Coca-cola was originally green. (It was made from the leaves of the coca plant -- and it had a "kick").
Every day more money is printed for Monopoly games than for the US Treasury.
The smartest dogs are:
1. Border Collie
3. Golden Retriever
(The dumbest dog is the Afghan)
The Hawaiian alphabet has only 12 letters. The alphabet contains 5 vowels: a, e, i, o, u, and 7 consonants: h, k, l, m, n, p, w.
Men can read smaller print than women, but women can hear better.
The city with the most Rolls Royce automobiles per capita is Hong Kong.
Alaska has the highest percentage of people who walk to work.
Chances of a white Christmas in New York are 1 in 4.
Percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%. The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%
The number of different family relationships for which Hallmark makes cards -- approximately 105.
The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven is $6,400.
The average number of people who are airborne over the US at any given hour is 61,000.
The percentage of Americans who have visited Disneyland or Disney World is 70%
Only person to win the $64,000 Challenge, and the $64,000 Question: Dr.Joyce Brothers. (The subject was boxing)
Only bird that can fly backwards is the Hummingbird, and the average Hummingbird weighs less than a U.S. penny coin.
Antarctica is the only continent without reptiles or snakes.
Pigs are the only animal, besides humans, that can get a sunburn.
An eagle can kill a young deer -- and fly away with it.
In the Caribbean there are oysters that can climb trees.
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
Mark Twain didn't graduate from elementary school.
Proportional to their weight, men are stronger than horses.
Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving dinner.
Jupiter is bigger than all the other planets in our solar system combined.
Hot water is heavier than cold.
The parachute was invented by Leonardo da Vinci in 1515.
They have square watermelons in Japan; they stack better. (I'm checking out this one).
Cream does not weigh as much as milk.
Starfish have eight eyes--one at the end of each leg.
Iceland consumes more Coca-cola per capita than any other nation.
The first novel ever written on a typewriter was "Tom Sawyer."
There are more collect calls on Father's Day than any other day of the year.
C'mon now, don't go to sleep! Continue on...
Ants stretch when they wake up in the morning.
About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30 years of age.
The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.
Owls are the only birds who can see the color blue.
A jellyfish is 95 percent water.
The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly.
America once issued a 5-cent bill.
Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung.
A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.
If you chew gum while peeling onions it will keep you from 'crying'.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.
You blink about 84,000,000 times a year.
In England, in the 1880's, the word "pants" was considered a dirty word.
A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans.
Every 45 seconds a house catches on fire in the United States.
The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons.
The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven.
Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lighting than women.
Of all the words in the English language, the word 'set' has the most definitions.
Bulls are colorblind. They will usually charge at a matador's waving cape no matter what color it is; be it the traditional 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 dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
Reindeer like to eat bananas.
Only President to remain a bachelor - James Buchanon.
Only first lady to carry a loaded revolver - Eleanor Roosevelt.
Only President to win a Pulitzer - John F. Kennedy
(for "Profiles in Courage").
Only President awarded a patent - Abe Lincoln
(for a system of buoying vessels over shoals).
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