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5619. Fact
The first building with an elevator was the six-story 130-foot Equitable Life Building in New York. It was built in 1870.

5620. Fact
Another word for hiccups is singultus.

5621. Fact
The word toy comes from an old English word that means tool.

5622. Fact
Duffel bags are named after a town of Duffel, Belgium, where they were first made.

5623. Fact
In 32 years. there are about 1 billion seconds.

5624. Fact
Research on pigs led to the development of CAT scans.

5625. Fact
Cryptorchidism is a medical condition in which one or both testes have not descended properly.

5626. Fact
Ten percent of the Russian government's income comes from the sale ofvodka.

5627. Fact
Harrison Ford is the only actor whose ten highest grossing movies have each earned at least $200 million.

5628. Fact
10 percent of all human beings ever born are alive at this very moment.

5629. Fact
Ancient Romans at one time used human urine as an ingredient in their toothpaste

5630. Fact
Uranus? winter and summer seasons last the equivalent of 21 Earth years

5631. Fact
Conception occurs more often in December than any other month.

5632. Fact
Studies have shown that by putting on slow background music it can make a person eat food at a slower rate

5633. Fact
Billiards used to be so popular at one time that cigarette cards were issued featuring players

5634. Fact
Honey is the only food that doesn't spoil.

5635. Fact
More than 100 pizza box-related patents have been issued since 1976.

5636. Fact
On average people fear spiders more than they do death

5637. Fact
Whale eyes are the size of a grapefruit

5638. Fact
Around 2,000 left-handed people die annually due to improper use of equipment designed only for right handed people.

5639. Animal Facts
If an octopus loses a tentacle it can grow a new one.

5640. Fact
The original meaning of the word grocer was referring to a person who traded food in wholesale. These people would usually sell in large quantities, or by the gross.

5641. Fact
Teflon is the most slipperiest substance in the world

5642. Fact
A can of Pepsi has 41 grams of sugar. This amount to about seven teaspoons of sugar

5643. Fact
Rats can survive up to 14 days without any food

5644. Fact
There are some ice creams that are 75% air

5645. Fact
A Giraffe has the same number of bones in its neck as a man.

5646. Fact
Elephants are the only Mammals that can't jump.

5647. Fact
British scientists have found evidence that heart attacks increase significantly for people who watch soccer penalty shoot-outs

5648. Fact
Out of all the eight letter words in the English language, only one has only one vowel in it: strength

5649. Fact
The yo-yo was introduced in 1929 by Donald F. Duncan. The toy was based on a weapon used by 16th-century Filipino hunters.

5650. Fact
Dolphins sleep at night just below the surface of the water. They frequently rise to the surface for air.

5651. Fact
In West Virginia if you run over an animal, you can legally take it home and cook it for dinner.

5652. Fact
Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot.

5653. Animal Facts
Baby Komodo dragons will eat their brothers and sisters if they are hungry and there is no other food.

5654. Animal Facts
Crows are one of the few larger creatures that will eat rotting and putrid flesh.

5655. Fact
Ginger has been clinically demonstrated to work twice as well as Dramamine for fighting motion sickness, with no side effects.

5656. Fact
The name Wendy was made up for the book 'Peter Pan'. It came from the author's friends, whom he called his fwendy (friend)

5657. Fact
Leather skin does not have any smell. The leather smell that you sense is actually derived from the materials used in the tanning process

5658. Fact
Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep him cool. He changed it every 2 innings.

5659. Fact
Paul Gauguin's Marquesas Island neighbor, Tioka, bit him on the head after he died. Tioka was following a Marquesan custom of verifying the dead.

5660. Fact
Bill Gates designed a traffic control system for Seattle when he was only 15.

5661. Fact
In one day, the Tootsie Roll Industry makes over 16 million lollipops

5662. Fact
In Oklahoma, people who make ugly faces at dogs may be fined and/or jailed.

5663. Animal Facts
The axolotl is a pale amphibian that is part way between a tadpole and a lizard, and lives in a single lake in Mexico. Some axolotls change shape and become land creatures, but most don't ever change.

5664. Fact
Cats cannot survive on a vegetarian diet.

5665. Fact
Semen contains zinc, fructose, potassium, free amino acids, and fructose.

5666. Fact
The average person can live 11 days without water.

5667. Fact
The biggest disco ball in the world has a diameter of 2.41 meters and 137.89 kilograms. It also has 6,900 mirror squares on it

5668. Fact
A female ferret can die if she goes into heat and cannot find a mate

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