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27% of Americans believe we never landed on the moon.
Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, and Jimi Hendrix all died at the young age of 27.
Elephants can't jump. Every other mammal can.
Ticks can be as small as a grain of rice and grow to be as big as a marble
'Jedi' is an official religion in Australia with over 70,000 followers
The Vatican's Swiss Guard still wears a uniform designed by Michelangelo in the early 16th century.
Worker ants may live seven years and the queen may live as long as 15 years.
A group of tigers is called a streak
A perfect number is a number whose divisors add up to itself such as 28: 1+2+4+7+14=28
In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world'snuclear weapons combined.
It is impossible to get water out of a rimless tire.
Bananas are America's #1 fruit.
80% of all pictures on the internet are of naked women
Dolphins hear by having sound waves transmit through their skull to their inner ear region
There are more than 50,000 earthquakes throughout the world every year.
SCUBA divers cannot pass gas at depths of 33 feet or below
An electric eel can produce a shock of up to 650 volts.
The average height of an NBA basketball player is 6 feet 7 inches
Hedgehogs have the most similar fingerprints to humans.
A foal is a baby horse.
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, two out of five women in America dye their hair.
A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair
All Humans Are 99.9% Genetically Identical and 98.4% of human genes are the same as the genes of a chimpanzee.
In space you cannot cry because there is no gravity to make the tears flow.
The first African-American to receive a Nobel Peace Prize was Ralph J. Bunche in 1950
The Bible has been translated into Klingon.
The lifespan of the common goldfish is over 20 years.
The mythical Scottish town of Brigadoon appears for one day every one hundred years
Identify a fake: The second hand on an authentic Rolex watch doesn't tick, it moves smoothly.
Ants never sleep
The world's first underground was the London Underground in1863. It has 275 stations and 253 miles of track.
A hairbreadth away is 1/48 of an inch
The word moose comes from the native Algonquian Indian word meaning twig eater.
Peladophobia refers to the fear of bald people
Felix the Cat is the first cartoon character to ever have been made into a balloon for a parade.
Female alligators lay about 40 eggs that hatch in 60 - 70 days
Rats can't vomit, that's why rat poison works.
In 1810 US population was 7,239,881. Black population at 1,377,808 was 19%. In 1969 US population reached 200 million.
Prey like buffalos react poorly to slow movements. That's why crocs can swim slowly over to them without them scuttering off.
The Faberge, Winter Egg was sold in 1994 for $5.6 million. This is the most expensive decorative egg that has ever been sold
The most snow accumulation in a one-day period was 75.8 inches at Silver Lake, Colorado, in April 1921.
4857. Animal Facts
The deadly box jellyfish that lives off the coast of Australia is the size of a basketball but has tentacles that trail 4.5 metres (15 feet). If the tentacles touch you, tiny harpoons inject poison.
The origins of the soldier term G.I. is an abbreviation for Government Issue, which was stamped on all government kits supplied to recruits in the US Army during World War II
A polar bears skin is black. Its fur is actually clear, but like snow it appears white.
A chameleon's tongue is twice the length of its body.
A herd of forty-five thirsty, rambunctious elephants stampeded into a brewery in Midnapore, where they smashed vats and slurped up beer in a bender that went on for two days.
The feet have approximately 250,000 sweat glands
4863. Animal Facts
Geckos and centipedes both eat cockroaches.
An average American child watches approximately 28 hours of television in one week
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Bacteria that cause tooth decay, acne, tuberculosis, and leprosy can be cured with cashews.