By partially filling saucers with vinegar and distributing the saucers around a room, you can eliminate odors
the starfish is the only animal that can turn it's stomach inside out.
Mass murderer Charles Manson recorded an album titled Lie.
The White House, in Washington DC, was originally gray, the color of the sandstone it was built out of. After the War of 1812, during which it had been burned by Canadian troops, the outside walls were painted white to hide the smoke stains.
Naturalists use marshmallows to lure alligators out of swamps.
Superman The Escape rollercoaster, located in California at Six Flags Magic Mountain, goes from 0 to 100 miles per hour in only 7 seconds
898 tornadoes were recorded to have occurred in the United States in the year 2000.
Avery Laser Labels are named after company founder R. Stanton Avery
The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice.
The average person spends two weeks of their life kissing
Gloucestershire airport in England used to blast Tina Turner songs on its runways to scare birds away
A vote casting of which decides the tie.
Redheads require more anesthesia to 'go under' than other hair colors do.
Mice, whales, elephants, giraffes and man all have seven neck vertebra.
The search engine Google got its name from the word googol, which refers to the number one with a hundred zeros after it
Scarecrows frighten birds because of the human odor emitted from the clothes they wear. Come rain and wind, this odor dissapears.
The substance that gives red wine and dark beer its color is said to have a positive effects on cholesterol and blood pressure
It takes about 1.25 seconds for moonlight to reach the Earth.
The word maverick came into use after Samuel Maverick, a Texan, refused to brand his cattle. Eventually any unbranded calf became known as a Maverick
It's illegal in Wilbur, Washington, to ride an ugly horse.
Fried chicken is the most popular meal ordered in sit-down restaurants in the US. The next in popularity are: roast beef, spaghetti, turkey, baked ham, and fried shrimp.
The fastest running bird is the Ostrich, which has been clocked at 97.5 kilometres per hour
Baseball games between college teams have been played since the Civil War
The average tastebud lives only 10 days before it dies and is replaced by a new one.
The average person over fifty will have spent 5 years waiting in lines
Greyhounds can reach their top speed of forty-five miles per hour in only three strides.
Seven of the eight US Presidents who have died in office either through illness or assassination were elected at precisely 20-year intervals.
All snakes on the island of Tasmania are poisonous.
There have been fewer people below 2km in the sea than have been on the moon.
Coffee beans were chewed for more than 400 years before the first cup of coffee was brewed
The nobel prizewinner marie curie was the first woman allowed to teach at the university of sorbonne in paris.
Rapper LL Cool J's name is short for Ladies Love Cool James .
85,000,000 tons of paper are used in the United States each year.
In Australia, a dust-devil is called a willy-willy
In Canada it's illegal to publicly remove bandages.
The only words in the English language to contain two "U's" back to back are: vacuum, residuum, and continuum.
The average housefly lives only two weeks.
One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water.
The letters in the abbreviation e.g. stand for exempli gratia - a Latin term meaning for example.
Approximately 71% of American chocolate eaters prefer to eat milk chocolate
Probably the best known multiple meaning is the hebrew word SHALOM which means, alternately, hello, good-bye, and peace.
Eating breakfast will help you burn 5-20% more calories throughout the day.
In Washington D.C. it is illegal to post a notice in public which calls another person a 'coward' for refusing to accept a challenge to duel.
Special studies conducted about the human body revealed it will usually absorb up to about 300 milligrams of caffeine at a given time. About 4 normal cups. Additional amounts are just cast off, providing no further stimulation. Also, the human body dissipates 20% of the caffeine in the system each hour.
Ironically, watermelons, which are 92% water, originated from the Kalahari Desert in Africa
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