4488. Fact
The fat from sheep, which is called tallow can be used to make soap and candles

900. Fact
The largest painting in the world is the battle at gettysburg, created by the american paul phillipoteaux and 16 of his assistants. It stands 68.8-feet high and is 410-feet wide.

1353. Fact
Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until they are 2-6 years old

4340. Fact
New Zealand is the first country to allow women to vote.

8393. Fact
If you need to remember pi, just count the letters in each word of the sentence: May I have a large container of coffee? If you get the coffee and are polite say: Thank you, get two more decimal places. (3.141592653...). Here is another sentance: How I wish I could calculate Pi. (3.141592)

7491. Fact
Penguins can convert salt water into fresh water.

3577. Fact
In the Holocaust between 5.1 and 6 million of Europe's 10 million Jews were killed. An additional 6 million 'unwanted' people were also executed, including more than half of Poland's educated populace.

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

10265. Fact
In October 1973, Swedish sweet maker Roland Ohisson of Falkenberg was buried in a coffin made of nothing but chocolate

307. Fact
A vast mass of snow mixed with earth or stones.

1261. Fact
Alaska has the highest percentage of people who walk to work.

65. Fact
Monday is the day of the week when the risk of heart attack is greatest.

4844. Fact
Identify a fake: The second hand on an authentic Rolex watch doesn't tick, it moves smoothly.

9125. Fact
Fathers tend to determine the height of their child, mothers their weight.

7518. Fact
Cockroaches can live for 9 days after their head has been cut off.

5633. Fact
Billiards used to be so popular at one time that cigarette cards were issued featuring players

6325. Fact
Two objects have struck the earth with enough force to destroy a whole city. Each object, one in 1908 and again in 1947, struck regions of Siberia. Not one human being was hurt either time

1216. Fact
A shrimp's heart is in its head.

6743. Fact
Average number of eggs laid by the female American Oyster per year: 500 million. Usually only one oyster out of the bunch reaches maturity.

7815. Fact
If you told someone that they were one in a million, you'd be saying there were 1,800 of them in China.

9501. Fact
One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the '30s lobbied against hemp farmers (they saw it as competition).

6869. Fact
Only 1% of bacteria cause disease in humans.

9520. Fact
Footprints of astronauts who landed on the moon should last at least 10 million years since the moon has no atmosphere.

4671. Fact
The name of the Russian space station, Mir, means peace.

5. Fact
The brain is much more active at night than during the day.

4828. Fact
80% of all pictures on the internet are of naked women

678. Fact
Not so long ago, when a prisoner escaped from the alamos prison in mexico, the responsible guard was sentenced to serving the remaining time on the prisoner's sentence.

768. Fact
One horsepower is the force needed to lift 75 kilos one meter straight up in the air for one second.

1893. Fact
Male hospital patients fall out of bed twice as often as female hospital patients.

1101. Fact
85% of the population can curl their tongue into a tube

3809. Fact
An old law in Bellingham, Washington made it illegal for a woman to take more than 3 steps backwards while dancing.

9389. Fact
Following directions off the Internet and chemicals obtained from a mail order company, a team of U.S. scientists created an identical copy of the polio virus.

629. Fact
The daily production of gases in your large intestine measures 2 to 2.5 gallons. You will emit about 0.2 gallons of this while your intestinal wall absorbs the rest.

6478. Fact
On August 21st, 1911, someone stole the Mona Lisa, the most famous painting in the world, from the Louvre Museum. It was recovered two years later

10518. Fact
All penguins live south of the equator

3869. Fact
In Connecticut it is illegal to pirouette while crossing the street

4878. Fact
In 1925, the 1st motel, the Motel Inn, opened in San Luis Obispo, California.

8892. Fact
Peanuts are salted in the shell by boiling them in a heavily salted solution, then allowing them to dry.

10301. Fact
Brad Pitt has been smoking since the sixth grade.

3384. Fact
Irving Berlin has never learned to read music or to write it. He hums or sings his songs to a secretary, who takes them down in musical notation.

4571. Fact
The average Hostess Twinkie is 68 percent air as measured by volume according to university researchers

10262. Fact
Adolf Hitler wanted to be an architect, but he failed the entrance exam at the architectural school in Vienna

71. Fact
Babies are born with 300 bones, but by adulthood the number is reduced to 206.

5316. Fact
The Arctic Tern, which is a small bird, can fly a round trip from the Arctic to the Antarctic and back. This can be as long as twenty thousand miles per year. This is the longest migration for a bird

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

3277. Fact
The number of cars on the planet is increasing three times faster than the population growth

3703. Fact
Car accidents rise 10% during the first week of daylight savings time.

7847. Fact
It's believed that India gets its name from the Indus River. The interesting thing is that none of the river is actually in India...it's in Pakistan.

3891. Fact
Owls have eyeballs that are tubular in shape, because of this, they cannot move their eyes.

6888. Fact
The majority of burglaries occur during the daytime when people are not home



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