Total useless but fun information/facts:
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
The average person's left hand does 56% of the
A shark is the only fish that can blink with
There are more chickens than people in the
Two-thirds of the world's eggplants are grown in
The longest one-syllable word in the English
language is "screeched."
On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying
over the Parliament
building is an American flag.
All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction"
are stuck on 4:20.
No word in the English language rhymes with
month, orange, silver or
"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in
the letters "MT".
All 50 states are listed across the top of the
Lincoln Memorial on the
back of the $5 bill.
Almonds are a member of the peach family.
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room
during a dance.
Maine is the only state whose name is just one
There are only four words in the English
language which end in "-dous":
tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and
Los Angeles's full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra
Senora la Reina de Los
Angeles de Porciuncula".
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
In most advertisements, the time displayed on a
watch is 10:10.
Al Capone's business card said he was a used
The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street
were named after Bert
the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank
Capra's "Its A Wonderful Life
A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
(DON'T try this @ home!)
The giant squid has the largest eyes in the
In England, the Speaker of the House is not
allowed to speak.
The microwave was invented after a researcher
walked by a radar tub and
a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister.
The average person falls asleep in seven
There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
The average chocolate bar has 8 insects' legs in
The average human eats 8 spiders in their
lifetime at night.
A cockroach can live nine days without its head
before it starves to
A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not
white, but actually clear.
Elvis had a twin brother named Aaron, who died
at birth, which is why
Elvis' middle name was spelled Aron; in honor of
Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland
because he doesn't wear
More people are killed by donkeys annually than
are killed in plane
Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only
the left hand.
Shakespeare invented the word "assassination"
Marilyn Monroe had six toes.
If you keep a Goldfish in the dark room, it will
eventually turn white
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the
lazy dog" uses every
letter in the English language.
TYPEWRITER, is the longest word that can be made
using the letters on
only one row of the keyboard.
If the population of China walked past you in
single file, the line
would never end because of the rate of
The word racecar and kayak are the same whether
they are read left to
right or right to left.
A snail can sleep for 3 years.
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by
eliminating one olive from
each salad served in first-class.
The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
(does that one really
surprise any of us?)
Vatican City is the smallest country in the
world, with a population of
1000 and a size of 108.7 acres.
Did you know you share your birthday with at
least 9 million other
people in the world.
"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the
No president of the United States was an only