Every year, surgical tools are left in approximately 1,500 patients in the USA. Fatter patients are more prone to having a surgical tool left inside of them due to the additional amount of space in their bodies.
The first Corvette rolled off the Chevrolet assembly line in Flint, MI. in 1953. That early 'Vette sold for $3,250.
An apple tree is at its prime when its about 50 years old. The United States produces about 100 million barrels of apples a year. That's a lot of old trees.
Johnny Appleseed planted apples so that people could use apple cider to make alcohol.
You can walk from Boston to New York City in fewer than a million steps.
An etiquette writer of the 1840's advised, Ladies may wipe their lips on the tablecloth, but not blow their noses on it.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears. never stop growing
The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people.
There are ten human body parts that are only three letters long: eye, hip, arm, leg, ear, toe, jaw, rib, lip, and gum.
There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.
The only flying saucer launch pad in the world is located in St. Paul, Alberta, Canada
The first product Motorola started to develop was a record player for automobiles. At that time, the most known player on the market was Victrola, which Motorola got their name from.
In the 1985 Boise, Idaho mayoral election, there were four write-in votes for Mr. Potato Head
Car wash attendants in San Francisco, California may not use old pairs of underwear to wash or dry vehicles.
In Alaska it is illegal to whisper in someone's ear while they are moose hunting.
The average human produces 25,000 quarts of spit in a lifetime, enough to fill two swimming pools.
The average person can live about a month without eating any food, but can only live about a week without water
In 1926, a waiter in Budapest committed suicide. He left his suicide note in the form of a crossword and the police had to get help from the public to solve it
Over $7 billion a year is spent on chocolates by consumers
In one gram of soil, about ten million bacteria live in it
Elvis Presley used to be a truck driver before he started singing
The average cow produces 40 glasses of milk each day.
Golfers use an estimated $800 million worth of golf balls annually.
Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes themlooks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
A word or sentence that is the same front and back (racecar, kayak) is called a "palindrome".
Leonardo Divinci made sketches of a tracked armored vehicle to be used as an offensive weapon. It was pedal powered.
The number 2,520 can be divided by 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 without having a fractional leftover.
The Ancient Greek women made a type of cheek blush by painting their cheeks with herbal pastes which was made out of crushed berries and seeds
215 jeans can be made with one bale of cotton
The first jet engine was invented by Frank Whittleof of England in 1930.
Panama is the only place in the world where someone can see the sun rise on the Pacific Ocean and set on the Atlantic.
Only about 20% of harvested coffee beans are considered to be a premium bean of the highest quality.
¥ Eighteen per cent of all global carbon dioxide emissions are from cars.
If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
During the 1600's, boys and girls in England wore dresses until they were about seven years old.
Traces of cocaine were found on 99% of UK bank notes in a survey in London in 2000.
Quito in Ecuador, South America, is said to have the most pleasant climate in the world. It is called the 'Land of Eternal Spring.' The temperature rarely drops below 46 degrees Fahrenheit during the night, or exceed 72 degrees Fahrenheit during the day.
Alfalfa sprouts and feta cheese contain bacteria that could be harmful to small children and pregnant women.
Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit damages them.
The Pope's been known to wear red Prada shoes.
The total number of steps in the Eiffel Tower are 1665
The precise geographical center of the North American continent is in a town called Rugby, North Dakota.
The warmest temperature ever recorded on Antarctica was 3 degrees F.
It will also clean road haze from your windshield.
5400. Animal Facts
Flies eat by vomiting up something they've eaten previously so that the chemicals in their vomit can start to dissolve the new meal. When it's sloppy, they suck it all up again. That's why it's a really bad idea to eat anything a fly's been sitting on!
The first Super Bowl was broadcasted by two networks: CBS and NBC.
The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets
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Benefits of Thyme
It stimulates circulation, digestion, nervous responses and the secretion of hormones, thereby stimulating the whole metabolism.