If you add up the numbers 1-100 consecutively (1+2+3+4+5 etc) the total is 5050
Theodore Roosevelt was the only U.S. president to deliver an inaugural address without using the word I. Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Dwight D. Eisenhower tied for second place, using I only once in their inaugural addresses.
Sperm are created in the male testicles. The testicles are constructed so they build pipe-formed structures. In every testicle these pipes are more than 400 yards long.
Elizabeth Taylor has appeared on the cover of Life magazine more than anyone else
The Hindu holy day begins at sunrise, the Jewish holy day begins at sunset, and the Christian holy day begins at midnight.
If you put a raisin in a fresh glass of champagne, it will rise and fall continuously.
Ten minutes of one hurricane contains enough energy to match the nuclear stockpiles of the world.
The highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere is Mount Aconcagua in Argentina. It rises 22,834 feet above sea level
The expression Tying the Knot comes from an old Roman custom where the brides clothes were tied up all in knots and the groom was supposed to untie the knots
A lion's roar can be heard from five miles away.
Queen Elizabeth was good friends with William Shakespeare
A rose imprint that was fossilized in a slate was discovered in Florisant, Colorado, which is said to be thirty-five million years old
The average life expectancy of a rhinoceros in captivity is 15 years.
In 1998, approximately 1.6 billion tree seedlings were planted in the United States. This amounts to about five trees per American
In Belgium, 94% of children under the age of fourteen own LEGO products
Killer whales (Orcas) kill sharks by torpedoeing up into the shark's stomach from underneath causing the shark to explode.
In the 17th century, the number pi was known to 35 decimal places. Today, to 1.2411 trillion.
When the atomic bomb was developed in the american city of los alamos, new mexico, the military base preferred staff that were illiterate as the authorities didn't want the risk of having workers that could read confidential papers from the waste bins.
The US federal income tax was first enacted in 1862 to support the Union's Civil War effort. It was eliminated in 1872, revived in 1894 then declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court the following year. In 1913, the 16th Amendment to the Constitution made the income tax a permanent fixture in the US tax system.
Real diamonds can be made from peanut butter.
JELL-O was declared The Official State Snack of Utah in January 2001
Barbie's full name is Barbie Millicent Roberts.
Bernd Eilts, a German artist, turns dried cow manure into wall clocks and small sculptures. He is now expanding his business to include cow dung wrist watches
The Ramses brand condom is named after the great phaoroh Ramses II who fathered over 160 children.
There are 293 steps to the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa
Annually 17 tons of gold is used to make wedding rings in the United States
The Hollywood sign was first erected in 1923. It was first erected as Hollywoodland.
Quito in Ecuador, South America, is said to have the most pleasant climate in the world. It is called the 'Land of Eternal Spring.' The temperature rarely drops below 46 degrees Fahrenheit during the night, or exceed 72 degrees Fahrenheit during the day.
Seven percent of a humans body wieght is made up of blood
Most people blink about 17,000 times a day.
The MGM lion, whose name was Leo, lived in Memphis until his death
The U.S. army packs Tabasco pepper sauce in every ration kit that they give to soldiers
Only 1% of bacteria cause disease in humans!
The words volt and voltage are named for a member of the Italian nobility in the 1700s named Count Voltman.
Spiral staircases in medieval castles are running clockwise. This is because all knights used to be right-handed. When the intruding army would climb the stairs they would not be able to use their right hand which was holding the sword because of the difficulties of climbing the stairs. Left-handed knights would have had no troubles, except left-handed people could never become knights because it was assumed that they were descendants of the devil
The mile is Latin for 1,000. The number of paces it took the average Roman.
Club Direct, a travel insurance company in Britain, provides insurance plans for protection from falling coconuts.
15 percent of Americans secretly bite their toes.
There are approximately 13,000 identifiable varieties of roses throughout the world.
The game rugby was originated at Rugby school located in England in 1823. This happened when William Webb Ellis, while playing soccer, picked the ball up in his hands and started running with it
Some species of dolphin sleep with one eye open
The first product to have a bar code scanned was Wrigley's gum.
Annual estimate of expenditure and revenue of a country or a subordinate authority like a corporation.
In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden .... and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.
Canada's new flag, with its maple leaf design, was unfurled in 1965 in Ottawa.
Rapper LL Cool J's name is short for ‘Ladies Love Cool James’.
A donkey will sink in quicksand but a mule won't.
The elephant is the only animal that has been taught to stand on its head.
Flushable toilets were in use in ancient Rome.
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