• 1,157 gallons of water is saved in a year by peeing in the shower
  • wayne allwine, the voice of mickey mouse, was married to russi taylor, the voiceof minnie
  • the lightsaber sound effect is a combination of the hum of an idling 35mm movie projector and the feedback generated by passing a stripped microphone cable by a television.
  • many traffic lights and lift buttons are actually placebo buttons – in other words, they do nothing at all when pressed. they exist to give the presser the feeling of control.
  • august 2009 had 5 saturdays, 5 sundays and 5 mondays, all in one month. this only happens once in 823 years.
  • the average child recognizes 200 company logos by the time he enters elementary school.
  • a shark does not have one bone in its body. Its skeleton is made up of cartilage.
  • it takes one ton of water to make one pound of refined sugar.
  • stressed is desserts spelled backwards.
  • the elephant is the only mammal with 4 knees.
  • if you put a drop of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
  • “101 dalmatians” and “peter pan” are the only disney animations in which both of a character’s parents are present and don’t die during the movie.
  • in “silence of the lambs”, hannibal lector (anthony hopkins) never blinks.
  • every person has a unique tongue print.
  • a hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside.
  • every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
  • a whale's penis is called a dork.
  • the first couple shown in bed together on prime time tv were the flintstones.
  • horses can't vomit.
  • months that begin on a sunday will always have a "friday the 13th."
  • males sweat 40% more than females.
  • no word in the english language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.
  • a giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.
  • sperm is the smallest single cell in a mans body.
  • venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
  • if an amish man has a beard, he is married.
  • fathers tend to determine the height of their child, mothers their weight.
  • music can help reduce chronic pain by more than 20% and can alleviate depression by up to 25%.
  • the total combined weight of the worlds ant population is heavier than the weight of the human population.
  • it takes 32 glasses of water to flush the acid from 1 can of soda out of your system.
  • a mcdonald's drinking straw holds 7.7 ml (over 1.5 teaspoons) of fluid.
  • ocean water must reach a temperature of 82 degrees fahrenheit for a hurricane to form.
  • 60% of men spit in public.
  • leonardo da vinci invented the scissors.
  • on a canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the parliament building is an american flag.
  • rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  • it takes 17 facial muscles to smile, but 42 to frown.
  • only 6% of women fail to cry at least once a month, while 50% of males fail to cry that often.
  • if saliva cannot dissolve something, you cannot taste it.
  • women blink twice as often as men.
  • human thighbones are stronger than concrete.
  • it takes your food seven seconds to get from your mouth to your stomach.
  • the name wendy was made up for the book peter pan. there was never a recorded wendy before it.
  • more people are afraid of open spaces (kenophobia) than of tight spaces (claustrophobia).
  • the 3 most valuable brand names on earth: MARLBORO, COCA-COLA, and BUDWEISER, in that order.
  • the octopus has three hearts.
  • koalas and humans are the only animals that have finger prints.
  • only one out of every three people wash their hands when leaving a public bathroom.
  • when a porcupine is born, its quills are soft and mostly white, but harden within hours.
  • being unmarried can shorten a man's life by ten years.
  • it is impossible to kill yourself by holding your breath.
  • iguanas can and do commit suicide.
  • the largest toy distributor in the world is mcdonalds.
  • non dairy creamer is flammable.
  • 1/4 of russia is covered in forest.
  • the voice of alice in alice in wonderland is also the voice of wendy from peter pan.
  • half the world's population is under 25 years of age.
  • large doses of coffee can be lethal. 10 grams, or 100 cups over four hours can kill the average human.
  • grapes explode when put in the microwave.
  • the average car uses 1.6 ounces of gas idling for one minute, while .5 ounces is used to start the vehicle.
  • about 25% of all adolescent and adult males never use deodorant.
  • there are approximately 350 "squirts" of a cow's udders in a gallon of milk.
  • one pound of tea can make nearly three hundred cups.
  • humans are the only species who drink milk from the mother of other species.
  • horses can't vomit.
  • if you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 4 pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.
  • annually you will shake hands with 11 women who have recently masturbated and failed to wash their hands.
  • annually you will shake hands with 6 men who have recently masturbated and failed to wash their hands.
  • approximately 55% of people yawn within 5 minutes of seeing someone else yawn. reading about yawning makes most people yawn.
  • if you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.
  • wine will spoil if exposed to light, hence the tinted bottles.
  • beer foam will go down if you lick your finger and then stick it in the beer.
  • beer is the second most popular beverage in the world, coming in behind tea.
  • polar bears are hunted for their meat but their livers are poisonous.
  • chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
  • 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
  • a jellyfish is 95% water.
  • wednesday is the most popular day on which babies are born.
  • if you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
  • they are approximately 1,750 O's in every can of spaghettios.
  • when you are snoring, you are not dreaming.
  • it would take 80 moons to equal the weight of the earth.
  • the cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
  • the record for the longest period without sleep is 18 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes during a rocking chair marathon.
  • every year the moon moves about 3.8cm further away from the earth.
  • if two pieces of metal touch in space, they become permanently stuck together.
  • the average raindrop falls at 15 mph.
  • work kills more people than war.
  • coyotes mate for life.
  • there are three times as many insects on the planet as there are all other animals combined.
  • rhode island is the only state in the united states in which prostitution is legal.
  • male hospital patients tend to fall out of bed twice as often as female hospital patients.
  • dirty snow melts faster than white snow because it reflects less light.
  • a full page color ad in vouge is seen by 1.2 million people, and costs $80,000.
  • the slowest growing nail is the thumb; the fastest is the middle finger.
  • there are 18 different animal shapes in the animal cracker cookie zoo.
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