The amount of Kit Kat chocolate bars that are made at the York factory every 15 minutes are enough to outstack the Eiffel Tower
BluBlocker sunglasses were developed with lenses that were used in the NASA space program for American astronauts
Bill Gates'house was designed using a Macintosh computer.
David Wolf was the first person to cast an absentee ballot from space. In November 1997, he cast a vote via e-mail for the mayor of Houston while onboard the space station Mir.
5717. Animal Facts
Bracken Cave in Texas is home to 20 million bats. The floor is caked in a thick layer of bat faeces.
In all of Shakespeare's works and excluding Roman numerals only one word begins with the letter X. Xanthippe, the wife of Socrates, appears in The Taming of the Shrew.
Almost all Jewish and Muslim males in the world are circumcised, and together they account for about 70% of all circumcised males globally.
In 1477, the first diamond engagement ring was given to Mary of Burgundy by Archduke Maximillian of Austria
In the great fire of London in 1666, half of London was burnt down but only 6 people were injured.
Althaiophobia is the fear of marshmallows
5724. Animal Facts
The bluebottle and greenbottle flies common in houses lay their eggs in rotting meat, dead animals and animal faeces.
315 words in the 1996 Webster's dictionary were mispelled.
Rats are omnivorous, eating nearly any type of food, including dead and dying members of their own species.
The title role of Dirty Harry, 1971, was originally intended for Frank Sinatra. After he refused, it was offered to John Wayne, and then Paul Newman, finally being accepted by Clint Eastwood.
Toilets in Australia flush counter clockwise.
George Washington had teeth made out of hippopotamus ivory
40% of men report they like the missionary position the best, while 20% prefer the doggy style.
La Paz, Bolivia is the highest capital city in the world.
LSD is made from lysergic acid, which is found in ergot, a type of fungus
It has been medically been proven that laughter is an effective pain killer
Pigs have no sweat glands, which is why they stay in water or mud to keep cool
Singer Billy Joel tried to commit suicide when he was 21 by drinking furniture polish
An average home creates more pollution than does the average car
In Arizona it is illegal to have more than two dildos in one house
In 1832 Abraham Lincoln ran for the Illinois legislature, and lost.
There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple, and silver.
Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand
The highest temperature ever recorded in the continental US was 134 degrees on July 10, 1913 in Death Valley, California.
Moles are able to tunnel through 300 feet of earth in a day.
Gender identity is the gender one feels himself or herself to be, whether physiologically male or female.
Moderate dancing burns 250 to 300 calories an hour
Cows are usually found lying down before it starts to rain.
Walmart-mart sells more apparel a year than all the other competing department stores combined
Bill Gates house was partially designed using a Macintosh computer. new
The largest spider ever was the Megarachne which had a diameter of 50 cm. The fossil was found in Argentina
Potato chips are American's favorite snack food. They are devoured at a rate of 1.2 billion pounds a year.
In Gary, Ind., persons are prohibited from attending a movie house or other theater and from riding a public streetcar within four hours of eating garlic.
A drink used to be made by the Aztecs for the gods which had the ingredients of ground cocoa mixed in with spices and corn
Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the mornings.
The 1st Academy Awards ceremony to be telecast was the 25th, in 1953.
Scientists have determined that having guilty feelings may actually damage your immune system
Every eleven years the magnetic poles of the sun switch. This cycle is called Solarmax.
The first president to have a picture taken was John Quincy Adams
As of 1996, Hee Haw holds the record for the longest running weekly first-run syndicated show in the history of television. It spanned over 4 decades, from the late '60s to the early '90s, airing every Saturday night at 7:00.
Toronto was the first city in the world with a computerized traffic signal system
Robert Southey wrote the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears in 1834
The caduceus the classical medical symbol of two serpents wrapped around a staff comes from an ancient Greek legend in which snakes revealed the practice of medicine to human beings.
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