Coco water, the fluid in young, tiny coconuts, can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.
The music for The Star Spangled Banner comes from a British drinking song named Anacreon.
It is possible to see a rainbow at night!
The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan.
There are 122 pebbles per square inch on a Spalding basketball
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.
The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days of old when the engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.
It takes about three hours for food to be broken down in the human stomach
The sound you here when you put a seashell next to your ear is not the ocean, but blood flowing through your head.
In the popular bond film from russia with love, author ian flemming made a cameo appearance in one of the scenes as a man taking a leisurely walk.
Most boat owners name their boats. The most popular boat name is Obsession.
The nearest relative of the hippopotamus is the common pig.
The dimensions of a regulation football field are: 360 feet long and 160 feet wide.
Dogs can be trained to detect an upcoming epileptic seizure
The largest employer in the world is the Indian railway system in India, employing over 1.6 million people
Hard Bean means the coffee was grown at an altitude above 5000 feet.
On October 15, 1794, the first silver dollar coins were released to be circulated to the public
In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.
95% of the entire lemon crop produced in the U.S. is from California and Arizona
7-Eleven was the first convenience store to have television advertising. The animated commercial ran in 1949 and had a singing rooster and owl
We lose half a litre of water a day through breathing. This is the water vapour we see when we breathe onto glass.
It has been reported that some dogs are able to sniff out skin cancer.
The 1st time the f-word was spoken in a movie was by Marianne Faithfull in the 1968 film, I'll Never Forget Whatshisname. In Brian De Palma's 1984 movie, Scarface, the word is spoken 206 times an average of once every 29 seconds.
By age sixty, most people have lost half of their taste buds.
When you take a nap for an hour you burn as much energy as it takes to boil water for seven cups of tea.
On September 7, 1997, the first flight of the F-22a occurred.
98% of brown bears in the United States are in Alaska
Most people hear better out of their right ear.
Cats have no ability to taste sweet things.
Because metal was scarce; the Oscars given out during World War II were made of plaster
The moon is actually moving away from Earth at a rate of 1.5 inches per year.
In 1999, Pepsi, Inc. paid $0.00 in income tax.
Pope Pius II wrote an erotic book Historia de duobos amantibus in 1444.
On average a business document is copied 19 times
It is possible to drown and not die. Technically the term 'drowning' refers to the process of taking water into the lungs, not to death caused by that process.
One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet.
Mosquitoes prefer children to adults, blondes to brunettes.
US Presidents who never held any other elective office: U. S. Grant, William H. Taft, Herbert Hoover, Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they cant find any food.
The first written account of the Loch Ness Monster, or Nessie, was made in 565AD.
Technically speaking, crystal glass is actually a Liquid that flows very slowly.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket
Parker Brothers prints about 50 billion dollars worth of Monopoly money in one year.
The word checkmate in chess comes from the Persian phrase Shah Mat, which means, The King Is Dead.
In Nicholas County, West Virginia, no member of the clergy is allowed to tell jokes or humorous stories from the pulpit during a church service.
A donkey's eyes are positioned so that it can see all of its hooves at the same time.
The most common speed limit sign in the United States is 25 m.p.h.
Bill Gates began programming computers at age 13
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Raise Your Prices
a. Has your competition raised their prices? Maybe you should too.
b. Higher prices separate you from the crowd, and implies your product is better, an deserves a premium price. BMW does not compete with Yugos.
c. Be careful in this area. The customer must see the value of the higher price.