You can only smell 1/20th as well as a dog.
If the liver ever stops working a person will die within 8 to 24 hours.
Boanthropy is a disease in which a man thinks he's an ox
More than 400,000 U.S. houses still lack indoor plumbing.
Americans are responsible for generating roughly 20% percent of the garbage in the world
The most common time for a bank robbery is Friday, between 9 and 11 a.m. The least likely time is Wednesday, between 3 and 6 p.m.
Avery Laser Labels are named after company founder R. Stanton Avery
Radio code Wilco (as in Roger Wilco) is short for Will Comply.
Imperia, Italy is the home of the Agnesi Historical Museum of Spaghetti.
The human eye blinks an average of 4,200,000 times a year.
In the movie The Matrix Reloaded a 17 minute battle scene cost over $40 million to produce
Only 68 of 200 Anglican priests polled could name all Ten Commandments, but half said they believed in space aliens.
On average, 749 pounds of paper products is used by an American individual annually
Smokers eat more sugar than non-smokers do.
President Bush and Saddam Hussein both have their shoes made by the same Italian shoemaker!
There's Arsnick(a dangerous poison) in dirt
The incidents of immune system diseases has increased over 200% in the last five years
You get a new stomach lining every three to four days.
¥ At - 40 degrees Centigrade a person loses about 14.4 calories per hour by breathing.
The first toilet being flushed in a motion picture was in the movie Psycho.
The amount of Kit Kat chocolate bars that are made at the York factory every 15 minutes are enough to outstack the Eiffel Tower
Whenever people accidentally trip over themselves whilst walking, they automatically go into 'survival mode' and try to pretend like they meant it (eg. they start into a jog). How hilarious is it watching someone do that?!
The dome on Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home, conceals a billiards room. In Jefferson's day, billiards were illegal in Virginia.
Britain is still paying off debts that predate the Napoleonic wars because it's cheaper to do so than buy back the bonds on which they are based.
A dog can hear high frequency sounds, which a human ear cannot.
On a clear night in the Northern Hemisphere the naked eye can discern some 5000 stars.
Tony Hawk has made more money from video games and tv commercials than from skateboarding.
There are 635,013,559,599 possible hands in a game of bridge.
Death Valley, California, has a point that is 280 feet below sea level.
There are 10 towns named Hollywood in the United States.
The dot over the letter "i" is called a tittle.
It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.
Pancakes are commonly served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Australia.
The word Nazi is actually an abbreviation for Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, which refers to the National Socialist German Workers Party
Adcomsubordcomphibspac is the longest acronym. It is a Navy term standing for Administrative Command, Amphibious Forces, Pacific Fleet Subordinate Command.
Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
The average human scalp has 100,000 hairs
There are more than 2,400 flea species in the world
President George W. Bush was once a cheerleader.
The oldest multicellular fossils date from ~700 million years ago.
Most fish stay awake most of their lives. However, there are fish that sleep. They lean against a rock or stand vertically in the water.
What you find when you shave the striped fur off of a tiger? Striped skin.
The game of squash originated in the United Kingdom. It came about after a few boys, who were waiting for their turn to play racquets, knocked a ball around in a confined area adjoining the racquets court
When a person dies, hearing is generally the last sense to go. The first sense lost is usually sight. Then follows taste, smell, and touch.
Malaysians protect their babies from disease by bathing them in beer.
Lenny Kravitz's mother played the part of 'Helen' on 'The Jeffersons'.
In the late 19th century, millions of human mummies were used as fuel for locomotives in Egypt where wood and coal was scarce, but mummies were plentiful.
The Michelin man is known as Mr. Bib. His name was Bibendum in the company's first ads in 1896.
Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin was published March 20, 1852. It was the first American novel to sell one million copies.
A snake charmer in Bangladesh once found 3,500 poisonous cobras and their eggs hidden underneath the floors of two suburban homes
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