Walt Disney holds the record for the most Oscar nominations with sixty-four
The Fresh Kills Landfill on Staten Island, NY opened in 1948 and is the world's largest landfill. It covers 3,000 acres and received 14,000 tons of garbage a day.
7503. Animal Facts
There are over 3,000 different types of mosquito and they live all over the world, even in the coldest places near the North and South Poles.
American chocolate manufacturers use about 1.5 billion pounds of milk -only surpassed by the cheese and ice cream industries.
While sleeping, one man in eight snores, and one in ten grinds his teeth.
Ukrainian monk, Dionysius Exiguus, created the modern day Christian calendar
The number of people alive on earth right now is higher than the number of all the people that have died. Ever.
80% of 10 year old girls in the U.S. go on a diet.
The universe is so vast in relation to the matter it contains that it can be compared in the following way: A building 20 miles long, 20 miles wide and 20 miles high that contains 1 grain of sand.
Black pepper is the most popular spice in the world
Found in Argentina, the ornate horned frog can eat an entire mouse with one swallow
The katydid bug hears through holes in its hind legs.
Redheads require more anesthesia to 'go under'than other hair colors do.
Electronic companies sell five times as many big-screen TVs during Super Bowl Week
Europe has no deserts, it is the only continent without one.
Gerald Ford, George Bush, Tommy Lasorda, Ted Koppel, John F. Kennedy Jr., Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama are all left handed.
Cockroaches can live for 9 days after their head has been cut off.
New Jersey has a spoon museum that has over 5,400 spoons from across the world
In Bensalem, Pennsylvania it is illegal to race mufflerless go-karts after 6 p.m. on Sunday.
There is an average of 61,000 people airborne over the US at any given moment.
Underground is the only word in the English language that begins and ends with the letters und.
The act of stretching and yawning is referred to as pandiculation
A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.
Stuttering is 4 to 6 times more common in boys than in girls.
Oral-B were the first toothbrushes to go to the moon when they were aboard the Apollo 11 mission
Gorillas can catch human colds and other illnesses
Our eyes are always the same size from birth but our nose and ears never stop growing.
Annually Americans eat 45 million turkeys at Thanksgiving
Karoke means "empty orchestra" in Japanese.
The Eiffel Tower was built for the 1889 World's Fair.
Canadians eat more Kraft Dinner (Macaroni and Cheese) per capita than any other country in the world
In Turkey during the 16th and 17th centuries, anyone caught drinking coffee was put to death.
To tell if a egg is fully cooked or raw, just spin it. If the egg wobbles then it is still raw, and if it easily spins it is fully cooked
Beethoven used to pour cold water over his head to stimulate his brain before sitting down to compose.
Owls are one of the only birds that can see the color blue.
A single drop of water contains one hundred billion billion atoms.
Australia's box jellyfish has toxins more potent than the venom in cobras, and is one of the most dangerous jellyfish in the world.
Before 1859, baseball umpires were seated in padded chairs behind home plate
The average human has about 20 square feet of skin weighing about 6 pounds
Eating large amounts of carrots will eventually turn your skin orange because of the chemical substance called carotene which is found in carrots. Carotene is the cause of the orange hue in leaves during the fall.
Someone gets divorced every ten to thirteen seconds
The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com on March 15, 1985.
Cattle can produce up to 180 litres of saliva in one day
There are more than 2,000 different varieties of cheese in the world
The wind must be below one mile an hour in order for the National Weather Service to rate the weather as calm.
7550. Animal Facts
South American cane toads have special glands behind their eyes which ooze poison out of their skin.They can even shoot the poison up to 30 centimetres (nearly a foot) to deter animals that might want to eat them.
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Elementary English Grammar Test
Standard English Grammar Test
Leave for Let
Penny didn't leave me to get my book.
Penny didn't let me get my book.
Let means to allow Leave means to abandon or to go away from: Do you leave your books at school?