The number of triplets born in the US in 1994 (4,594) was more than triple the number born in 1971 (1,034), an increase attributed to older age of the mothers and the use of fertility-enhancing drugs and techniques.
In 1848, the first American pasta factory opened in Brooklyn, New York. The name of the man that opened it was Antoine Zerega
The state of California has more 7-Eleven stores than any other state. There are approximately 1,200 stores
The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old.
The cartoon character Popeye was actually based on a real person named Frank Rocky Fiegel who was a tough guy who was quite similar to Popeye physically
An average home creates more pollution than does the average car
A human head remains conscious for about 15 to 20 seconds after it is been decapitated.
It's a common practice in southern India for a man to marry his elder sister's daughter.
In the UK, one third of accidental deaths that happen occur in the home
The chameleon has a tongue longer than its own body.
Alexander Graham Bell's wife and mother were both deaf .
The Earth gets 100 tons heavier every day due to falling space dust.
According to the author ian fleming, james bond's father was from scotland and his mother from france.
85% of men don't use the slit in their underwear.
One bushel of wheat can make enough sandwiches that you could eat three sandwiches a day for over six months
Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour. (Do not try this at home...... maybe at work.)
The largest cereal company in the world is Quaker Oats, located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA
On average, every person will swallow three spiders each year.
Pennies are made of 95% copper and 5% zinc.
Hong Kong has more Rolls Royces per person than anywhere else in the world.
The amount of Kit Kat chocolate bars that are made at the York factory every 15 minutes are enough to outstack the Eiffel Tower
A roach can live up to nine days without its head.
The appliance that uses the most use of water in the home is the toilet
It costs about 3 cents to make a $1 bill in the United States.
New Zealand is the only country that contains every type of climate in the world.
Scientists have determined that fungi are more closely related to human beings and animals than to other plants.
There are places in Saskatchewan called Elbow, Eyebrow, and Drinkwater
Less than 3% of the water produced at a large municipal water treatment plant is used for drinking purposes.
In 1879 during the term of Rutherford B. Hayes the first telephone was installed in the White House.
Research shows mosquitoes like people who have recently eaten bananas.
Sandy Koufax threw a no-hitter in four consecutive seasons between 1962-65. He's the only player to throw no-hitters in more than two straight seasons.
Pope John XXIII served as a sergeant in the Italian army during World War I.
Seeing eye dogs are color blind but can still read stop lights by the position of the 'on' light
The first audio CD's appeared in the USA in 1984
Even Antarctica has an area code. It s 672.
In a year, an average person uses the toilet 2500 times a year
40% of women have hurled footwear at a man.
Polar Bears can eat more than 50 lbs. of meat in one setting.
The lowest temperature ever recorded in the world was 129 degrees below 0 at Vostok, Antarctica, on July 21, 1983.
The biggest candy eaters are the Dutch, who average 65 pounds of candy per person in a year
Rhinoceros' horns are made up of compressed hair.
Bees can communicate with other bees by dancing. Their dance can alert other bees as to which direction and the distance nectar and pollen is located
Every day is about 55 billionths of a second longer than the day before it
There are more than 2,400 flea species in the world
Every year, 4,000 people are injured by tea pots.
Tropical rainforests cover about 7% of the Earth and receive over 80 inches of rain every year
Most women experience a heightened sensitivity towards their bodies during pregnancy.
We blink our eyes once every six second i.e. in the course of a life time we blink about 250 million times.
On average 900 people start the Navy SEALs training program. On average 650 people drop out.
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