Trueman Capote the man who wrote Breakfast at Tiffany's had the middle name of Stucklefuss.
A rat can go without water longer than a camel can.
In 1948 and 1950 the oldest ears of popping corn were discovered. They were located in the Bat Cave of west central New Mexico. They ranged in size from smaller than a penny to approximately two inches, and were about 4,000 years old
It takes the Hubble telescope about 97 minutes to complete an orbit of the Earth. On average, the Hubble uses the equivilent amount of energy as 30 household lightbulbs to complete an orbit.
An elephant may consume 500 pounds of hay and 60 gallons of water in a single day.
Michael jackson's song billy jean was the first musical video shown on mtv that was made by an african-american performer.
A lightning bolt is not very wide - usually between 1 to 2 inches but it can be up to 6 inches in width. Its length is much more dazzling - often between 328 yards and 2 miles long.
A housefly can only ingest liquid material. They regurgitate their food to liquify the food that they are going to eat
Pamela Lee-Anderson was the first to be born in Canada on the centennial anniversary of Canada's independence (7/1/1967).
In the United States, approximately 25,000 eye injuries occur that result in the person becoming totally blind
the human tooth has about 55 miles of canals in it.
In Massachusetts you must have a license to wear a goatee.
Worldwide, the most common environmental allergy is dust.
80% of all pictures on the internet are of naked women
In 1783, the hot air balloon was invented in France.
U.S. President Calvin Coolidge liked to eat breakfast while having his head rubbed with vaseline.
The three most valuable brand names on earth Marlboro, Coca Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.
On record, the largest iceberg ever, was larger than the country of Belgium.
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 patron saint of dentists is St. Apollonia. She reportedly had her teeth pulled out in 249 AD by an anti-Christian mob.
Any free moving liquid in outer space will form itself into a sphere, because of its surface tension
Dolphins don't automatically breath; they have to tell themselves to.
Roughly 42% of people in the United Kingdom snore
SWIMS is the longest word with 180-degree rotational symmetry (if you were to view it upside-down it would still be the same word and perfectly readable).
A diplomatic emissary accredited to the country and holding position below that of an ambassador.
The amount American Airlines saved in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class: $40,000.
The rarest coffee in the world is Kopi Luwak, which is found in Indonesia. It cost about $300 a pound
Whitcomb L. Judson, the inventor of the zipper, originally intended his invention to save people the trouble of buttoning and unbuttoning their shoes every day. He named it the Clasp locker and unlocker for shoes.
There are approximately 75,000,000 horses in the world
An official appointed by the president to investigate public complaints against ministers and high officials.
In the year 2000, there were approximately 11,000 injuries that were treated in a hospital in the U.S. that resulted from fireworks
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.
The state law of Pennsylvania prohibits singing in the bathtub.
Nerve impulses for muscle position travel at a speed of up to 390 feet per second
The iron disulfide (Pyrite) is considered fool's gold because it looks very similar to gold.
There is a street in Canada that runs for a distance of nearly 1900 kms.
In Bromide, Oklahoma it is illegal for children to use towels as capes and jump from houses pretending to be superman.
People will swallow about 8 spiders in their lifetime.
166,875,000,000 pieces of mail are delivered each year in the United States.
The only food cockroaches won't eat are cucumbers.
Crocodiles never outgrow the pool in which they live.
every single hamster in the U.S. today comes from a single litter captured in Syria in 1930.
Most snails are hermaphrodites, meaning they have both female and male reproductive organs
The leading cause of poisoning for children under the age of six in the home is liquid dish soap
Another way to say every 9 years is Novennial
Top corporate executives take separate planes in case one crashes.
An ostrich egg would take four hours to hard boil.
Many hamsters blink only one eye at a time.
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