The only jointless bone in your body is the hyoid bone in your throat.
The Apollo 17 crew were the last men on the moon
If you go blind in one eye, you only lose about 20% of your vision, but all your sense of depth.
The earliest recorded case of a man giving up smoking was on April 5, 1679, when Johan Katsu, Sheriff of Turku, Finland, wrote in his diary "I quit smoking tobacco." He died one month later.
7294. Animal Facts
A flea can jump up to 220 times its own body length – a flea the size of an adult human could jump over a 25-storey building and more than a 0.4 kilometre (quarter of a mile) along the ground.
The cockroach is the fastest animal on 6 legs, covering a meter a second.
The oldest exposed surface on earth is New Zealand's south island.
An ostrich's eye is bigger that it's brain.
When the divorce rate goes up in the United States, toy makers report that the sale of toys also rise
During the Roman times, people used urine, called lotium in Latin, as a hair product
In a year, the average Americans eats approximately 18 pounds of Turkey
Phimosis is an inability to retract the foreskin fully, is harmless in infancy and pre-pubescence, occurring in about 8% of boys at age 10.
In South Korea, Green Giant canned sweet corn is advertised as a topping for ice cream.
Americans, on average, spend 18% of his or her income on transportation as compared to only 13% spent on food
The London Bridge is now in Arizona in the U.S.A. This fat cat(rich guy) bought it for only $2.46 million dollars.
In one trip, a honey bee visits about 75 flowers
It takes 120 drops of water to fill a teaspoon.
One percent of Greenland's population lives in a single apartment building.
Columbus brought cacao (chocolate) beans back to Spain on his fourth voyage in 1502.
If a lobster loses an eye or a claw it can usually grow a new one
The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood plasma
In the 13th century, quality standards for paste were assigned by the Pope
It has been calculated that a single breath from a mature blue whale can inflate up to 2000 balloons.
The first Fords used Dodge engines. Many ford vehicles now use Nissan engines, especially in Mini-vans.
In Czechhoslovakia, there is a church that has a chandelier made of human bones
You mostly breathe from only one nostril at a time.
The name of the first menthol cigarette in the United States was Spud.
The rosy periwinkle plant, found in Madagascar, is used to cure leukemia.
Bulls don't really get angry when they see the color red, it's really movement that makes them charge.
Beavers can hold their breath for 45 minutes.
While still in college, Bill Gates and Paul Allen once built a special purpose machine called Traff-O-Data. It was a machine that would analyze information gathered by traffic monitors. They never found any buyers.
The complete title of the Statue of Liberty is Liberty Enlightening the World.
The word alligator comes from the Spanish word El Lagarto, which means The Lizard.
On average, 150 couples get married in Las Vegas each day.
In 1978, the World Water Speed record was made by Ken Warby from Australia. His average speed was 317.6 mph, and his jet-powered hydroplane was 27 feet long called Spirit of Australia. Warby built the boat himself in his back yard
There are three golf balls sitting on the moon
7326. Animal Facts
You can cut a leech in half while it is feeding and it will carry on sucking, the blood spurting out of the cut end of its body.
Pretzels were originally invented for Christian Lent. The twists of the pretzels are to resemble arms crossed in prayer
Humans are the only primates that don't have pigment in the palms oftheir hands.
The creator of the NIKE Swoosh symbol was paid only $35 for the design.
About two hundred years before the birth of Christ, the Druids used mistletoe to celebrate that winter was approaching
The oldest inhabited house in Scotland is the Traquair Castle. The castle has had 27 kings as visitors
Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.
At birth, a panda is smaller than a mouse and weighs about four ounces.
Canada's national sport is lacrosse not hockey.
The household wrench was invented by boxing heavyweight champion Jack Johnson in 1922
In Hawaii it is illegal to get a tattoo behind your ear or on your eyelid unless in the presence of a registered physician.
Research indicates that babies who suck on pacifiers are more prone to ear aches.
Table tennis balls have been known to travel off a paddle at speeds up to 160 km/hr (approx. 100mph).
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