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5501. Fact
In 1888, Hollywood was founded by Harvey and Daeida Wilcox, who named the city after their summer home in Chicago

5502. Fact
In Utah it is illegal to fish from horseback.

5503. Fact
The Great Lakes are the most important inland waterway in North America. All the lakes, except Lake Michigan, which lies entirely in the United States, are shared by the United States and Canada and form part of the border between these countries.

5504. Fact
Apparently 1/3 of people with alarm clocks hit the 'snooze' button every morning, and from 25-34 age group, it is over 1/2.

5505. Fact
Coca-Cola was the first soft drink to be consumed in outer space

5506. Fact
Half of all identity thieves are either relatives, friends, or neighbors of their victims.

5507. Fact
The largest chicken egg ever laid weighed a pound and had a double yolk and shell

5508. Fact
Hawaii officially became apart of the US on June 14, 1900.

5509. Fact
If any of the heads on Mt. Rushmore had a body, it would be nearly 500 feet tall.

5510. Fact
It is estimated that millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them.

5511. Fact
Acrorthosis is a medical condition of having too many erections too often.

5512. Fact
Until President Kennedy was killed, it wasn t a federal crime to assassinate the President.

5513. Fact
Since 1896, the beginning of the modern Olympics, only Greece and Australia have participated in every Games.

5514. Fact
Wearing yellow makes you look bigger on camera; green, smaller.

5515. Fact
May and June are the most popular months to get married. January is the least popular.

5516. Fact
According to Scandinavian traditions, if a boy and girl eat from the same loaf of bread, they are bound to fall in love

5517. Fact
Around the 16th century the Yo-Yo was used by Philipinos to stun prey from trees.

5518. Fact
Some breeds of chickens lay colored eggs.

5519. Fact
The average life span of a hermit crab is 75 years.

5520. Fact
The US city with the highest murder rate is Detroit, with 45.3 homicides per 100,000 people.

5521. Fact
There are 86,400 seconds in day

5522. Fact
In Sweden, when leaving someone's home, wait until you get to the doorway to step outside before putting on your coat. To do so earlier suggests you are eager to leave.

5523. Fact
A 'face-off'in hockey was originally called a 'puck-off'.

5524. Fact
Bees visit over 2,000 flowers and fly over 55,000 miles to produce just 1 lb. of honey.

5525. Fact
In 1876, Maria Spelterina was the first woman to ever cross Niagara Falls on a high wire

5526. Fact
Bourbon whiskey gets its name from Bourbon County, Kentucky, where local distillers developed the drink around 1800.

5527. Fact
In South Dakota it is illegal to try to convince a pacifist to renounce his beliefs by threatening to arm-wrestle him.

5529. Animal Facts
An octopus tentacle will carry on wriggling for some time after being cut off.

5530. Fact
The most expensive spice in the world is saffron

5531. Fact
It took Leonardo Da Vinci 10 years to paint Mona Lisa. He never signed or dated the painting. Leonardo and Mona had identical bone structures according to the painting. X-ray images have shown that there are 3 other versions under the original.

5532. Fact
In Ancient Egypt, cats were often buried with their masters, or in a special cemetary for cats

5533. Fact
The eyes of an Ostrich are larger than its brain.

5534. Fact
The sloth (a mammal) moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on its fur.

5535. Fact
Chocolate kills dogs. Chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system. A few ounces is enough to kill a small sized dog.

5536. Fact
The TV show Saturday Night Live made its debut on October 11, 1975

5537. Animal Facts
Bat faeces lies so deep on the floors of their caves that people harvest it to sell as fertilizer for plants.

5538. Fact
Lake Ontario was originally named Lake St. Louis

5539. Fact
It's more likely you would be attacked by a cow than a shark.

5540. Fact
In Germany, an official approval is needed before a new born is named.

5541. Fact
Club Direct, a travel insurance company in Britain, provides insurance plans for protection from falling coconuts

5542. Fact
An average married couple makes love 98 times per year.

5543. Fact
The average adult has about 3,500 square inches of skin. The skin itself has roughly a billion pores or openings.

5544. Fact
Most women experience a heightened sensitivity towards their bodies during pregnancy.

5545. Fact
The Liberty Bell was the first mechanical slot machine, which was invented by Charles Fey, a car mechanic in 1895.

5546. Fact
There is about 200 times more gold in the worlds oceans, than has been mined in our entire history.

5547. Fact
The permanent teeth that erupt to replace their primary predecessors (baby teeth) are called succedaneous teeth.

5548. Fact
In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on Sundays may be jailed.

5549. Fact
Grenades were invented in China over 1,000 years ago.

5550. Fact
You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television

5551. Fact
The Earth's atmosphere weighs about 5.5 quadrillion tons.

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