The father of Dave Matthews was one of the original fathers of the super conductor (died of lung cancer when dave was 10 [was a non-smoker])
About 25 percent of all the energy consumed in the US is from natural gas
In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand.
Applies to state enterprises or undertaking.
The average city dog lives three years longer than the average country dog.
All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20
Policy of racial segregation practiced by the south african government.
Police detectives have used snapping turtles to help them locate dead bodies
There have been over fifty million Mr. Potato Heads sold since it came out in 1952
If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
Contrary to popular belief, London Broil is not a cut of beef but rather a method of cooking.
There are four main Blood types: A, B, AB and O and each Blood type is either Rh positive or negative. Blood types in the US Type O positive 38.4%, O negative 7.7%, A positive 32.3%, A negative 6.5%, B positive 9.4%, B negative 1.7%, AB positive 3.2%, AB negative 0.7%
Before 1917, goalies in hockey were not allowed to fall to the ice to make saves or else they were penalized.
Every U.S. president with a beard has been a Republican.
Jerry West was the model for the official NBA logo. His silhouette appears dribbling a basketball.
One 75-watt light bulb gives off more light than three 25-watt light bulbs.
For the blockbuster movie The Terminator, O.J. Simpson was considered to play the role of the Terminator, but producers did not choose him as they thought he would not be taken seriously
There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.
Grapes are grown around the world more than any other fruit
To be born on Sunday was considered a sign of great sin during the Puritan times
Your nose can remember 50,000 different scents.
Wild turkeys can run at speeds of up to 25 miles per hour
Draftsmen have to make 27,000 drawings for the manufacturing of a new car.
Arnold schwarzenegger received a cool 15 million dollars for his part in terminator 2, where he only spoke 700 words. That's $21,429 per word. The classic phrase "hasta la vista, baby" earned him $85,716.
The name for Oz in The Wizard of Oz was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence Oz.
Florida's beaches lose 20 million cubic yards of sand annually.
Rutgers beat Princeton 6-4 in the first ever college football game. At the time, a touchdown was worth only two points.
In 1221 the daughter of Genghis Khan ordered the killing of the entire population of the city of Nishapur (about 60,000) in one hour. The order came after her husband killing. (Moguls claim that 1.7 million were killed)
The total combined weight of the worlds ant population is heavier than the weight of the human population.
In the Victoria era, red tulips were a declaration of love
It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.
There is a flower called the Scarlet Pimpernel that can forecast the weather. If the flower is closed up, rain is coming and if it is opened up, the day will be sunny. It is a.k.a 'the poor man's weatherglass'
Grapes explode when cooked in the microwave.
Hawaii officially became apart of the US on June 14, 1900.
It takes Several hundred thousand years for newly made photons (light) to travel from the core of the sun to it's surface.
Every year 8,000 people injure themselves while using a tooth pick.
The only President to be head of a labor union was Ronald Reagan.
Horses can't vomit and pigs can't look up in the sky
The muzzle of a lion is like a fingerprint; no two lions have the same pattern of whiskers.
35% of the people using personal ads for dating are already married.
Only 1/3 of the people that can twitch their ears can twitch only one at a time.
The Bible was written by over 40 authors over a period of 1500 years
March 9th is Useless Facts and Trivia day.
In the year 2000, Pope John Paul II was named an "Honorary Harlem Globetrotter.".
The theme song of the Harlem Globetrotters is Sweet Georgia Brown.
A shark's skeleton is not made of bone like other fish and vertebrates. Instead, it is made-up of cartilage.
In 1955, only 330 Volkswagen Beetle's were sold at a price of $1800 each in the United States.
The leaning tower of pisa, one of italy's greatest tourist attractions, leans in a southerly direction.
Precautions while using Refrigerators
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Valentines Day Cake Ideas
Abundant Roses Cake
A simple white cake can instantly become a vision of beauty with the addition of roses and rose buds. Make this magic happen on your cake for a special occasion.