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Okay here it is...the following bits of information are SUPPOSED to be FACT...personally, I may want to do a bit more investigating in regards to a few of them...nevertheless, here they are for your enjoyment. Strange, but true...? I'll leave it up to you...




There are 18 different animal shapes in the Animal Crackers cookie zoo!

The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.

The most popular first name in the world is Muhammad!

Tablecloths were originally meant to be served as towels with which dinner guests could wipe their hands and faces after eating!

A lightning bolt generates temperatures five times hotter than those found at the sun's surface!

A violin contains about 70 separate pieces of wood!

It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times!

Forest fires move faster uphill than downhill!

Most lipstick contains fish scales!

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum!




No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half!

A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein!

There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building!

If you counted 24 hours a day, it would take 31,688 years to reach one trillion!

The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth!

Porcupines float in water!

The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet!

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds!

During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants

Dolphins sleep with one eye open!




The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old!

There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones!

More people use blue toothbrushes, than red ones!

A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.!

Slugs have 4 noses!

Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue!

There wasn't a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses!

Honeybees have a type of hair on their eyes!

The starfish is one of the few animals who can turn it's stomach inside-out!

The katydid bug hears through holes in its hind legs!




A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate!

More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world!

The elephant is one of the few mammals that can't jump!

The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly!

"Q" is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any of the United States!

Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!

Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep him cool! He changed it every 2 innings!

Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung!

A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years! Wow!

A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!




Bats always turn left when exiting a cave!

The praying mantis is the only insect that can turn its head!

In Tokyo, they sell toupees for dogs!

Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!

An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards!

There are over 58 million dogs in the U.S!

Honolulu is the only place in the United States that has a royal palace!

Rice paper does not have any rice in it!

Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women!




The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice!

The original name for the butterfly was 'flutterby'!

Nose prints are used to identify dogs, just like humans use fingerprints!

Bulls are colorblind, therefore will usually charge at a matador's waving cape no matter what color it is -- be it red or neon yellow!

The average ice berg weighs 20,000,000 tons!

After eating, a housefly regurgitates its food and then eats it again!

Saturday mail delivery in Canada was eliminated by Canada Post on February 1, 1969!

In Tokyo, a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less than 50 minutes!

Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult!

The names of Popeye's four nephews are Pipeye, Peepeye, Pupeye, and Poopeye!




The two-foot long bird called a Kea that lives in New Zealand likes to eat the strips of rubber around car windows!

A crocodile always grows new teeth to replace the old teeth!

A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second!

Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they cant find any food!

About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30!

Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe!

Recycling one glass jar, saves enough energy to watch T.V for 3 hours!

A jellyfish is 95 percent water!

America once issued a 5-cent bill!

166,875,000,000 pieces of mail are delivered each year in the U.S!

"Train up a child in the way he (she) should go: and when he (she) is old, he (she) will not depart from it" ~ Proverbs 22:6