At room temperature, the average air molecule travels at the speed of a rifle bullet.
At their closest point, the Russian and U.S. borders are less than two miles apart.
August 8th is the start of 'National Pickle Week'
Augustus Caeser had achluophobia -- the fear of sitting in the dark
Australia is the only continent without an active volcanoes.
Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000.
Average penis size is 5 - 9.5cm flaccid and 12.5 - 17.5cm erect.
Avocados have more protein than any other fruit.
Aztec emperor Montezuma had a nephew, Cuitlahac, whose name meant 'plenty of excrement.'
Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep cool.
Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until they are 2-6 years old
Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child is 2-6 years of age.
Babies' eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old.
Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day.
Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms per day.
Back in the mid-80s, an IBM compatible computer wasn't considered 100% compatible unless it could run Microsoft's Flight Simulator.
Bamboo plants can grow up to 36 inches in a day.
Bananas aren’t fruit! They are a type of herb.
Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
Bank robber John Dillinger played professional baseball.
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The women of the Karen tribe in Thailand traditionally wear masses of metal bands around their necks. The first bands are added on a girl's fifth birthday, and more are added every few months. If the bands are removed, the woman's weakened neck can't support her head. Removing the bands became an effective punishment.
Based on what we know and can reasonably imagine, there is no chance of any human travelling beyond the edge of our solar system, ever. It is just too far.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
Bats always turn left when they exit a cave.
Bats use ultrasounds to pick up vibrations from their prey.
Beavers can swim half a mile underwater on one gulp of air.
Because heat expands the metal, the Eiffel Tower always leans away from the sun.
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Queen Isabella of Spain boasted that she only took two baths in her whole-life – one when she was born, and one before her wedding.
Before 1933, the dime was legal as payment only in transactions of $10 or less.
Before 1941, fingerprints were not accepted as evidence in court.
Before toilet paper was invented, French royalty wiped their bottoms with fine linen.
Ben and Jerry's sends the waste from making ice cream to local pig farmers to use as feed.
Benjamin Franklin lived at 141 Market Street, Philidelphia, PA
Betsy Ross was born with a fully formed set of teeth.
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If your fingers or toes get very cold, they can get frostbite.They slowly rot and go black, and have to be cut off to stop the rot spreading.
Betsy Ross's other contribution to the American Revolution, beside sewing the first American flag, was running a munitions factory in her basement.
Between 25% and 33% of the population sneeze when they are exposed to light.
Bill Gates' first business was Traff-O-Data, a company that created machines which recorded the number of cars passing a given point on a road.
Bill Gates house was designed using a Macintosh computer.
Billy goats urinate on their own heads to smell more attractive to females.
'Bimbo' is a brand of soft drink manufactured and marketed by Coca-Cola, Inc.
Bingo is the name of the dog on the Cracker Jack box
Bingo is the name of the dog on the Cracker Jack box.
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If your head is chopped off, you can remain conscious for about 25 seconds!
Blueberry Jelly Bellies were created especially for Ronald Reagan.
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An adult human contains enough water to fill three large buckets.
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