85% of all Valentine's Day cards are purchased by women.
Most Greyhounds are universal blood donors and are used to provide extra blood during another dog's surgery.
Holland has the densest population per square mile of any nation in the world.
The DNA of humans is closer to a rat than a cat
In Vermont women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
In 1923, the first neon sign was introduced in the U.S. Two neon signs were sold to a Packard car dealership for $24,000 which read, Packard.
The Atlantic Ocean is saltier than the Pacific Ocean
In Japan, it is completely acceptable to name your child Buttocks or Prostitute.
Since Bounce is designed to help eliminate static cling, wipe your television screen with a used sheet of Bounce to keep dust from resettling.
The average American consumes enough caffeine in one year to kill a horse.
The country of Andorra has a zero percent unemployment rate
An elephant in the wild can eat anywhere from 100 - 1000 pounds of vegetation in a 16 hour period
The eraser wasn't put on pencils until 1858 by Hyman Lipman.
7225. Animal Facts
Fossilized cockroaches 300 million years old have been found. This means they were around 100 million years before the dinosaurs evolved!
Percentage of American men who say they would marry the same woman if they had it to do all over again: 80%.
There are approximately 90 people that have been frozen after their death.
The 1st presidential news conference filmed for TV was in 1955. Eisenhower was the president.
Maine is the only state in the United States whose name has one syllable.
President Bush and Saddam Hussein both have their shoes made by the same Italian shoemaker.
7232. Animal Facts
A grotesque frog which can turn from green to beige often lives in letterboxes and toilet cisterns in Australia and New Guinea.
Hamburgers are named after the city of Hamburg, Germany where the serving of hamburgers first became popular.
Tarantulas can go up to 2 years without eating or drinking. Sea turtles can go up to 35 years without eating or drinking.
Place a sheet of Bounce at the bottom of the wastebasket. Collects cat hair. Rubbing the area with a sheet of Bounce will magnetically attract all the loose hairs.
More American workers (18%) call sick on Friday than any other day of the week. Tuesday has the lowest percent of absenteeism (11%).
A seagull can drink salt water because it has special glands that filter out the salt
The 20th president of the United States James Garfield could write Greek with one hand and Latin with the other at the same time
Actor John Ritter was the voice of Clifford, from Clifford The Big Red Dog.
The mask used by Michael Myers in the original Halloween was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white, due to low budget.
The sea cucumber spills its internal organs out as a defense mechanism
At the time of the U.S. Revolutionary War, Philadelphia was the second largest English-speaking city in the world, surpassed only by London.
A man gets robbed in London every 4.5 minutes. (and he is getting fed up of it)
The United States nickel (five cent piece) is made of 75% copper and 25% nickel.
If you put a piece of scotch tape on an inflated balloon, then stick it with a small pin or needle, it won't pop.
The longest Oscar acceptance speech was made by Greer Garson for 1924's "Mrs. Miniver". It took an hour.
¥ Charlie Chaplin won third place in a Charlie Chaplin look alike contest.
There is a giant mushroom in Oregon that is over 2,400 years old, covers 3.4 square miles of land, and is still growing.
The slanted line that divides dates, fractions, choices, etc. (4/2/09) is called a virgule.
A "jiffy" is the scientific name for 1/100th of a second.
In 1924, Kleenex tissues were originally designed as a cold cream remover
The first professional football team to sport an insignia on their helmets was the Los Angeles Rams in 1950, who hand painted yellow horns on their blue leather helmets.
The average human head weighs about eight pounds
Over 40 million Americans have chronic bad breath
Psychokinesis refers to the ability of moving objects through psychic power
7258. Animal Facts
The armadillo produces so much spit that it has a special reservoir to store it in.
Polar bears with white, fluffy fur actually have black skin
The moon is actually moving away from Earth at a rate of 1.5 inches per year.
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