Romans invented the Lollypop
You loose 100,000 brain cells every day.
Red is the most common color in national flags.
McDonald’s is the world’s largest distributor of toys.
There are around 1,500 earthquakes every year in Japan.
Raw horse meat is a popular food in Japan.
In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
Los Angeles’ full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula.”
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
Most people burp on average 15 times a day.
Thomas Jefferson thought the concept of Thanksgiving was “the most ridiculous idea I’ve ever heard.”
Racecar spelt backwards spells racecar.
You can’t sneeze with your eyes open.
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it.
Ketchup was sold as medicine in the 1830′s
Right handed people live longer than left. ( I don't honestly think that is true)
There’s no word for “Yesterday” in the Eskimo language.
Golf is the only sport to be played on the Moon.
Most robberies occur on Tuesdays.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
Goldfish cant close their eyes.
Pigs cant look up at the sky.
The brain is 80% water.
Some whales commit suicide.
Penguins are able to jump 2 metres high.
Snails can sleep for 3 years
Paparazzi means “Buzzing Mosquitoes” in Italian.
Coca-Cola would be green if colouring wasn’t added.
The best way to tell if you have bad breath is to lick your wrist, let you saliva dry, and then smell it.
If you took all the approximately 60,000 miles of blood vessels out of a human body and laid them end-to-end, they would stretch around the world twice. And you would probably be arrested.
Saturn has such a low density that if placed in water it would float.
Looking at the Sun can trigger a sneeze. For some people, bright lights mean big sneezes.
The tongue of a blue whale weighs about as much as a full-grown elephant.
On average, women utter 7,000 words a day; men manage just over 2,000.
About 55% of all movies are rated R.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
Every time you sneeze some of your brain cells die.
Human hair and finger nails continue to grow after death.
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
In ancient Greece, tossing an apple to a girl was a traditional proposal of marriage. Catching it meant she accepted.
People say “bless you” when you sneeze because your heart stops for a millisecond.
A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.
You share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world.
Large doses of coffee can be lethal. Ten grams, or 100 cups over 4 hours, can kill the average human.
A butterfly has 12,000 eyes.
On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.
The bones of a pigeon weigh less than its feathers.
Babies start dreaming even before they’re born.
From the age of thirty, humans gradually begin to shrink in size.
Cleopatra wasn’t Egyptian; she was Greek.
Babies are always born with blue eyes.
Blondes have more hair.
Scientists say the higher your I.Q. the more you dream.
In 1976 a Los Angeles secretary named Jannene Swift officially married a 50 pound rock. The ceremony was witnessed by more than 20 people.
In Bangladesh, kids as young as 15 cam be jailed for cheating on their finals.
In ancient Egypt, killing a cat was a crime punishable by death.
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance.
On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.
There are more chickens than people in the world.
A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
A lion’s roar can be heard up to five miles away.
All polar bears are left-handed.
A shrimps heart is in it’s head.
Horses can’t vomit.
Pearls melt in vinegar.
Walt Disney was afraid of mice.
A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.
Smelling (not eating) green apples and bananas help you to lose weight.
There are more plastic flamingos in America than real ones.
Most lipstick contains fish scales.
Mosquitoes have teeth.
27 percent of U.S. male college students believe life is "a meaningless existential hell."
Most cows give more milk when they listen to music.