Your right lung is smaller than your left lung to make room for your heart.
No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half!
A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein!
Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people!
There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building!
If you counted 24 hours a day, it would take 31,688 years to reach one trillion!
Taphephobia is the fear of being buried alive!
A crocodile always grows new teeth to replace the old teeth!
The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth!
Clinophobia is the fear of beds!
A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second!
Porcupines float in water!
Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye"!
The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet!
The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches!
The Mint once considered producing doughnut-shaped coins!
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable"!
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds!
Months that start on a Sunday have Friday the 13th and also has a Wednesday the 25th.
Cockroaches can live for 9 days after their head has been cut off.
The world's largest amphibian is the giant salamander. It can grow up to 5 ft. in length.
The first coast-to-coast telephone line was established in 1914.
A car traveling 100 mph would take more than 29 million years to reach the nearest star.
In Cleveland, Ohio it is illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.
Basketball is a famous American sport invented by a Canadian who was working at a YMCA in the U.S.
The hardness of ice is similar to that of concrete.
The average cocoon contains about 300-400 metres of silk.
The average bed is home to over 6 billion dust mites.
Whitby, Ontario has more donut stores per capita than any other place in the world.
Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel with over 50,000 words, none of which containing the letter "E".
No president of the United States was an only child.
Apples are more effective at keeping people awake in the morning than caffeine.
Mosquitoes have 47 teeth.
Most lipstick is partailly made of fish scales.
The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the fashion in Renaissance Florence to shave them off!
Every day 20 banks are robbed. The average take is $2,500!
The most popular first name in the world is Muhammad!
Tablecloths were originally meant to be served as towels with which dinner guests could wipe their hands and faces after eating!
Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult!
One car out of every 230 made was stolen last year!
The names of Popeye's four nephews are Pipeye, Peepeye, Pupeye, and Poopeye!
Until the nineteenth century, solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia!
The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts three naked men with their hands on each other's shoulders!
When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour. To photograph the event, a camera must shoot at a millionth of a second!
A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57,285 gallons of fuel!
A car uses 1.6 ounces of gas idling for one minute. Half an ounce is used to start the average automobile!
A lightning bolt generates temperatures five times hotter than those found at the sun's surface!
A violin contains about 70 separate pieces of wood!
It is estimated that 4 million "junk" telephone calls, phone solicitations by persons or programmed machine are made every day in the United States!
It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times!
Forest fires move faster uphill than downhill!
Almost half the newspapers in the world are published in the United States and Canada!
Most lipstick contains fish scales!
Skepticisms is the longest word that alternates hands when typing!
One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen!
It's illegal to drink beer out of a bucket while you're sitting on a curb in St. Louis!
The starfish is one of the few animals who can turn it's stomach inside-out!
Eskimo ice cream is neither icy, or creamy!
A jellyfish is 95 percent water!
In Bangladesh, kids as young as 15 can be jailed for cheating on their finals!
The katydid bug hears through holes in its hind legs!
A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate!
More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world!
The elephant is one of the few mammals that can't jump!
The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly!
Q is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any of the United States!
One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet!
America once issued a 5-cent bill!
You'll eat about 35,000 cookies in a lifetime! Wow!
Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!
There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange, purple, and month! Interesting tries from our readers: orange: door hinge, melange (French for mix) purple: hurtle, durple?, turtle month: once, bunth?, hunch
Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep him cool! He changed it every 2 innings!
Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung!
A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years! Wow!
A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!
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Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!
Here are some interesting numbers to look at! (*1997)
166,875,000,000 pieces of mail are delivered each year in the U.S!
1,525,000,000 miles of telephone wire a strung across the U.S!
123,000,000 cars are being driven down the U.S's highways!
85,000,000 tons of paper are used each year in the U.S!
56,000,000 people go to Major League baseball each year!
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave!
The praying mantis is the only insect that can turn its head!
In Tokyo, they sell toupees for dogs!
There are over 58 million dogs in the U.S!
Dogs and cats consume over $11 billion worth of pet food a year!
Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!
Humans blink over 10,000,000 times a year!
In the year 2000, Pope John Paul II was named an "Honorary Harlem Globetrotter."!
Every second, Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate
A fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks!
The fear of vegetables is called Lachanophobia!.. More fears...
There are approximately fifty Bibles sold each minute across the world!
Every year, kids in North America spend close to half a billion dollars on chewing gum!
An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards!
A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day!
Honolulu is the only place in the United States that has a royal palace!
One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water!
More money is spent on gardening than on any other hobby!
In 32 years. there are about 1 billion seconds!
Rice paper does not have any rice in it!
Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day!
In England, in the 1880's, "Pants" was considered a dirty word!
Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!
The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice!
The average person laughs 13 times a day!
Dogs can hear sounds that you cant!
Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women!
It is estimated that millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them!
Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, "Gadsby", which contains over 50,000 words -- none of them with the letter E!
Of all the words in the English language, the word set has the most definitions!
A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans!
Every 45 seconds, a house catches on fire in the United States!
The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth!
The most used letter in the English alphabet is 'E', and 'Q' is the least used!
There are more than 50,000 earthquakes throughout the world every year!
The original name for the butterfly was 'flutterby'!
Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right or left handed... or is that paws?!
The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven!
Nose prints are used to identify dogs, just like humans use fingerprints!
Bulls are colorblind, therefore will usually charge at a matador's waving cape no matter what color it is -- be it red or neon yellow!
Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the mornings!
Smelling bananas and/or green apples (smelling, not eating) can help you lose weight!
A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realizes it's there, though!
The average ice berg weighs 20,000,000 tons!
The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people!
A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court!
After eating, a housefly regurgitates its food and then eats it again!