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  1. a pencil can make a line as long as 35 miles
  2. the world’s yougest parents became parents in 1910, at the age of 9 and 8 years old
  3. the Earth weighs approximately 6,588,000,000,000,000,000 tons
  4. in 1984, the American airlines saved $40,000 dollars by eliminating one olive from the food they served to first class
  5. you travel very slightly faster through time when you move further away from a gravitational force
  6. the avarege gold fish has a memory longer than 3 seconds.
  7. buttermilk has no butter in it
  8. common pests such as roaches can be found inside most Americans’ bodies
  9. every year, about 1,600 people in New York City are bitten by other people
  10. it costs three cents to print one dollar bill
  11. King Kongwas Adolf Hitler’s favorite movie
  12. it takes 63,000 trees to print one edition of the New York Times
  13. Leonardo DaVinci was dyslexic, and sometimes wrote backwards
  14. in Japan, there are square watermelons
  15. there are, in fact, red pandas
  16. every year, there are about 40,000 toilet-related injuries in the United States
  17. ten people every year are killed by vending machines
  18. Elvis Presley got a “C” in his eighth grade music class
  19. Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team
  20. the average American eats McDonalds over 1,800 times during their lifetime
  21. most dreams only last between 5 and 20 minutes
  22. in France, it is legal to marry a dead person
  23. termites eat wood twice as fast as normal when they are listening to heavy metal music
  24. the opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to 7
  25. there are no words in the English language that rhyme with orange, purple, or month
  26. e is the most frequently used letter in the alphabet, and q is the least used
  27. it was illegal to sell ET dolls in France because in France there is a law against selling dolls without human faces
  28. in Iceland, it is considered an insult to tip at a restaurant
  29. Google got its name from the word googol, which is the number 1 followed by 100 zeros
  30. McDonalds salads contain 60% more fat than their burgers, provided it has crutons and dressing
  31. according to US laws, a beer commercial cannot show a person actually drinking beer
  32. the word “set” has the most definitions out of any word in the English language- over 100
  33. chocolate, especially dark choclate, contains antioxidants, which can assist in fighting heart and blood diseases
  34. former president Franklin Pierce was arrested during his term for running over an old lady on his horse
  35. the toothpick is the object most frequently choked upon by Americans
  36. the only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is “uncopyrightable”
  37. there are 13,092 forks, knives, and spoons in the White House
  38. the most common name in the world is Mohammed
  39. during his or her lifetime, the average American will grow 590 miles of hair
  40. the furthest recorded distance for projectile vomiting is 27 feet
  41. there are three golf balls on the moon
  42. the most pushups ever performed in one day was 46,001
  43. the most common time for a bank robbery is on Friday, between 9 and 11 AM
  44. the least common time for a bank robbery is Wednesday, between 3 and 6 PM
  45. it is estimated that at any one time, 0.7% of the world’s population is drunk
  46. honey is the only food that will never spoil
  47. you are more likely to get attacked by a cow than a shark
  48. 9 out of 10 victims of lightning strikes survive
  49. the dot over the letter i is called a “tittle”
  50. the piece of plastic on the end of a shoelace is called an “aglet”
  51. the height of your head is 1/8 the height of your body
  52. there have been numerous cases of turkeys looking up at the sky during rainstorms and drowning as a result
  53. most tropical marine fish could live inside a tank filled with human blood
  54. the first hard drive available for the Apple II had a storage capacity of only 5 megabytes
  55. a man once sued his doctor because he survived his cancer longer than the doctor predicted
  56. a toothbrush within 6 feet of a toilet can get airborne bacteria when the toilet is flushed
  57. the world’s oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9,000 years old
  58. elephants are the only land creatures other than humans that can cry
  59. about 25% of the energy your body uses is used by your brain
  60. more fish swim in the Amazon River than in the Atlantic Ocean
  61. shrimp undergo natural sex changes during their life- often multiple times
  62. the name of the hole in a pencil sharpener is a “chuck”
  63. the video game Manhunt was so violent that it has the distinction of being the first ever video game banned from New Zealand
  64. only 1% of the American population can lick their elbow
  65. it would take you over 3,000 years to count from 1 to 1 trillion
  66. 1 out of 26 American can’t walk backwards
  67. a mayfly is born, gives birth, and dies in only one day
  68. in Germany, highways don’t have speed limits
  69. Mel Blanc, the voice actor for Bugs Bunny, was allergic to carrots
  70. Walt Disney, maker of Mickey Mouse, was afraid of mice
  71. Mickey Mouse, contrary to popular belief, was not Disney’s original mascot- the original mascot was named Oswald the Lucky Rabbit; however, Disney lost the rights for Oswald in 1928 to NBC/Universal
  72. the longest word in the world is 1,185 letters long
  73. more people in the world drink goat’s milk than cow’s milk
  74. there is a city named “Rome” on every continent
  75. Europe is the only continent without a desert (Antarctica is a desert tundra)
  76. there are enough Lego bricks in the world for every person in the world to receive 53 bricks
  77. only 55% of Americans know that the sun is a star
  78. 80% of millionaires drive used cars
  79. the first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum
  80. the first book ever printed with a printing press was the Bible
  81. the Bible is also the most widely read and best selling book in the world
  82. you inhale around 700,000 of your own skin flakes every day
  83. most of the time, you breathe through only one nostril at a time
  84. “dreamt” is the only word in the English language to end in “mt”
  85. studies have shown that when you are thinking up a lie, you tend to look up and to the left (upper left)
  86. Californiahas issued at least 6 drivers licences to people named Jesus Christ
  87. the estimated number of M&Ms sold each day in the United States alone is 200 million
  88. a man named Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, Gadsby, which contains over 50,000 words- none of which contain the letter e
  89. in Scrabble, the most valuable word you can spell is “quartzy”
  90. the longest amount of time anyone went to jail for playing a video game was one month, when a man was arrested for playing Tetris on his mobile phone while on an airplane
  91. 18% of the US population cannot roll their tongue into a “U” shape
  92. no matter how hard you may try, it is impossible for you to kill yourself by holding your breath
  93. suicide statistics have shown that Monday is the favorite day for self destruction
  94. the US has 6 flags on the moon; they are all made of cloth or nylon, but have a wire frame around them to make it look like they’re flapping- if they didn’t have this frame, they would simply hang limp (no wind on the moon…)
  95. hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words
  96. American car horns beep in the tone of “F”
  97. in Chinese, “Coca Cola” translates to “make mouth happy”
  98. the mosquito causes the most deaths out of any insect
  99. the lighter was invented before the match
  100. Ben-Hur, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, and Titanic have earned more academy awards than any other movie- 11



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