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Weird Facts

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Weird Facts
123,000,000 cars are being driven down the U.S's highways!
A car uses 1.6 ounces of gas idling for one minute. Half an ounce is used to start the average automobile!
Alaska law says that you can't look at a moose from an airplane.
Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day!
Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung!
Hummingbirds can weigh less than a penny!!
In Missouri, a man must have a permit to shave.
In Ohio, one must have a license to keep a bear.
In Virginia, the Code of 1930 has a statute which prohibits corrupt practices or bribery by any person other than political candidates.
It is estimated that millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them!
One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen!
Recycling one glass jar, saves enough energy to watch T.V for 3 hours!
The katydid bug hears through holes in its hind legs!
The most used letter in the English alphabet is 'E', and 'Q' is the least used!
There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones!
There is one slot machine in Las Vegas for every eight inhabitants!
A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate!
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!
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In Philadelphia, you can't put pretzels in bags based on an Act of 1760.
It was once against the law to have a pet dog in a city in Iceland!
Saturday mail delivery in Canada was eliminated by Canada Post on February 1, 1969!
The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts three naked men with their hands on each other's shoulders!
Thomas Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid of the dark!
A crocodile always grows new teeth to replace the old teeth!
California law prohibits a woman from driving a car while dressed in a housecoat.
In 32 years. there are about 1 billion seconds!
In Phoenix, Arizona, you can't walk through a hotel lobby with spurs on.
It was once against the law to slam your car door in a city in Switzerland!
Should there be a crash, Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane as a precaution!
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable"!
Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult!
166,875,000,000 pieces of mail are delivered each year in the U.S!
A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation!
A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years! Wow!
Almost half the newspapers in the world are published in the United States and Canada!
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave!
Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, "Gadsby", which contains over 50,000 words -- none of them with the letter E!
Here are some interesting numbers to look at! (*1997)
If you counted 24 hours a day, it would take 31,688 years to reach one trillion!
In Illinois, the law is that a car must be driven with the steering wheel.
In Natoma, Kansas, it's illegal to throw knives at men wearing striped suits
In Oklahoma, no baseball team can hit the ball over the fence or out of a ballpark.
In the state of Colorado, a pet cat, if loose, must have a tail-light !
In Washington State, you can't carry a concealed weapon that is over 6 feet in length.
It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times!
Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!
Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows!
Rice paper does not have any rice in it!
The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches!
The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache on a standard playing card!
The names of Popeye's four nephews are Pipeye, Peepeye, Pupeye, and Poopeye!
The starfish is one of the few animals who can turn it's stomach inside-out!
There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building!
There wasn't a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses!
A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57,285 gallons of fuel!
Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep him cool! He changed it every 2 innings!
Humans blink over 10,000,000 times a year!
In North Carolina, it is against the law for dogs and cats to fight.
It is estimated that 4 million "junk" telephone calls, phone solicitations by persons or programmed machine are made every day in the United States!
Q is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any of the United States!
The most popular first name in the world is Muhammad!
There are over 58 million dogs in the U.S!
A fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks!
Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand!

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