The revenue that is generated from gambling is more than the revenue that comes from movies, cruise ships, recorded music, theme parks, and spectator sports combined
To have your picture taken by the very first camera you would have had to sit still for 8 hours.
The first letter Vanna White ever turned on the game show Wheel of Fortune was the letter T.
More than 90% of plane crashes have survivors.
A B-25 bomber airplane crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building on July 28, 1945
An average city dog lives approximately three years longer than an average country dog
EPCOT stands for Experimental Prototype City Of Tomorrow.
Jupiter's moon Ganymede, is larger than the planet Mercury.
There are about 61,300 pizza restaurants in the United States of America
The average human head weighs about eight pounds.
Minimum wage was 0.25 per hour when it was first enacted in 1938
Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump. (OK, so that would be a good thing....)
You're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206. They fuse together such as the parietal, occipital of the skull.
Airports that are at higher altitudes require a longer airstrip due to lower air density
Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a fifty thousand-word novel, Gadsby, without any word containing the letter e.
The furthest point from any ocean would be in China.
In Ontario, an average household income of a golfer is greater than $60,000
Honorificabilitudinitatibus is the longest word consisting entirely of alternating vowels and consonants.
The Bible is the best selling book of all time with approximately six billion books sold. The second-best selling book is Quotations from the Works of Mao Tse-Tung with about 800 million sales.
The human body makes anywhere from 1 to 3 pints of saliva every 24 hours
The world's first roller coaster opened in 1884 at Coney Island, New York. It was designed by Lemarcus Thompson, a former Sunday school teacher.
Billie Jean by Michael Jackson was the first video to air on MTV by a black artist.
A human head remains conscious for about 15 to 20 seconds after it is been decapitated
A species of earthworm, Megascolides australis, in Australia can grow up to fifteen feet in length
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite
The Texas Rangers were the first U.S. state police force. They were established in 1835.
The earth is roughly 4600 million years old.
In 1932 James Markham obtained the 1st patent issued for a tree. The patent was for a peach tree.
When you sneeze, all your bodily functions momentarily stop, including your heart
The first commercial microwave oven was called the 1161 Radarange and was the size of a refrigerator
In 1990, the largest watermelon ever grown was 262 pounds, by Bill Carson of Tennesse, USA
2,520 can be divided by 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 without having a fractional leftover
The largest pig on record was a Poland-China hog named Big Bill, who weighed 2,552 lbs
The body's largest internal organ is the small intestine at an average length of 20 feet.
75-90% of primary physician visits are due to stress
There are approximately fifty Bibles sold each minute across the world.
You can send a postcard from Hell. There is a small town located in the Cayman Islands called Hell. They even have a post office
In Delaware you may not sell dead people for money without a license.
The tridacna clam can grow up to four feet long and weigh up to 500 pounds
The first time there was an instance where they had a separate toilet for women and men was in 1739 at a ball in Paris
The final score in the game that Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points was Warriors 169 Knicks 147.
Freshens the air in your car. Place a sheet of Bounce under the front sea
The difference between apple juice and apple cider is that the juice is pasteurized and the cider is not.
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The blue whale has the largest heart weighing over 1,500 pounds.