The two-foot long bird called a Kea that lives in New Zealand likes to eat the strips of rubber around car windows!
Most lipstick contains fish scales!
Skepticisms is the longest word that alternates hands when typing!
The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum!
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 only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is “uncopyrightable”!
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds!
The sloth (a mammal) moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on its fur!
Cat urine glows under a black-light!
The world’s termites outweigh the world’s humans 10 to 1!
The electric chair was invented by a dentist!
Windmills always turn counter-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland!
A hedgehog’s heart beats 300 times a minute on average!
Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand!
The placement of a donkey’s eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times!
Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks!
A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night!
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone!
A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside!
The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons!
A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off – it dies from starvation!
Every time you lick a stamp, you’re consuming 1/10 of a calorie!
The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year!
One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television!
you’re born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206!
Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete!
Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows!
Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!
Thomas Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid of the dark!
During your lifetime, you’ll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that’s the weight of about 6 elephants!
Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they cant find any food!
Dolphins sleep with one eye open!
The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old!
In space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there is no gravity, so the tears can’t flow down their faces!
There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones!
About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30!
More people use blue toothbrushes, than red ones!
A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.!
Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe!
Slugs have 4 noses!
Recycling one glass jar, saves enough energy to watch T.V for 3 hours!
Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue!
It was once against the law to slam your car door in a city in Switzerland!
Honeybees have a type of hair on their eyes!
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 starfish is one of the only animals who can turn it’s stomach inside-out!
The elephant is the only mammal that can’t jump!
The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly!
One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet!
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.
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!
Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!
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!
Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!
You blink over 10,000,000 times a year!
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!
An average person laughs 13 times a day!
Dogs can hear sounds that you can’t!
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!
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”!