Columbia University is the second largest landowner in New York City, after the Catholic Church
On average, it is estimated that females injure themselves ten time more than males do while playing sports
When an orange is shown in any of the Godfather movies, this means that someone is about to die or a close call is to occur.
The largest apple pie ever baked was forty by twenty three feet
The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building
The Monty Python movie "The Life of Brian" was banned in Scotland.
The chances of getting a cavity is higher if candy is eaten slowly throughout the day compared to eating it all at once and then brushing your teeth
Robert Wadlow is the tallest man recorded in history. He grew to be eight feet and eleven inches and weighed 490 pounds when he died
The Three Wise Monkeys have names: Mizaru (See no evil), Mikazaru (Hear no evil), and Mazaru (Speak no evil).
Dissolves soap scum from shower doors. Clean with a used sheet of Bounce.
The human liver performs over 500 functions
Nobody knows what happened to the body of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. During his funeral in 1791, a thunderstorm suddenly appeared and his funeral party dropped the coffin and ran for cover. When they returned, the coffin was gone.
Cricket chirping can tell the temperature outside. Counting how many times a cricket chirps in 15 seconds and then adding 40 to that number will approximately tell you what the temperature is in Fahrenheit
The patent number of the telephone is 174465.
The blind cavefish is born with eyes, but they fall off as the fish grows
In World War II, the German submarine U-120 was sunk by a malfunctioning toilet
The A.A. Milne character of Winnie the Pooh made his animated film debut in 1966 in Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree
All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5.00 bill
A group of people that are hired to clap at a performance are called a claque
The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one-mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies
The name for Ivory Soap was inspired by a verse from the Bible. Harley Proctor got though of the name when the minister read from Psalms 45:8, All thy garments smell of myrrh and aloes and cassia, out of the ivory palaces whereby they have made thee glad.
The cost to build the Empire State Building was $40,948,900
Since Hindus don't eat beef, the McDonald's in New Delhi makes its burgers with mutton.
In 1848, the first American pasta factory opened in Brooklyn, New York. The name of the man that opened it was Antoine Zerega
Moses Malone was the first basketball player to go directly from high school to a professional American team.
Wham-O manufactured twenty-thousand hula-hoops a day at the peak of hula-hoop popularity in 1958
In 1908, the first machine to make lollipops opened for business in New Haven, Connecticut
Tomatos were once referred to as love apples. This is because their was a superstition that people would fall in love by eating them
Every U.S. bill regardless of denomination costs just 4 cents to make
Tina Turner's real name is Annie Mae Bullock.
There are approximately 45 billion fat cells in an average adult.
The Romans used to clean themselves with olive oil since they did not have any soap. They would pour the oil on their bodies, and then use a strigil, which is type of blade, to scrape off any dirt along with the oil
In 1945, the first floating ice cream parlor was built for sailors in the western Pacific. This floating ice cream parlour could produce ten gallons of ice cream every seven seconds
The fruit of the Cacao tree grow directly from the trunk. They look like small melons, and the pulp inside contains 20 to 50 seeds or beans. It takes about 400 beans to make a pound of chocolate.
Uranus is the only planet that rotates on its side
In most watch advertisements the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
The Crayola colour flesh was changed to peach in 1962 because of the fact that people have many different skin colours
Reserves from the Irish army were used as extras in the movie Braveheart.
The highest man-made temperature 70 million degrees Celsius was generated at Princeton University in a fusion-power experiment.
An acre of trees can remove about 13 tons of dust and gases every year from the surrounding environment
The Lion King is the top grossing Disney movie of all-time with domestic gross intake of $312 million
In just about every species of mammal, the female lives longer than the male.
In 1873, Colgate made a toothpaste that was available in a jar
A colony of bees have to fly almost fifty-five thousand miles and tap two million flowers to make one pound of honey
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Play Long Jump Games
Align yourself with your mark and run, just like before. When you come to the board, jump vertically your speed will carry you forward.When you jump, you want to shoot your chest out, and look to the sky with your arms in back of your body. Land with your arms and legs in front of you, as close to fullyextended as possible.