Fickleheaded and fiddledeedee are the longest words consisting only of letters in the first half of the alphabet.
US Dollar bills are made out of cotton and linen.
40 percent of the almonds in the world are used by manufacturers of chocolate
Earth is the only planet not named after a pagan God.
In a day, kids in the U.S. that are between the ages of 2 - 8 spend 28 minutes of their time coloring
Pierce Brosnan once worked with the circus as a fire eater.
Shell color is determined by the breed of hen and has no effect on its quality, nutrients or flavor.
The world population of chickens is about equal to the number of people
The word 'News'is actually an acronym standing for the 4 cardinal compass points - North, East, West, and South.
There are only 18 countries richer than Bill Gates.
Annually, British people eat more than 15 pounds of beans
8058. Animal Facts
You could get bitten by a crocodile, but alligators don't like the taste of people.
Benjamin Franklin was the fifth in a series of the youngest son of the youngest son.
The chewing gum Juicy Fruit has 10 calories. This is approximately the same as a bite of whole wheat bread
Thomas Edison got patents for a method of making concrete furniture and a cigar which was supposed to burn forever.
Popeye is 34 years old, weighs 158 lbs, and is 5 feet 6 inches tall
Paper was invented in the early second century by a Chinese eunuch.
Asthma affects one in fifteen children under the age of eighteen
1 out of every 4 kids in the USA is overweight
Children who are breast fed tend to have an IQ seven points higher than children who are not
Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th. The last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.
8070. Animal Facts
A single bat can eat 3,000–7,000 mosquitoes in a single night; a colony of 500 bats gets through a quarter of a million bugs an hour.
The largest wedding chapel in Las Vegas is the Viva Las Vegas Chapel, which can seat 100 people
The first Rose Bowl game was held in 1902 in Pasadena, California. The University of Michigan beat Sanford 49-0.
A sheep, a duck and a rooster were the first passengers in a hot air balloon
Alaska got its name from the Aluet word Alyeska which means The Great Land.
It has been reported that some dogs are able to sniff out skin cancer.
In Nevada it is illegal to ride a camel on the highway.
It has been suggested that shepherds are responsible for inventing the game golf. It is said that they used to use their staffs to hit the stones
Leonardo da Vinci was dyslexic, and he often wrote backwards
The only sound Seahorses make is a small clicking or popping sound during feeding or courtship
A violin contains about 70 separate pieces of wood.
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
People with allergies can lower allergy reactions by laughing
The Dutch acquired Surinam in exchange for Manhattan Island in 1667.
It is illegal for a man to kiss a woman while she is asleep in Logan County, Colorado.
A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.
Another name for a Microsoft Windows tutorial is 'Crash Course'.
In Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal Lector (Anthony Hopkins) does not blink in any scene.
Each day the sun causes about one trillion tons of water to evaporate
Montreal is the second largest French speaking city after Paris
I am. is the second shortest complete sentence in the English language
A gelotologist is a person who studies laughter
Over the last 50 years in the United States, approximately 9,000 people have died as a result of tornadoes, 5,000 as the result of floods, and 4,000 as the result of hurricanes.
Walter Huston and his son John become the first father-and-son team to win Oscars as director of and an actor in Treasure of Sierra Madre in 1949.
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