8.06.19 AMDo you know 33
Annually, the amount of garbage that is dumped in the world's oceans is three times the weight of fish that is caught from the oceans.
Animals will not eat another animal that has been hit by a lightning strike!
Blue Peter pet, Petra the mongrel puppy, died two days after being introduced. A replacement was found and the viewers were never told!
Ancient Romans at one time used human urine as an ingredient in their toothpaste.
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone.
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone!
An ounce of platinum can be stretched 10,000 feet.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
An olive tree can live up to 1,500 years!
An iceberg contains more heat than a lit match.
An elephant's tooth can weigh as much as 12 pounds.
An elephant trunk has no bone but 40,000 muscles.
An egg will float if placed in water in which sugar has been added.
An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards!
An eagle can attack, kill, and carry away an animal as large as a small deer.
An average adult produces about half a liter of flatulent gas per day, resulting in an average of about fourteen occurrences of flatulence a day.
An American urologist once bought Napoleon's penis for $40,000.
An albatross can sleep while it flies!
An adult giraffe's tongue is 17 inches long.
An 'aglet' is the plastic or metal tip of a shoelace.
Among older men, vanilla is the most erotic smell.
Americans will spend more on cat food this year than baby food.
Americans spend more than 5.4 billion dollars on their pets each year!
Americans eat nearly 100 acres of pizza every day - that's approximately 350 slices per second!.
Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate every second.
Americans are responsible for generating roughly 20% percent of the garbage in the world.
America once issued a 5-cent bill!
Aluminum used to be more valuable than gold!
Almost all varieties of breakfast cereals are made of grass.
Almonds are a member of the peach family.
All the swans in England are property of the Queen.
All the platinum ever mined would fit into an average-sized living-room!
All the pet hamsters in the world are descended from a single wild golden Hamster found in Syria in 1930!
All the gold ever mined could be molded into a cube 60 feet high and 60 feet wide.
All species of beetles are edible.
All polar bears are left handed
All of the Earth's continents are wider at the north than in the south - and nobody knows why.
All major league baseball umpires must wear black underwear while on the job!
All Humans Are 99.9% Genetically Identical and 98.4% of human genes are the same as the genes of a chimpanzee.
All coffee is grown within 1,000 miles of the equator.
All clams start out as males; some decide to become females at some point in their lives.
All bonobo chimpanzees are bisexual!
Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a belly button.
Albert Einstien never wore any socks.
Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
Al Capone died in prison from syphillis - despite being the first sufferer to be treated with antibiotics!
After eating, a housefly regurgitates its food and then eats it again!
Adult movie star, Ron Jeremy, has a master's degree in Special Education.
Actor Val Kilmer grew up on Roy Rogers' ranch.
Actor Mark Wahlberg has a third nipple!
Actor John Wayne made more than 200 movies.
Acorns were used as a coffee substitute during the American Civil War.
According to U.S. laws, a beer commercial can never show a person actually drinking beer.
According to U.S. FDA standards, 1 cup of orange juice is allowed to contain 10 fruit fly eggs, but only 2 maggots.
According to studies, men change their minds two to three times more often than women.
According to scientific studies, a rat's performance in a maze can be improved by playing music written by Mozart.
According to legend, there?s a Superman in every episode of Seinfeld.
According to Gaming Law, casinos have to stock enough cash to cover all the chips on the 'floor'.
According to an age old custom, carrying a dead shrew in your pocket wards off rheumatism!
About half of all Americans are on a diet on any given day.
About 400 different kinds of microbes live on and in the human body.
About 39,000 gallons of water are used to produce the average car!
About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30!
About 2/3 of American men prefer boxers to briefs.
About 10% of U.S. households pay their bills in cash.
About 1 in 30 people, in the U.S., are in jail, on probation, or on parole!
About 1 in 30 people in the U.S. are in jail, on probation, or on parole.
A woodpecker can peck twenty times a second.
A woman's sense of smell is most sensitive during ovulation.
A violin contains about 70 separate pieces of wood!
A tuna fish can swim 100 miles in a single day!
A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans.
A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans!
A toothbrush within 6 feet of a toilet can get airborne bacteria from flushing.
A survey reported that 12% of Americans think that Joan of Arc was Noah's wife.
A spider's silk is stronger than steel.
A species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length.
A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.!
A sneeze can travel as fast as 100 miles per hour.
A snail can sleep for three years.
A small airplane can fly backwards.
A single cup of gasoline, when ignited, has the same explosive power as five sticks of dynamite.
A shrimp's heart is in its head.
A Russian man who wore a beard during the time of Peter the Great had to pay a special tax.
A rodent's teeth never stop growing.
A roach can live up to nine days without its head.
A recent study at Harvard has shown that eating chocolate can actually help you live longer!
A real estate agent?s rule of thumb: To estimate what a house will sell for, ask the owner what its worth and subtract 10%.
A rat can go without water longer than a camel can.
A rat can fall from a five story building without injury.
A rainbow can only be seen in the morning or late afternoon.
A queen bee uses her stinger only to sting another queen bee.
A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge, a dime has one less groove!
A pound of potato chips costs 200 times more than a pound of potatoes.
A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.
A pipe 2 feet in diameter will allow four times more fluid to pass through it than a pipe 1 foot in diameter.
A pig's penis is shaped like a corkscrew.
A person will burn 7 percent more calories if they walk on hard dirt compared to pavement.
A person swallows approximately 295 times while eating dinner.
A peanut is not a nut. It is a legume.
A moth has no stomach.
A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night!
A mole can dig a hole 300 feet deep in one night.
A million dollars' worth of $100 bills weighs only 22 pounds!
A marine catfish can taste with any part of its body.
A man once sued his doctor because he survived his cancer longer than the doctor predicted.
A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for approximately sixty-nine years.
A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years!
A man gets robbed in London every 4.5 minutes! (and he is getting fed up of it)
A male baboon can kill a leopard.
A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court.
A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court!
A lot of lovemaking can unblock a stuffy nose. Sex is a natural antihistamine. It can help combat asthma and hay fever.
A lion's roar can be heard from more than five miles away.
A lightning bolt generates temperatures five times hotter than those found at the sun's surface!
A Koala Bear sleeps 22 hours of every day.
A killer whale?s heart beats 30 times a minute under water, 60 times a minute on the surface.
A kangaroo cannot jump if its tail is off the ground.
A jiffy is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second. Thus the saying, I will be there in a jiffy.
A jellyfish is 95 percent water.
A jellyfish is 95 percent water!
A jellyfish is 95 percent water
A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside!
A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average.
A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average!
A hardboiled egg will spin. An uncooked or softboiled egg will not.
A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realizes it's there, though!
A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day.
A group of officers is called a mess.
A group of kangaroos is called a mob.
A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein!
A group of frogs is called an army.
A Giraffe has the same number of bones in its neck as a man.
A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!
A fully loaded supertanker traveling at normal speed takes a least twenty minutes to stop.
A full-grown bear can run as fast as a horse.
A fire in Australia has been burning for more than 5,000 years!
A fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks!
A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
A cubic yard of air weighs about 2 pounds at sea level.
A crocodile always grows new teeth to replace the old teeth!
A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.
A completely blind chameleon will still take on the colors of its environment.
A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate.
A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate!
A comet's tail always points away from the sun.
A coffee tree yields about one pound of coffee in a year.
A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation!
A Citreon 2CV with an oil leak once travelled 500 miles through Italy after its gearbox was filled with bananas!
A chicken will lay bigger and stronger eggs if you change the lighting in such a way as to make them think a day is 28 hours long!
A chance of a woman having twins is increased after the age of 35. About 1 in 27 women will give birth to twins after this age. After 50 the chances of having twins is 1 in 9.
A chameleon?s tongue is twice the length of its body.
A cesium atom in an atomic clock beats over nine billion times a second.
A car traveling 100 mph would take more than 29 million years to reach the nearest star.
A car operates at maximum economy, gas-wise, at speeds between 25 and 35 miles per hour.
A broken clock is always right twice a day.
A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57,285 gallons of fuel.
A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57,285 gallons of fuel!
A blue whale's heart is the size of a Volkswagen Beetle!
A blue whale's aorta (the main blood vessel) is large enough for a human to crawl through.
A bird 'chews' with its stomach.
A ball of glass will bounce higher than a ball made of rubber.
A baby octopus is about the size of a flea at birth.
A baby eel is called an elver, a baby oyster is called a spat.
A baboon called Jackie became a private in the South African army in World War I.
A B-25 bomber airplane crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building on July 28, 1945.
A 100-pound person on Earth would weigh 38 pounds on Mars.
A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second!
A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second
A 'face-off' in hockey was originally called a 'puck-off'.
99% of people cannot lick their elbow.
97% of all paper money in the US contains traces of cocaine.
90% of all restaurants fail during their first year of operation.
90 percent of women who walk into a department store immediately turn to the right.
9 out of 10 lightning strike victims survive!
85% of movie actors earn less than $5,000 a year from acting!
85% of all Valentine's Day cards are purchased by women!
80% of Publishers' Clearing House $10 million winners did not purchase any magazine subscriptions!
80% of millionaires drive used cars.
80% of 10 year old girls in the U.S. go on a diet.
76% of Americans celebrate New Year's Eve in groups of less than 20.
75% of Honda vehicles purchased in the U.S. are manufactured in North America!
7-11 sells 10,000 pots of coffee an hour, every hour, every day.
7,000 new insect species are discovered every year.
68 percent of a Hostess Twinkie is air!
50% of U.S. pizzas are sold with pepperoni on them.
41% of the moon is not visible from earth at any time.
40% of women have hurled footwear at a man.
40% of all indigestion remedies sold in the world are bought by Americans.
4.5 pounds of sunlight strike the Earth each day.
35,000 people in the U.S. will die from the flu annually.
35% of the people using personal ads for dating are already married!
25% of your bones are located in your feet.
23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their butts.
20252 is Smokey the Bear's own zip code.
20% of tuxedo rentals take place in May.
2,500 newborn babies will be dropped in the next month.
2 out of 3 adults in the United States have hemorrhoids.
160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the world's widest road.
15 percent of Americans secretly bite their toes.
15 million gallons of wine were destroyed in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
10 percent of the Russian government's income comes from the sale of vodka.
10 of the tributaries flowing into the Amazon river are as big as the Mississippi river.
1/3 of Taiwanese funeral processions include a stripper.
-40 degrees Celsius is equal to -40 degrees Fahrenheit.
'Vodka' is Russian for 'little water'.
'Second Street' is the most common street name in the U.S.; 'First Street' is the sixth! '
'Jedi' is an official religion, with over 70,000 followers, in Australia.
'Formicophilia' is the fetish for having small insects crawl on your genitals.
'Bimbo' is a brand of soft drink manufactured and marketed by Coca-Cola, Inc.
'Dreamt' is the only English word that ends in the letters 'mt'!
Women who read romance novels have sex twice as often as those who don't.
When Scott Paper Company first started manufacturing toilet paper they did not put their name on the product because of embarrassment.
Wheel of Fortune star Vanna White holds the record for putting her hands together approximately 140,000 times to clap.
Warren Beatty once worked as a rat-catcher!
Warner Chappel Music owns the copyright to the song 'Happy Birthday'. They make over $1 million in royalties every year from the commercial use of the song.
U-Haul is the world's largest advertiser in the Yellow Pages.
To sell your home faster, and for more money, paint it yellow.
There is a giant mushroom in Oregon that is over 2,400 years old, covers 3.4 square miles of land, and is still growing!
There are 365 steps on the front of the U.S. Capitol Building - one for every day of the year.
The WD in WD-40 stands for Water Displacer.
The United States produces enough plastic film annually to cover the entire state of Texas.
The U.S. army packs Tabasco pepper sauce in every ration kit that they give to soldiers.