Smelling bananas and/or green apples (smelling, not eating) can help you lose weight.
Hyenas regularly eat the feces of other animals.
The Atlantic Ocean has a greater salt content than the Pacific Ocean.
¥ MTV first aired at 12:01 AM on August 1, 1981. The first video was 'Video Killed the Radio Star' by The Buggles.
On average men spend 51 minutes a day grooming themselves
The principality of Monaco consists of 370 acres.
The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it.
The search engine Google got its name from the word googol, which refers to the number one with a hundred zeros after it
98% of brown bears in the United States are in Alaska
When playing competitive darts the player must be 7 feet 9 1/4 inches back from the dartboard. Also the board must be 5 feet 8 inches above the floor
The only popcorn museum in the world is lcoated in Marion, Ohio, USA
An artificial Christmas tree last up to six years in a home
The largest hamburger cooked in the world weighed in at 6,040 pounds
There are over 58 million dogs in the U.S.
Atari had to bury millions of unsold E.T. game cartridges in a New Mexico desert landfill in 1982
The airplane Buddy Holly died in was the American Pie. (Thus the name of the Don McLean song.)
There are over one billion people that are actively involved in rice growth
By age sixty, most people have lost half of their taste buds.
Large doses of coffee can be lethal. Ten grams, or 100 cups over 4 hours, can kill the average human.
Apple seeds are poisonous as they contain a cyanide compound
The stall closest to the door in a bathroom is the cleanest, because it is the least used.
Watermelon, considered one of America's favorite fruits, is really a vegetable (Citrullus lanatus). Cousin to the cucumber and kin to the gourd, watermelons can range in size from 7 to 100 pounds.
Scientists have performed brain surgery on cockroaches.
America's first stock exchange was the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, established in 1791.
Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that make them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
The tune for the "A-B-C" song is the same as "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star."
Polar Bears can eat more than 50 lbs. of meat in one setting.
From the age of thirty, humans gradually begin to shrink in size
It took approximately 2.5 million blocks to build the Pyramid of Giza, which is one of the Great Pyramids
The first cheerleaders in the U.S. were men
In 1899, a pharmacist named George Bunting blended his own cold cream, which, in addition to removing makeup and relieving sunburn, gained popularity for its ability to cure eczema. The product's claim of No Eczema led to its name, Noxzema.
Gamblers mostly don't see any clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos
Some desert snails have been known to sleep for three to four years
6795. Animal Facts
Newly discovered monster of the deep, Dakosaurus, was 4 metres (almost 14 feet) long, and had a head like a meat-eating dinosaur but the flippers and tail of a fish. Luckily, it died out 135 million years ago!
In Boston, Massachusetts it is illegal to take a bath unless instructed to do so by a physician.
Sperm banks keep their donor semen at approximately -321 degrees Fahrenheit. At that temperature, it could be kept indefinitely.
California's Frank Epperson invented the Popsicle in 1905 when he was 11-years-old.
Per-capita, Israel eats the most turkey based products in the world.
In Italy, Santa Claus is known by the name Babbo Natale
Elephants, horses, and camels all descended from animals that originally came from North America, despite their present homes in Eurasia.
The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin in World War 2 killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
Lacrosse was invented by American Indians.
The 1st US federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. was in 1986.
Obsessive nose picking is referred to as rhinotillexomania
It's a good thing lemmings are promiscuous, they produce 4 times as many females as males.
The elephant is the national animal of Thailand
Julius Caesar and Napoleon Bonaparte both suffered from epilepsy.
The Great White Shark can grow to be more than twenty feet long and can weigh approximately 4,000 pounds
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Cranberries, Concord grapes, and blueberries are three popular fruits native to North America.