A rat can last longer without water than a camel.
Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks, otherwise it will digest itself.
The dot over the letter ‘i’ is called a tittle.
A raisin dropped in a fresh glass of soda will bounce up and down from the bottom of the glass to the top.
A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
A 2×4 is actually 1-1/2″ x 3-1/2″.
40% of McDonald’s profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.
Every person has a unique tongue print. (Say “aaah”).
The ‘spot’ on 7UP comes from its inventor who had red eyes. He was an albino.
315 entries in Webster’s 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.
During the chariot scene in ‘Ben Hur’ a small red car can be seen in the distance.
On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.
John Wilkes Booth’s brother once saved the life of Abraham Lincoln’s son. Irony.
Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are brother and sister.
Daniel Boone detested coonskin caps.
Most lipstick contains fish scales. Yum.
Dr. Seuss actually pronounced Seuss such that it sounded like Sue-ice.
Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.
Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class.
The number of possible ways of playing the first four moves per side in a game of chess is 318,979,564,000.
The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed an elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
There are four cars and eleven lightposts on the back of a $10 dollar bill.
Scissors as we know them today (well, pretty much) were invented in Rome in about 100 AD.
If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and appear to be stinging itself.
Most scorpions will glow under black (ultraviolet) light.
Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to SLOW a film down so you could see his moves.
The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springstein’s ‘Born in the USA.’
The mask used by Michael Myers in the original Halloween was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white.
Roses MAY be red, but violets ARE, indeed, violet.
Casey Kasem is the voice of Shaggy on Scooby-Doo.
Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to digest a piece of celery than the celery has in it.
Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look alike contest.
Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!
Sherlock Holmes NEVER said, “Elementary, my dear Watson.”
An old law in Washington made it illegal for a woman to take more than 3 steps backwards while dancing.
Birds have the right of way on all Utah highways.
The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.
Sharon Stone was the first Star Search spokesmodel.
The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from public libraries.
Astronauts cannot to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit will damage it.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
The original Winnie the Pooh was a real live bear found outside of Winnipeg, Canada.
Dachshunds were originally bred in 1600 to hunt dachs, which is German for badgers.
The first zoo in America was in Philadelphia.
Houdini’s real name was Ehrich Weiss.
Napoleon III suffered from ailurophobia, which is a fear of cats.
Mosquito repellents don’t repel. They hide you.
The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood plasma.
No piece of paper can be folded in half consecutively more than 7 times.
1 in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.
You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.
Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or older.
The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley’s gum.
The king of hearts on playing cards is the only king without a moustache.
Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
Apples are more efficient than caffeine in waking you up in the morning.
The little plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.
Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.
The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.
Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
Betsy Ross, Jackie Onassis, JFK, and Daniel Boone have all appeared on Pez dispensers.
Adolf Hitler’s mother seriously considered having an abortion but was talked out of it by her doctor.
Walt Disney was afraid of mice.
The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing their hands in jelly.
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.
There are more chickens than people in the world.
Two-thirds of the world’s eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”
All of the clocks in the movie “Pulp Fiction” are stuck on 4:20.
“Dreamt” and “undreamt” are the only English words that end in the letters “mt.”
26 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the old US $5 bill.
The almond is a member of the peach family.
inston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance.
Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
Los Angeles’ full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula.”
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
Al Capone’s business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
A mayfly has a life span of 24 hours.
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
“Stewardesses” is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
A crocodile can’t stick its tongue out.
A shrimp’s heart is in its head.
In a study of 200,000 ostriches no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand.
It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
A pregnant goldfish is called a twerp.
More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
Rats and horses can’t vomit.
“The sixth sick sheikh’s sixth sheep’s sick” is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.
Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.
Cat’s urine glows under a black light.
The oldest standing building in Australia is Captain James Cook’s house, moved from England brick by brick.
Paul McCartney’s real first name is James – Paul is his middle name.
Killer whales are not, technically, whales. They are orcas, a relative of the porpoise and the dolphin.
Elephants are the only land mammals that can’t jump.
More about elephants: If you add up the circumference of two feet, you get exactly the elephant’s height.
In 10 minutes, a hurricane expends more energy than all of the nuclear weapons in the world combined.
On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.
Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
A snail can sleep for three months.
The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
All polar bears, despite being near the North Pole, are southpaws.
“Go” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
Americans eat on average 18 acres worth of pizza every day.