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2784. Fact
Yum-yum! The average American consumes 9 pounds of food additives every year.

2785. Fact
Zarf is the holder of a handleless coffee cup

2786. Fact
zoophobia is the fear of animals

2787. Fact
Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.

2788. Fact
Men are 6 times more likely to get struck by lightning then women.

2789. Fact
The Toronto Maple Leafs used to be called the Toronto Arenas, then the St. Patricks and finally the Maple Leafs

2790. Fact
Kissing can aid in reducing tooth decay. This is because the extra saliva helps in keeping the mouth clean

2791. Fact
Lima beans contain cyanide.

2792. Fact
A male emperor moth can smell a female emperor moth up to 7 miles away.

2793. Fact
166,875,000,000 pieces of mail are delivered each year in the United States.

2794. Fact
The average person's scalp has 100,000 hairs.

2795. Fact
The male penguin incubates the single egg laid by his mate. During the two month period he does not eat, and will lose up to 40% of his body weight.

2796. Fact
On average, adults watch double the amount of TV as teenagers do.

2797. Fact
The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA".

2798. Fact
At the height of its power (400 BC) the Greek city of Sparta had 500,000 slaves and only 25,000 citizens.

2799. Fact
Dismal first-year sales of famous products: VW Beetle (U.S.)--sold 330 first year. Liquid Paper--sold 1,200 bottles first year. Cuisinart--sold 200 first year. Remington typewriter--sold 8 first year. Scrabble--sold 532 first year. Coca-Cola--sold 25 bottles first year.

2800. Fact
Lemon juice can aid in reducing the swelling caused by insect bites

2801. Fact
The state of Florida is bigger than England.

2802. Fact
At one time, Pumpkins were recommended for the removal of freckles and curing snake bites

2803. Fact
Compact discs read from the inside to the outside edge, the reverse of how a record works.

2804. Fact
About half of all Americans are on a diet on any given day.

2805. Fact
Approximate number of facial expressions dogs can make: 100.

2806. Fact
A snail can sleep for 3 years.

2807. Fact
Elton John and The Beach Boys are tied for the record for the longest gap between number one hit singles in the United States. Both waited 21 years, 11 months.

2808. Fact
It is illegal for tourists to enter Mexico with more than 2 CD's.

2809. Fact
Everyone thought Albert Einstein suffered from dyslexia, because he couldn't speak properly until he was 9 years old.

2810. Fact
Muhammad is the most common first name in the world.

2811. Fact
Energy is being wasted if a toaster is left plugged in after use

2812. Fact
About 70 percent of Americans who go to college do it just to make more money

2813. Fact
After twenty-seven years, Betty Rubble made her debut as a Flintstones Vitamin in 1996

2814. Fact
A cucumber is 96% water.

2815. Fact
The first person selected as the Time Magazine Man of the Year - Charles Lindbergh in 1927.

2816. Fact
Retail espresso vendors report an increase in decaffeinated sales in the month of January due to New Year's resolutions to decrease caffeine intake.

2817. Fact
The longest game of Monopoly played underwater is 45 days

2818. Fact
An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards.

2819. Fact
Slaves under the last emperors of China wore pigtails so they could be picked out quickly

2820. Fact
It is estimated that a plastic container can resist decomposition for as long as 50,000 years.

2821. Fact
Although identified with Scotland, bagpipes are actually a very ancient instrument, introduced into the British Isles by the Romans.

2822. Fact
By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand.

2823. Fact
During World War II, condoms were used to cover rifle barrels from being damaged by salt water as the soldiers swam to shore

2824. Fact
Deep Breathing gives you health benefits similar to aerobics.

2825. Fact
England's Stonehenge is 1500 years older than Rome's Colosseum.

2826. Fact
Diamonds mined in Brazil are harder than those found in Africa.

2827. Fact
Bhutan issued a stamp in 1973 that looked like a record and actually would play the Bhutanese national anthem if placed on a record player

2828. Fact
Head lice actually prefer to live on clean heads, not dirty ones.

2829. Fact
Enough beer is poured every Saturday across America to fill the Orange Bowl.

2830. Fact
In the late 19th century, millions of human mummies were used as fuel for locomotives in Egypt where wood and coal was scarce, but mummies were plentiful.

2831. Fact
The big differences between pythons and boa constrictors: pythons are longer and lay eggs. Boas give birth to live babies.

2832. Fact
The most common seasonings found in American homes are chili powder, cinnamon, and seasoned salts

2833. Fact
Every person, including identical twins, has a unique eye and tongue print along with their finger print.

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