The most popular American city for Kool-Aid sales is St. Louis, Missouri
7436. Animal Facts
A jellyfish excretes faeces through its mouth – it has only one opening and uses it for all purposes.
In Massachusetts, if you get caught eating peanuts in church, you can be jailed for up to one year.
Orange juice helps the body absorb iron easily when consumed with a meal.
Nearly 30% of female lottery winners hide their winning ticket in their bras.
A 7-year study, which concluded in the summer of 2000, found that 33 U.S. deaths were caused by rottweilers, pit bulls were responsible for 27 deaths.
Man O' War lost only one race in his career. It happened in 1919 to a horse named Upset.
In England, in the 1880's, "Pants" was considered a dirty word.
In total, Americans eat more than 45 billion sandwiches each year, while sales of custom-made sandwiches are rising 15 percent per year
A lions roar can be heard from five miles away.
In Maryland, men may not buy drinks for female bartenders.
The Hawaiian alphabet only has 12 letters
Diabetes is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., accounting for about 180,000 deaths per year.
The most expensive perfume in the world is Parfum VI, which was made by Arthur Burnham. A 4 inch bottle which is covered with diamonds and 24-carat gold costs $71,380
The average cocoon contains about 300-400 metres of silk
There is an extra leg in the Iwo Jima memorial statue and extra hand. While the legend is that these extremedies belong to God, who is helping the Marines win, they are actually there for added support to the statue, and designed not to look like a metal rod going throught the middle of the group of Marines.
The motto for the Olympic Games is Citius Altius Fortius. Translated, it means Faster Higher Stronger.
A bowling pin only needs to tilt 7.5 degrees to fall.
The total combined weight of the worlds ant population is heavier than the weight of the human population.
The papaya tree is known as the medicinal tree in some cultures because it?s seeds and leaves have been used as ingredients in different medicines
About 1 in 30 people, in the U.S., are in jail, on probation, or on parole.
Anise is the scent on the artificial rabbit that is used in greyhound races
The brewing of beer is recorded as far back as 6,000 years ago. Until the 12th century (when skilled experts took over), women performed the task of making beer as part of their household chores.
No piece of square, dry paper can be folded more than seven times in half
The YKK that you see on zippers stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha which is the name of the founder of the zipper manufacturing company in Japan
Bill Clinton is the only President ever to be elected twice without ever receiving 50% of the popular vote. He had 43 percent in 1992 and 49 percent in 1996.
The word gymnasium comes from the Greek word gymnazein which means to exercise naked.
The chances of making two holes-in-one in a round of golf are one in 67 million
Tomatoes were originally thought to be poisonous.
During his lifetime Paganini published only five compositions. He didn't expect anybody to be able to play them, and at that time nobody could.
The typical lead pencil can draw a line that is thirty five miles long
If someone were to capture and bottle a comet's 10,000-mile vapor trail, the amount of vapor actually present in the bottle would take up less than one cubic inch of space.
Special studies conducted about the human body revealed it will usually absorb up to about 300 milligrams of caffeine at a given time. About 4 normal cups. Additional amounts are just cast off, providing no further stimulation. Also, the human body dissipates 20% of the caffeine in the system each hour.
Historically, a blue ribbon has been awarded for first prize
98% of the weight of water is made up from oxygen.
7472. Animal Facts
If you're attacked by a moray eel, the only way to get it off is to kill it, cut the head off and break the jaws. It won't let go while it's alive.
Coffee beans can be mixed into B type blood, changing it into O type blood.
In the city of Carmel, where Clint Eastwood grew up, they dont have postmen, because they dont have street numbers. People go to the post office to collect their mail.
Over 170,000 Indians from 210 tribes live in the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest
Pineapple and celery can make semen taste sweet, while coffee and alcohol can make it taste bitter.
In 1796, Napoleon was only 26 years old when he took command of the French Army of Italy
Nevada was the first state to sanction the use of the gas chamber, and the first execution by lethal gas took place in February, 1924.
7481. Animal Facts
Aardvarks and anteaters enjoy nothing better than slurping up ants and termites with their long, sticky tongues.
Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted peoplewithout killing them used to burn their houses down - hence theexpression toget fired.
Leonard da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
Nobel, actually invented dynamite, (Dynamite no.1 and Ballistite) but when he saw the destruction it caused, he decided to do something benevolent with all the money he made. Hence the Nobel Prize.
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