To make one raindrop of water, it takes approximately a million cloud droplets
More than 99.9% of all the animal species that have ever lived on earth were extinct before the coming of man.
You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider
The stormtroopers in the original starwars are seen in many seen carrying long blasters. On closer inspection you can see that the blasters are actually WWII era German MG42 machine guns (modified slightly).
The first motion picture copyrighted in the United States showed a man in the act of sneezing.
The Angel Falls in Venezuela is the highest waterfall in the world, its waters drop from over 3,200 feet.
The official definition of a desert is any land that where more water evaporates than is acquired through precipitation.
Underfund and underground are the only two English words which start and finish with und.
In France, it is illegal for a person to kiss another on railways
Tiger Woods is the first athlete to has been named Sportsman of the Year by magazine Sports Illustrated two times
Budweiser beer is named after a town in Czechoslovakia
The founder of JC Penny had the middle name of Cash
By federal law, for a noodle to actually be a noodle it must have 5.5 percent egg solids in it, otherwise it cannot be called a noodle
The period at the end of this sentence can hold 2,000,000 hydrogen atoms.
The quills of a porcupine are soft when they are born.
The Boston University Bridge (on Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts) is one of the few places in the world where a boat can sail under a train driving under a car driving under an airplane
The average American consumes 1.2 pounds of spider eggs a year and eat 2.5 pounds of insect parts a year. (This fact and the one prior to it have been judged as urban legends by many)
Research indicates that babies who suck on pacifiers are more prone to ear aches
Morihei Ueshiba, founder of Aikido, once pinned an opponent using only a single finger
Skippy Peanut Butter is sold more in the world than any other peanut butter
The most common name in the world is Mohammed
Every time Beethoven sat down to write music, he poured ice water over his head
There are songs in all of Shakespeare's plays except The Comedy of Errors.
There are 10 human body parts that are only 3 letters long (eye hip arm leg ear toe jaw rib lip gum).
The Chow and the Chinese Shar-Pei are the only dogs that have black tongues.
There is no such thing as a banana tree. Bananas grow on plants.
On average, you would need 12.5 gallons of milk to make one gallon of ice cream
The most famous movie theatre is the Chinese Theatre located in Los Angeles, USA
The average cow produces about 2,305 gallons of milk each year
There is a dog museum in St. Louis, Missouri
Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito's sensors so they don't know your there
Iceland was the first country to legalize abortion in 1935.
It is said that grapefruit got its name because it grows like grapes in clusters. One cluster can have up to 25 grapefruits
Scallops have approximately 100 eyes around the edge of its shell
The honey badger can withstand hundreds of bee stings that would otherwise kill another animal
Thousands of people watched the Battle of Bunker Hill take place. People in the Boston area sat on rooftops, in trees, on church steeples, and in the rigging of ships in the harbor to watch the American revolutionaries battle the British.
7-Eleven was the first convenience store to have television advertising. The animated commercial ran in 1949 and had a singing rooster and owl
1 out of 350,000 Americans get electrocuted in their life
One pound of maple syrup can make eight pounds of candy or sugar
When the only queen ant dies, so does the entire colony, because no new workers are born
The coconut is the largest seed in the world
McDonalds and Burger King sugar-coat their fries so they will turn golden-brown.
Every day 2,700 people die of heart disease
Two thirds of all left-handed people are men.
Stars with really strong gravity cause themselves to become smaller and smaller and eventually turn into black holes.
The earth is presently inhabited by 1.4 million species of animals and 500,000 species of plants.
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