1111. Fact
99.9 % of the mass in our solar system went to make up the Sun.

1190. Fact
A moth has no stomach.

3761. Fact
A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside.

9136. Fact
There are 1,792 steps to the top of the Eiffel Tower.

8233. Fact
The first US Marines wore high leather collars to protect their necks from sabres, hence the name leathernecks.

9064. Fact
The scarlet tanager, a songbird native to Illinois, can eat as many as 2,100 gypsy-moth caterpillars in one hour

4951. Fact
In Seattle, Washington, it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon that is over six feet in length.

8944. Fact
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada has the largest bar per capita than anywhere else in the world

1959. Fact
Most digital alarm clocks ring in the key of B flat.

2344. Fact
The face of a penny can hold about thirty drops of water.

556. Fact
In 1970, soviet scientists tried to train cats to control robots. The attempt failed.

5269. Fact
In England and the American colonies the year 1752 only had 354 days. In that year, the type of calendar was changed, and 11 days were lost.

6296. Fact
Actress Meryl Streep holds the record for the most Oscar nominated actress, with a record of 13 nominations

10611. Fact
There was once a country called Prussia. After World War II, it was divided among Poland, Germany, and the USSR

6458. Fact
A single chocolate chip gives enough energy to a human being to walk 150 feet

387. Fact
Buffer state
A small neutral state between two big states.

1464. Fact
Common pesticides such as roach, termite and flea insecticide can be found in the bodies of majority of Americans.

3584. Fact
The Greek National anthem has 158 verses.

9248. Fact
When Christopher Columbus and crew landed in the New World they observed the natives using a nose pipe to smoke a strange new herb. The pipe was called a tabaka by the locals, hence our word tobacco.

115. Fact
5 years ago: the first successful cloning of human embryo.

2493. Fact
The penguin is the only bird that can swim, but cannot fly.

3544. Fact
Pedals were added to the bicycle in 1839.

3493. Fact
Kemo Sabe means soggy shrub in Navajo

8640. Fact
Astronaut John Glenn ate the first meal in space when he ate pureed applesauce squeezed from a tube aboard Friendship 7 in 1962.

5832. Fact
Sanskrit is considered as the mother of all higher languages. This is because it is the most precise, and therefore suitable language for computer software

963. Fact
There are 31,557,600 seconds in a year.

6671. Fact
One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the 30s lobbied against hemp farmers (they saw it as competition).

1239. Fact
About 85% or product warning labels on household products are inadequate.

3065. Fact
A 100-pound person on Earth would weigh 38 pounds on Mars.

2411. Fact
The letters KGB stand for Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti.

531. Fact
The most common name in the world is mohammed.

1396. Fact
Budweiser beer is named after a town in Czechoslovakia. Chewing on gum while cutting onions can help a person from producing tears.

8557. Fact
The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA

6220. Fact
The only animals that are capable of turning their heads 180 degrees are from the genus Galago, such as the Tarsier

7622. Fact
The Prudential Life Insurance Company in USA stopped using their slogan Own A Piece Of The Rock after Rock Hudson died of AIDS and many jokes where made about him and the slogan.

846. Fact
The german friedrich sertner, when he managed to isolate the active substance from opium in 1806, gave the substance the name "morphine" after the greek god of sleep.

982. Fact
All sunlight that hits the surface of the earth during any given moment, weighs as much as a cruise ship.

5878. Fact
Humans are the only animals that can blush.

5385. Fact
The first jet engine was invented by Frank Whittleof of England in 1930.

2381. Fact
The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado!

8787. Fact
Broccoli and cauliflower are the only vegetables that are flowers.

9689. Fact
The world's highest railway is in Peru. The Central Railway climbs to 15,694 feet in the Galera tunnel, 108 miles from Lima. Tourists take it to get to the ruins of Machu Picchu.

2776. Fact
Your brain is 80% water.

8943. Fact
The labels for Crayola crayons come in 18 different colors

2550. Fact
The toothbrush was invented in 1498

8185. Fact
Five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married

9334. Fact
Cockroaches can live with no heads, they only die because of starvation.

7075. Fact
In the pilot episode of Seinfeld (then called The Seinfeld Chronicles), Kessler was the last name of the neighbor who would later become known as Kramer.

6913. Fact
At age 18, the Queen of England was a mechanic for the British Military.

7218. Fact
The Atlantic Ocean is saltier than the Pacific Ocean



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