Hummingbirds can weigh less than a penny.
Duracell, the battery-maker, built parts of its new international headquarters using materials from its own waste.
Penguins are not found in the North Pole.
Tipping at a restaurant in Iceland is considered an insult.
Contrary to popular belief, there are almost no Buddhists in India, nor have there been for about a thousand years.
The deepest underwater penguin dive is 1,772 feet by an Emperor Penguin
In San Salvador, drunk drivers can be punished by death before a firing squad.
To burn off one plain M&M candy, you need to walk the full length of a football field.
Half of the 42 U.S. Presidents are of Irish descent
A quidnunc is a person who is eager to know the latest news and gossip.
The linen bandages that were used to wrap Egyptian mummies averaged 1,000 yards in length.
Identity crisis? About 10% of Jewish households have Christmas Trees.
Queen Victoria used marijuana, to help relieve menstrual cramp pain
Ghandi had the most extras of any movie ever made with about 300,000 people. The German movie Kolberg is second with 187,000.
The first woman in Congress was Jeanette Rankin of Montana, in 1917.
Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, "Gadsby", which contains over 50,000 words -- none of them with the letter E.
Dark roasted coffees actually have LESS caffeine than medium roasts. The longer a coffee is roasted, the more caffeine burns off during the process.
A human embryo is smaller than a grain of rice at four weeks old
Among teens 13-19 in the United States, girls account for over 50% of new HIV infections.
20252 is Smokey the Bear's own zip code.
Humans are the only animals that use a smile as an emotional response.
Females have a wider peripheral vision than males.
Tea was so expensive when it was first brought to Europe in the early 17th century that it was kept in locked wooden boxes.
To sell your home faster, and for more money, paint it yellow.
Alligators can live for more than 100 years.
The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses.
All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20
If a crocodile loses his teeth it will always grow new ones to replace them.
The board game Scrabble was originally called Criss Cross Words by inventor Alfred Butts
In Bexley, Ohio Ordinance number 223, of 09/09/19 prohibits the installation and usage of slot machines in outhouses.
In Massachusetts, it is forbidden to put tomatoes in clam chowder.
A person will burn 7 percent more calories if they walk on hard dirt compared to pavement.
Every year about 98% of the atoms in your body are replaced.
The word maverick came into use after Samuel Maverick, a Texan, refused to brand his cattle. Eventually any unbranded calf became known as a Maverick
A hippopotamus can run faster than a man can.
Aztec emperor Montezuma drank 50 golden goblets of hot chocolate every day. It was thick, dyed red and flavored with chili peppers.
A 100-pound person on Earth would weigh 38 pounds on Mars.
Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
In most American states, a wedding ring is exempt by law from inclusion among the assets in a bankruptcy estate. This means that a wedding ring cannot be seized by creditors, no matter how much the bankrupt person owes.
It was illegal to sell E.T. dolls in France because there is a law against selling dolls without human faces.
It would take 15,840,000 rolls of wallpaper to cover the Great Wall of China.
President George W. Bush is related to all other U.S. Presidents.
Mark Twain was the first to have written a novel [Tom Sawyer] on a typewriter.
Blueberry Jelly Bellies were created especially for Ronald Regan.
If Wal-Mart was classified as a country, it would be the 24th most productive country in the world.
Musk is extracted from the bottom of a civet, and is used as an ingredient to make perfumes.
The 1st US zoo was built in Philadelphia, PA, in 1876.
The name of the first airplane flown at Kitty Hawk by the Wright Brothers, on December 17, 1903, was Bird of Prey.
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Nibbling and Snacks
When eating snacks during a party, distance yourself from the tables where all the food is. By staying close to the food, you re more inclined to just reach out and eat without thinking too much about what you re putting in your body.