9/21/07

Friday Fun Facts Are Back!

- , the famous dinosaur that entertains kids is from .
- Close to 3 billion are sold in every year.
- In 1894, the made its debut in .
- In the movie "" a 17 minute cost over $40 million to produce.
- delivered the commencement address at located in the state of in 1996.
- means "."
- The " and " industry has grown by 233% in the past decade.
- The accent that used for the character came from the accent that his mother would use when she was telling him bedtime stories when he was a child.
- The first to open in was the in 1919.
- Surveys indicate that the number one reason people play is for leisure.
- A pregnant goldfish is called a .
- A doesn't echo.
- On average, 100 people choke to death on every year.
- It's physically impossible for you to lick your elbow. Don't think so? Click here.
- The was invented before the match.
- A will live nine days without its head before it starves to death.
- live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people.
- are left-handed.
- The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for .
- Donkeys kill more people annually than .
- Apples, not , are better at waking you up in the morning.
- In 1989, the space shuttle carried 32 fertilized chicken eggs into orbit.
- The average day is actually only 23 hours and 56 minutes.
- The space shuttle can accelerate to a speed of 27,000 kilometres per hour in just eight minutes.
- It takes eight and a half minutes for light to get from the sun to earth.
- A is an actual unit of time! It's 1/100th of a second.
- In Australia, a dust-devil is called a "willy-willy."
- There is a large brass statue of in Lima, Peru.
- are experts who study feces. (aka. crap, dung, dookie, dumps, feces, excrement, etc.)
- In , September 20 is "Love Your Teeth Day."
- Fires onland generally move faster uphill than downhill.
- Being unmarried can shorten a man's life by ten years.
- At lift off, weight about 4.5 million pounds.
- house was partially designed using a computer.
- was first establish in 1889 and they started out making special playing cards.
- The employees tax manual has instructions for collecting taxes after a .
- taste with their feet.
- are the only animals that can't jump.
- An 's eye is bigger than its brain.
- A can sleep for three years.
- Thirty-five percent of people who use for dating are already married.
- Everyday, U.S. business use enough paper to circle the Earth over 20 times.
- You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching .
- is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
- The in your house is mostly made up of dead skin.
- last longer when refrigerated.
- The first owner of the company died of lung cancer.
- are a member of the family.
- All of the clocks in the movie are stuck on 4:20.
- There are 293 ways to make change for a .
- A has 32 muscles in each ear.
- have striped skin, not just striped fur.
- A has a memory span of three seconds.
- The best time for a person to buy is in the afternoon. This is because the foot tends to swell a bit around this time.
- An office desk has 400 times more than a toilet.
- is a brand of .
- It costs about 3 cents to make a $1 bill in the .
- were the first toothbrushes to go to the moon when they were aboard the mission.
- cotton swabs were originally called .
- Some and contain the same chemicals found in .
- is the slipperiest substance in the world.
- was an ordained .
- 's business card said he was a used .
- In most , including , the time displayed on a is 10:10.
- 's full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula"
- In 1983, a Japanese artist, , made a copy of the completely out of ordinary toast.
- American novelist was the first known author to submit a typed .
- means "" in .
- is the fear of .
- The only has 12 letters.
- No word in the language rhymes with month, orange, or purple.
- "Dreamt" is the only word that ends in the letters "mt."
- A has 32 in each .
- was the first to have . The animated ran in 1949 and had a singing and .
- The , which is a small bird, can fly a round trip from the to the and back. This can be as long as twenty thousand miles per year. This is the longest migration for a .
- A baby is about the size of a when it is born.
- saliva has been responsible for many advances in research into recovery.
- issued a in 1973 that looked like a and actually would play the national anthem if placed on a .
- Female and male cannot tolerate being around each other except when they breed.
- The is born with , but they fall off as the fish grows.
- In , there is a that has a made of .
- A can open and close its jaw but cannot move it side to side.
- A female can die if she goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
- A has 32 .
- A can dig a tunnel three hundred feet long in a single night.
- A species of , "," in can grow up to fifteen feet in length.
- A can breathe through its butt.
- An individual is called a .
- always have an uneven pairs of walking legs.
- Every single in the today comes from a single litter captured in in 1930.
- have approximately 100 eyes around the edge of its shell.
- are immune to cancer.

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