5107. Fact
Pucks hit by hockey sticks have reached speeds of up to 150 miles per hour

5108. Fact
Honolulu, Hawaii boasts the only royal palace in the United States of America

5109. Fact
The normal static electricty shock that zaps your finger when you touch a doorknob is usually between 10,000 and 30,000 volts.

5110. Fact
Ninety-nine percent of pumpkins sold in the United States are for the sole purpose of decoration

5111. Fact
A grasshopper needs a minimum temperature of 62 degrees Fahrenheit in order to be able to hop.

5112. Fact
Whoopi Goldberg was a mortuary cosmetologist and a bricklayer before becoming an actress.

5113. Fact
Acupuncture was first used as a medical treatment in 2700 BC by Chinese emperor Shen-Nung.

5114. Fact
Streets in Japan do not have names.

5115. Fact
The American Automobile association was formed in 1905 for the sole purpose of warning motorists of police speed traps

5116. Fact
The best selling game in history for coin-operated machines is Pac-Man

5117. Fact
Gardening is said to be one of the best exercises for maintaining healthy bones

5118. Fact
The three-syllable word hideous, with the change of a single consonant, becomes a two-syllable word with no vowel sounds in common: hideout.

5119. Fact
There are more than 2,000 muscles in a caterpillar.

5120. Fact
The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds. (What could be so tasty on the bottom of a pond?)

5121. Fact
The concept of Boxing Day, which is on December 26th, was to give boxes of food and clothing to the poor. It is now viewed in some countries as a time to get merchandise from stores at reduced prices

5122. Fact
The seven virtues are prudence, courage, temperance, justice, faith, hope, and charity.

5123. Fact
Male rabbits are called bucks, females are does.

5124. Fact
Almost all varieties of breakfast cereals are made of grass.

5125. Fact
The tallest monument built in the US, the Gateway Arch, in St. Louis, Missouri, is 630 feet tall.

5126. Fact
Forty-six US federal agencies have officers with the authority to carry firearms and arrest people.

5127. Fact
Frogs do not need to drink water as they absorb the water through their skin

5128. Fact
Arnold Schwarzenegger s voice, in the movie 'Hercules', was dubbed.

5129. Fact
In Waterloo, Nebraska it is unlawful for barbers to eat onions while on the job.

5130. Fact
Consuming chocolate was once considered a sin during the 16th and 17th century. During that time it was provided in the form of a drink and since drinking wine during lent was a sin, so was drinking chocolate

5131. Fact
The Yo-Yo originated as a weapon in the Philippine Islands during the sixteenth century.

5132. Fact
There are approximately 60 muscles in the face

5133. Fact
The deepest mine in the world is the East Rand mine, which goes to a depth of about 3,585 metres

5134. Fact
If hot water is suddenly poured into a glass that glass is more apt to break if it is thick than if it is thin. This is why test tubes are made of thin glass.

5135. Fact
The venom of a small scorpion is much more toxic than the venom of a large scorpion.

5136. Fact
There are two credit cards for every person in the United States

5137. Fact
Cleopatras real name was Auletes.

5138. Fact
There are more stars than all of the grains of sand on earth.

5139. Fact
The tuatara lizard of New Zealand has three eyes, two in the center of its head and one on the top of its head

5140. Fact
One female mouse can produce up to 100 babies a year

5141. Fact
A 2 by 4 is really 1 1/2 by 3 1/2.

5142. Fact
Indiana has a city named Santa Claus.

5143. Fact
IBM's motto is "Think". Apple later made their motto " Think different".

5144. Fact
The hottest chili in the world is the Tezpur chili pepper

5145. Animal Facts
The Australian blue-ringed octopus can pump out a poison that will paralyze or kill a human.

5146. Fact
A top freestyle swimmer achieves a speed of only 4 miles per hour. Fish, in contrast, have been clocked at 68 mph

5147. Fact
A white tiger can only be born when both parents carry the gene for white colouring

5148. Fact
In downtown Lima, Peru, there is a large brass statue dedicated to Winnie-the-Pooh.

5149. Fact
The song Happy Birthday to You was originally written by sisters Mildred and Patty Hill as Good Morning to You. The words were changed and it was published in 1935.

5150. Fact
Every square inch of the human body has an average of 32 million bacteria on it.

5151. Fact
The origin of apples traces back to the Middle East over 4,000 years ago

5152. Fact
In Lexington, Kentucky, it's illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your pocket.

5153. Fact
All of the roles in Shakespeare's plays were originally acted by men and boys. In England at that time, it wasn't proper for females to appear on stage.

5154. Fact
It is forbidden for aircraft to fly over the Taj Mahal.

5155. Fact
The Saguaro Cactus, found in South-western United States does NOT grow branches until it is 75 years old.

5156. Fact
Montgomery Ward was the first company in the United States to advertise, "Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back." They did it in 1874, two years after company founder Aaron Montgomery Ward launched his mail-order catalog.



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