Trivia, Fascinating stuff you can well do without knowing.
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
There are 293
ways to make change for a dollar.
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 purple.
"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 $5.00 bill.
Almonds are a member of the peach family.
You can pour lye (liquid quick lime) and hydrochloric acid in a pan, which would be eaten through by either one alone, and put your hand in the mixture without harm.
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
There are only
4 words in the English language which end in "dous:
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
A tiny sparrow has more vertibrae in it's neck than a lanky Giraffe.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
Tigers have striped
skin, not just striped fur.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister. (Presbyterian)
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
A cockroach can live nine days without its head before it starves to death.
A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.
Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes.
Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
Shakespeare invented the words "assassination" and "bump."
Marilyn Monroe had 6 toes on one foot.
If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.
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.
The word racecar, radar, kayak and the sentence, "Madam, i'm Adam", are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left.
A snail can sleep for 3 years.
saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each
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 & a size of 108.7 acres.
"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
of the United states was an only child.
For every person alive on the earth today there are 1,500 pounds of termites.
Over 90% of all the people who ever lived on the earth from the beginning of time are alive today.
If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.
A pig's orgasm lasts 30 minutes.
A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death.
Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
The flea can
jump 350 times its body length. It's like a human jumping the
The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds.
Some lions mate over 50 times a day.
Butterflies taste with their feet.
Dumbells are not bells, nor are they dumb. ( i just tossed that one in 'cause i ran out of real ones )
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