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7742. Fact
There was once a law in Salem Virginia that made it illegal to leave home without knowing where you were going.

7743. Fact
George Harrison, with My Sweet Lord, was the first Beatle to have a Number 1 hit single following the group's breakup.

7744. Fact
Research indicates that mosquitoes are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas

7745. Fact
The Baby Ruth candy bar was named after Grover Cleveland's baby daughter, Ruth, not Babe Ruth the baseball player.

7746. Fact
570 gallons of paint would be needed to paint the outside of the White House

7747. Fact
In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.

7748. Fact
During his entire lifetime, Herman Melville's timeless classic of the sea, 'Moby Dick', only sold 50 copies.

7749. Animal Facts
Soldier flies like to lay their eggs in human faeces.The larvae (maggots) are often found in bathrooms as they crawl up the sewage pipes.

7750. Fact
In an year, an average American kid eats 46 slices of pizza

7751. Fact
When a queen bee lays the fertilized eggs that will develop into new queens, only one of the newly laid queens actually survives. The first new queen that emerges from her cell destroys all other queens in their cells and, thereafter, reigns alone.

7752. Fact
Missouri has been to most NCAA tournaments than any other college without reaching the final four

7753. Fact
The food that people crave the most is cheese

7754. Fact
Over 250 million Slinky toys have been sold since its debut in 1946

7755. Fact
In 1908, figure skating became the first winter sport to be included in the Olympics.

7756. Fact
Early sewing machines were destroyed by mobs or workers who felt their jobs were threatened by automation

7757. Fact
Shakespeare invented the words "assassination" and "bump."

7758. Fact
A speleologist studies caves.

7759. Fact
King Henry III of France, Louis XIV of France, and Napoleon all suffered from ailurophobia (the fear of cats).

7760. Fact
On July 4, 1776 (signing of the Declaration of Independence), King George III of England noted in his diary: Nothing of importance happened today.

7761. Animal Facts
A shark will eat parts of its own body that have been cut off or bitten off by another animal.

7762. Fact
King Henry III of France, Louis XVI of France and Napoleon all suffered from ailurophobia--fear of cats.

7763. Fact
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Finnish word SAIPPUAKIVIKAUPPIAS a soapstone seller is the longest known palindrome in any language.

7764. Fact
When Mount Vesuvius erupted in in the year 79, over 2,000 citizens of Pompeii ran into their cellars to wait until everything had ended. Excavators found them still there 1,800 years later.

7765. Fact
For 186 days you can not see the sun in the North Pole.

7766. Fact
There was once a fish caught in Delaware Bay with a watch still ticking inside

7767. Fact
The world's most common non-contagious disease is tooth-decay.

7768. Fact
Turtles can live for more than 100 years.

7769. Fact
In the U.S. the most common excuse made to get out of paying a ticket is to say they missed the sign

7770. Fact
Thirty to 40 gallons of sugar maple sap must be boiled down to make just one gallon of maple syrup

7771. Fact
The first Olympic games only had one event - a foot race

7772. Fact
Chocolate was used as medicine during the 18th century. It was believed that chocolate could cure a stomach ache

7773. Fact
The reason why golf balls have dimples on them is because it helps in the ball to move a farther distance by reducing drag

7774. Fact
The apricot can be traced back to China at least four thousand years ago, and it first appeared in Greek mythology as the golden apple.

7775. Fact
There are about 7.7 million millionaires in the world (more than 1/1000th of the population).

7776. Fact
The sloth (a mammal) moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on it's fur

7777. Fact
A bathometer is an instrument for indicating the depth of the sea beneath a moving vessel.

7778. Fact
The center of the earth is almost 4000 miles beneath our feet.

7779. Fact
In Ohio women are forbidden from wearing patent leather shoes, lest men see reflections of their underwear

7780. Fact
Elvis had a twin brother named Jesse Garon, who died at birth

7781. Fact
Mosquitoes dislike citronella because it irritates their feet.

7782. Fact
Fleas have killed more people (due to Bubonic plague and such) than all wars throughout history combined.

7783. Fact
Strength is the longest english word with only one vowel.

7784. Fact
80% of Publishers'Clearing House $10 million winners did not purchase any magazine subscriptions.

7785. Animal Facts
Cockroaches breed so fast that if all the young survived and reproduced, there would be 10 million cockroaches from a single pair by the end of a year.

7786. Fact
Beethoven dipped his head in cold water before he composed.

7787. Fact
Bats emit ultrasonic sounds to communicate with each other

7788. Fact
In 1938 Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel sold all rights to the comic-strip character Superman to their publishers for $130.

7789. Fact
Honey is used sometimes for antifreeze mixtures and in the center of golf balls

7790. Fact
Just like fingerprints, every cats nose pad is different

7791. Fact
Common pesticides such as roach, termite, and flea insecticide can be found in the bodies of majority of Americans.

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