The average driving/car-bus riding person spends about 3 months of their life at a red light.
Rubber bands last
longer when refrigerated.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite.
There are 293 ways to make change
for a dollar.
The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
A shark is the only fish that can blink
with both eyes.
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."
On a Canadian two dollar
bill, the flag flying over the Parliament Building is an American flag.
All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction"
are stuck on 4:20.
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
the only English word that ends in the letters "mt."
All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial
on the back of the $5 bill.
Almonds are a member of the peach family.
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies'
room during a dance.
Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
There are only four words in the
English language which end in "dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
Los Angeles's full name is
"El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los Angeles de Porciuncula" and can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size: L.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,
including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture
The only real person to be a Pez head was Betsy Ross.
When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play
football at home, the stadium becomes the state's third largest city.
The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street
were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "Its A Wonderful Life."
A dragonfly has a
lifespan of 24 hours.
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
an American one dollar bill, there is an owl in the upper left-hand corner of the "1" encased in the "shield" and a spider
hidden in the front upper right-hand corner.
It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
The giant squid
has the largest eyes in the world.
In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
The name for
Oz in the "Wizard of Oz" was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
Rogers is an ordained minister.
John Lennon's first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.
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.