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    Monday, January 3, 2011

  1. An 11 year old girl was the one who asked Abraham Lincoln to grow his beard.
  2. Friday, July 2, 2010

  3. 6009 is the next year that looks the same upside down and right side up since 1961.
  4. Elephants walk on their tiptoes.
  5. Most dust is skin cells.
  6. Instead of being called pound, a # is also called an octothorpe.
  7. The fear of colors is chromophobia
  8. Queen bees can lay 2,000 eggs daily during the spring
  9. Wednesday, August 13, 2008

  10. The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows
  11. On Mount Rushmore, George Washington's nose is about the hight of a 2-story building.
  12. It would take you 1,711,057 years to read every book in the Library of Congress if you read one book per month.
  13. The world record for the continuous somersaulting is 12 miles, 390 yds.
  14. The Astronaut Neil Armstrong left his space boots on the moon
  15. Every letter of the alphabet is used in the names of states in the US except for Q.
  16. At noon, it's impossible to see a full rainbow.
  17. In a year, there are 31,556,926 seconds.
  18. Thursday, June 5, 2008

  19. The Leaning Tower of Piza started tilting before the completion of the building.
  20. You lose about 100 hairs per day.
  21. Panda droppings can be used to make paper.
  22. 61% of your body's weight is water.
  23. When Venus is closest to Earth, people report the most UFO sightings.
  24. In Japan, you can buy pyramid-shaped watermelons.
  25. Some dinosaurs had about 1,000 teeth.
  26. Some clams can live to become more than 100 years old.
  27. There are about 16 million thunderstorms on Earth every year.
  28. Monday, March 10,2008

  29. The core of the Earth is about the size of the planet Mars.
  30. If 33 million people all held hands, they could make a circle around the Earth's equator.
  31. The skin of a single poison-dart frog contains enough toxins to kill up to 100 people.
  32. Sometimes it gets so cold in Siberia that your breath can freeze into solid ice in mid-air.
  33. In the town of Monowi in Nebraska, there is a population of one.
  34. A lot of people spend about five years of their lives eating.
  35. A porcupette is what a baby porcupine is called.
  36. Iceland has earth-quakes as well as ice-quakes
  37. A hippo can run as fast as a human can.
  38. Kangaroos can't hop backwards.
  39. It took about 5-6 million years for the Grand Canyon to form.
  40. Peanut butter can be made into a diamond.
  41. The word "stewardesses" is the longest word in the English dictionary that can be typed with only the left hand.
  42. And the word "lollipop" is the longest word that you can type with your right hand.
  43. No word in the English language rhymes with the words: month, orange, silver, or purple.
  44. "Dreamt" is the only word in english that ends in the letters "mt".
  45. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing throughout our lives.
  46. The sentence: "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses all the letters in the English alphabet.
  47. The words 'race car', 'kayak', 'level', 'solos', and 'peep' are read the same forward and backward.
  48. There are only 4 words in the English language which end in "-dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
  49. There are only 2 words in the English language that have all 5 vowels in order that they appear in the alphabet:"abstemious" and "facetious".
  50. Typewriter is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
  51. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
  52. "Jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
  53. A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
  54. A snail can sleep for three years.
  55. Almonds are a member of the peach family.
  56. An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.
  57. Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years old.
  58. February 1865 is the only month in recorded history to not have a full moon.
  59. Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors.
  60. Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite.
  61. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  62. The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
  63. The cruise liner, QE 2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
  64. The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.
  65. There are more chickens than humans in the world.
  66. Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
  67. Women blink nearly 2x as much as men.
  68. Barbie's full name is Barbara Milicent Roberts-the daughter of the creators of the Mattel Toy Company.
  69. A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
  70. Sea stars don't have brains.