8001. FactThe first puck ever used in a professional hockey game was a frozen piece of cow dung.
8002. FactIn China, fish is eaten more than three times what it is in the United States
8003. FactThe first restaurant to open in Hollywood was the Musso & Frank Grill in 1919
8004. FactThe best time for a person to buy shoes is in the afternoon. This is because the foot tends to swell a bit around this time
8005. FactThe first toilet stall in a public washroom is the least likely to be used. It is also the cleanest
8006. FactMosquitoes have teeth
8007. FactBananas aren t fruit. They are a type of herb.
8008. FactThe 1st US Minimum Wage Law was instituted in 1938. The minimum wage was 25 cents per hour.
8009. FactIt only takes a male horse 14 seconds to copulate
8010. FactNatural gas has no smell. The odor is artificially added so that people will be able to identify leaks and take measures to stop them.
8011. FactBy walking an extra 20 minutes every day, an average person will burn off seven pounds of body fat in an year
8012. FactMost cows give more milk when they listen to music
8013. FactMen can read smaller print than women; women can hear better
8014. FactCertain frogs can reguritate their stomachs, in order to clean them (with their feet)
8015. FactAnimals will not eat another animal that has been hit by a lightning strike.
8016. FactActress Jamie Lee Curtis invented a special diaper for babies that has a pocket
8017. FactBeing lactose intolerant can cause chronic flatulence
8018. FactThe trunk of an elephant can hold up to two gallons of water
8019. FactRetail sales for soft drinks in the United States in 2001 were more than sixty billion dollars
8020. FactLas Vegas means The Meadows in Spanish.
8021. Animal FactsBird parents eat food for their babies, fly back to the nest and vomit up the meal into the babies' open beaks.
8022. FactGloucestershire airport in England used to blast Tina Turner songs on its runways to scare birds away
8023. FactA soccer ball has 32 panels.
8024. FactAccording to Scandinavian folklore, trolls only come out at night because sunlight would turn them to stone.
8025. FactKarate actually originated in India, but was developed further in China
8026. FactThere have been over 7,200 acts of terrorism against the US over the last 15 years.
8027. FactPour a can of Coca-Cola into the toilet bowl, Let the real thingsit for one hour, then flush clean
8028. FactCanada has more donut shops per capita than the United States
8029. FactThe Hundred Year War actually lasted 116 years (1337 to 1453).
8030. FactActor Sylvester Stallone once had a job as a lion cage cleaner
8031. FactIn Britain, The Red Lion is the most common name for a pub
8032. FactThree million people in the United States have an impairment of the back or limbs that is a direct result of an accidental fall.
8033. FactIn a recent survey in Japan, instant noodles were chosen as the greatest invention of all time
8034. FactThe shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
8035. Animal FactsWhen the necrophorus beetle finds a small dead animal, it pushes it into a suitable place, takes some of its fur to make a nest and lays its eggs near the body. When the eggs hatch into maggots, they feed on the dead body.
8036. FactThe Leaning Tower of Pisa was built on the site of a river estuary. The land under the town has several layers of silt and soft clay. The 15,000-ton tower tilts to the south because the subsoil is too unstable.
8037. FactAvery Laser Labels are named after company founder R. Stanton Avery
8038. FactWhole wheat bread has more iron, vitamins and dietary fiber than white bread.
8039. FactA ton of potatoes will yield 28.6 gallons of absolute alcohol. Potatoes are an important source for commercial alcohol.
8040. FactThe blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice.
8041. FactCaptain Kirk never said "Beam me up, Scotty," but he did say, "Beam me up, Mr. Scott."
8042. FactIn the last 30 years, only seven people have been killed by a polar bear in Canada
8043. FactFeb 1865 and Feb 1999 are the only months in recorded history not to have a full moon
8044. FactThe reason why the Mexican sombrero hat is so wide is to provide shade for the entire body
8045. FactAmerican women, on average, spend 55 minutes per day getting showered, dressed, and groomed
8046. FactIn Belgium, there is a museum just for strawberries
8047. FactFickleheaded and fiddledeedee are the longest words consisting only of letters in the first half of the alphabet.
8048. FactUS Dollar bills are made out of cotton and linen.
8049. Fact40 percent of the almonds in the world are used by manufacturers of chocolate
8050. FactEarth is the only planet not named after a pagan God.
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