The average life span of an umbrella is under two years.
There is a city called Rome in every continent.
A donkey will sink in quick sand, while a mule will not.
4,000 people are injured by tea pots every year.
The McDonald’s™ at Toronto’s ‘SkyDome’ is the only McDonald’s™ locationthat sells hot dogs.
One million $1 bills weighs 1 ton
In an average day, a four year old child will ask 437 questions.
The average speed of Heinz™ ketchup leaving the bottle is 25 miles per year.
Little more than half of the people living in the U.S. would rather fold, than wad their toilet paper.
The only words in the English language to contain two "U’s" back to back are: vacuum, residuum, and continuum.
998 million people play Volleyball
You consume one tenth (.1) calories when you lick a stamp.
60 % of statistics are made up...
Dragon boat racing is the 8th most popular sport in the world!(What the funk is Dragon boat racing)
The first non-human to win an Oscar was Mickey Mouse.
Pi has been calculated to over 2,260,321,363 digits.
An ostrich egg would take four hours to hard boil.
The left leg of a chicken is more tender than the right one.
Chickens can't swallow while they are upside down.
There are more chickens in the world than people.
A novel with 50,000 words, non of which contained the letter ‘E’ waswritten by Ernest Wright.
There are only 18 countries richer than Bill Gates
There have been fewer people below 2km in sea than have been on de moon
Every year more people are killed by donkeys, than in aircraft crashes.
The only word in the English language to contain three back to back double letter combinations is; Bookkeeper.
The number of births in India each year is greater than the entire population of Australia.
The smallest 'country' in the world to have its own top-level domain name is Norfolk Island, off the coast of Australia.
The surface speed record on the moon is 10.56 miles per hour.It was set in a lunar rover.
Gibraltar is the only place in Europe were you can find wild monkeys.
Every year, the moon moves 1/2 an inch further from the earth.
In 1977, George Willig was fined $1.10 for climbing the World Trade Center building.
If you yelled for 8 years ,7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough energy to heat a cup of coffee.
Banging your head off a wall uses 150 calories an hour!(ouch)
The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps blood out to the body it could squirt blood 30 feet!
In downtown Lima, Peru, there is a large brass statue dedicated to Winnie-the-Pooh.
In space you cannot cry because there is no gravity to make the tears flow
In the Scottish Hebrides, an island is defined as being an islandonly if it is big enough to sustain 1 sheep
There are more plastic lawn flamingos in the US than real ones.
A typist fingers travel over 12 and a half miles in an average day.
2,500 left handers die each year using products designed for right handers.
The Roman Catholic Church did not acknowledge that the earth revolves around the sun until the mid 1990’s.
The world’s most common non-contagious disease is tooth-decay
In 50 million years, it is likely that Mars will have a ring around it.
The short phrases of organ music played at a baseball game is called a tucket.
Dungarees is another word for Denim
A deltiologist is someone who collects postcards
People descended from the Scottish clan of Kerr are more likely to be left handed than any other ancestrial group.
The sortest war ever recorded lasted only 38 minutes. (Britain vs. Zanzibar in 1896)
Despite a population of over a billion, China has only about 200 family names
If you told someone that they were one in a million, you'd be saying there were 1,800 of them in China
In 1892, Italy raised the minimum age for marriage for girls to 12
New York City has 570 miles of shoreline
Olympus Mons is the largest volcano in our solar system
A red-haired man is more likely to go bald than anyone else.
"Q" is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any of the United States.
The Boston University Bridge is the only place in the world where a boat can sail under a train driving under a car driving under an airplane
The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are useable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies
Two objects have struck the earth with enough force to destroy a whole city. Each object, one in 1908 and again in 1947, struck regions of Siberia. Not one human being was hurt either time.
Up to three thousand species of trees have been cataloged in square mile of the Amazon jungle.
We are in the middle of an ice age. Ice ages include both cold and warm periods; at the moment we are experiencing a relatively warm span of time known as an interglacial period. Geologists believe that the warmest part of this period occurred from 1890 through 1945 and that since 1945 things have slowly begun freezing up again.
A jogger's heel strikes the ground 1,500 times per mile.
A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years.