3875. Fact
In 1956, 80% of all U.S. households had a refrigerator, but only 8% of British households had one.

3876. Fact
Israel is one quarter the size of the state of Maine.

3877. Fact
The average company saves over $7,000 for each employee suggestion that is enacted.

3878. Fact
The term the whole 9 yards came from W.W.II fighter pilots in the South Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded into the fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got the whole 9 yards.

3879. Fact
Baskin Robbins once made ketchup ice cream.

3880. Fact
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.

3881. Fact
Children grow faster in the springtime than any other season during the year.

3882. Fact
Crocodiles have brains no larger than a cigar.

3884. Fact
About 30% of Canadians rely on getting their water from the ground for their domestic use

3885. Fact
In the United States, deaf people have safer driving records than hearing people.

3886. Fact
Canada's new flag, with its maple leaf design, was unfurled in 1965 in Ottawa.

3887. Fact
Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food.

3888. Fact
Every year 4 people in the UK die putting their trousers on.

3889. Fact
The heart of an astronaut actually gets smaller when in outer space.

3890. Fact
Every year, Mexico City sinks about 10 inches.

3891. Fact
Owls have eyeballs that are tubular in shape, because of this, they cannot move their eyes.

3892. Fact
In Forrest Gump, Gary Sinise's character (Lt. Dan) tells Tom Hanks' character (Forrest Gump) that the day Forrest works on a shrimp boat is the day he'd be an astronaut. The following year, Sinise and Hanks appeared together as astronauts in Apollo 13.

3893. Fact
In space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow down their faces.

3894. Fact
A pound of grasshoppers is three times as nutritious as a pound of beef.

3895. Fact
The heart of a blue whale is the size of a small car. The tongue of a blue whale is as long as an elephant.

3896. Fact
Gargling in public is against the law in Louisiana.

3897. Fact
5% of the world population lives in the US but 22% of the world's prisons population are held in the US.

3898. Fact
In India, Pajamas are accepted as standard daytime wearing apparel.

3899. Fact
Tiger Woods' real first name is Eldrick. His father gave him the nickname Tiger in honor of a South Vietnamese soldier his father had fought alongside with during the Vietnam War.

3900. Fact
One out of every 11 workers in North Carolina depends on tobacco for their livelihood .

3901. Fact
Over one million Pet Rocks were sold in 1975, makine Gary Dahl, of Los Gatos, California, a millionaire. He got the idea while joking with friends about his pet that was easy to take care of, which was a rock

3902. Fact
All mammals, except man and monkey are color blind.

3903. Fact
A woman has approximately 4.5 litres of blood in her body, while men have 5.6 litres

3904. Fact
JFK's golf clubs sold for $772,500 at a 1996 auction. The buyer was Arnold Schwarzenegger.

3905. Fact
Catfish from the Nile River swim upside-down.

3906. Fact
In France, the Big Dipper is called the casserole.

3907. Fact
In the United Kingdom, three million people play bingo every year

3908. Fact
The first scheduled airplane passenger service in the world was between Tampa and St. Petersburg, Fla., in 1914.

3909. Fact
In 1985, Pete Rose became the first professional athlete to appear on the front of a Wheaties box.

3910. Fact
It's estimated that at any one time around 0.7% of the world's population is drunk.

3911. Fact
The Navy SEALs were formed in 1962.

3912. Fact
All the swans in England are property of the Queen.

3913. Fact
Harthahorne City Ordinance, Section 363, states that it shall be unlawful to put any hypnotized person in a display window.

3914. Fact
Pollsters say that 40% of dog and cat owners carry pictures of the pets in their wallets.

3915. Fact
Assuming that all the offspring survived, 190,000,000,000,000,000,000 flies could be produced in four months by the offspring of a single pair of flies.

3916. Fact
Rice is the staple food of more than one-half of the world's population.

3917. Fact
One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water

3918. Fact
Mad About You star Paul Reiser plays the piano on the show's theme song.

3919. Fact
The U.S. eastern seaboard consumes almost 50% of all ice cream sandwiches.

3920. Fact
The "save" icon in Microsoft Office programs shows a floppy disk with the shutter on backwards.

3921. Fact
The age of a saguaro cactus is calculated by its height

3922. Fact
The fur of the binturong, also known as the Asian Bear Cat, smells like popcorn. The scent is believed to come from a gland located near the tail

3923. Fact
The sun is about three million miles closer to the earth on January 1st than it is on June 1st.

3924. Fact
In Tokyo, they sell toupees for dogs.

3925. Fact
NASDAQ stand for, National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations.



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