The patron saint of dentists is St. Apollonia. She reportedly had her teeth pulled out in 249 AD by an anti-Christian mob.
An egg shell can have up to 17,000 tiny pores on its surface
1 in every 3 people in the country of Israel use a cell phone.
It takes approximately 12 years for Jupiter to orbit the sun
Aluminum used to be more valuable than gold.
On April 4, 1974, John Massis of Belgium pulled two New York Long Island railroad passenger cars totaling 80 tons with a thick rope, with a small bit attached, using only his teeth
'Jedi'is an official religion, with over 70,000 followers, in Australia.
In 1915, Winston Churchill fought in the front line trenches before he became the Minister of Munitions.
There are 158 verses in the Greek National Anthem
Some people have more bones in their feet than others.
The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
India has the most post offices of any country with 280,181.
In playing poker, there is one chance in 500 of drawing a flush.
In Spit Bergen, Norway, at one time of the year the sun shines continuously for three and a half months.
The complete skin covering of the body measures about 20 sq. feet.
Just one in three consumers pays off his or her credit card bill every month.
Of Chief Executives, only Benjamin Harrison was the grandson of a President.
On a Canadian two-dollar bill, the American flag is flying over the Parliament Building.
Your home is ten times more likely to have a fire than be burglarized.
A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years.
Former President Cleveland defeated incumbent Benjamin Harrison in 1892, becoming the first (and, to date, only) chief executive to win non-consecutive terms to the White House.
Coffee, as a world commodity, is second only to oil.
Despite a population of over a billion, China has only about 200 family names.
The f-word is used 257 times in the movie Pulp Fiction.
In the late 19th century the Supreme Court of the United States legally declarded the tomato a vegetable.
Sharks have upper and lower eyelids, but they do not blink
More water flows over Niagara Falls every year than any other falls on earth.
In Albuquerque, New Mexico it is illegal for cab drivers to reach out and pull potential customers into their cabs.
Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.
Approximately 200 pets are buried in a pet cemetery out of the thousands of pets that die each day
Eating 11 pounds of apples will make you gain one pound of weight
A whole library floor of books can be stored on 50 Gigabytes.
In 1884, Dr. Hervey D. Thatcher invented the milk bottle.
Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned his wife or mother because they were both deaf
The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body
The mola mola or ocean sunfish lays up to 5,000,000 eggs at one time.
The snake can see through its eye lids when its eyes are closed
Half of all bank robberies take place on a Friday.
The average office document gets copied 19 times
Of all known forms of animals life ever to inhabit the Earth, only about 10 percent still exist today.
The average temperature at 40,000 feet above sea level is -60 F.
Cranberry Jell-0 is the only kind that contains real fruit.
Basketball great Wilt Chamberlain never fouled out of a game
Singer Chaka Khan came out with a line of chocolates called Chakalates.
Unlike other four legged mammals, kangaroos cannot walk backwards
4543. Animal Facts
When a fish called the Pacific grenadier is pulled out of the sea by fishermen, the change in pressure makes gas inside it expand quickly and its stomach pops out of its mouth.
One glass of water shuts down midnight hunger pangs for almost 100% of the dieters studied in a U-Washington study.
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