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5423. Animal Facts
Electric eels can deliver a shock of 500 volts to stun their dinner into submission.

5424. Fact
Chameleons can reel in food from a distance as far away as more than two and a half times their body lengths.

5425. Fact
The wheelbarrow was invented by the Chinese.

5426. Fact
Lake Malawi has the largest number of fish species in the world

5427. Fact
In ancient Egypt, the only person who was allowed to wear cotton was the High Priest

5428. Fact
Cotton crops can be sprayed up to 40 times a year making it the most chemical-intensive crop in the world

5429. Fact
Hockey pucks were originally made from frozen cow dung

5430. Fact
Behram, an Indian thug, holds the record for most murders by a single individual. He strangled 931 people between 1790-1840 with a piece of yellow and white cloth, called a ruhmal. The most murders by a woman are 612, by Countess Erzsebet Bathory of Hungary

5431. Fact
The largest movie theater in the world, Radio City Music Hall in New York City, opened in December, 1932. It originally had 5,945 seats.

5432. Fact
There are more telephones than people in Washington, D.C.

5433. Fact
In August 1999, Lori Lynn Lomeli set a record by spinning 82 Hula Hoops at the same time for three full revolutions

5434. Fact
Barbie's full name is Barbie Millicent Roberts.

5435. Fact
The tallest tree recorded is located in Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California. It is a coast redwood and has been measured at 117 metres high

5436. Fact
Arthur Giblin was the inventor of the first flushable toilet

5437. Fact
A sneeze zooms out of your mouth at over 600 m.p.h

5438. Fact
In 1982, in the first operation of its kind, doctors at the University of Utah Medical Center implanted a permanent artificial heart in the chest of retired dentist Dr. Barney Clark, who lived 112 days with the device.

5439. Fact
You forget 80% of what you learn each day.

5440. Fact
Only eight men were killed in the battle of lexington.

5441. Fact
Of the 206 bones in the human body, 52 are in the feet.

5442. Fact
Florida's beaches lose 20 million cubic yards of sand annually.

5443. Fact
The first TV commercial advertisement was by the Bulova Watch company on July 1, 1941. The watch company paid $9.00 for an announcement that was 10 seconds long

5444. Fact
The number of atoms in a pound of iron is nearly five trillion trillion: 4,891,500,000,000,000,000,000,000.

5445. Fact
Chicago has hosted the most presidential conventions with 25. Fourteen have been Republican and 11 Democratic.

5446. Fact
A hedgehog's skin is so tough that when they get run over, its entrails come out of its mouth and its butt.

5447. Fact
There are an equivalent number of cows and people in Friesland, Netherlands

5448. Fact
A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana.

5449. Fact
It was once against the law to slam your car door in a city in Switzerland.

5450. Fact
A rattlesnake's fangs fold inward when its mouth is closed so it doesn't bite itself.

5451. Fact
Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable

5452. Fact
The word Karate means, empty hand.

5453. Fact
It is illegal to purchase or consume Jack Daniel's Whiskey in the town in which it is produced.

5454. Fact
Paul Hunn holds the record for the loudest burp, which was 118.1 decibels, which is as loud as a chainsaw

5455. Fact
Murder is the only crime that does not increase during the full moon. Theft, disorderly conduct, larceny, armed robbery, assault and battery, and rape all statistically increase dramatically during the full moon.

5456. Animal Facts
The angler fish has a glowing blob attached to a spike at the front of its head. In the dark, deep sea the glowing blob attracts small prey which the angler fish then sucks in and gobbles up.

5458. Fact
In deep space most lubricants will disappear.

5459. Fact
The fragrance of flowers is due to the essences of oil which they produce.

5460. Animal Facts
Mosquitoes have been around for 200 million years.That's so long that even dinosaurs could have been bitten by them!

5461. Fact
The 772-778 Digits of pi are 9999998.

5462. Fact
Bananas trees are not really trees. They are considered to be giant herb plants

5463. Fact
Franklin Pierce was the first U.S. President to have a Christmas tree in the White House

5464. Fact
If all numbers are arranged in alphabetical order, eight would be the first number. Zero would be the last number.

5465. Fact
In 1943, the July issue of Transportation Magazine had an article entitled 1943 Guide to Hiring Women.

5466. Fact
During the baseball rivalries between the two major leagues in the 1890s, the Pittsburgh Nationals took advantage of a technicality and signed a player away from another club. The Nationals' president, J. Palmer O'Neill, was called J. Pirate O'Neill, and his club became the Pittsburgh Pirates.

5467. Fact
The total number of Americans killed in the Civil War is greater than the combined total of Americans killed in all other wars.

5468. Fact
US Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina set a filibuster record in the U.S. Senate on August 19, 1957. He spoke for 24 hours and 18 minutes.

5469. Fact
African Baobab tree's circumference can reach 180 feet. If the trunk is hollow, 20 people would be able to fit inside of it.

5470. Fact
During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants.

5471. Fact
Chocolate contains phenylethylamine (PEA), a natural substance that is reputed to stimulate the same reaction in the body as falling in love.

5472. Fact
In America you will see an average of 500 advertisements a day.

5473. Fact
One tree can filter up to sixty pounds of pollutants from the air each year.

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