When telephone companies first began hiring telephone operators, they chose teenage boys for the job. They switched to women because the teenage boys were wrestling instead of working and pulling pranks on callers
In Hong Kong, delivery times are primarily influenced by traffic conditions on elevators. It often takes drivers longer to travel vertically than horizontally, as access to elevators is so congested during high peak hours. This is due to the volume of people residing in high rises
The last land battle of the U.S. Civil War was fought in Texas
McDonald's Big Mac slogan, introduced in 1975, is: Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, and a sesame seed bun.
Adolf Hitler wanted to be an architect, but he failed the entrance exam at the architectural school in Vienna
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In October 1973, Swedish sweet maker Roland Ohisson of Falkenberg was buried in a coffin made of nothing but chocolate
There are over 2,000 different types of cheese in the world
It takes about three hours for food to be broken down in the human stomach
Most American women have their first baby when they are 24.3 years old
It is illegal in Lafayette, Louisiana to play a musical instrument for the purpose of attracting attention, without a license.
Approximately 18 billion disposable diapers end up in landfills each year. These diapers can takes as long as 500 years to finally decompose
Most of a hog's sweat glands are in its snout.
Every year Alaska has about 5,000 earthquakes, 1,000 of which measure above 3.5 on the Richter scale
The highest consumption of Pizza occurs during Super Bowl week
Pope Adrian VI choked to death after a fly got stuck in his throat as he was taking a drink from a fountain
On a bingo card of 90 numbers there are approximately 44 million possible ways to make bingo.
An ant can detect a movement through 5 centimeters of earth
Navel oranges got their name because the bottom of this type of orange resembles a belly button or navel
In what country will you find the most Universities? India.
Lightning strikes the earth about 8 million times a day.
Smartest dogs: 1) Scottish border collie; 2) Poodle; 3) Golden retriever
The Sphinx ( famous pyramid) was carved from one piece of stone.
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each salad served in first-class
Americans use about 100 million pounds of tea leaves every year.
The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters (I was thankfully corrected by a friend: The Hawai'ian alphabet has 13 letters, A, E, I, O, U, H, K, L, M, N, P, W, ' (which is called an okina).
More than 2500 left handed people are killed every year from using right handed products
In Greece, the climate is so warm that many of the cinemas do not even have roofs
More than 40,000 parasites and 250 types of bacteria are exchanged during a typical French kiss.
The smallest man ever was Gul Mohammed (1957-1997) of India, who measured 1 feet, 10? inches
Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes
In the world, the Netherlands has the highest concentration of museums in the world. Just in Amsterdam alone there are 42 museums
Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day
Brad Pitt has been smoking since the sixth grade.
One of the many Tarzans, Karmuela Searlel, was mauled to death on the set by a raging elephant.
The U.S. Army has a stealth reconnaissance helicopter named The Duke in honor of John Wayne.
Each year in America there are about 300,000 deaths that can be attributed to obesity.
St. Patrick explained the Holy Trinity to King Laoghaire, using the shamrock to illustrate the trinity
A cow produces 200 times more gas a day than a person.
The airplane, Buddy Holly died in, was the American Pie, which is where Don McLarean got the song title from.
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