Rutgers beat Princeton 6-4 in the first ever college football game. At the time, a touchdown was worth only two points.
If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have$1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without beingable tomake change for a dollar.
Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark's stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode.
Houseflies hum in the middle octave key of F
Marilyn monroe had six toes on her left foot.
Former U.S. President Franklin Pierce was arrested during his term as President for running over an old lady with his horse, but the charges were later dropped
In India, people are legally allowed to marry a dog.
Cleveland spelled backwards is "DNA level C."
More people die from eating sharks then from being eaten by them. This is due to a poison in shark meat
Nintendo was first establish in 1889 and they started out making special playing cards
Tremendous erosion at the base of niagara falls (usa) undermines the shale cliffs and as a result the falls have receded approximately 7 miles over the last 10,000 years.
A Sphygmomanometer measures blood pressure.
If you use earphones for one hour, you will increase the amount of bacteria in your ears by 700%.
There have been 47 Charlie Chan Movies, with six actors playing the part. None were Chinese.
Elephant trunks can hold 4 gallons of water.
Thirty to 40 gallons of sugar maple sap must be boiled down to make just one gallon of maple syrup
Chocolate kills dogs. Chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system. A few ounces is enough to kill a small sized dog.
There are more insects in one square mile of rural land than there are human beings in the world.
A caterpillar grows roughly 27,000 times its size when it first emerges as an egg
No word in the the English dictionary rhymes with "MONTH".
City with the most Rolls Royce's per capita: Hong Kong
Braces were first invented by Pierre Fauchard in 1728. The braces were made by a flat strip of metal, which was connected to the teeth by thread.
Li Hung-chang is the father of Chop Suey
The heart of an embryo starts beating three weeks after conception.
Annually Americans eat 45 million turkeys at Thanksgiving
The head of a jellyfish is called the Bell.
Tomatina is the legendary Spanish tomato-throwing festival held in Bunol, Spain
A comet's tail always points away from the sun.
Cataloupes are named after the gardens of Cantaloupe, Italy where some belive this melon was first grown
In West Virginia, it is legal for one to take roadkill home for dinner.
A one kilogram packet of sugar will have about 5 million grains of sugar
Moderate dancing burns 250 to 300 calories an hour
Before toilet paper was invented, French royalty wiped their bottoms with fine linen
In the U.S, Frisbees outsell footballs, baseballs, and basketballs combined.
9 out of 10 lightning strike victims survive.
A perfect game in baseball is one in which the same player pitches the entire game without allowing any player of the opposing team to reach first base, by any means.
Vaseline was created by Robert Chesebrough in 1870. He developed it after visiting Titusville, PA in 1859. While there he noticed that workers were treating cuts and burns with grease that accumulated on drill rods from the oil fields.
Originally, coca-cola was sold as a prescription to cure melancholy, hysteria and migraines.
Humans are born with 300 bones in their body, however when a person reaches adulthood they only have 206 bones. This occurs because many of them join together to make a single bone
In 1889, the 1st coin-operated telephone, patented by Hartford, Connecticut inventor William Gray, was installed in the Hartford Bank.
Yogurt intake among North Americans has quadrupled in the past 20 years.
A pound of potato chips costs 200 times more than a pound of potatoes.
Almost all varieties of breakfast cereals are made of grass.
Basketball great Wilt Chamberlain never fouled out of a game
The revolving door was invented in 1888, by Theophilus Van Kannel.
The total number of episodes for the sitcom I Love Lucy was 180
It took Leonardo Da Vinci 10 years to paint Mona Lisa. He never signed or dated the painting. Leonardo and Mona had identical bone structures according to the painting. X-ray images have shown that there are 3 other versions under the original.
People that use mobile phones are 2.5 time more likely to develop cancer in areas of the brain that are adjacent to the ear they use to talk on the mobile phone
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