2,500 left handers die each year using products designed for right handers.
23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their butts.
Little more than half of the people living in the U.S. would rather fold, than wad their toilet paper.
Jeremy Bentham, a British philosopher who died in 1832,left his entire estate to the London Hospital provided that his body be allowed to preside over its board meetings. His skeleton was clothed and fitted with a wax mask of his face. It was present at the meeting for 92 years.
The world's smallest and oldest republic is San Marino. It's 25 square miles and is located mostly on top of a mountain entirely surrounded by Italy.
On average, a disposable diaper can hold up to 7 pounds of liquid.
When he was only 13, Johnny Depp lost his virginity to a girl slightly older than him.
Smiling releases endorphins in the body, which makes people feel better
All coffee is grown within 1,000 miles of the equator.
By donating just one pint of blood, four lives can be saved
The healthy human eyes can distinguish about 17,000 different colors.
Snowiest city in the U.S.: Blue canyon, California.
The pigmy shrew a relative of the mole is the smallest mammal in North America. It weighs 1/14 ounce less than a dime.
Hippopotamuses do 80% of their vocalizations underwater.
In the United States, approximately seven billion pounds of chocolate and candy are manufactured each year.
Earl Dean developed the bottle design for Coca-Cola
It is illegal to drive more than two thousand sheep down Hollywood Boulevard at one time.
Nazi leader Adolf Hitler had only one testicle
The first toilet tank ever seen on television was on Leave it to Beaver
Ears of corn always have an even number of rows of kernels.
In Oregon anyone with a bad reputation is prohibited from distributing malt beverages.
The USA bought Alaska from Russia for 2 cents an acre
Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
The head of a jellyfish is called the Bell.
Only 55 percent of all Americans know that the sun is a star
The oldest working Post Office in the world is located in the village of Sanquer, located in the Scottish Lowlands. It has been operating since 1712
If you plant an apple seed, it is almost guaranteed to grow a tree of a different type of apple.
Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to enter space. She spent three days in space and completed forty-eight orbits of Earth
In the United States, turkeys are mostly raised in California
All babies are color blind when they are born.
The world's tallest grass, which has sometimes grown 130 feet or more, is bamboo.
The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major League all-stars Game.
There are 53 Lego bricks manufactured for each person in the world.
The age limit for marriage in France was, until recently, 15 for girls, but 18 for boys. The age for girls was raised to 18 in 2006.
Enamel is hardest substance in the human body
By partially filling saucers with vinegar and distributing the saucers around a room, you can eliminate odors
Indonesia consists only of islands - 13,667 total
There are more than one million animal species on Earth.
The smallest island with country status is Pitcairn in Polynesia, at just 1.75 square miles.
Even a small amount of alcohol placed on a scorpion will make it go crazy and sting itself to death.
Close to two million people who go to hospitals in the United States for one ailment wind up catching another.
The first episode of the popular television sitcom Happy Days was titled All The Way.
In America, the most common mental illness is Anxiety Disorders
There are only two sequences of four consecutive letters that can be found in the English language: rstu and mnop. Examples of each are understudy and gymnophobia.
The 20th president of the United States, James Garfield, was able to write Greek with one hand and Latin with the other at the same time
Washing machines use anywhere from 40 to 200 litres of water per load
The practice of identifying baseball players by number was started by the Yankees in 1929.
The odds of being born male are about 51.2%, according to census.
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Smallest and tallest living horses
As of July 7, 2006, the record for the smallest living horse was held by Thumbelina, a miniature sorrel brown mare who measures 44.5 centimeters (17.5 inches) to the withers and is owned by Kay and Paul Goessling, who live on the Goose Creek Farm in St. Louis, Mo.
Radar, a Belgian draft horse, measured 19 hands, 3.5 inches (79.5 inches, 202 centimeters) without shoes on July 27, 2004. Radar is owned by Priefert Manufacturing Inc. of Mount Pleasant, Texas. The two were brought together fora Guinness photo shoot Sept. 3, 2006. Guinness World Records 2006 Credit: Richard Bradbury/Guinness World Records.