5019. Fact
Gatorade was named for the University of Florida Gators where it was first developed.

5020. Fact
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.

5021. Fact
In July 1934, Babe Ruth paid the fan who caught his 700th career home run ball $20 to get it back.

5022. Fact
There are approximately 75,000,000 horses in the world

5023. Fact
During the chariot scene in Ben Hur, a small red car can be seen in the distance.

5024. Fact
The word Thailand means land of the free.

5025. Fact
In Britain, one out of every four potatoes is eaten in the form of french fries

5026. Fact
On average, a car driver will swear or blashpheme 32,025 times in their lifetime while driving

5027. Fact
After the Popeye comic strip was launched in 1931, spinach consumption went up by thirty-three percent in the United States

5028. Fact
Arabic numerals are not really Arabic; they were invented in India.

5029. Fact
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.

5030. Fact
Approximately 40% of the U.S. paper currency in circulation was counterfeit by the end of the Civil War.

5031. Fact
The animal with the largest brain in proportion to its size is the ant.

5032. Fact
In ohio it is illegal to run out of gas.

5033. Fact
In Los Angeles, there are fewer people than there are automobiles

5034. Fact
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.

5035. Fact
Neither Fruit Flies nor May Flies are flies.

5036. Fact
Women blink nearly twice as much as men

5037. Fact
Niagara Falls actually stopped flowing back in 1848 for about 20 hours because there was ice that was blocking the Niagara River

5038. Fact
The adult human body requires about 88 pounds of oxygen daily

5039. Fact
There are 35 million digestive glands in the stomach.

5040. Fact
An adult esophagus can range from 10 to 14 inches in length and is one inch in diameter

5041. Fact
To make one pound of whole milk cheese, 10 pounds of whole milk is needed

5042. Fact
The WD in WD-40 stands for Water Displacer.

5043. Fact
In one day, 230 marriage licenses are issued in Las Vegas

5044. Fact
Ancient Egyptian priests would pluck every hair from their bodies.

5045. Fact
In Albania, nodding your head means 'no'and shaking your head means 'yes'.

5046. Fact
For a short distance, the bluefin tuna can swim 50 miles per hour.

5047. Fact
The first American satellite in orbit, Explorer I, was launched February 1, 1958.

5048. Fact
At the 1960 Winter Olympic Games, Walt Disney was head of the committee that organized the opening day ceremonies

5049. Fact
Approximately 40% of the states in the U.S. have severe, or extreme pollution problems

5050. Fact
Buttermilk does not contain any butter.

5051. Fact
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.

5052. Fact
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.

5053. Fact
Baseball is the only sport that looks backwards in a mirror.

5054. Fact
Avocados are poisonous to birds.

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.

5056. Fact
On average, a baby in the United States will eat fifteen pounds of cereal in their first year of life

5057. Fact
There are 500,000 detectable earthquakes in the world each year

5058. Fact
An Athens legislator named Solon passed a law in the 6th century that let fathers sell their fornicating daughters into slavery.

5059. Fact
At the age of 26, Michelangelo began sculpting his monumental statue of David. He finished it seventeen months later, in January, 1504.

5060. Fact
American and Russian space flights have always included chocolate.

5061. Fact
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.

5062. Fact
Camel milk does not curdle.

5063. Fact
There is a doggy disco held in Italy every year where owners can dance with their dogs

5064. Fact
The record for the most weddings is held by King Mogul of Siam, who had 9000 weddings and 9000 wives.

5065. Fact
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

5066. Fact
The average American/Canadian drinks about 600 sodas a year.

5067. Fact
Cats sweat through the pads of their feet (especially when they hear a dog barking) and cannot taste sweet things.

5068. Fact
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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