In Mexico, the Tooth Fairy is known as the 'Tooth Mouse'.
No two human outer EARS, even your own, are exactly alike. Earology was developed to supplement identification by fingerprints.
In India, people are legally allowed to marry a dog.
On February 10, 1964 the first self-adhesive stamps were issued
At one time, pumpkins were recommended for removing freckles
What we call the sky is merely the limit of our vision into the atmosphere. The sky, like the horizon, is always as far away as one can see.
The chemicals indole and skatole, which help to account for the particular smell of human feces, are used as ingredients in perfume.
The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in Jello
The most common pear world-wide is the Bartlett. It is bell-shaped, sweet and soft with a light green colour
Chicago has the largest cookie factory, where Nabisco made over 4.6 billion Oreo cookies in 1997
People with darker skin will not wrinkle as fast as people with lighter skin
Some dolphins can swim up to 40 kilometers an hour
There is a large brass statue of Winnie-the-Pooh in Lima, Peru
In 1886, Grover Cleveland became the only president to be married in the White House.
6858. Animal Facts
Some types of botflies lay their eggs on the abdomen of another blood-sucking insect such as a flea or tick. The eggs hatch while the host feeds the larvae and burrows into the skin of the animal it's sucking on.
Playing cards were issued to British pilots in WWII. If captured, they could be soaked in water and unfolded to reveal a map for escape.
Polyandry is a practice where a woman is married to more than one man at the same time.
In Richmond, Virginia it is illegal to flip a coin in any eating establishment to determine who buys a cup of coffee.
Producer Paul Maslansky was on the set of The Right Stuff when a bus from the local police academy rolled up. After a bunch of freaks walked off, a sergeant explained that the mayor had forced the department to loosen its acceptance standards. Not too long afterwards, Police Academy hit the theaters.
German chocolate cake did not originate in Germany. In 1852, Sam German developed a sweet baking bar for Baker's Chocolate Co. The product was named in honor of him -Baker's German's Sweet Chocolate.
One out of every four people has some sort of pychological 'problem'?
The first human heart transplant happened on December 3, 1967. Unfortunately the patient only lived for eighteen days, succumbing in the end to pneumonia
A cockroach can change directions up to 25 times in a second
Only 1% of bacteria cause disease in humans.
A fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks.
The 1st live televised murder was in 1963, when Jack Ruby killed JFK's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald while millions of viewers watched.
Soy crayons have been invented to replace wax crayons and one acre of soybeans can produce over 80,000 crayons
The last thing Elvis Presley ate before he died was four scoops of ice cream and 6 chocolate chip cookies
There are species of fish that can walk on land in search of water when its water source dries up. Some can survive as long as three days on land such as the snakehead fish
It takes about 1.25 seconds for moonlight to reach the Earth.
Initially golf balls were made out of wood. After that they were made out of leather which was stuffed with feathers
Bill Gates began his business career at the age of 14 by forming a company called Traf-O-Data with some friends of his.
India never invaded any country in her history
The first formal rules for playing baseball required the winning team to score 21 runs.
A person swallows approximately 295 times while eating dinner.
In the U.S., 75% of the pencils sold are painted yellow
The theme song of the Harlem Globetrotters is Sweet Georgia Brown.
Mario, of Super Mario Bros. fame, appeared in the 1981 arcade game, Donkey Kong. His original name was Jumpman, but was changed to Mario to honor the Nintendo of America's landlord, Mario Segali.
The word crap came from Thomas Crapper-a famous plumber in the early days of the toilet.
Massachusetts law declares that peanuts may not be eaten in court.
People that suffer from gum disease are twice as likely to have a stroke or heart attack
The majority of burglaries occur during the daytime when people are not home
Oranges, lemons, watermelons, and tomatoes are berries.
The smallest number spelled with an a is one thousand.
The tiger is the largest member of the cat family.
Each year, Americans throw away 25 trillion Styrofoam cups
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