More than 10% of the world's annual production of salt is used to de-ice American roads.
Go. is the shortest complete sentence in the English language
In 75% of American households, women manage the money and pay the bills.
25% of a human's bones are in its feet.
0n average, an adult laughs 15 times a day while a baby laughs 400 times a day.
Woodpecker scalps, porpoise teeth and giraffe tails have all been used as money.
The largest gold nugget ever found weighed 172 lbs., 13 oz.
Bananas contain a natural chemical which can make a person happy. This same chemical is found in Prozac
The average ice berg weighs 20,000,000 tons
Despite the hump, a camel's spine is straight.
In a day the blue whale calf drinks approximately 130 gallons of milk
The longest word in the english language is pneaumonaultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis...It's a lung disease contracted from breathing in too much volcanic dust settlement.
Houseflies hum in the middle octave key of F
During WWII, because a lot of players were called to duty, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles combined to become The Steagles
Macaroni, Gentoo, Chinstrap and Emperor are types of penguins.
The national sport of Nauru, a small Pacific island, is lassoing flying birds.
A father sea catfish keeps the eggs of his young in his mouth until they are ready to hatch. He will not eat until his young are born, which may take several weeks.
One of china's goals is that every citizen should be able to eat 200 eggs yearly. It is estimated that in order to feed 1.3 billion people 200 eggs annually, that would require 1.3 billion hens who would eat more grain than australia produces yearly.
The barn owl has one ear higher than the other. The left ear is higher and points downward to hear sounds from below it, while the right ear is lower and pointed upward to pick up sounds from above.
In the original movie 101 Dalmatians, there are exactly 6,469,952 spots on all 101 Dalmatians as they are shown in 113,760 frames of the film combined
Howler monkeys are the noisiest land animals. Their calls can be heard over 2 miles away.
The centre of the sun is 15 million degrees celsius. The surface is only 5,800 degrees celcius (10472 degrees fahrenheit).
In its ancient form, the carrot was purple, not orange.
Pennies are made of 95% copper and 5% zinc.
Tobacco smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals, including at least 50 that cause, initiate or promote cancer such as tar, ammonia, carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen and benzopyrene.
There is a word in the English language with only one vowel, which occurs six times: Indivisibility.
The song "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" was written by George Graff, who was German, and was never in Ireland in his life.
The first toilet tank ever seen on television was on Leave it to Beaver
Telly Savalas and Louis Armstrong died on their birthdays.
It is illegal to drive more than two thousand sheep down Hollywood Boulevard at one time.
The Pacific Ocean holds 46% of the world's water. The rest is divided up as followed: Atlantic Ocean 23.9%, Indian Ocean 20.3%, and the Arctic Ocean 3.7%.
A car traveling 100 mph would take more than 29 million years to reach the nearest star.
Bowling was invented in egypt around 5,000 b.c.
Chocolate syrup was used for blood in the famous 45 second shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's movie, Psycho, which actually took 7 days to shoot.
The first toy product ever advertised on television was Mr. Potato Head. Introduced in 1952.
Q-Tip Cotton Swabs were originally called Baby Gays
A mere 2% drop in body water can trigger fuzzy short-term memory, trouble with basic math, and difficulty focusing on the computer screen.
In the United States, six tubs of Cool Whip, a brand of whipping cream, are sold every second
The skin of a shark is made up of tiny teeth which are called dermal denticles
The condensed water vapor in the sky left behind by jets is called a contrail.
The only animals that can naturally sleep on their backs are humans. No other animal actually does--apes usually sleep sitting up and leaning on something.
Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history. Spades - King David; Clubs - Alexander the Great; Hearts - Charlemagne; and Diamonds - Julius Caesar.
Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito's sensors so they don't know your there
A Blue Moon is the second full moon in a calendar month (it is rarely blue).
Three years after a person quits smoking, there chance of having a heart attack is the same as someone who has never smoked before
In the U.S., the milk production per dairy cow is approximately 12,000 pounds
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