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.
1363. Body Facts
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.
1371. Body Facts
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.
1378. Body Facts
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.
1387. Body Facts
If your head is chopped off, you can remain conscious for about 25 seconds!
Blueberry Jelly Bellies were created especially for Ronald Reagan.
1390. Body Facts
An adult human contains enough water to fill three large buckets.
Boanthropy is a disease in which a man thinks he's an ox
Bob Dylan's real name is Robert Zimmerman.
Boys who have unusual first names are more likely to have mental problems than boys with conventional names. Girls don't seem to have this problem.
Brachiosaurus had a heart the size of a pickup truck
Bruce Lee was so fast, that they actually had to slow a film down so you could see his moves. That is the opposite of the norm.
Budweiser beer is named after a town in Czechoslovakia. Chewing on gum while cutting onions can help a person from producing tears.
1397. Body Facts
Ear wax comes in a range of colours including yellow, grey, brown and pumpkin-orange.
1399. Body Facts
There are more bacteria in your mouth than there are people in the world.
By 3,000 B.C. there were at least six different types of beer in Egypt.
By law, in Bourbon, Miss., one small onion must be served with each glass of water in a restaurant.
By partially filling saucers with vinegar and distributing the saucers around a room, you can eliminate odors.
1403. Body Facts
There is enough fat in the human body to make seven bars of soap.
By recycling just one glass bottle, the amount of energy that is being saved is enough to light a 100 watt bulb for four hours.
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