2/3 of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
A common drink for Tibetans is Butter Tea which is made out of butter, salt, and brick tea
Over 90% of poison exposures occur in homes
Gilligan of Gilligan's Island had a first name that was only used once, on the never-aired pilot show. His first name was Willy.
The seeds of an indian lotus tree remain viable for 300 to 400 years.
One quarter of the world's cattle live in India.
America's best selling ice cream flavor is vanilla.
Since 1896, the beginning of the modern Olympics, only Greece and Australia have participated in every Games.
In some parts of the Atacama Desert it has never rained
When nobody else is around, 47% of people drink straight from the carton.
One grape vine produce can produce about 20 to 30 glasses of wine
If the chemical sodium is dropped into water it will immediately and violently explode.
Before michael caine and cher changed their names, they answered to maurice micklewhite and cherilyn sarkisian la piere.
An elephant's brain is five times larger than a human brain.
The Willamette River in Oregon is the only river on earth that flows it's entire distance north.
The Pacific Giant Octopus, the largest octopus in the world, grows from the size of pea to a 150 pound behemoth potentially 30 feet across in only two years, its entire life-span.
Britain's first escalator was installed in Harrods in 1878.
The width of your armspan stretched out is the length of your whole body.
The name Grey Poupon used for mustard comes from two people: Maurice Grey and Auguste Poupon. Grey was the inventor of a machine that mass produced fine textured mustard, and Poupon was an already established maker of mustard. In 1886 the Grey-Poupon firm was formed
China grows more pears than any other country in the world.
There are more Barbie dolls in Italy than there are Canadians in Canada
There are 35 million digestive glands in the stomach.
The canning process for herring was developed in Sardinia, which is why canned herrings are better known as sardines.
About 30% of American admit to talking to their dogs or leaving messages on their answering machines for their dogs while they are away
Organized crime is estimated to account for 10% of the United States' national income.
The Battle of New Orleans, in which Andrew Jackson's U.S. forces routed "the bloody british", was fought on Janurary 8, 1815, two weeks after the War of 1812 was officially ended by the signing of the Treaty of Ghent.
Being lactose intolerant can cause chronic flatulence
World Tourist day is observed on September 27.
The largest flying animal was the pterosaur which lived 70 million years ago. This reptile had a wing span of 36-39 feet (11-11.9 meters) and weighed 190-250 pounds (86-113.5 kilograms).
Singer Chaka Khan came out with a line of chocolates called Chakalates.
Toronto was the first city in the world with a computerized traffic signal system
The odds against a royal flush in poker are exactly 649,739 to 1.
In 1836 the U.S. government had so much extra money that it repaid all its debts, and still had money left over.
Pain travels through your body at 350 ft. per second.
Rubberbands last longer when refrigerated.
The chocolate chip cookie was invented in 1933
The earth is .02 degrees hotter during a full moon.
There are 10 human body parts that are only 3 letters long (eye hip arm leg ear toe jaw rib lip gum).
The name Wendy was made up for the book 'Peter Pan'. It came from the author's friends, whom he called his fwendy (friend)
All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20
Most of the vitamin C in fruits is in the skin.
Contrary to popular belief, the first ironclad warships were built by Korea in the 16th century.
Red wine will spoil if exposed to light; hence tinted bottles
An olive tree can live up to 1,500 years.
The female tarantula hawk wasp paralyzes a large spider with her sting. She then lays her eggs on the motionless body so that her developing young have a fresh supply of spider meat to feed on.
Honeybees use the sun as a compass which helps them navigate
Goofy had a wife, Mrs. Goofy, and one son, Goofy jr.
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