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3716. Fact
Elwood Edwards did the voice for the AOL sound files (i.e. "You've got Mail!"). He is heard about 27 million times a day. The recordings were done before Quantum changed its name to AOL and the program was known as "Q-Link."

3717. Fact
Imperia, Italy is the home of the Agnesi Historical Museum of Spaghetti.

3718. Fact
A typist's fingers travel over 12 and a half miles in an average day.

3719. Fact
According to legend, there s a Superman in every episode of Seinfeld.

3720. Fact
The name for the sign & which represents the world and is ampersand

3721. Fact
The speed of sound must be exceeded to produce a sonic boom.

3722. Fact
Crushed cockroaches can be applied to a stinging wound to help relieve the pain.

3723. Fact
Aztec emperor Montezuma had nephew, Cuitlahac, whose name meant plenty of excrement.

3724. Fact
Of the estimated 162 million land-based telephones in the U.S., 25 million have unlisted numbers.

3725. Fact
In 1903, there were originally only eight Crayola crayons in a box and they sold for five cents

3726. Fact
Forty-one percent of English women have punched or kicked their partners, according to a study.

3727. Fact
Iron weighs more after it rusts.

3728. Fact
Babies are born with 300 bones, but by adulthood we have only 206 in our bodies.

3729. Fact
The weight of air in a milk glass is about the same as the weight of one aspirin tablet.

3730. Fact
A lion's roar can be heard from more than five miles away.

3731. Fact
Four billion pounds of watermelon were grown in the United States in 1999

3732. Fact
In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts. So in old England, when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them mind their own pints and quarts and settle down. It's where we get the phrase "mind your P's and Q's".

3733. Fact
'Vodka'is Russian for 'little water'.

3734. Fact
More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world.

3735. Fact
In 1789, the total U.S. federal government debt was $190,000.

3736. Fact
In Italy, espresso is considered so essential to daily life that the price is regulated by the government.

3737. Fact
Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise

3738. Fact
The earth travels through space at 660,000 miles per hour.

3739. Fact
Your nose smells best when you are about 10 years old.

3740. Fact
More than 20,000 men were killed, wounded, or missing in action in the battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862. This was the bloodiest one-day fight during the Civil War.

3741. Fact
The Pacific Giant Octopus, the largest octopus in the world, grows from the size of pea to a 150 pound behemoth potentially 30 feet across in only two years, its entire life-span.

3742. Fact
Approximately 850 peanuts make a 18 oz jar of peanut butter.

3743. Fact
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

3744. Fact
Your right lung takes in more air than your left one does.

3745. Fact
A quarter of raw potato placed in each shoe at night will keep the leather soft and the shoes smelling fresh and clean.

3746. Fact
The first book published in the United States was Massachusetts Bay Colony: The Oath of a Free Man, in 1638.

3747. Fact
The longest word that can be typed on the top row of letters on a Qwerty keyboard is TYPEWRITER.

3748. Fact
In Utah, birds have the right of way on all highways.

3749. Fact
The world's largest mammal, the blue whale, weighs 50 tons at birth. Fully grown, it weighs as much as 150 tons.

3750. Fact
Oak trees can live 200 or more years.

3751. Fact
The act of sneezing is referred to as sternutation

3752. Fact
A honeybee can fly at fifteen miles per hour.

3753. Fact
Hawaii is the only US state that grows cacao beans to produce chocolate.

3754. Fact
Hoover, Roosevelt, Truman and Nixon's Secretaries of State have won Noble Peace Prizes.

3755. Fact
In Newport, Rhode Island it is illegal to smoke from a pipe after sunset.

3756. Fact
Close to 73% of girls in Bangladesh are married by age 18

3757. Fact
In 1889, the 1st coin-operated telephone, patented by Hartford, Connecticut inventor William Gray, was installed in the Hartford Bank.

3758. Fact
Muhammad is the most common name in the world.

3759. Fact
The first toilet being flushed in a motion picture was in the movie Psycho.

3760. Fact
In the United States, the most frequent month for a tornado to occur is in May.

3761. Fact
A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside.

3762. Fact
In Washington D.C. it is illegal to post a notice in public which calls another person a 'coward' for refusing to accept a challenge to duel.

3763. Fact
Arabic numerals are not really Arabic; they were created in India.

3764. Fact
Before jets, jet lag was called boat lag.

3765. Fact
Domestic cats hate lemons or other citrus scents.

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