Facts of Life...
1- Rubber bands last longer
are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
4- The average
person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
5- A shark
is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
are more chickens than people in the world.
7- The longest
one-syllable word in the English language is
9- All of
the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on
10- No word
in the English language rhymes with month, orange,
silver or purple.
is the only English word that ends in the
12- Where is the online database of new car lowest invoice prices?
are only 4 words in the English language which end
in dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
14- A cat
has 32 muscles in each ear.
15- An ostrich's
eye is bigger than its brain.
16- Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
17- In most
advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
18- Al Capone's
business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
19- The characters Bert & Ernie on Sesame Street were named
Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It's
a Wonderful Life."
20- A dragonfly
has a life span of 24 hours.
21- A goldfish
has a memory span of 3 seconds.
impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
23- The giant
squid has the largest eyes in the world.
24- In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
25- The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a
radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
26- The average
person falls asleep in seven minutes.
are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
28- The average
human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
29- A cockroach
can live nine days without its head before it
starves to death.
30- A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but
had a twin brother named Aaron, who died at birth,
which is why Elvis' middle name was spelled Aron: in honor
of his brother. It is also misspelled on his tomb stone.
Duck comics were banned in Finland because he
doesn't wear pants.
people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed
in plane crashes.
34- Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left
invented the words "assassination" and "bump."
Monroe had 6 toes on one foot.
37- If you
keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually
blink nearly twice as much as men.
39- Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer
than left-handed people do.
40- The sentence
"the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog"
uses every letter in the English language.
41- The names
of the continents all end with the same letter
with which they start, with the exception of North America.
is the longest word that can be made using
the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
43- The word racecar and kayak are the same whether they are
read left to right or right to left.
44- A snail
can sleep for 3 years.
Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 byeliminating one
olive from each salad served in first-class.
46- The electric
chair was invented by a dentist.
City is the smallest country in the world with a
population of 1,000 and a size of 108.7 acres.
is the shortest complete sentence in the English
49- No president of the United states was an only child.
And last and definitely most important:
average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it!
don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito's sensors
so they don't know you're there.
Dentists have recommended
that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet away from a toilet
airborne particles resulting from the flush.
The liquid inside young
coconuts can be used as substitute for blood plasma.
No piece of paper can
be folded in half more than 7 times.
Donkeys kill more people
annually than plane crashes.
You burn more calories
sleeping than you do watching television.
Oak trees do not produce
acorns until they are fifty years of age or older.
The first product to
have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.
The king of hearts is
the only king without a mustache.
A Boeing 747s wingspan
is longer than the Wright brother's first flight.
American Airlines saved
$40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each salad served
Venus is the only planet
that rotates clockwise.
Apples, not caffeine,
are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
The plastic things on
the end of shoelaces are called aglets.
Most dust particles
in your house are made from dead skin.
The first owner of the
Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.
Michael Jordan makes
more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers
in Malaysia combined.
Marilyn Monroe had six
All US Presidents have
worn glasses. Some just didn't like being
seen wearing them in public.
Walt Disney was afraid
Pearls melt in vinegar.
of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.
The three most valuable
brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in
It is possible to lead
a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.
A duck's quack doesn't
echo, and no one knows why.
The reason firehouses
have circular stairways is from the days when the engines were
pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground floor
and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.
Richard Millhouse Nixon
was the first US president whose name contains all the letters
from the word "criminal." The second was William Jefferson
Turtles can breathe
through their butts.
Butterflies taste with
In 10 minutes, a hurricane
releases more energy than all of the world's nuclear weapons
On average, 100 people
choke to death on ball-point pens every year.
On average people fear
spiders more than death.
Ninety percent of New
York City cabbies are recently arrived immigrants.
Elephants are the only
animals that can't jump.
Only one person in two
billion will live to be 116 or older.
Women blink nearly twice
as much as men.
It's physically impossible
for you to lick your elbow.
The Main Library at
Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when
it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight
of all the books that would occupy the building.
A snail can sleep for
No word in the English
language rhymes with "MONTH."
Average life span of
a major league baseball: 7 pitches.
Our eyes are always
the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
The electric chair was
invented by a dentist.
All polar bears are
In ancient Egypt, priests
plucked EVERY hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows
An ostrich's eye is
bigger than its brain.
TYPEWRITER is the longest
word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the
"Go," is the
shortest complete sentence in the English language.
If Barbie were life-size,
her measurements would be 39-23-33. She would stand seven feet,
two inches tall. Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
A crocodile cannot stick
its tongue out.
The cigarette lighter
was invented before the match.
Americans on average
eat 18 acres of pizza every day.