, an average man will shave 20,000 times.
  • In an year, an average person makes 1,140 phone calls.
  • In the U.S. peanuts account for 66% of all snack nuts.
  • In the U.S. there are approximately 65.8 million cats.
  • It takes the stomach an hour to break down cows’ milk.
  • Male owls weigh less and are smaller than female owls.
  • Many insects can carry 50 times their own body weight.
  • Men are able to read fine print better than women can.
  • More germs are transferred shaking hands than kissing.
  • Only 55% of all Americans know that the sun is a star.
  • Respiratory Disease is China’s leading cause of death.
  • Teflon is the most slipperiest substance in the world.
  • The average lifespan of a human taste bud is ten days.
  • The first email was sent out by Ray Tomlinson in 1971.
  • The human heart beast roughly 35 million times a year.
  • The kidneys filter over 400 gallons of blood each day.
  • The largest galaxies contain a million, million stars.
  • The longest punt return for a touchdown was 103 yards.
  • The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds
  • The most popular Twizzler candy flavour is strawberry.
  • The Olympic Flame was introduced in 1928 in Amsterdam.
  • The quills of a porcupine are soft when they are born.
  • The surface of the human skin is 6.5 square feet (2m).
  • The USA bought Alaska from Russia for 2 cents an acre.
  • The word tulip comes from the Turkish word for turban.
  • There are 54 bones in your hands including the wrists.
  • There are some bananas that are red instead of yellow.
  • There was once an undersea post office in the Bahamas.
  • Tug of War was an Olympic event between 1900 and 1920.
  • Water that is safe to drink is referred to as POTABLE.
  • 90% of those who die from hurricanes die from drowning.
  • A crocodile can run up to a speed of 11 miles per hour.
  • A cubic yard of air weighs about 2 pounds at sea level.
  • A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
  • A skunk’s smell can be detected by a human a mile away.
  • An electric eel can produce a shock of up to 650 volts.
  • An orca whale can hold its breath for up to 15 minutes.
  • Budweiser beer is named after a town in Czechoslovakia.
  • Centipedes always have an uneven pairs of walking legs.
  • China has more English speakers than the United States.
  • Each person sheds 40lbs of skin in his or her lifetime.
  • Hockey pucks were originally made from frozen cow dung.
  • In Singapore, it is illegal to sell or own chewing gum.
  • Kotex was first manufactured as bandages, during W.W.I.
  • On average a hedgehog’s heart beats 300 times a minute.
  • On average people fear spiders more than they do death.
  • On average, Americans spend 33% of their life sleeping.
  • Over 200 varieties of watermelons are grown in the U.S.
  • Passion fruits have a tranquilizing effect on the body.
  • Sherlock Holmes NEVER said “Elementary, my dear Watson”
  • Tasmania is said to have the cleanest air in the world.
  • The average adult has approximately six pounds of skin.
  • The average ear grows 0.01 inches in length every year.
  • The average life expectancy of an ant is about 90 days.
  • The average number of bridesmaids at a wedding is four.
  • The average person changes their career every 13 years.
  • The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.
  • The average temperature on Earth is 15 degrees celcius.
  • The earliest wine makers lived in Egypt around 2300 BC.
  • The flu pandemic of 1918 killed over 20 million people.
  • The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.
  • The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.
  • The markings that are found on dice are called “pips.”.
  • The space between your eyebrows is called the Glabella.
  • The total number of steps in the Eiffel Tower are 1665.
  • The U.S. bought Alaska for 2 cents an acre from Russia.
  • There are approximately 75,000,000 horses in the world.
  • There are approximately 9,000 taste buds on the tongue.
  • There are no ants in Iceland, Antarctica and Greenland.
  • Traditionally, wild cabbage was used as an aphrodisiac.
  • Traveling by air is the safest means of transportation.
  • TWIX Caramel Cookie Bars were first introduced in 1979.
  • Weatherman Willard Scott was the first Ronald McDonald.
  • A giraffe is able to clean its ears with its own tongue.
  • Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.
  • Bank robber John Dillinger played professional baseball.
  • Brazil is the largest producers of oranges in the world.
  • Buckingham Palace in England has over six hundred rooms.
  • Dairy cows can produce 20 to 35 gallons of saliva a day.
  • Each rubber molecule is made of 65,000 individual atoms.
  • Early Romans used to use porcupine quills as toothpicks.
  • Ever year, Americans spend close to $25 billion on beer.
  • Every year over one million earthquakes shake the Earth.
  • Female black widow spiders eat their males after mating.
  • Fires onland generally move faster uphill than downhill.
  • For every human in the world there are one million ants.
  • Hummingbirds are the only animal that can fly backwards.
  • In Australia, a common “Boxing day” activity is surfing.
  • In Italy, Santa Claus is known by the name Babbo Natale.
  • In one day, adult lungs move about 10,000 litres of air.
  • In some parts of the Atacama Desert it has never rained.
  • In the U.S., 75% of the pencils sold are painted yellow.
  • Influenza caused over twenty-one million deaths in 1918.
  • It’s possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.
  • John Lennon’s first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.
  • Light would take .13 seconds to travel around the Earth.
  • Lightning strikes the earth about 8 million times a day.
  • Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different!
  • Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
  • Milk and cheese can aid in the reduction of tooth decay.
  • Montreal was named after a local mountain “Mont Royal.”.
  • Native Americans used to use pumpkin seeds for medicine.
  • Nerve cells can travel as fast as 120 metres per second.
  • Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
  • One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!
  • Pretzel that have no salt on them are called “baldies.”.
  • The “Mexican Hat Dance” is the official dance of Mexico.
  • The age of a saguaro cactus is calculated by its height.
  • The conjunctiva is a membrane that covers the human eye.
  • The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com.
  • The largest diamond that was ever found was 3106 carats.
  • The most popular show amongst baby boomers is Star Trek.
  • The nickname for a Japanese businessmen is “Salarymen.”.
  • The stomach of an adult can hold 1.5 liters of material.
  • The surface of the Earth is about 60% water and 10% ice.
  • There are about 2 chickens for every human in the world.
  • There is a Hamburger hall of fame in Seymour, Wisconsin.
  • Three consecutive strikes in bowling is called a turkey.
  • To make one pound of butter, 29 cups of milk are needed.
  • Two out of five people end up marrying their first love.
  • Until 1997, there were more pigs than people in Denmark.
  • Whale oil was used in some car transmissions until 1973.
  • When a women is pregnant, her senses are all heightened.
  • “dous”:tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
  • 3000 children die every day in Africa because of malaria.
  • 315 entries in Webster’s 1996 dictionary were misspelled.
  • 55,700 people in the US are injured by jewelry each year.
  • A “jiffy” is the scientific name for 1/100th of a second.
  • A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off!
  • A crocodiles tongue is attached to the roof of its mouth.
  • A dime has 118 ridges around the edge. A quarter has 119.
  • A language becomes extinct in this world every two weeks.
  • A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years!
  • Abraham Lincoln’s ghost is said to haunt the White House.
  • Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian, and had only ONE testicle.
  • Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
  • An adult sheep can eat between 1 to 4 kg of food per day.
  • An office desk has 400 times more bacteria than a toilet.
  • Approximately 97.35618329% of all statistics are made up.
  • Asparagus comes in three colors: green, white and purple.
  • Cattle can produce up to 180 litres of saliva in one day.
  • Coca-Cola would be green if coloring weren’t added to it.
  • Construction on the White House began in October of 1792.
  • Cows drink anywhere from 25-50 gallons of water each day.
  • Each year 96 billion pounds of food is wasted in the U.S.
  • Eskimos have over 15 words for the English word of ‘Snow’
  • Every second around 100 lightning bolts strike the Earth.
  • In 1864, A Quebec farmer found a frog inside a hailstone.
  • In 1884, Dr. Hervey D. Thatcher invented the milk bottle.
  • In 1893, the first mosque in the United States was built.
  • In 1965, the price for an issue of TV Guide was 15 cents.
  • In a lifetime, the average driver will honk 15,250 times.
  • It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.
  • It took eleven years to built the Taj Mahal, (1632-1643).
  • Just like fingerprints, every cats nose pad is different.
  • Most heart attacks occur between the hours of 8 and 9 am.
  • Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intraveinously.
  • Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
  • On average, an American relocates 11 times in their life.
  • One ounce of chocolate has about 20 mg of caffeine in it.
  • Over 90% of diseases are caused or complicated by stress.
  • Reptiles do not perspire, and do not have any oil glands.
  • Shakespeare invented the word “assassination” and “bump.”
  • Sherlock Holmes NEVER said, “Elementary, my dear Watson.”
  • The average cocoon contains about 300-400 metres of silk.
  • The Basenji dog is the only dog that is not able to bark.
  • The best selling chocolate syrup in the world is Hershey.
  • The cheetah is the only cat that can’t retract its claws.
  • The Ebola virus kills 4 out of every 5 humans it infects.
  • The first Olympic games only had one event – a foot race.
  • The giant squid is the largest animal without a backbone.
  • The largest cultivated crop in the United States is corn.
  • The most popular Hot Wheels vehicle sold is the Corvette.
  • The most recycled product in the world is the automobile.
  • The Olympics were originally held for the Greek god Zeus.
  • The only bone fully grown at birth is located in the ear.
  • The penguin is the only bird that can’t fly but can swim.
  • The penguin is the only bird that can swim but can’t fly.
  • The state of Tennessee was known as Franklin before 1796.
  • The word Cotton originates from the Arabic word “Qutun.”.
  • The world’s termites outweigh the world’s humans 10 to 1.
  • Tobacco contains over 50 chemicals that can cause cancer.
  • Warren Beatty and Shirley McLaine are brother and sister.
  • $203,000,000 is spent on barbed wire each year in the U.S.
  • 1 out of 350,000 Americans get electrocuted in their life.
  • 1,800 cigarettes are smoked per person each year in China.
  • 55.1% of all US prisoners are in prison for drug offenses.
  • A honey bee strokes its wings about 11,500 times a minute.
  • A sneeze can travel as fast as one hundred miles per hour.
  • A study concludes that kids who snore do poorly in school.
  • Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar were both epileptic.
  • An American urologist bought Napoleon’s penis for $40,000.
  • Annually Americans eat 45 million turkeys at Thanksgiving.
  • Annually, British people eat more than 15 pounds of beans.
  • Carbon monoxide can kill a person in less than 15 minutes.
  • Close to 73% of girls in Bangladesh are married by age 18.
  • Each day, anywhere from 35-150 species of life go extinct.
  • Every hour one billion cells in the body must be replaced.
  • Every three seconds a baby is born somewhere in the world.
  • Every time you lick a stamp you consume 1/10 of a calorie.
  • Georgia’s state motto is “Wisdom, Justice and Moderation.”
  • Hummingbirds are the only animals that can fly backwards.
  • In 1962, the first Wal-Mart opened up in Rogers, Arkansas.
  • In a year, Americans eat approximately 20 billion pickles.
  • In one day, 230 marriage licenses are issued in Las Vegas.
  • In Utah, it is illegal to swear in front of a dead person.
  • It’s illegal to spit on the sidewalk in Norfolk, Virginia.
  • Lake Baikal, in Siberia, is the deepest lake in the world.
  • More people speak English in China than the United States.
  • More than 90% of the Nicaraguan people are Roman Catholic.
  • Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!
  • Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.
  • No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
  • On average it takes a shark seven days to replace a tooth.
  • On average men spend 51 minutes a day grooming themselves.
  • On average, 150 couples get married in Las Vegas each day.
  • Only 5 to 10 percent of cheetah cubs make it to adulthood.
  • Owen Falls Lake is the largest man-made lake in the world.
  • People who studies laughter are called a “gelotologists.”.
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a disease caused by ticks.
  • Seven percent of a humans body wieght is made up of blood.
  • Shakespeare invented the word “assassination” and “bump.”.
  • Shakespeare invented the words “assassination” and “bump.”
  • Sharks have survived on earth for about 400 million years.
  • Taipan snakes have 50 times more toxic than a cobra snake.
  • The average American drinks 400 glasses of milk in a year.
  • The average human brain has about 100 billion nerve cells.
  • The average person falls asleep in about 12 to 14 minutes.
  • The average person spends two weeks of their life kissing.
  • The eye of a human can distinguish 500 shades of the gray.
  • The fastest speed a falling raindrop can hit you is 18mph.
  • The first World Series baseball playoffs occurred in 1903.
  • The heart of an adult giraffe weighs on average 26 pounds.
  • The highest recorded speed of a sneeze is 165 km per hour.
  • The hottest chili in the world is the Tezpur chili pepper.
  • The longest game of Monopoly played underwater is 45 days.
  • The New York Stock Exchange started out as a coffee house.
  • The ocean sunfish can produce thirty million eggs at once.
  • The oil that is found in poison ivy is called “urushiol.”.
  • The pound key (#) on the keyboard is called an octothorpe.
  • The Sanskrit word for “war” means “desire for more cows.”.
  • The Simpsons is the longest running animated series on TV.
  • The speed at which honey bees fly is at 15 miles per hour.
  • The sun is approximately 75% hydrogen, 25% helium by mass.
  • The world’s oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old!
  • The Xerox company was initially called the Haloid Company.
  • There are 45 miles of nerves in the skin of a human being.
  • There are 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body.
  • Two-thirds of the world’s eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
  • Wild turkeys can run at speeds of up to 25 miles per hour.
  • Your right lung takes in more air than your left one does.
  • A baby octopus is about the size of a flea when it is born.
  • A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.
  • Badminton originates from a sport in India called “poona.”.
  • Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
  • Basketball superstar Wilt Chamberlain holds 56 NBA records.
  • Basketball was invented by Canadian James Naismith in 1891.
  • Bats emit ultrasonic sounds to communicate with each other.
  • Beethoven dipped his head in cold water before he composed.
  • Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
  • Contrary to popular beliefs, chocolate does not cause acne.
  • Each year, Americans throw away 25 trillion Styrofoam cups.
  • General William Booth is the founder of the Salvation Army.
  • George Washington had teeth made out of hippopotamus ivory.
  • In 1825, the first toilet was installed in the White House.
  • In 1971, the postal code was introduced in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • In Britain, The Red Lion is the most common name for a pub.
  • In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.
  • In one day, a queen bee can lay up to 1500 eggs in one day.
  • In one gram of soil, about ten million bacteria live in it.
  • In the Victoria era, red tulips were a declaration of love.
  • Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
  • It takes a sloth up to six days to digest the food it eats.
  • It takes seven to ten days to make a jelly belly jellybean.
  • Japan uses the most energy per year than any other country.
  • Kit Kat chocolate bar was introduced to the market in 1935.
  • More people are allergic to cow’s milk than any other food.
  • Ninety percent of the population has an innie belly button.
  • Obsessive nose picking is referred to as rhinotillexomania.
  • On average, a beaver can cut down two hundred trees a year.
  • On average, Guinness sells 7 million glasses of beer a day.
  • Over $7 billion a year is spent on chocolates by consumers.
  • Over 50% of the wedding in the U.S. occur in the afternoon.
  • Serving ice cream on cherry pie was once illegal in Kansas.
  • Sharks have upper and lower eyelids, but they do not blink.
  • Some worms will eat themselves if they can’t find any food!
  • The candlefish is so oily that it was once burned for fuel.
  • The chemical name for caffeine is 1,3,7-trimethylzantihine.
  • The first novel ever written on a typewriter is Tom Sawyer.
  • The labels for Crayola crayons come in 18 different colors.
  • The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 58.36 metres above the ground.
  • The Red Cross is called the Red Crescent in Arab countries.
  • The word assassination was invented by William Shakespeare.
  • There are more plastic flamingos in America than real ones.
  • Thirteen percent of the human population reside in deserts.
  • Winston Churchill was born in a ladies room during a dance.
  • 97% of all paper money in the US contains traces of cocaine.
  • After 8 months, babies are more likely to get a diaper rash.
  • An American chews an average of 300 sticks of gum in a year.
  • An ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
  • An ant can detect a movement through 5 centimeters of earth.
  • An artificial Christmas tree last up to six years in a home.
  • An average American eats approximately 60 hot dogs per year.
  • Approximately 850 peanuts make a 18 oz jar of peanut butter.
  • By donating just one pint of blood, four lives can be saved.
  • Canada is an Indian word meaning “village” or “settlement.”.
  • Central Park located in New York has 125 drinking fountains.
  • Chameleon is derived from the Greek, meaning “little lion.”.
  • Cuba is the only island in the Caribbean to have a railroad.
  • Desert snails can stay in their shell for up to three years.
  • Dogs can be trained to detect an upcoming epileptic seizure.
  • Eighty percent of 10 year old girls in the USA go on a diet.
  • EPCOT stands for “Experimental Prototype City Of Tomorrow.”.
  • Every three minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • Every year 4 people in the UK die putting their trousers on.
  • Giraffes and rats can last longer without water than camels.
  • Grapes are grown around the world more than any other fruit.
  • In 2002, the most popular boat name in the U.S. was Liberty.
  • In an year, an average American kid eats 46 slices of pizza.
  • In ancient Greece “idiot” meant a private citizen or layman.
  • In Belgium, there is a museum that is just for strawberries.
  • It is believed that Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
  • Male goats will pee on each other in order to attract mates.
  • Males account for 60% of toy injuries that occur in the U.S.
  • Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots.
  • Michigan was the first state to have roadside picnic tables.
  • More people are killed each year from bees than from snakes.
  • On average, Americans spend $1300 on utility bills annually.
  • One in seven workers in Boston, Massachusetts walks to work.
  • Only one in two billion people will live to be 116 or older.
  • Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
  • Pluto was discovered on February 10, 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh.
  • Scotland has more redheads than any other part of the world.
  • Termites are roasted and eaten like popcorn in South Africa.
  • The “pound” key on your keyboard () is called an octotroph.
  • The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
  • The average human will shed 40 pounds of skin in a lifetime.
  • The average shelf-life of a latex condom is about two years.
  • The city of Las Vegas has the most hotel rooms in the world.
  • The coliseum in Rome was used regularly for about 400 years.
  • The cost to build the Empire State Building was $40,948,900.
  • The country of Andorra has a zero percent unemployment rate.
  • The decomposition point of Olive Oil is 220 degrees Celsius.
  • The dot that appears over the letter “i” is called a tittle.
  • The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.
  • The most popular name for a pet in the United States is Max.
  • The silk that is produced by spiders is stronger than steel.
  • The speed of sound must be exceeded to produce a sonic boom.
  • The U.S. Post Office handles 43 percent of the world’s mail.
  • There are 293 steps to the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
  • There are more than 40,000 characters in the Chinese script.
  • There are over 2,000 different types of cheese in the world.
  • Thirty percent of all bingo players are under the age of 35.
  • 40% of McDonald’s profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.
  • A cockroach can change directions up to 25 times in a second.
  • Americans consumed more than twenty billion hot dogs in 2000.
  • An egg shell can have up to 17,000 tiny pores on its surface.
  • Annually a thousand people are killed by scorpions in Mexico.
  • Apple seeds are poisonous as they contain a cyanide compound.
  • At one time, pumpkins were recommended for removing freckles.
  • At the equator the Earth spins at about 1,038 miles per hour.
  • Basketball great Wilt Chamberlain never fouled out of a game.
  • Englishman Roger Bacon invented the magnifying glass in 1250.
  • Every day, over 1,300 babies are born prematurely in the USA.
  • Every day, the average person swallows about a quart of snot.
  • Every year, 50,000,000 automobiles are produced in the world.
  • Heinz Catsup leaving the bottle travels at 25 miles per year.
  • Historically, a blue ribbon has been awarded for first prize.
  • Honeybees use the sun as a compass which helps them navigate.
  • Humphrey Bogart NEVER said “Play it again, Sam” in Casablanca
  • If you feed a seagull Alka-Seltzer, its stomach will explode.
  • In 1876, the first microphone was invented by Emile Berliner.
  • In a five card poker game there are 2,598,960 possible hands.
  • In Belgium, 172,000 tons of chocolate are produced in a year.
  • In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
  • In North America there are approximately 618 roller coasters.
  • In the last 4000 years no new animals have been domesticated.
  • In the United States, ice cream is sold the most on a Sunday.
  • It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
  • It takes approximately 12 years for Jupiter to orbit the sun.
  • Leonardo da Vinci was dyslexic, and he often wrote backwards.
  • Mass murderer Charles Manson recorded an album titled “Lie.”.
  • Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better.
  • Nearly half of all Americans suffer from symptoms of burnout.
  • On September 7, 1997, the first flight of the F-22a occurred.
  • Only 23% of New Zealand families have more than two children.
  • Only 55 percent of all Americans know that the sun is a star.
  • People who have eaten beetles say that it tastes like apples.
  • The Arctic Ocean covers an area of about 14,056,000 sq miles.
  • The average America online user spends 70 minutes day online.
  • The average American eats 35,000 cookies in his/her lifetime.
  • The average life span of a single red blood cell is 120 days.
  • The best selling Crayola crayon box is the set of 24 crayons.
  • The first American astronaut in space was Alan B. Shepard Jr.
  • The first drug to be sold in the form of a tablet is Aspirin.
  • The first flavour of a cheese ball was called “Cheddy Blue.”.
  • The food that is digested in your stomach is called “chyme.”.
  • The human body has approximately 37,000 miles of capillaries.
  • The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.
  • The most disliked vegetable by Americans is Brussels sprouts.
  • The number one cause of rabies in the United States are bats.
  • The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.
  • The trunk of an elephant can hold up to two gallons of water.
  • The watch was invented by Peter Henlein of Nuremberg in 1510.
  • Touching and stroking a plant will aid in it growing healthy.
  • Without its lining of mucus your stomach would digest itself.
  • Women take three times longer than men when using the toilet.
  • “Duff” is the decaying organic matter found on a forest floor.
  • 850 peanuts are needed to make an 18 oz. jar of peanut butter.
  • A lion in the wild usually makes no more than 20 kills a year.
  • A penguin swims at a speed of approximately 15 miles per hour.
  • About 1 in 5,000 North Atlantic lobsters are born bright blue.
  • About 200,000,000 M&Ms are sold each day in the United States.
  • About 500 movies are made in the US and 800 in India annually.
  • Al Capone’s business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
  • All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.
  • Amtrak is the combination of the words “American” and “Track”.
  • Another name for licorice is “Sweet Wood” or “Spanish Juice.”.
  • Before the 17th century, carrots used to be the colour purple.
  • California consumes more bottled water than any other product.
  • Canada has more donut shops per capita than the United States.
  • Close to 3 billion movie tickets are sold in India every year.
  • DNA was first discovered in 1869 by Swiss Friedrich Mieschler.
  • Dreamt is the only English word that ends in the letters “MT”.
  • Elvis had a twin brother named Jesse Garon, who died at birth.
  • Every second there are 418 Kit Kat fingers eaten in the world.
  • Fourteen people die each day from asthma in the United States.
  • Hair will fall out faster on a person that is on a crash diet.
  • In 1929, the Coca-Cola slogan was “The Pause That Refreshes.”.
  • In 1980, Saddam Hussein received a key to the city of Detroit.
  • In America, one out of every two marriages ends up in divorce.
  • In Canada, the most productive day of the workweek is Tuesday.
  • In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
  • In Israel, religious law forbids picking your nose on Sabbath.
  • In the United States, about 33% of land is covered by forests.
  • In the United States, turkeys are mostly raised in California.
  • It costs about 3 cents to make a $1 bill in the United States.
  • On a bottle of brandy VSOP stand for “Very Special Old Pale.”.
  • On average, the rainfall across the Amazon is 7 feet annually.
  • People with allergies can lower allergy reactions by laughing.
  • Some Chinese chopsticks contain gold as on of their materials.
  • Stephen Hawking was born exactly 300 years after Galileo died.
  • The adult human body requires about 88 pounds of oxygen daily.
  • The average human blinks their eyes 6,205,000 times each year.
  • The Cincinnati Reds are the oldest professional baseball team.
  • The country of Bolivia is named after a fighter Simon Bolivar.
  • The dragonfly has not changed over the last 300 million years.
  • The Dutch people are known to be the tallest people in Europe.
  • The first product that Sony came out with was the rice cooker.
  • The real name of Toto the dog in “The Wizard Of Oz” was Terry.
  • The sole purpose of a drone bee is to mate with the queen bee.
  • There are approximately 2,700 different species of mosquitoes.
  • There are over 9 million beef and dairy cattle in New Zealand.
  • There were 240 pedestrian fatalities in New York City in 1994.
  • 1 in 2000 babies are born with a tooth that is already visible.
  • A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet (91 m) long in just one night.
  • Actor Sylvester Stallone once had a job as a lion cage cleaner.
  • Americans did not commonly use forks until after the Civil War.
  • Approximately 50% of Americans admit they have ran a red light.
  • Arthur Giblin was the inventor of the first “flushable” toilet.
  • At lift off, US space shuttles weight about 4.5 million pounds.
  • Belize is the only country in the world with a jaguar preserve.
  • Central air conditioners use 98% more energy than ceiling fans.
  • Chopsticks originated from China approximately 4,000 years ago.
  • Cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400.
  • Czechs are the biggest consumers of beer per male in the world.
  • Dogs and cats consume over $11 billion worth of pet food a year
  • Every second, two Barbie dolls are sold somewhere in the world.
  • Female alligators lay about 40 eggs that hatch in 60 – 70 days.
  • Hair and fingernails are made from the same substance, keratin.
  • Humans have 46 chromosomes, peas have 14 and crayfish have 200.
  • In 1810, Peter Durand invented the tin can for preserving food.
  • In 1873, Colgate made a toothpaste that was available in a jar.
  • In 1963, Mister Rogers was ordained as a Presbyterian minister.
  • In a year, an average person uses the toilet 2500 times a year.
  • In America you will see an average of 500 advertisements a day.
  • In China, there is a species of yam that is used to make a dye.
  • In just one drop of liquid, 50 million bacteria can be present.
  • In twins, there is a great chance that one will be left handed.
  • Male bats have the highest rate of homosexuality of any mammal.
  • Mangos are known throughout the world as the “King of Fruits.”.
  • Nepal is the only country that doesn’t have a rectangular flag.
  • Nylon is a man-made fibre that is made from coal and petroleum.
  • On average, a man spends about five months of his life shaving.
  • On average, an American makes three pounds of garbage in a day.
  • President John F Kennedy could read 4 newspapers in 20 minutes.
  • Russians generally answer the phone by saying, “I’m listening”.
  • Sports Illustrated has the largest sports magazine circulation.
  • Studies indicate that listening to music is good for digestion.
  • The “Dull Men’s Hall of Fame” is located in Carroll, Wisconsin.
  • The average cow produces about 2,305 gallons of milk each year.
  • The average North American car contains 300 pounds of plastics.
  • The Coca Cola company offers more than 300 different beverages.
  • The first state to give the right to women to vote was Wyoming.
  • The highest consumption of Pizza occurs during Super Bowl week.
  • The highest point in France is Mont Blanc, located in the Alps.
  • The international telephone dialing code for Antarctica is 672.
  • The largest stamp was issued by China and measured 210 x 65 mm.
  • The last land battle of the U.S. Civil War was fought in Texas.
  • The least likely day to eat out in the United States is Monday.
  • The makers of Crayola produce over 2 billion crayons in a year.
  • The state of Alaska has almost twice as many caribou as people.
  • The sun is approximately 149 million kilometres from the earth.
  • The Super Bowl is broadcast to over 182 countries in the world.
  • There are 122 pebbles per square inch on a Spalding basketball.
  • There are 41,806 different spoken languages in the world today.
  • There are only four words in the English language which end in.
  • There is a large brass statue of Winnie-the-Pooh in Lima, Peru.
  • Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark. (Hence, the light bulb?).
  • Wasps that feed on ferment occasionally get drunk and pass out.
  • “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”.
  • “Go.” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
  • 2.5 cans of Spam are consumed every second in the United States.
  • A pound of houseflies contains more protein than a pound of beef
  • Alcohol beverages have all 13 minerals necessary for human life.
  • Ancient Egyptians used the spice Thyme to help preserve mummies.
  • Approximately 100,000 people get married in Las Vegas each year.
  • Approximately three jars of peanut butter are sold every second.
  • Approximately two gallons of water are used to brush your teeth.
  • Atlantic salmon can jump as high as 4.5 meters out of the water.
  • Barney, the famous dinosaur that entertains kids is from Dallas.
  • Crayola Crayons currently has over 120 different crayon colours.
  • Dandelion root can be roasted and ground as a coffee substitute.
  • DC-10, the name of an airplane stands for “Douglas Commercial.”.
  • Every eleven minutes in the U.S., a woman dies of breast cancer.
  • Every time you lick a stamp, you’re consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
  • Every US president has worn glasses (just not always in public).
  • In 1905, the first pizzeria in the U.S. opened in New York City.
  • In 2002, the most popular car color in North America was silver.
  • In America, the most common mental illness is Anxiety Disorders.
  • John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Monroe died on July 4th.
  • Lake Malawi has the largest number of fish species in the world.
  • Montreal is the second largest French speaking city after Paris.
  • On February 10, 1964 the first self-adhesive stamps were issued.
  • Rugby, North Dakota is the geographical center of North America.
  • Scientists have actually performed brain surgery on cockroaches.
  • Since 1950, over 230 million eggs of Silly Putty have been sold.
  • Taco Bell serves over 35 million consumers each week in the USA.
  • Tasmania, Australia has the cleanest air in the inhabited world.
  • The big toe is the foot reflexology pressure point for the head.
  • The first lighthouse built in the USA was in Boston, MA in 1716.
  • The human brain has about 100,000,000,000 (100 billion) neurons.
  • The largest apple pie ever baked was forty by twenty three feet.
  • The longest U.S. highway is Route 20, which is over 3,365 miles.
  • The mortality rate if bitten by a Black Mamba snake is over 95%.
  • The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.
  • The thyroid cartilage is more commonly known as the adams apple.
  • There are 500,000 detectable earthquakes in the world each year.
  • When you sneeze, all your bodily functions stop even your heart.
  • Women are four times more likely to have foot problems than men.
  • You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.
  • “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt.”
  • “Stewardesses” is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
  • A fetus starts to develop fingerprints at the age of eight weeks.
  • A human embryo is smaller than a grain of rice at four weeks old.
  • A thimbleful of a neutron star would weigh over 100 million tons.
  • All of the clocks in the movie “Pulp Fiction” are stuck on 4:20.
  • Amish people do not believe in the use of aerosal air fresheners.
  • An average home creates more pollution than does the average car.
  • Approximately 1-2 calorie are burned a minute while watching T.V.
  • Asthma affects one in fifteen children under the age of eighteen.
  • Ballroom dancing is a course at Brigham Young University in Utah.
  • Between 1902 and 1907, the same tiger killed 434 people in India.
  • Butte County, South Dakota is the geographical center of the U.S.
  • Coca-Cola was the first soft drink to be consumed in outer space.
  • Denver, Colorado lays claim to the invention of the cheeseburger.
  • Energy is being wasted if a toaster is left plugged in after use.
  • From the age of thirty, humans gradually begin to shrink in size.
  • Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation.
  • In 1657, the first chocolate house was opened in London, England.
  • In the Great Fire of London in 1666, only six people were killed.
  • In the USA, 32% of employees eat lunch and work at the same time.
  • Microsoft made $16,005 in revenue in its first year of operation.
  • Minimum wage was 0.25 per hour when it was first enacted in 1938.
  • NASCAR stands for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing.
  • On average Americans spend 18% of their income on transportation.
  • On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.
  • One pound of maple syrup can make eight pounds of candy or sugar.
  • Pancakes are served for breakfast, lunch and dinner in Australia.
  • Paper was invented early in the second century by Chinese eunuch.
  • Relative to size, the strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
  • Roses generally need around 6 hours of sunlight to grow properly.
  • The average person is about a quarter of an inch taller at night.
  • The Earth orbits the Sun at a speed of about 108,000 km per hour.
  • The life expectancy of a garbage disposal is about 5 to 10 years.
  • The most sensitive cluster of nerves is at the base of the spine.
  • The mother of Michael Nesmith of “The Monkees” invented whiteout.
  • The odds of being born male are about 51.2%, according to census.
  • The real name of actress Whoopi Goldberg is Caryn Elaine Johnson.
  • The short-nosed Bandicoot has a gestation period of only 12 days.
  • The Stanley Cup originally was only seven and a half inches high.
  • The word “toy” comes from an old English word that means “tool.”.
  • There are approximately 45 billion fat cells in an average adult.
  • There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.
  • There were 13 couples celebrating their honeymoon on the Titanic.
  • When the Titanic sank, 2228 people were on it. Only 706 survived.
  • A Canadian Tour company offers a two-day course in igloo building.
  • A mole can dig a tunnel three hundred feet long in a single night.
  • Ancient Egyptian priests would pluck every hair from their bodies.
  • Approximately 1 billion stamps are produced in Australia annually.
  • Arabic numerals are not really Arabic; they were created in India.
  • At one time the group “Grateful Dead” were called “The Warlocks.”.
  • Boxing champion Gene Tunney taught Shakespeare at Yale University.
  • Broccoli and cauliflower are the only vegetables that are flowers.
  • Bulgarians are known to be the biggest yogurt eaters in the world.
  • Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
  • Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, dogs only have about ten.
  • Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds; dogs only have about ten.
  • Chameleons can move their eyes in two directions at the same time.
  • Coconuts kill about 150 people each year. That’s more than sharks.
  • Dead cells in the body ultimately go to the kidneys for excretion.
  • Eating 11 pounds of apples will make you gain one pound of weight.
  • Elvis Presley used to be a truck driver before he started singing.
  • Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.
  • If a lobster loses an eye or a claw it can usually grow a new one.
  • In a lifetime, an average human produces 10,000 gallons of saliva.
  • In a lifetime, the heart pumps about one million barrels of blood.
  • In France, it is illegal for a person to kiss another on railways.
  • In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry ice cream in your back pocket.
  • In Los Angeles, there are fewer people than there are automobiles.
  • In the United Kingdom, three million people play bingo every year.
  • Louisiana’s capital building is the tallest one of any U.S. state.
  • Maine is the only state (in USA) whose name is just one syllable.
  • Men in their early twenties shave an average of four times a week.
  • Mexican jumping beans jump because of moth larvae inside the bean.
  • Milk chocolate was invented in Switzerland by David Peter in 1876.
  • Montpelier, Vermont is the only state capital without a McDonalds.
  • One grape vine produce can produce about 20 to 30 glasses of wine.
  • Over 500 million gallons of Kool-Aid drink are consumed each year.
  • Scallops have approximately 100 eyes around the edge of its shell.
  • Sugar Bear (the mascot for Golden Crisps cereal) was born in 1963.
  • The act of stretching and yawning is referred to as pandiculation.
  • The artist Vincent Van Gogh sliced part of his ear off in madness.
  • The average height of an NBA basketball player is 6 feet 7 inches.
  • The catfish has over 27000 taste buds (more than any other animal)
  • The first president to have a picture taken was John Quincy Adams.
  • The first president to ride in an airplane was Franklin Roosevelt.
  • The Great Wall stretches for about 4,500 miles across North China.
  • The list of ingredients that make up lipstick include fish scales.
  • The most popular ethnic food in the United States is Italian food.
  • The most popular recipient of Valentine cards are school teachers.
  • The only desert in Canada is located in Osoyoos, British Columbia.
  • The revolving door was invented in 1888, by Theophilus Van Kannel.
  • The total number of episodes for the sitcom “I Love Lucy” was 180.
  • The town of Calma, Chile in the Atacama Desert has never had rain.
  • The word “vamp” is used to describe the upper front top of a shoe.
  • There are 50% more males that are left handed compared to females.
  • There are are roughly 100 million single adults living in the USA.
  • Unlike other four legged mammals, kangaroos cannot walk backwards.
  • When Queen Elizabeth I of England died she owned over 3,000 gowns.
  • A dog’s sense of smell is 1,000 times more sensitive than a humans.
  • A shark can detect one part of blood in 100 million parts of water.
  • Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin both married their first cousins
  • All racehorses in the U.S. celebrate their birthday on January 1st.
  • An adult “Gold Frog” measures to be 9.8 millimeters in body length.
  • Blood is such a good stain that Native Americans used it for paint.
  • Coca-Cola used to contain cocaine when it was initially introduced.
  • Dipsomania refers to an insatiable craving for alcoholic beverages.
  • Early hockey games allowed as many as 30 players a side on the ice.
  • Emilio Marco Palma was the first person born in Antarctica in 1978.
  • Every year in the U.S., there are 178,000 new cases of lung cancer.
  • Fat is important for the development of children and normal growth.
  • From 1939 to 1942, there was a undersea post office in the Bahamas.
  • Icelanders consume more Coca-Cola per Capita than any other nation.
  • It can take up to a month for a rattlesnake to re-supply its venom.
  • Jimmy Carter was the first U.S. President to be born in a hospital.
  • Maine is the only state that has borders with only one other state.
  • Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a “Friday the 13th.”
  • More twins are born in the Western world than in the Eastern world.
  • On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.
  • On average, 35 meters of hair fibre is produced on the adult scalp.
  • On average, the Pentagon uses 666 rolls of toilet paper in one day.
  • Orcas (killer whales), when traveling in groups, breathe in unison.
  • Over half the textile fibers that are used in the world are cotton.
  • Parrots cannot eat chocolate because it is poisonous to their body.
  • Stinging insects kills approximately 25 people annually in the U.S.
  • The designated instrument for the city of Detroit is the accordion.
  • The first United States president to visit China was Richard Nixon.
  • The longest chapter in the Bible is Psalm 119, which is 176 verses.
  • The MGM lion, whose name was Leo, lived in Memphis until his death.
  • The most popular jelly belly jellybean flavour is buttered popcorn.
  • The ostrich has two toes on each feet which gives it greater speed.
  • The projection light used for IMAX theaters can be seen from space.
  • The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments
  • The stringy thing that is seen in egg whites is called “chalazae.”.
  • There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building.
  • There are no two zebras who have stripes that are exactly the same.
  • There is a 1 in 4 chance that New York will have a white Christmas.
  • U.S. Postal Service processes 38 million address changes each year.
  • “Venus observa” is the technical term for the “missionary position.”
  • 15 million blood cells are destroyed in the human body every second.
  • 98% of houses in the United States have at least one television set.
  • A person who is a specialist in wine making is called an oenologist.
  • Americans eat approximately 20 pounds of pasta per person each year.
  • Ancient Egyptians believed that onions would keep evil spirits away.
  • At 15 inches the eyes of giant squids are the largest on the planet.
  • Avery Laser Labels are named after company founder R. Stanton Avery.
  • Coffee has about five times the amount of caffeine as a can of Coke.
  • Colour is not an indicator for the taste or ripeness in cranberries.
  • Construction on the Leaning Tower of Pisa began on August 9th, 1173.
  • During the era of Louis XIV, women used lemons to redden their lips.
  • Every square inch of the human body has about 19,000,000 skin cells.
  • Everyday, more money is printed for Monopoly than the U.S. Treasury.
  • George Washington had to borrow money to go to his own inauguration.
  • Great Britain was the first country to issue postage stamps in 1840.
  • Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
  • In 1391, China began producing toliet paper for use by its Emperors.
  • In France, a five year old child can buy an alcoholic drink in a bar
  • In most watch advertisements the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
  • In one minute, the heart of a giraffe can pump 160 gallons of blood.
  • In the United States, approximately 50 million people fish per year.
  • In the United States, every year about 15 people die from dog bites.
  • Irish Wolfhound dogs have a short lifespan and live about 7-8 years.
  • It is common in Israel and Egypt to eat watermelon with feta cheese.
  • Ketchup originated in China as a pickled fish sauce called ke-tsiap.
  • Lemon juice can aid in reducing the swelling caused by insect bites.
  • Men are four times more likely to be struck by lightning than women.
  • Mercury is the only planet whose orbit is coplanar with its equator.
  • Microbial life can survive on the cooling rods of a nuclear reactor.
  • Next to man, the porpoise is the most intelligent creature on earth.
  • No piece of square dry paper can be folded in half more than 7 times
  • Not all polar bears hibernate; only pregnant females polar bears do.
  • On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year.
  • Over 250 million Slinky toys have been sold since its debut in 1946.
  • Popeye is 34 years old, weighs 158 lbs, and is 5 feet 6 inches tall.
  • Queen Victoria used marijuana, to help relieve menstrual cramp pain.
  • Research indicates that plants grow healthier when they are stroked.
  • Some desert snails have been known to sleep for three to four years.
  • The driest place on earth is Calama, in the Atacama Desert in Chile.
  • The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.
  • The shortest British monarch was Charles I, who was 4 feet 9 inches.
  • The United States Mint once considered producing donut-shaped coins.
  • The word “diastema” is the word for having a gap between your teeth.
  • There is a town named Dildo in the province of Newfoundland, Canada.
  • To produce a dozen eggs, a hen has to eat about four pounds of feed.
  • Watermelons are a popular gift to bring to a host in China or Japan.
  • When snakes are born with two heads, they fight each other for food.
  • Wyoming was the first state to give women the right to vote in 1869.
  • Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe!
  • 27% of female lottery winners hid their winning ticket in their bras.
  • 28% of Africa is classified as wilderness. In North America, its 38%.
  • A female ferret can die if she goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
  • A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
  • Ancient Egyptians kissed with their noses instead of with their lips.
  • Anne Boleyn, Queen Elizabeth I’s mother, had six fingers on one hand.
  • Arnold Palmer was the first player to win $1 million on the PGA Tour.
  • Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000.
  • Canada beat Denmark 47-0 at the 1949 world hockey championships. new.
  • Every hour the Universe expands by a billion miles in all directions.
  • Gabriel, Michael, and Lucifer are the only angels named in the Bible.
  • Gary, Indiana is the murder capital of the U.S. – probably the world.
  • Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave. Go on, try it then
  • Hydrogen solid is the most dense substance in the world, at 70.6g/cc.
  • It’s against the law to burp, or sneeze in a church in Nebraska, USA.
  • James Buchanan was the only unmarried president of the United States.
  • Mosquitoes are attracted to the color blue more than any other color.
  • On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents every day.
  • On average, 90% of the people that have the disease Lupus are female.
  • On average, an American home has 3-10 gallons of hazardous materials.
  • Pineapples were first introduced into Europe by Christopher Columbus.
  • Quality standards for pasta were set in the 13th century by the Pope.
  • Sex acts like a natural antihistamine, in can clear up a stuffy nose.
  • Spiders usually have eight eyes, but still they cannot see that well.
  • State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska.
  • Studies have shown that classical music helps cows produce more milk.
  • The Amazon is the world’s largest river, 3,890 miles (6,259 km) long.
  • The Automated Teller Machine (ATM) was introduced in England in 1965.
  • The average price for a major league baseball game in 2004 is $19.82.
  • The Bible was written by over 40 authors over a period of 1500 years.
  • The first spacecraft to visit the planet Venus was Mariner 2 in 1962.
  • The first toilet ever seen on television was on “Leave It To Beaver”.
  • The first toilet ever seen on television was on “Leave It to Beaver.”
  • The Great Comet of 1843 had a tail that was over 300 kilometres long.
  • The largest hamburger cooked in the world weighed in at 6,040 pounds.
  • The only popcorn museum in the world is lcoated in Marion, Ohio, USA.
  • The temperature in Antarctica plummets as low as -35 degrees celsius.
  • The theme song of the Harlem Globetrotters is “Sweet Georgia Brown.”.
  • The TV show “Saturday Night Live” made its debut on October 11, 1975.
  • The world’s youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
  • There are an average of 178 sesame seeds on a McDonald’s Big Mac bun.
  • There are more than 2,000 different varieties of cheese in the world.
  • There has only been 193,000 metric tonnes of gold discovered to date.
  • Thomas Edison, the inventor of the light bulb was afraid of the dark.
  • A little under one quarter of the people in the world are vegetarians.
  • A man will ejaculate approximately 18 quarts of semen in his lifetime.
  • A swordfish can live as long as 25 years and weigh up to 1,200 pounds.
  • Acorns were used as a coffee substitute during the American Civil War.
  • Astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon with his left foot.
  • Before 1928, yo-yos used to be called bandalores in the United States.
  • Blueberries have more antioxidents than any other fruit or vegetables.
  • Charlie Chaplin once lost a contest for a Charlie Chaplin look a like.
  • Cheetahs are the fastest land animal and can reach speeds up to 72mph.
  • Close to 50% of the water used in a home originates from the bathroom.
  • Each day 400 gallons of recycled blood are pumped through the kidneys.
  • Each day the sun causes about one trillion tons of water to evaporate.
  • Every continent begins and ends in the same letter. eg AfricA, EuropE.
  • Every U.S. bill regardless of denomination costs just 4 cents to make.
  • Every year, more than one million miles of Twizzlers licorice is made.
  • Gorilla gorilla gorilla is the scientific name for the animal gorilla.
  • Hundreds of years ago, only the wealthy people used to wear underwear.
  • In 1565 In St. Augustine, Florida the first orange trees were planted.
  • In a day the blue whale calf drinks approximately 130 gallons of milk.
  • In a year, the average person walks four miles to make his or her bed.
  • In a year, there are 60,000 trampoline injuries that occur in the U.S.
  • In gangster slang, a boxing match that is fixed is called a “barney.”.
  • In Japan, watermelons are squared. It’s easier to stack them that way.
  • In one day, the Tootsie Roll Industry makes over 16 million lollipops.
  • In the U.S. there is, on average, three sex change operations per day.
  • In the United States, 80% of households have oatmeal in their kitchen.
  • Lake Nicaragua boasts the only fresh-water sharks in the entire world.
  • Lee Harvey Oswald’s cadaver tag sold at an auction for $6,600 in 1992.
  • Lightning strikes the Empire States Building about seven times a year.
  • Over 50% of lottery players go back to work after winning the jackpot.
  • Percentage of Americans who have visited Disneyland/Disney World: 70%.
  • Proportional to their size, cats have the largest eyes of all mammals.
  • Spartacus led the revolt of the Roman slaves and gladiators in 73 B.C.
  • The average number of guests that attend a wedding in the U.S. is 189.
  • The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp (marijuana) paper.
  • The first British ship to use the SOS distress signal was the Titanic.
  • The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”
  • The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”.
  • The music band UB40 got its name from an unemployment form in England.
  • The only animal, besides humans that can get leprosy is the Armadillo.
  • The US has more personal computers than the next 7 countries combined.
  • The word “America” comes from the European explorer “Amerigo Vespucci.
  • There are 336 dimples on a regulation US golf ball. In the UK its 330.
  • There are five million scent receptors located in a human beings nose.
  • True spiders always have organs for spinning silk known as spinnerets.
  • Washing machines use anywhere from 40 to 200 litres of water per load.
  • When sharks take a bite, their eyes roll back and their teeth jut out.
  • While digging, an Armadillo can hold its breath for up to six minutes.
  • 10 percent of all human beings ever born are alive at this very moment.
  • A baseball will go farther in hot temperature than in cold temperature.
  • A crocodile can open and close its jaw but cannot move it side to side.
  • A famous bullfighter, Lagarijo, killed 4,867 bulls in the 19th century.
  • A leech can gorge itself up to a maximum of five times its body weight.
  • A person infected with the SARS virus, has a 95-98% chance of recovery.
  • A tree in metropolitan area will survive for approximately eight years.
  • Americans on average use about 580 pounds of paper per year per person.
  • Automobile building is the largest manufacturing industry in the world.
  • Elmer Smith was the first player to hit a grand slam in a World Series.
  • From all the states, Montana has the most different species of animals.
  • Hannibal had only one eye after getting a disease while attacking Rome.
  • Hydrogen gas is the least dense substance in the world, at 0.08988g/cc.
  • IBM’s motto is “Think”. Apple later made their motto “Think different”.
  • If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
  • In 1916, an elephant was tried and hung for murder in Erwin, Tennessee.
  • In 1933, Mickey Mouse is believed to have received 800,000 fan letters.
  • In 1938, Cliquot Club ginger ale was the first soft drink to be canned.
  • In 1952, the first TV toy commercial aired. It was for Mr. Potato Head.
  • In 1984, a Canadian farmer began renting advertising space on his cows.
  • In a day, a mature oak tree can draw approximately 50 gallons of water.
  • In their lifetime, house cats spend approximately 10,950 hours purring.
  • JELL-O was declared The “Official State Snack” of Utah in January 2001.
  • Majority of brides plan their wedding for approximately 7 to 12 months.
  • Manicuring the nails has been done by people for more than 4,000 years.
  • Most American women have their first baby when they are 24.3 years old.
  • Next to Warsaw, Chicago has the largest Polish population in the world.
  • Of all the golfers in Canada, 71.4% golfers are male, 28.6% are female.
  • On average, an ear of a corn has 16 rows and approximately 800 kernels.
  • Over 600,000 people died as a result of the Spanish influenza epidemic.
  • Polar bears have been known to swim more than 60 miles without resting.
  • President Lyndon Johnson used to smoke three packs of cigarettes a day.
  • Since the United Nations was founded in 1945, there have been 140 wars.
  • Singer Paula Abdul used to be a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • Stewardesses is one of the longest words typed with only the left hand.
  • Teenage suicide is the second cause of death in the state of Wisconsin.
  • The average four year-old child asks over four hundred questions a day.
  • The best selling game in history for coin-operated machines is Pac-Man.
  • The largest desert in the world, the Sahara, is 3,500,000 square miles.
  • The largest NFL stadium is the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit, Michigan.
  • The longest recorded duration of a total solar eclipse was 7.5 minutes.
  • The most popular place to burn candles in the house is the living room.
  • The Pacific island of Tonga once issued a stamp that was banana shaped.
  • The pectin that is found in apples aids in lowering cholesterol levels.
  • The sea cucumber spills its internal organs out as a defense mechanism.
  • The typical lead pencil can draw a line that is thirty five miles long.
  • There are about 450 types of cheese in the world. 240 come from France.
  • There are approximately fifty Bibles sold each minute across the world.
  • There are more donut shops in Canada per capita than any other country.
  • There are places in Saskatchewan called Elbow, Eyebrow, and Drinkwater.
  • Tiger Woods was introduced to golf at nine months of age by his father.
  • Tripolini pasta was named for the Italian conquest of Tripoli in Libya.
  • Watermelon is considered a good gift to give a host in Japan and China.
  • “Lassie” was played by a group of male dogs; the main one was named Pal.
  • 41% of women apply body or hand moisturizer a minimum three times a day.
  • A Boeing 747s wingspan is longer than the Wright brother’s first flight.
  • A Hungarian named Ladislo Biro invented the first ballpoint pen in 1938.
  • A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day.
  • Americans are responsible for about 1/5 of the world’s garbage annually.
  • Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate every second.
  • Armadillos have four babies at a time, and they are always the same sex.
  • Bill Gates house was partially designed using a Macintosh computer. new.
  • California has issued 6 drivers licenses to people named “Jesus Christ.”
  • Chili Powder was invented in the 19th century in the American Southwest.
  • Every second, 8000 Coca-Cola Company products are consumed in the world.
  • Hippos drink as much as 250 litres of water in any given 24 hour period.
  • Humans breathe in and out approximately one litre of air in ten seconds.
  • Humans have about the same number of hair follicles as a chimpanzee has.
  • In 75% of American households, women manage the money and pay the bills.
  • In a year, the average Americans eats approximately 18 pounds of Turkey.
  • In approximately 18 months, the papaya tree can grow to be 20 feet tall.
  • In Belgium, 94% of children under the age of fourteen own LEGO products.
  • In Cleveland, Ohio, it’s illegal to catch mice without a huntinglicense.
  • In the UK, one third of accidental deaths that happen occur in the home.
  • In the United States, lightning hits the ground 40 million times a year.
  • Karate actually originated in India, but was developed further in China.
  • Lipogram refers to writing that does not have certain letter or letters.
  • Melba toast is named after an Australian opera singer Dame Nellie Melba.
  • Ninety percent of New York City cabbies are recently arrived immigrants.
  • On average, the life span of an American dollar bill is eighteen months.
  • Pitcher Darold Knowles once pitched all seven games of one World Series.
  • Robert Southey wrote the story “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” in 1834.
  • Smiling releases endorphins in the body, which makes people feel better.
  • Smokers are twice as likely to develop lower back pain than non-smokers.
  • The appliance that uses the most use of water in the home is the toilet.
  • The deepest underwater penguin dive is 1,772 feet by an Emperor Penguin.
  • The dinosaurs became extinct before the Rockies or the Alps were formed.
  • The first company to mass produce teddy bears was the Ideal Toy Company.
  • The first female guest host of “Saturday Night Live” was Candace Bergen.
  • The first hair dryer was a vacuum cleaner that was used for drying hair.
  • The first jet engine was invented by Frank Whittleof of England in 1930.
  • The first toilet tank ever seen on television was on Leave it to Beaver.
  • The majority of American models are skinnier than 98% of American women.
  • The name for the sign “&” which represents the world “and” is ampersand.
  • The world population of chickens is about equal to the number of people.
  • There are about 125 million multiples (twins, triplets, etc.) worldwide.
  • There are approximately 100 million acts of sexual intercourse each day.
  • There are more Barbie dolls in Italy than there are Canadians in Canada.
  • There were 43,687 toilet related accidents in the United States in 1996.
  • Uranus? winter and summer seasons last the equivalent of 21 Earth years.
  • “I am.” is the second shortest complete sentence in the English language.
  • $283,200 is the absolute highest amount of money you can win on Jeopardy.
  • A “quidnunc” is a person who is eager to know the latest news and gossip.
  • A one kilogram packet of sugar will have about 5 million grains of sugar.
  • About 85% or product warning labels on household products are inadequate.
  • Actor Charlie Chaplin made 81 movies over a career that spanned 50 years.
  • Antarctica is the only continent on which no Lepidoptera have been found.
  • Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
  • Butterflies cannot fly if their body temperature is less than 86 degrees.
  • Cashew nuts contain oil in the shell that is very irritating to the skin.
  • Each day Americans 15 and over spend an average of 55 minutes of driving.
  • Each year there are approximately 20 billion coconuts produced worldwide.
  • Every day the human stomach produces about 2 liters of hydrochloric acid.
  • Goat meat contains up to 45 percent less saturated fat than chicken meat.
  • Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents.
  • It takes eight and a half minutes for light to get from the sun to earth.
  • John Wilkes Booth’s brother once saved the life of Abraham Lincoln’s son.
  • Koalas sleep an average of 22 hours a day, two hours more than the sloth.
  • Males produce one thousand sperm cells each second – 86 million each day.
  • More than three thousand people work on research in Antarctica each year.
  • Nose prints are used to identify dogs, much like humans use fingerprints.
  • On average, Americans move to a new place eleven times in their lifetime.
  • Sales of antacids increase by as much as 20% the day after the Superbowl.
  • Smartest dogs: 1) Scottish border collie; 2) Poodle; 3) Golden retriever.
  • Some silkworms can spin cocoons that contain more than two miles of silk.
  • The average cough comes out of your mouth at 60 miles (96.5 km) per hour.
  • The average life span of a peasant during the medieval ages was 25 years.
  • The average number of people that go to a party for the Super Bowl is 17.
  • The Earth is 4.56 billion years old the same age as the Moon and the Sun.
  • The first American celebration of St. Patricks Day was at Boston in 1737.
  • The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA”.
  • The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA.”
  • The first German car to be built solely outside of Germany is the BMW Z3.
  • The human body makes anywhere from 1 to 3 pints of saliva every 24 hours.
  • The Montreal Canadians hockey team has won the most Stanley Cups with 24.
  • The most deadly fires that occur in the home happen between 6pm and 10pm.
  • The most popular American city for Kool-Aid sales is St. Louis, Missouri.
  • The name Jeep comes from “GP”, the army abbreviation for General Purpose.
  • The name of the first menthol cigarette in the United States was “Spud.”.
  • The origin of apples traces back to the Middle East over 4,000 years ago.
  • The people of France eat more cheese than any other country in the world.
  • The planet Venus spins opposite to the other planets in the solar system.
  • The Shroud of Turin is the single most studied artifact in human history.
  • The word “walkman” was included in the Oxford English Dictionary in 1986.
  • There are about 61,300 pizza restaurants in the United States of America.
  • There are approximately 100,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body.
  • To manufacture a new car approximately 148,000 liters of water is needed.
  • 500,000 tons of dog excrement are dumped annually on the streets of Paris.
  • A British term for slot machine is “fruit machine” or “one-armed bandit.”.
  • A ripe cranberry will bounce. Another name for a cranberry is bounceberry.
  • About 25 percent of all the energy consumed in the US is from natural gas.
  • Alabama was the first state to recognize Christmas as an official holiday.
  • An elephant can live up to the age of seventy, or in some cases even more.
  • Baseball games between college teams have been played since the Civil War.
  • Butterflies range in size from a tiny 1/8 inch to a huge almost 12 inches.
  • Four billion pounds of watermelon were grown in the United States in 1999.
  • In “Silence of the Lambs”, Hannibal Lector (Anthony Hopkins) never blinks.
  • In 1924, Kleenex tissues were originally designed as a cold cream remover.
  • In 1985, a pregnant women was falsely accused of shoplifting a basketball.
  • In 5 billion years the Sun will run out of fuel and turn into a Red Giant.
  • In the 20th century, over three million people have died from earthquakes.
  • Incas used to create pots in the shape of peanuts that were highly prized.
  • Kellogg?s started selling their most famous product, Corn Flakes, in 1906.
  • LSD is made from lysergic acid, which is found in ergot, a type of fungus.
  • Many of the stars that were in the Poltergeist Trilogy had strange deaths.
  • More than $1 billion is spent each year on neck ties in the United States.
  • More than 1,000 different languages are spoken on the continent of Africa.
  • Next to bone marrow, hair is the fastest growing tissue in the human body.
  • Of all the countries, Brazil has the most plant species, with over 56,000.
  • One-third pound stalk of broccoli contains more vitamin C than 204 apples.
  • People generally read 25% slower from a computer screen compared to paper.
  • Pound for pound, leopards are said to be seven times stronger than humans.
  • Singer Chaka Khan came out with a line of chocolates called “Chakalates.”.
  • Singer Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State anthem.
  • Sugar was first added to chewing gum in 1869 by a dentist, William Semple.
  • The blind cavefish is born with eyes, but they fall off as the fish grows.
  • The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com on March 15, 1985.
  • The idea of Christmas cards was invented by Englishman Henry Cole in 1843.
  • The male seahorse carries the eggs until they hatch instead of the female.
  • The most popular meal ordered at restaurants in the U.S. is fried chicken.
  • The only species of turtle that lives in the open ocean is the sea turtle.
  • There are approximately 90 people that have been frozen after their death.
  • There are dolphins that live in the Amazon River that are the colour pink.
  • To escape the Earth’s gravity a rocket need to travel at 7 miles a second.
  • To make one pound of whole milk cheese, 10 pounds of whole milk is needed.
  • When the body is resting, it takes in about 10 litres of air every minute.
  • You share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world.
  • A headache and inflammatory pain can be reduced by eating 20 tart cherries.
  • A healthy person has 6,000 million, million, million haemoglobin molecules.
  • Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country.
  • Average number of days a West German goes without washing his underwear: 7.
  • Brain damage will only occur if a fever goes above 107.6 degrees farenheit.
  • Chewing on gum while cutting onions can help a person from producing tears.
  • Everyday, U.S. business use enough paper to circle the Earth over 20 times.
  • Fine-grained volcanic ash can be found as an ingredient in some toothpaste.
  • Former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln suffered a nervous breakdown in 1836.
  • Humans and cows have the same gestation period, which is about nine months.
  • If you spray an antiseptic spray on a polar bear, its fur will turn purple.
  • In 1945, a seven ounce bathroom cup was the first item Tupperware marketed.
  • In New York State, it is illegal to but any alcohol on Sundays before noon.
  • In one night, an adult hippopotamus eats approximately 150 pounds of grass.
  • In the 13th century, quality standards for paste were assigned by the Pope.
  • In the U.S, Frisbees outsell footballs, baseballs and basketballs combined.
  • Instead of a Birthday Cake, many Russian children are given a Birthday Pie.
  • It takes about three hours for food to be broken down in the human stomach.
  • Japanese research has concluded that moderate drinking can boost IQ levels.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange,silver or purple.
  • Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or older.
  • Pucks hit by hockey sticks have reached speeds of up to 150 miles per hour.
  • Teenage cosmetic surgeries nearly doubled in the USA between 1996 and 1998.
  • Ten percent of the Russian government’s income comes from the sale ofvodka.
  • The angel falls in Venezuela are nearly 20 times taller than Niagara Falls.
  • The average human has about 20 square feet of skin weighing about 6 pounds.
  • The Chihuahua was named after the Mexican state where they were discovered.
  • The largest ever hailstone weighed over 1kg and fell in Bangladesh in 1986.
  • The most common injury caused by cosmetics is to the eye by a mascara wand.
  • The only king without a moustache in a deck of cards is the king of hearts.
  • The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in Jello.
  • The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in jelly.
  • The tridacna clam can grow up to four feet long and weigh up to 500 pounds.
  • The turkey was once nominated to be the official bird of the United States.
  • There are over 100 styles of BluBlocker sunglasses available on the market.
  • Ticks can be as small as a grain of rice and grow to be as big as a marble.
  • When in danger, kangaroos will beat the ground loudly with their hind feet.
  • A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death.
  • Anise is the scent on the artificial rabbit that is used in greyhound races.
  • Annually 17 tons of gold is used to make wedding rings in the United States.
  • Approximately 71% of American chocolate eaters prefer to eat milk chocolate.
  • Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon.
  • Bobby Carpenter was the first American player to score 50 goals in a season.
  • Canada has more inland waters and lakes than any other country in the world.
  • Chocolate can kill dogs; it directly affects their heart and nervous system.
  • Cows are able to hear lower and higher frequencies better than human beings.
  • Fish that live more than 800 meters below the ocean surface don’t have eyes.
  • Five Jell-O flavors that flopped: celery, coffee, cola, apple, andchocolate.
  • From all the oxygen that a human breathes, twenty percent goes to the brain.
  • In 1897, Bayer, who is the makers of Aspirin, once marketed the drug heroin.
  • In Albania, nodding your head means “no” and shaking your head means “yes.”.
  • In Britain, there are approximately 50,000 pubs with 17,000 different names.
  • In Ontario, an average household income of a golfer is greater than $60,000.
  • In the United States there are about three million honey producing colonies.
  • It has been medically been proven that laughter is an effective pain killer.
  • More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes.
  • More pollution is emitted from the average home compared to the average car.
  • Olives, which grow on trees, were first cultivated 5,000 years ago in Syria.
  • One tree can filter up to sixty pounds of pollutants from the air each year.
  • Only President to win a Pulitzer: John F. Kennedy for “Profiles in Courage”.
  • Psychokinesis refers to the ability of moving objects through psychic power.
  • Reserves from the Irish army were used as extras in the movie “Braveheart.”.
  • Saturday is the most popular day for people to eat out in the United States.
  • Sex is biochemically no different from eating large quantities of chocolate.
  • Skippy Peanut Butter is sold more in the world than any other peanut butter.
  • The average American/Canadian will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year!
  • The citric acid found in lemon juice is said to be able to dissolve a pearl.
  • The early occurrence of a fetus yawning is at eleven weeks after conception.
  • The Falkland Isles (pop. about 2000) has over 700000 sheep (350 per person).
  • The first McDonald’s restaurant in Canada was in Richmond, British Columbia.
  • The first owner of the Marlboro Company, Wayne McLaren, died of lung cancer.
  • The first penny candy to be wrapped in America was the Tootsie Roll in 1896.
  • The first Tupperware item marketed was the seven-ounce bathroom cup in 1945.
  • The first Valentine candy box was invented by Richard Cadbury in the 1800’s.
  • The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point inColorado.
  • The letter J does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements.
  • The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood plasma.
  • The palms of your hands and the soles of your feet cannot tan, or grow hair.
  • The people of Israel consume more turkeys per capita than any other country.
  • The strike note of the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is e-flat.
  • The United States has paved enough roads to circle the Earth over 150 times.
  • There are an equivalent number of cows and people in Friesland, Netherlands.
  • There are more than 3000 documented caves located in the state of Tennessee.
  • There are over one billion people that are actively involved in rice growth.
  • To lose one pound of fat, a person has to burn approximately 3,500 calories.
  • Vikings, after killing their enemies, used their skulls as drinking vessels.
  • Walt Disney holds the record for the most Oscar nominations with sixty-four.
  • 14% of all facts and statistics are made up and 27% of people know that fact.
  • 570 gallons of paint would be needed to paint the outside of the White House.
  • A barnacle has the largest penis of any other animal in relation to its size.
  • A cesium atom in an atomic clock that beats over nine billion times a second.
  • A sheep, a duck and a rooster were the first passengers in a hot air balloon.
  • A typical hurricane produces the nergy equivalent to 8,000 one megaton bombs.
  • A volcano has enough power to shoot ash as high as 50 km into the atmosphere.
  • Before 1859, baseball umpires were seated in padded chairs behind home plate.
  • Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
  • Children grow faster in the springtime than any other season during the year.
  • Chocolate accounts for less than two percent of the fat in the American diet.
  • Detroit, Michigan has more registered bowlers than any other city in the USA.
  • Eating parsley after eating an onion can help in getting rid of onion breath.
  • Elvis Presley had a twin brother named Jesse Garon Presley who died at birth.
  • Everyday, more money is printed for Monopoly sets than for the U.S. Treasury.
  • Florida has twice as many lightning injuries and deaths than any other state.
  • Frogs do not need to drink water as they absorb the water through their skin.
  • In 1845, inventor Thomas Adams started the world’s first chewing gum factory.
  • In 1980, there was only one country in the world with no telephones – Bhutan.
  • In a lifetime, on average a honey bee produces 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey.
  • In America, approximately 25% of kids aged 6-14 have a magaznie subscription.
  • Instead of a birthday cake, many children in Russia are given a birthday pie.
  • May babies are on average 200 grams heavier than babies born in other months.
  • More than 260,000 people have been killed by volcanic activity since 1700 AD.
  • Movies approximately make five times more from video sales than ticket sales.
  • Neurons multiply at a rate 250,000 neurons per minute during early pregnancy.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.
  • Of married couples, 70% of men and 60% of women have cheated on their spouse.
  • On average, a typical dairy cow lies down and stands up about 14 times a day.
  • On average, a whole chicken from the grocery store weighs 3 pounds 12 ounces.
  • On Sunday, December 7, 1941 at 7:55 AM, the attack on Pearl Harbor commenced.
  • Over 170,000 Indians from 210 tribes live in the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest.
  • People with darker skin will not wrinkle as fast as people with lighter skin.
  • Police detectives have used snapping turtles to help them locate dead bodies.
  • Shark cartilage has been used to make artificial skin for human burn victims.
  • Some African tribes refer to themselves as “motherhoods” instead of families.
  • Surveys indicate that the number one reason people play BINGO is for leisure.
  • The city of Seoul has been the capital city of Korea for more than 600 years.
  • The first streetlights in America were installed in Philadelphia around 1757.
  • The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado.
  • The King Cobra has enough venom in its bite that it can kill up to 13 adults.
  • The laundry detergent Tide, has a market share of about forty percent market.
  • The majority of burglaries occur during the daytime when people are not home.
  • The mother of famous astronomer Johannes Kepler was accused of being a witch.
  • The name “Lego” came from the Danish word LEg Godt, which means “play well.”.
  • The number one cause of blindness in adults in the United States is diabetes.
  • The Sears Tower in Chicago contains enough steel to build 50,000 automobiles.
  • The Sears Tower located in Chicago, Illinois is made up 76,000 tons of steel.
  • The smallest frog is the “Brazilian baby frog”, which is smaller than a dime.
  • The USSR launched the world’s first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, in 1957.
  • The water displacement product, WD-40, can be found in 80% of American homes.
  • Ukrainian monk, Dionysius Exiguus, created the modern day Christian calendar.
  • Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end.
  • 40 percent of the almonds in the world are used by manufacturers of chocolate.
  • A group of people that are hired to clap at a performance are called a claque.
  • A rainbow can occur only when the sun is 40 degrees or less above the horizon.
  • A sheep, a duck, and a rooster were the first passengers in a hot air balloon.
  • A single chocolate chip gives enough energy to a human being to walk 150 feet.
  • About 70 percent of Americans who go to college do it just to make more money.
  • Actor John Ritter was the voice of Clifford, from “Clifford The Big Red Dog.”.
  • Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined.
  • Ancient Egyptians shaved off their eyebrows to mourn the deaths of their cats.
  • Approximately one out of four injuries by athletes involve the wrist and hand.
  • Bill Russell was the first black head coach of a major league pro sports team.
  • Eating eight strawberries will provide you with more Vitamin C than an orange.
  • Honolulu, Hawaii boasts the only royal palace in the United States of America.
  • In China, fish is eaten more than three times what it is in the United States.
  • In London, during rush hour traffic moves on average at 13 kilometres an hour.
  • In the first century, people used to drink goats milk to sweeten their breath.
  • In the U.S., the milk production per dairy cow is approximately 12,000 pounds.
  • Koalas never drink water. They get fluids from the eucalyptus leaves they eat.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.
  • Octopus and squid are thought to be the most intelligent of all invertebrates.
  • On average, a person will spend about five years eating during their lifetime.
  • People in France own more pets in the world per person than any other country.
  • Ray Kroc bought McDonalds for $2.7 million in 1961 from the McDonald brothers.
  • Sailors once thought that wearing a gold earring would improve their eyesight.
  • Some people drink the urine of pregnant women to build up their immune system.
  • The all-time most nominated Grammy artist with 77 nominations is Quincy Jones.
  • The average Japanese household watches more than 10 hours of television a day.
  • The cardigan was originally made to be a military jacket made of knitted wool.
  • The caterpillars of some Snout Moths (Pyralididae) live in or on water-plants.
  • The fastest speed a raindrop had reached when falling is seven miles per hour.
  • The females of some moth species lack wings, all they can do to move is crawl.
  • The first female guest host of Saturday Night Live was actress Candace Bergen.
  • The first restaurant to open in Hollywood was the Musso & Frank Grill in 1919.
  • The first subway system in America was built in Boston, Massachusetts in 1897.
  • The first synthetic human chromosome was constructed by US scientists in 1997.
  • The first toilet being flushed in a motion picture was in the movie “Psycho.”.
  • The name Hasbro was invented by the name of the founders: HASsenfeld BROthers.
  • The sloth moves so slowly that green algae grows in the grooves of their hair.
  • The tallest woman in the world is American Sandy Allen who is 7 feet 7 inches.
  • The thing that hangs from the top of the beak of a turkey is called the snood.
  • The White House has 35 bathrooms, 3 elevators, 132 rooms, and 412 doors in it.
  • The width of a tornado can range from less than ten yards to more than a mile.
  • The wingspan of a Boeing 747 is longer than the Wright brother’s first flight.
  • There is an average of 61,000 people airborne over the US at any given moment.
  • 7-Eleven is the largest retail chain in the world. Click Here For More Details.
  • 75% of all raisins eaten by people in the United States are eaten at breakfast.
  • A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for approximately sixty-nine years.
  • Antarctica is the only continent that does not have land areas below sea level.
  • Arizona was the last of the 48 adjoining continental states to enter the Union.
  • Baseball was the first sport to be pictured on the cover of Sports Illustrated.
  • Burger King restaurants serve over 400 million ounces of orange juice annually.
  • Business.com is currently the most expensive domain name sold for $7.5 million.
  • Elwood Edwards did the voice for the AOL sound files (i.e. “You’ve got Mail!”).
  • Five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.
  • Half of a cup of figs will give you just as much calcium as half a cup of milk.
  • In 1890, Scott Paper produced the first toilet paper to be available on a roll.
  • In a lifetime, the average house cat spends approximately 10,950 hours purring.
  • In ancient Rome, when a man testified in court he would swear on his testicles.
  • In the United States, the most frequent month for a tornado to occur is in May.
  • In-vitro babies are born in Australia more than any other country in the world.
  • Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.
  • Lighthouse keepers were nicknamed “wickies” because they tended the lamps wick.
  • Negative emotions such as anxiety and depression can weaken your immune system.
  • New Jersey has a spoon museum that has over 5,400 spoons from across the world.
  • On average, 350 squirts are needed from milking a cow to make a gallon of milk.
  • On average, an American family sends and receives 28 Christmas cards each year.
  • One ragweed plant can release as many as a million grains of pollen in one day.
  • People of Ancient China believed that swinging your arms could cure a headache.
  • Pepsi originally contained pepsin, (the same stuff in pepcid AC) thus the name.
  • Pigs have no sweat glands, which is why they stay in water or mud to keep cool.
  • Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people
  • Some toothpastes and deodorants contain the same chemicals found in antifreeze.
  • Talc was used by cavemen 15,000 years ago as an ingredient added to make paint.
  • The Australian billygoat plum contains 100 times more vitamin C than an orange.
  • The catfish has the most taste buds of all animals, having over 27,000 of them.
  • The first open heart surgery was performed by Dr. Daniel Hall Williams in 1893.
  • The first product that the toy company Mattel came out with was picture frames.
  • The largest earthworm on record was found in South Africa and measured 22 feet.
  • The most popular vacation destinations for Americans in 1956 was Niagara Falls.
  • The only capital letter in the Roman alphabet with exactly one end point is P.
  • The only woman that has appeared on a U.S. paper currency is Martha Washington.
  • The volume of the earth’s moon is the same as the volume of the Pacific Ocean.
  • The word witch comes from the word “wicca” which translates to the “wise one.”.
  • There are 10 million bacteria at the place where you rest your hands at a desk.
  • There are bananas called “Red banana” that are maroon to dark purple when ripe.
  • There have been close to 200 coups and counter-coups in the country of Bolivia.
  • There is a hotel in Sweden built entirely out of ice; it is rebuilt every year.
  • There is a species of bird, Antpitta avis canis Ridgley, that barks like a dog.
  • There was once a fish caught in Delaware Bay with a watch still ticking inside.
  • To make one raindrop of water, it takes approximately a million cloud droplets.
  • When Heinz ketchup leaves the bottle, it travels at a rate of 25 milesper year.
  • Yo-yos were used as weapons by warriors in the Philippines in the 16th century.
  • A cat uses its whiskers to determine if a space is too small to squeeze through.
  • A healthy (non-colorblind) human eye can distinguish between 500 shades of gray.
  • A quarter of the world’s plants are threatened with extinction by the year 2010.
  • Actress Jamie Lee Curtis invented a special diaper for babies that has a pocket.
  • Alaska got its name from the Aluet word “Alyeska” which means “The Great Land.”.
  • Bananas trees are not really trees. They are considered to be giant herb plants.
  • Boeing completed more than 15,000 hours of wind-tunnel testing on the first 747.
  • Canadian researchers have found that Einstein’s brain was 15% wider than normal.
  • Close to fifty percent of Internet shoppers spend over five hours a week online.
  • Coca-Cola contained Coca (whose active ingredient is cocaine) from 1885 to 1903.
  • Every time Beethoven sat down to write music, he poured ice water over his head.
  • Gardening is said to be one of the best exercises for maintaining healthy bones.
  • German immigrant, Louis Prang was the first to bring Christmas cards to America.
  • Honey is the only natural food that is made without destroying any kind of life.
  • Honey is used sometimes for antifreeze mixtures and in the center of golf balls.
  • Humans are the only primates that don’t have pigment in the palms oftheir hands.
  • If our Sun were just inch in diameter, the nearest star would be 445 miles away.
  • In 1946, the New York Yankees became the first baseball team to travel by plane.
  • In a pack of Skittles candy, there is an equal 20% distribution of each flavour.
  • In Britain, one out of every four potatoes is eaten in the form of french fries.
  • In Czechhoslovakia, there is a church that has a chandelier made of human bones.
  • In World War II, the German submarine U-120 was sunk by a malfunctioning toilet.
  • Kiwis are the only known bird to have nostrils located at the tip of their beak.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci never signed or dated his most famous painting, the Mona Lisa.
  • Mars is the home of Olympus Mons, the largest known volcano in our solar system.
  • Medical reports show that about 18% of the population are prone to sleepwalking.
  • On average, you would need 12.5 gallons of milk to make one gallon of ice cream.
  • Over 100,000 birds and sea animals are killed every year due to plastic garbage.
  • Painting a house yellow or having a yellow trim helps in selling a house faster.
  • Peanut butter is an effective way to to remove chewing gum from hair or clothes.
  • Pineapples were first called “anana”, which is Caribbean for “excellent fruit.”.
  • Pixie, a Siberian Husky, gave birth to 7 puppies, one of which was bright green.
  • Printed on the tablet being held by the Statue of Liberty is July IV, MDCCLXXVI.
  • Research indicates that people prefer the colour blue for their casual clothing.
  • Snails eat with a rasping mouth called a “radula,” which has thousands of teeth.
  • St. Louis, Missouri was the first U.S. city to host the summer Olympics in 1904.
  • The “naked recreation and travel” industry has grown by 233% in the past decade.
  • The chances of making two holes-in-one in a round of golf are one in 67 million.
  • The dromedary camel can drink as much as 100 litres of water in just 10 minutes.
  • The fat from sheep, which is called tallow can be used to make soap and candles.
  • The first ever “World Summit on Toilets” was held in Singapore in November 2001.
  • The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C.
  • The molecular structure of DNA was first determined by Watson and Crick in 1953.
  • The month of December is the most popular month for weddings in the Philippines.
  • The Sea of Tranquility on the moon is deeper than the highest mountain on Earth.
  • The stage were the television sitcom “Friends” is shot on is said to be haunted.
  • There are approximately 1300 species of scorpion but only 25 of them are deadly.
  • There are more Subway restaurants in Canada than there are McDonald restaurants.
  • There are over 2,000 species of butterflies in the rainforests of South America.
  • There is a Harley-Davidson that was designed as an exact replica of a hamburger.
  • Tomatina is the legendary Spanish tomato-throwing festival held in Bunol, Spain.
  • You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
  • 13% of Americans actually believe that some parts of the moon are made of cheese.
  • 40% of all people who come to a party in your home snoop in your medicine cabinet
  • 95% of the entire lemon crop produced in the U.S. is from California and Arizona.
  • Ancient Romans at one time used human urine as an ingredient in their toothpaste.