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Weird Facts

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Weird Facts
Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe!
A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day!
Every 45 seconds, a house catches on fire in the United States!
In Kentucky, it's the law that a person must take a bath once a year.
In the White House, there are 13,092 knives, forks and spoons!
No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half!
The average person laughs 13 times a day!
The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth!
A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside!
Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right or left handed... or is that paws?!
In Florida, it is against the law to put livestock on a school bus.
In Tennessee, a law exists which prohibits the sale of bologna (sandwich meat) on Sunday.
Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women!
Taphephobia is the fear of being buried alive!
The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people!
you're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206!
A lightning bolt generates temperatures five times hotter than those found at the sun's surface!
Dolphins sleep with one eye open!
In Georgia, it is against the law to slap a man on the back or front.
In Texas, it is still a "hanging offense" to steal cattle.
More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world!
The average American/Canadian will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year!
The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet!
Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!
A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average!
Dogs and cats consume over $11 billion worth of pet food a year!
In England, in the 1880's, "Pants" was considered a dirty word!
In space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow down their faces!
Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!
Tablecloths were originally meant to be served as towels with which dinner guests could wipe their hands and faces after eating!
The placement of a donkey's eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times!
You'll eat about 35,000 cookies in a lifetime! Wow!
About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30!
Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!
In Michigan, it is against the law for a lady to lift her skirt more than 6 inches while walking through a mud puddle.
In Utah, daylight must be visible between dancing couples.
One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television!
The fear of vegetables is called Lachanophobia!.. More fears...
There are 18 different animal shapes in the Animal Crackers cookie zoo!
A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans!
Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie!
In Memphis, Tennessee, a woman is not to drive a car unless a man warns approaching motorists or pedestrians by walking in front of the car that is being driven.
In Tokyo, they sell toupees for dogs!
One car out of every 230 made was stolen last year!
The electric chair was invented by a dentist!
The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1!
A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.!
Every second, Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate
In Massachusetts, it is against the law to put tomatos in clam chowder.
In Tokyo, a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less than 50 minutes!
Of all the words in the English language, the word set has the most definitions!
The Earth weighs around 6,600,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons (5,940 billion billion metric tons)!
The two-foot long bird called a Kea that lives in New Zealand likes to eat the strips of rubber around car windows!
A violin contains about 70 separate pieces of wood!
Every year, kids in North America spend close to half a billion dollars on chewing gum!
In Miami, it is forbidden to imitate an animal.
In Utah, birds have the right of way on any public highway.
One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water!
The elephant is one of the few mammals that can't jump!
The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old!
85,000,000 tons of paper are used each year in the U.S!
An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards!
Honolulu is the only place in the United States that has a royal palace!
In New York, it is against the law for a blind person to drive an automobile.
In West Virginia, only babies can ride in a baby carriage.
Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue!
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds!
There are more than one million animal species on Earth!
A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge, a dime has one less groove!
Every day 20 banks are robbed. The average take is $2,500!
In Louisiana, a bill was introduced years ago in the State House of Representatives that fixed a ceiling on haircuts for bald men of 25 cents.
In the year 2000, Pope John Paul II was named an "Honorary Harlem Globetrotter."!
Nose prints are used to identify dogs, just like humans use fingerprints!
The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice!
The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth!

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