Alaska was bought from Russia for about 2 cents an acre.
Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined.
1265. Body Facts
In 1970, a thief was caught in Zurich, Switzerland, when a finger that had been cut off by broken glass at the crime scene was matched to his finger prints in police records.
Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a belly button. It was eliminated when he was sewn up after surgery.
Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a belly button. Penguins can change salt water into fresh water.
Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a bellybutton
All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
1271. Body Facts
You go white when really scared because blood drains from your skin.This protected primitive humans from bleeding to death if bitten by scary, wild animals.
All of the clocks in Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.
1273. Body Facts
The average person loses 200 millilitres (7 fluid ounces) of water a day in their faeces.
All the gold ever mined could be molded into a cube 60 feet high and 60 feet wide.
All these have been used to make condoms through history:
Almonds are a member of the peach family.
Almonds are members of the peach family.
Almost is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.
Aluminum used to be more valuable than gold!
1283. Body Facts
More than 100 million micro-organisms live in your mouth at any time.
Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate every second.
Americans did not commonly use forks until after the Civil War.
Americans eat 12 billion bananas each year.
Americans eat nearly 100 acres of pizza every day - that's approximately 350 slices per second!.
Americans will spend more on cat food this year than baby food.
Americans will spend more on cat food this year than baby food.Rudyard Kipling refused to write with anything other than black ink.
Among older men, vanilla is the most erotic smell.
An 'aglet' is the plastic or metal tip of a shoelace.
An airplane mechanic invented Slinky while he was playing with engine parts and realized the possible secondary use for the springs.
An American urologist once bought Napoleon's penis for $40,000.
An animal epidemic is called an epizootic.
An apple, onion, and potato all have the same taste. The differences in flavor are caused by their smell. To prove this you can pinch your nose and take a bite from each. They will all taste sweet.
An average adult produces about half a litre of flatulent gas per day, resulting in an average of about fourteen occurrences of flatulence a day.
An average head has between 100,000 - 150,000 hairs.
An eagle can attack, kill, and carry away an animal as large as a small deer.
1300. Body Facts
Godfrey Hill, from the UK, has ten complete fingers and two thumbs, and has been accused of being an alien or the Messiah.
An egg will float if placed in water in which sugar has been added.
An estimated 405,000 U.S. houses still lack indoor plumbing.
1303. Body Facts
The energy from the food you need in one day is just enough to heat four teaspoons of water from freezing point to boiling.
An object weighing 100 pounds on Earth would weight just 38 pounds on Mars.
An ostriche's eye is bigger than its brain
An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.
1307. Body Facts
There is enough sulphur in a human body to kill all the fleas on a dog.
An ostrich's eyes are bigger than its brain.
An ounce of platinum can be stretched 10,000 feet.
Ancient Romans at one time used human urine as an ingredient in their toothpaste.
Annually, the amount of garbage that is dumped in the world's oceans is three times the weight of fish that is caught from the oceans.
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In the United Kingdom, since the introduction of the hunting ban, a number of hunts have employed falconers to bring birds of prey to the hunt, due to the exemption in the Hunting Act for falconry.Many experts, such as the Hawk Board, deny that any bird of prey can reasonably be used in the British countryside to kill a fox which has been flushed by and is being chased by a pack of hounds.