Gatorade was named for the University of Florida Gators where it was first developed.
China has trained 700,000 ducks and chickens to attack at the sound of a whistle in order to fight a national plague of locusts.
In July 1934, Babe Ruth paid the fan who caught his 700th career home run ball $20 to get it back.
There are approximately 75,000,000 horses in the world
During the chariot scene in Ben Hur, a small red car can be seen in the distance.
The word Thailand means land of the free.
In Britain, one out of every four potatoes is eaten in the form of french fries
On average, a car driver will swear or blashpheme 32,025 times in their lifetime while driving
After the Popeye comic strip was launched in 1931, spinach consumption went up by thirty-three percent in the United States
Arabic numerals are not really Arabic; they were invented in India.
Gilligan of Gilligan's Island had a first name that was only used once, on the never-aired pilot show. His first name was Willy.
Approximately 40% of the U.S. paper currency in circulation was counterfeit by the end of the Civil War.
The animal with the largest brain in proportion to its size is the ant.
In ohio it is illegal to run out of gas.
In Los Angeles, there are fewer people than there are automobiles
George Hancock invented a new game on November 30, 1887. It was played like baseball, except a broomstick was used for a bat and a boxing glove was the ball. Since the game was played indoors, it was originally called indoor. Walter Hakanson later renamed it softball.
Neither Fruit Flies nor May Flies are flies.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men
Niagara Falls actually stopped flowing back in 1848 for about 20 hours because there was ice that was blocking the Niagara River
The adult human body requires about 88 pounds of oxygen daily
There are 35 million digestive glands in the stomach.
An adult esophagus can range from 10 to 14 inches in length and is one inch in diameter
To make one pound of whole milk cheese, 10 pounds of whole milk is needed
The WD in WD-40 stands for Water Displacer.
In one day, 230 marriage licenses are issued in Las Vegas
Ancient Egyptian priests would pluck every hair from their bodies.
In Albania, nodding your head means 'no'and shaking your head means 'yes'.
For a short distance, the bluefin tuna can swim 50 miles per hour.
The first American satellite in orbit, Explorer I, was launched February 1, 1958.
At the 1960 Winter Olympic Games, Walt Disney was head of the committee that organized the opening day ceremonies
Approximately 40% of the states in the U.S. have severe, or extreme pollution problems
Buttermilk does not contain any butter.
The largest item on any menu in the world is probably the roast camel, sometimes served at Bedouin wedding feasts. The camel is stuffed with a sheep's carcass, which is stuffed with chickens, which are stuffed with fish, which are stuffed with eggs.
Wrigley's promoted their new spearmint-flavored chewing gum in 1915 by mailing 4 sample sticks to each of the 1.5 million names listed in US telephone books.
Baseball is the only sport that looks backwards in a mirror.
5055. Animal Facts
When there's not much food around, cockroaches will eat each other – ripping open the victim's stomach and tearing out the insides.
On average, a baby in the United States will eat fifteen pounds of cereal in their first year of life
There are 500,000 detectable earthquakes in the world each year
An Athens legislator named Solon passed a law in the 6th century that let fathers sell their fornicating daughters into slavery.
At the age of 26, Michelangelo began sculpting his monumental statue of David. He finished it seventeen months later, in January, 1504.
American and Russian space flights have always included chocolate.
Robert Wadlow is regarded as the tallest man ever known. He was 8'11 at the time of his death at the age of 21.
There is a doggy disco held in Italy every year where owners can dance with their dogs
The record for the most weddings is held by King Mogul of Siam, who had 9000 weddings and 9000 wives.
Benjamin Franklin was offended about putting a bald eagle as the national bird because he thought that other people were trying to make fun of him, since he was bald
The average American/Canadian drinks about 600 sodas a year.
Cats sweat through the pads of their feet (especially when they hear a dog barking) and cannot taste sweet things.
The average annual low for the South Pole is -61, compared with -3 at the North Pole. The lowest temperature ever recorded at the South Pole is -117, while the record at the North Pole is -59.
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