The starfish is one of the only animals who can turn it's stomach inside-out. They also dont have brains.
Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world (behind Russia, Canada, China and the United States). It's only 300,000 square miles smaller than the United States. Australia, India, Argentina, Kazakhstan and the Sudan round out the Top 10.
In some town in South Carolina, it is perfectly legal for a man to beat his wife. But only if its on the courthouse steps on Sunday.
There is a rare condition called Exploding Head Syndrome which you have probably never heard of.
TWIX Caramel Cookie Bars were first introduced in 1979
7192. Animal Facts
When a turtle (which is immune to jellyfish stings) eats a Portuguese man-of-war jellyfish, it produces a smell that attracts sharks – so the jellyfish eventually gets its revenge!
The Eiffel Tower was the tallest structure in the world before the construction of the Empire State Building in 1930
A Blue Moon is the second full moon in a calendar month (it is rarely blue).
On average, about 500 meteorites strike the surface of the Earth each year. The calculated risk of being struck by a meteorite in the United States is once every 9,300 years.
Studies indicate that surgeons who listen to music while they operate improve in their performance
A type of rabbit can mate 12 hours after giving birth
One quarter of the world's cattle live in India.
Crayola is a French word that means 'Oily chalk.'"
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The oldest roller coaster in the world is the Leap-The-Dips roller coaster located in Lakemont Park in Pennsylvania. The roller coaster was built in 1902
The most popular recipient of Valentine cards are school teachers
One cubic foot of gold weighs more than 1,200 pounds.
7206. Animal Facts
Rats that hibernate together sometimes get their tails tied up in a knot. If they urinate over themselves in the winter, they can freeze together in a block. A knot of rats is called a king rat.
It requires 63 feet of wire to make a Slinky toy
Cher's last name was Sarkissian, she changed it because no one could pronounce it and it would not be accepted in show business.
The honeybee kills more people world-wide than all the poisonous snakes combined.
85% of all Valentine's Day cards are purchased by women.
Most Greyhounds are universal blood donors and are used to provide extra blood during another dog's surgery.
Holland has the densest population per square mile of any nation in the world.
The DNA of humans is closer to a rat than a cat
In Vermont women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
In 1923, the first neon sign was introduced in the U.S. Two neon signs were sold to a Packard car dealership for $24,000 which read, Packard.
The Atlantic Ocean is saltier than the Pacific Ocean
In Japan, it is completely acceptable to name your child Buttocks or Prostitute.
Since Bounce is designed to help eliminate static cling, wipe your television screen with a used sheet of Bounce to keep dust from resettling.
The average American consumes enough caffeine in one year to kill a horse.
The country of Andorra has a zero percent unemployment rate
An elephant in the wild can eat anywhere from 100 - 1000 pounds of vegetation in a 16 hour period
The eraser wasn't put on pencils until 1858 by Hyman Lipman.
7225. Animal Facts
Fossilized cockroaches 300 million years old have been found. This means they were around 100 million years before the dinosaurs evolved!
Percentage of American men who say they would marry the same woman if they had it to do all over again: 80%.
There are approximately 90 people that have been frozen after their death.
The 1st presidential news conference filmed for TV was in 1955. Eisenhower was the president.
Maine is the only state in the United States whose name has one syllable.
President Bush and Saddam Hussein both have their shoes made by the same Italian shoemaker.
7232. Animal Facts
A grotesque frog which can turn from green to beige often lives in letterboxes and toilet cisterns in Australia and New Guinea.
Hamburgers are named after the city of Hamburg, Germany where the serving of hamburgers first became popular.
Tarantulas can go up to 2 years without eating or drinking. Sea turtles can go up to 35 years without eating or drinking.
Place a sheet of Bounce at the bottom of the wastebasket. Collects cat hair. Rubbing the area with a sheet of Bounce will magnetically attract all the loose hairs.
More American workers (18%) call sick on Friday than any other day of the week. Tuesday has the lowest percent of absenteeism (11%).
A seagull can drink salt water because it has special glands that filter out the salt
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The sudden rise and proliferation of touch screens
The sudden rise and proliferation of touch screens will undoubtedly lead to more research into the potential health risks, but for now users should be aware that their new devices are not immune from the problems that have long plagued traditional computer use and that precautions should be taken to avoid long term health risks.