The longest distance a deepwater lobster has been recorded to travel is 225 miles
Caterpillar means hairy cat in Old French
Milk and cheese can aid in the reduction of tooth decay
The Lemon shark grows about 24,000 new teeth a year. A new set of teeth grow approximately every 14 days
The first drug to be sold in the form of a tablet is Aspirin
Wilma Flinestone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal, and Betty Rubble's Maiden name was Betty Jean Mcbricker.
During the 1600's, boys and girls in England wore dresses until they were about seven years old.
The first two years of a dog's life are equal to 24 human years.
IBM's motto is "Think". Apple later made their motto "
Nobody knows what happened to the body of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. During his funeral in 1791, a thunderstorm suddenly appeared and his funeral party dropped the coffin and ran for cover. When they returned, the coffin was gone.
Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team his sophomore year.
Condoms were originally made of animal intestines or linen.
Victor Hugo's Les Miserables contains one of the longest sentences in the French language 823 words without a period.
Eighty percent of 10 year old girls in the USA go on a diet
Swiss engineer George de Mestral, who got the idea after noticing burrs were sticking to his pants after his regular walks through the woods, invented Velcro.
Scatologists are experts who study feces. (aka. crap, dung, dookie, dumps, feces, excrement, etc.)
The first woman in Congress was Jeanette Rankin of Montana, in 1917.
The Toltecs (a 7th century tribe) used wooden swords so they wouldn't kill their enemies.
In Erwin, Tennessee an elephant was once hanged for murder.
All babies are color blind when they are born.
The Queen Elizabeth ship burns a gallon of oil to move 1 foot
Frederic Remington's sculpture The Bronco Buster has a mistake in it: the cowboy is wearing his spurs upside down.
There is now an ATM at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, which has a winter population of two hundred people.
Cockroaches can live for 9 days after their head has been cut off.
Mexico has more American residents than any other country except the United States.
The second longest word in the English language is "antidisestablishmenterianism".
The fastest speed a raindrop had reached when falling is seven miles per hour.
State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work is Alaska
The range of a medieval long-bow is 220 yards
The elephant is the only mammal that is unable to jump. (So...whales can? So why are they beached if they can just jump back in the sea? Weird...)
The human heart weighs less than a pound
World’s heaviest primates: morbidly obese humans. After that: gorillas at 485 lbs.
In 1976 an LA secretary named Jannene Swift officially married a 50 pound rock in a ceremony witnessed by more than 20 people.
Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a 'Friday the 13th'.
Sharks are capable of surviving on average six weeks without eating. The record observed in an aquarium is fifteen months by a species of shark known as the swell shark.
The word dude is the name for an infected elephant butt hair.
In 1962, the first Wal-Mart opened up in Rogers, Arkansas
On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament Building is an American flag.
Used for gorbachov's move to restructure political and economical structure of the russian society.
The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
The shape of plant collenchyma cells and the shape of the bubbles in beer foam are the same - they are orthotetrachidecahedrons.
The average person spends 30 years mad at a family member
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