1237. Fact
About 2/3 of American men prefer boxers to briefs.

3470. Fact
Swiss engineer George de Mestral, who got the idea after noticing burrs were sticking to his pants after his regular walks through the woods, invented Velcro.

1537. Fact
ercentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%

7075. Fact
In the pilot episode of Seinfeld (then called The Seinfeld Chronicles), Kessler was the last name of the neighbor who would later become known as Kramer.

8040. Fact
The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice.

2181. Fact
Sigmund Freud had a morbid fear of ferns.

10564. Fact
Each year all of the Hostess bakeries combined bake 500 million Twinkies a year. (A twinkie is a sponge cake with a creamy filling.)

2064. Fact
Onions have no flavor, only a smell.

6186. Fact
The Toltecs (a 7th century tribe) used wooden swords so they wouldn't kill their enemies.

1031. Fact
On average, a four-year old child will ask 437 questions every day.

8168. Fact
Approximately 25,000 workers died during the building of the Panama Canal and approximately 20,000 of them contracted malaria and yellow fever

1389. Fact
Bluebirds cannot see the color blue.

2825. Fact
England's Stonehenge is 1500 years older than Rome's Colosseum.

3000. Fact
In 1959, the Soviet space probe Luna Two became the first manmade object to reach the moon as it crashed onto the lunar surface.

4041. Fact
The platypus uses its bill to find animals that it feeds on. Its bill can sense the tiny electric fields that their preys emit

1890. Fact
Malaysians protect their babies from disease by bathing them in beer.

3483. Fact
In 1670, Dorothy Jones of Boston was granted a license to sell coffee, and so became the first American coffee trader.

2384. Fact
The housefly hums in the middle octave, key of F.

9830. Fact
Marie Curie, the Nobel prize winning scientist who discovered radium, died of radiation poisoning

4589. Fact
Women who are romance novel readers are reported to make love 74% more often with their partners than women who do not read romance novels.

428. Fact
Place where arms and ammunition are manufactured and stored.

8480. Fact
In ten minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's nuclear weapons combined.

2918. Fact
The world's smallest and oldest republic is San Marino. It's 25 square miles and is located mostly on top of a mountain entirely surrounded by Italy.

8928. Fact
The Willamette River in Oregon is the only river on earth that flows it's entire distance north.

6771. Fact
An artificial Christmas tree last up to six years in a home

2690. Fact
Until the year 1920, Canada was planning on invading the United States.

1241. Fact
About twenty-five percent of the population sneeze when they are exposed to light.

1156. Fact
A group of frogs is called an army.

7822. Fact
Martha Stewart became a billionaire while in prison.

9364. Fact
If you were standing on Mercury, the Sun would appear 2.5 times larger than it appears from Earth

4441. Fact
When movie directors do not want their names to be seen in the credits, they use the pseudonym Allen Smithee instead. It has been used over 50 times, starting with Death of a Gunfighter (1969).

993. Fact
Bowling was invented in egypt around 5,000 b.c.

6913. Fact
At age 18, the Queen of England was a mechanic for the British Military.

2267. Fact
The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute

4002. Fact
The heart of an adult giraffe weighs on average 26 pounds

8301. Fact
Canola oil is actually rapeseed oil but the name was changed for marketing reasons.

5872. Fact
On average, a 4-year-old child asks 437 questions a day.

7360. Fact
The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, QE2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

7426. Fact
On an average work day, a typist's fingers travel 12.6 miles.

156. Fact
There are between 100,000,000,000 and 1,000,000,000,000 stars in a normal galaxy.

5256. Fact
The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.

7725. Fact
It is common in Israel and Egypt to eat watermelon with feta cheese

1384. Fact
'Bimbo' is a brand of soft drink manufactured and marketed by Coca-Cola, Inc.

989. Fact
No american president has had brown eyes.

2432. Fact
The Mongol emperor Genghis Khan's original name was Temujin.

2832. Fact
The most common seasonings found in American homes are chili powder, cinnamon, and seasoned salts

4133. Fact
In approximately 18 months, the papaya tree can grow to be 20 feet tall

4526. Fact
A whole library floor of books can be stored on 50 Gigabytes.

5662. Fact
In Oklahoma, people who make ugly faces at dogs may be fined and/or jailed.

7057. Fact
The CN Tower, in Toronto, is the tallest freestanding structure in the world with a height of about 553 metres



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