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#1 A Goldfish’s attention span is three seconds.

#2 Animals that lay eggs don’t have belly buttons.

#3 Beavers can hold their breath for 45 minutes under water.

#4 Slugs have four noses.

#5 Camels have three eyelids.

#6 A honey bee can fly at 15mph.

#7 A queen bee can lay 800-1,500 eggs per day.

#8 A bee has five eyes.

#9 The average speed of a housefly is 4.5 mph.

#10 Mosquitoes are attracted to people who just ate bananas.

#11 Flamingos are pink because they eat shrimp.

#12 Emus and kangaroos cannot walk backward.

#13 Cats have over 100 vocal chords.

#14 Camel’s milk does not curdle.

#15 All porcupines float in water.

#16 The world’s termites outweigh the world’s humans 10 to 1.

#17 A hummingbird weighs less then a penny.

#18 A jellyfish is 95% water.

#19 Children grow faster in the spring.

#20 Broccoli is the only vegetable that is also a flower.

#21 Almonds are part of the peach family.

#22 Alaska has the highest percentage of people who walk to work.

#23 The San Francisco cable cars are the only mobile national monument.

#24 The state of Maine has 62 lighthouses.

#25 The only food that does not spoil is honey.

#26 The Hawaiian alphabet only has 12 letters.

#27 A ball of glass will bounce higher then a ball of rubber.

#28 Chewing gum while peeling onions will prevent you from crying.

#29 On average a human will spend up to 2 weeks kissing in his/her lifetime.

#30 Fish have eyelids.

#31 The average human will eat an average of eight spiders while sleeping.

#32 There are one million ants to every human in the world.

#33 Termites eat through wood two times faster when listening to rock music!

#34 If you keep a goldfish in a dark room it will eventually turn white.

#35 Elephants only sleep two hours a day.

#36 A duck’s quack doesn’t echo.

#37 A snail breathes through its foot.

#38 Fish cough.

#39 An ant’s smell is stronger then a dog’s.

#40 It is possible to lead a cow up stairs but not down.

#41 Shrimp can only swim backward.

#42 Frogs cannot swallow with their eyes open.

#43 A cat’s lower jaw cannot move sideways.

#44 The bullfrog is the only animal that never sleeps.

#45 Elephants are capable of swimming 20 miles per day.

#46 Elephants are the only mammal that cannot jump.

#47 Giraffes have no vocal chords.

#48 Cats can hear ultrasound.

#49 Despite its hump … camels has a straight spine.

#50 Mosquitoes have 47 teeth.

#51 There are 63,360 inches in a mile.

#52 Eleven percent of people in the world are left-handed.

#53 The average women consumes six pounds of lipstick in her lifetime.

#54 The average smell weighs 760 nanograms.

#55 A human brain weighs about three pounds.

#56 A quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet.

#57 You blink over 10,000,000 times a year.

#58 A sneeze travels out of your nose at 100 mph.

#59 Brain waves can be used to power an electric train.

#60 The tongue is the fastest healing part of the body.

#61 Pigs get sunburned.

#62 The lifespan of a taste bud is 10 days.

#63 The average human produces 10,000 gallons of saliva in a lifetime.

#64 Strawberries contain more vitamin C then oranges.

#65 A one-day weather forecast requires about 10 billion math calculations.

#66 Americans, on average, eat 18 acres of pizza a day.

#67 There are 18 different animal shapes in the animal cracker zoo.

#68 The longest one syllable word is “screeched.”

#69 No word in the English language rhymes with month.

#70 A “jiffy” is actually 1/100 of a second.

#71 There is a town called “Big Ugly” in West Virginia.

#72 The average person uses 150 gallons of water per day for personal use.

#73 The average person spends two weeks of its life waiting for a traffic light to change.

#74 You share your birthday with nine million others in the world.

#75 The average person makes 1,140 phone calls per year.

#76 The average person spends two years on the phone in his/her lifetime.

#77 No piece of paper can be folded more then seven times.

#78 Alaska is the most eastern and western state in the U.S.

#79 There are 119 grooves on the edge of a quarter.

#80 About 18 percent of animal owners share their bed with their pet.

#81 Alaska has more caribou than people.

#82 August has the highest percentage of births.

#83 Googol is a number (1 followed by 100 zeros).

#84 Oysters can change genders back and forth.

#85 The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.

#86 Until the 19th century, solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia.

#87 A mile on the ocean and a mile on land are not the same distance.

#88 A ten gallon hat holds less then one gallon of liquid.

#89 The average American walks 18,000 steps a day.

#90 The average raindrop falls at seven mph.

#91 There are more telephones than people in Washington, D.C.

#92 Fish can drown.

#93 A kangaroo can jump 30 feet.

#94 Lizards communicate by doing push-ups.

#95 Squids can have eyeballs the size of volleyballs.

#96 The average American will eat 35,000 cookies in his/her lifetime.

#97 A turkey can run at 20 mph.

#98 When the moon is directly over you, you weigh less.

#99 You burn 20 calories an hour chewing gum.

#100 In a year, the average person walks four miles making their bed.

#101 About half of all Americans are on a diet at any given time.

#102 A one-minute kiss burns 26 calories.

#103 Frowning burns more calories then smiling.

#104 There are more then 30,000 diets on public record.

#105 You will burn seven percent more calories walking on hard dirt then pavement.

#106 You weigh less at the top of a mountain then sea level.

#107 You burn more calories sleeping then watching TV.

#108 Licking a stamp burns 10 calories.

#109 Smelling apples and/or bananas can help you lose weight.

#110 Frogs never drink.

#111 Only male turkeys gobble.

#112 At birth, a Dalmatian is always pure white.

#113 The fastest recorded speed of a racehorse was over 43 mph.

#114 The oldest known animal was a tortoise, which lived to be 152 years old.

#115 Bamboo makes up 99 percent of a panda’s diet.

#116 The largest fish is the whale shark - it can be over 50 feet long and weigh two tons.

#117 The starfish is the only animal that can turn its stomach inside out.

#118 Honeybees are the only insects that create a form of food for humans.

#119 The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards.

#120 The only continent without native reptiles or snakes is Antarctica.

#121 The only bird that can swim and not fly is a penguin.

#122 A duck can’t walk without bobbing its head.

#123 Beavers were once the size of bears.

#124 Seals sleep only one and a half minutes at a time.

#125 Pigeons have been trained by the U.S. Coast Guard to spot people lost at sea.

#126 A pigeon’s feathers are heavier than its bones.

#127 A hummingbird’s heart beats 1,400 times a minute.

#128 Dragonflies have six legs but can’t walk.

#129 Mosquitoes have 47 teeth.

#130 Koala and humans are the only animals with unique fingerprints.

#131 Penguins have an organ above their eyes that converts seawater to fresh water.

#132 A crocodile cannot move its tongue.

#133 Honeybees navigate by using the sun as a compass.

#134 An ant can lift 50 times its own weight.

#135 A single coffee tree produces only about a pound of coffee beans per year.

#136 Strawberries are the only fruits whose seeds grow on the outside.

#137 The city of Los Angeles has three times more automobiles than people.

#138 Hawaii is the only U.S. state that grows coffee.

#139 Hawaii is the only state with one school district.

#140 Holland is the only country with a national dog.

#141 The square dance is the official dance of the state of Washington.

#142 Hawaii is the only U.S. state never to report a temperature of zero degrees F or below.

#143 “Q” is the only letter in the alphabet not appearing in the name of any U.S. state.

#144 Texas is the only state that permits residents to cast absentee ballots from space.

#145 Lake Superior is the world’s largest lake.

#146 The smallest county in America is New York County, better known as Manhattan.

#147 Panama is the only place in the world where you can see the sun rise on the Pacific and set on the Atlantic.

#148 The tallest man was 8 ft. 11 in.

#149 Theodore Roosevelt was the only president who was blind in one eye.

#150 The first sport to be filmed was boxing in 1894.

#151 The fastest served ball in tennis was clocked at 154 mph in 1963.

#152 In 1985, the fastest bicyclist was clocked at 154 mph.

#153 The speed limit in NYC was eight mph in 1895.

#154 Americans spend more than $630 million a year on golf balls.

#155 In 1926, the first outdoor mini-golf courses were built on rooftops in NYC.

#156 Swimming pools in the U.S. contain enough water to cover San Francisco.

#157 The first TV soap opera debuted in 1946.

#158 The first MTV video was “Video Killed the Radio Star,” by the Buggles.

#159 The first TV show ever to be put into reruns was “The Lone Ranger.”

#160 One alternative title that had been considered for NBC’s hit “Friends” was “Insomnia Café.”

#161 The first TV network kids show in the U.S. was “Captain Kangaroo.”

#162 The temperature of the sun can reach up to 15 million degrees Fahrenheit.

#163 The first penny had the motto “Mind your own business.”

#164 The first vacuum was so large, it was brought to a house by horses.

#165 Panama is the only place in the world where you can see the sun rise.

#166 Before mercury, brandy was used to fill thermometers.

#167 You have to play ping-pong for 12 hours to lose one pound.

#168 One brow wrinkle is the result of 200,000 frowns.

#169 The first human-made object to break the sound barrier was a whip.

#170 In 1878, the first telephone book ever issued contained only 50 names.

#171 The most sensitive parts of the body are the mouth and the fingertips.

#172 The eye makes movements 50 times every second.

#173 Chinese is the most spoken language in the world.

#174 The world’s biggest pyramid is not in Egypt, but in Mexico.

#175 In 1634, tulip bulbs were a form of currency in Holland.

#176 The first bike was called a hobbyhorse.

#177 The first sailing boats were built in Egypt.

#178 The first ballpoint pens were sold in 1945 for $12.00.

#179 The first lighthouse to use electricity was the Statue of Liberty in 1886.

#180 The first VCR was made in 1956 and was the size of a piano.

#181 The first jukebox was located in San Francisco in 1899.

#182 A rainbow can only be seen in the morning or late afternoon.

#183 The Capitol building in Washington, D.C. has 365 steps to represent every day of the year.

#184 The most used letters in the English language are E, T, A, O, I and N.

#185 A male kangaroo is called a boomer.

#186 A female kangaroo is called a flyer.

#187 There are over 61,000 pizzerias in the U.S.

#188 Antarctica is the driest, coldest, windiest, and highest continent on earth.

#189 The Sahara Desert stretches farther than the distance from California to New York.

#190 Thailand means “Land of the Free.”

#191 Popcorn was invented by the American Indians.

#192 Jupiter spins so fast that there is a new sunrise nearly every 10 hours.

#193 The year that read the same upside down was 1961. That won’t happen again until 6009.

#194 You don’t have to be a lawyer to be a Supreme Court Justice.

#195 Eleven of the 50 states are named after an actual person.

#196 If you doubled one penny every day for 30 days, you would have $5,368,709.

#197 The first person crossed Niagara Falls by tightrope in 1859.

#198 The U.S. is the largest country named after an actual person (Amerigo Vespucci).

#199 The largest cheesecake ever made weighed 57,508 lbs.

#200 The first country to use postcards was Austria.

#206 Over 1 million earths would fit inside the sun.

#208 Add up opposing sides of a dice cue and you’ll always get seven.

#214 Giraffes can lick their own eyes.

#218 A jackrabbit can travel more than 12 feet in one hop.

#221 The game of basketball was first played using a soccer ball and two peach baskets.

#227 Tsiology is anything written about tea.

#228 There is a town in South Dakota named Tea.

#229 The Caspian Sea is actually a lake.

#232 The blue whale’s heart is the size of a small car.

#233 There are seven letters that look the same upside down as right side up.

#236 Cows give more milk when they listen to music.

#238 An ostrich’s brain is smaller than its eye.

#244 The watermelon seed-spitting world record is about 70 feet.

#251 There are more French restaurants in New York City than in Paris.

#257 The first food eaten in space by a U.S. astronaut was applesauce.

#258 Lemon wood is carved into chess pieces.

#262 The act of chewing an apple is a more efficient way to stay awake than caffeine.

#267 Double Dutch jump rope is considered a cross-training sport.

#268 One lemon tree will produce about 1,500 lemons a year.

#269 Horseback riding can improve your posture.

#270 Colors like red, yellow and orange make you hungry.

#272 At birth a human has 350 bones, but only 206 bones when full grown.

#273 Each year, the average American eats about 15 pounds of apples.

#275 It took the first man to walk around the world four years, three months and 16 days to complete his journey.

#278 China only has one time zone.

#292 Heavier, not bigger, lemons produce more juice.

#294 No only child has been a U.S. President.

#300 Pennsylvania is misspelled on the Liberty Bell.

#302 Ketchup was once sold as a medicine.

#312 A flea can jump 30,000 times without stopping.

#315 No two lip impressions are the same.

#326 On average, you’ll spend a year of your life looking for misplaced objects.

#336 The last letter to be added to our alphabet was J.

#346 The medical term for writer’s cramp is graphospasm.

#351 Cold water weighs less than hot water.

#354 Bamboo can grow three feet in one day.

#357 A baboon is a variety of lemon.

#358 Butterflies were formerly known by the name Flutterby.

#359 A teaspoon contains 120 drops of water.

#360 Mexican jumping beans jump to get out of sunlight.

#363 Pearls dissolve in vinegar.

#366 The center of some golf balls contain honey.

#370 Heat, not sunlight, ripens tomatoes.

#372 A housefly hums in the key of F.

#381 Baboons were once trained by Egyptians to wait on tables.

#383 Mount Katahdin in Maine is the first place in the U.S. to get sunlight each morning.

#390 Jack is the most common name in nursery rhymes.

#396 The dragonfly can reach speeds of up to 36 mph.

#399 Manhattan was the first capital of the United States.

#406 The deepest place in the ocean is about seven miles deep.

#408 Panda bears eat up to 16 hours a day.

#409 Approximately 16,500 people in the U.S. go by the last name Lemon.

#411 Lifejackets used to be filled with sunflower seeds for flotation.

#419 A jiffy is an actual time measurement equaling 1/100th of a second.

#422 Apples, peaches and raspberries are all members of the rose family.

#423 U.S. paper currency isn’t made of paper - it’s actually a blend of cotton and linen.

#424 The “ZIP” in the ZIP code stands for Zone Improvement Plan.

#425 Kangaroos can’t walk backwards.

#427 Lemons ripen after you pick them, but oranges do not.

#428 There are 118 ridges on the edge of a United States dime.

#429 There are 336 dimples on a regulation American golf ball.

#430 One acre of peanuts will make 30,000 peanut butter sandwiches.

#431 A twit is the technical term for a pregnant goldfish.

#436 Beavers have orange teeth.

#437 The woodpecker can hammer wood up to 16 times per second.

#438 Mount Everest rises a few millimeters every year.

#439 Snails can sleep for up to three years.

#440 The pupils in goats’ eyes are rectangular.

#442 Bees’ wings beat 11,400 times per minute.

#444 The Statue of Liberty wears a size 879 sandal.

#445 If there are two full moons in a month, the second one is called a “blue” moon.

#446 You breathe in about 13 pints of air every minute.

#447 A gallon of water weighs 8.34 pounds.

#448 The sun evaporates about a trillion tons of water a day.

#449 Sound travels quicker in water than in air.

#450 A group of cats is called a clowder.

#452 There are approximately 9,000 taste buds on your tongue.

#453 Raindrops can fall as fast as 20 miles per hour.

#454 Polar bear fur is transparent, not white.

#455 Lobsters can live up to 50 years.

#458 Fresh cranberries can be bounced like a rubber ball.

#463 The dot over the letter “I” is called a tittle.

#464 Cows do not have upper front teeth.

#469 454 U.S. dollar bills weigh exactly one pound.

#473 Antarctica has as much ice as the Atlantic Ocean has water.

#474 To temporarily revive your ballpoint pen, dip the tip into hot water for a few seconds.

#475 Wrapping rubber bands around the ends of hangers can prevent clothes from slipping off.

#476 Replacing your car’s air filter can improve gas mileage by 10 percent.

#477 A chalkboard eraser is one of the best ways to wipe a foggy windshield.

#478 Candles will burn longer and drip less if they are placed in the freezer a few hours before using.

#479 Knots come out easier if you sprinkle talcum powder on them.

#480 You can tell which day a loaf of bread was baked by the color of its plastic twist tag.

#484 Rinsing bacon under cold water before frying can reduce the amount it shrinks by almost 50 percent.

#485 Refrigerating apples can help them last up to 10 times longer than those left at room temperature.

#486 While chopping onions, hold a piece of bread between your lips to keep your eyes from watering.

#487 Place an apple in the bag with your potatoes to keep them from budding.

#488 Place a slice of bread in the storage container to keep cookies soft when storing.

#489 To keep an ice cream cone from dripping, stuff a miniature marshmallow into the bottom of the cone.

#490 To take lumps out of a bag of sugar, place it in the refrigerator for 24 hours.

#492 To remove crayon marks from walls, use a hairdryer to heat the wax.

#493 To make a zipper slide up and down more smoothly, rub a bar of soap over the teeth.

#494 Wipe the leaves of your plants with the soft inside of a banana skin to bring up shine and remove dust.

#496 To clean paint off your hands, use olive oil - it softens the paint and makes it easy to remove.

#497 To fix a button about to fall off, dab a little clear nail polish over the threads holding it on.


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