COOL FACTS
  1. Thomas Edison, who invented the lightbulb, was afraid of the dark.
  2. Most American car horns honk in the key of F, which is also the same key as a telephone dial tone.
  3. A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 68 years, from 1922-1990. They started after a 300-pound hog fell on top of him while he was getting ready to slaughter it. The hiccups stopped when he was 96, about a year before he died.
  4. In an average lifetime the average American receives 31 prank phone calls.
  5. Olive oil can be used as a hair conditioner.
  6. What does a soldier keep in a frog? His bayonet
  7. The first bar of chocolate was produced by Cadbury in England in 1842.
  8. Coca-cola has never been patented because to do that they would have to reveal the formula.
  9. Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in the early 1900s.
  10. What planet has 1,600 volcanoes? Venus
  11. Honey is the only food that doesn't spoil.
  12. In England, in the 1880's, "Pants" was considered a dirty word.
  13. Damaged bills that are torn in half are still legal tender. They can be taken to a bank to be replaced.
  14. All cows are female. Male "cows" are called bulls.
  15. At least 9 million other people in the world have the same birthday as you.
  16. In Disney's Fantasia, the Sorcerer name is Yensid which is Disney backwards.
  17. The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
  18. What is the dot over the letter 'i' called? A tittle.
  19. A snail can sleep for 3 years.
  20. Elvis had a twin brother named Garon, who died at birth, which is why Elvis' middle name was spelled Aron; in honor of his brother.
  21. If you keep certain types of a Goldfish in the dark room, they will eventually turn white.
  22. Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
  23. It is impossible for most people to lick their own elbow.
  24. Like with fingerprints, everybody has a different tongue print.
  25. What is Epcot an acronym for? Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow.
  26. There are a lot more chickens than people in the world.
  27. A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
  28. Who is the Greek god of music? Apollo
  29. The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum.
  30. Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
  31. The word Christmas is Old English, a contraction of Christ's Mass.
  32. What country owns the island of Bermuda? Great Britain
  33. A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second
  34. The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
  35. Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!.
  36. Charlie Brown's dad was a barber.
  37. The mask used by Michael Myers in the original Halloween movie was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white.
  38. Where were orange trees first grown? China
  39. The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.
  40. More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world.
  41. The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." uses every letter in the alphabet.
  42. What singer recorded an album named "The IRS Tapes; Who'll Buy My Memories" to help pay his $16.7 million tax bill? Willie Nelson
  43. Snakes can't blink.
  44. What singer's birthday (February 6th) is a national holiday in Jamaica? Bob Marley
  45. Frank and Ethel Mars introduced the Snickers bar in 1929. They named it after their family's horse.
  46. American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
  47. Espresso has significantly less caffeine per ounce than regular coffee.
  48. The full name for the City of Los Angeles' is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula"
  49. Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone!.
  50. What is Laser an acronym for? Light Amplification by Stimulated Emissions of Radiation
  51. Pearls melt in vinegar.
  52. A shrimp's heart is in its head.
  53. There are 1200 varieties of Watermelon.
  54. Every person has a unique tongue print.
  55. Some lipstick contains fish scales.
  56. What is Radar an acronym for? Radio Detection And Ranging
  57. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
  58. All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.
  59. One kilogram of roasted coffee requires 4,000 - 5,000 coffee beans.
  60. The dot over the lower case i is called a Tittle.
  61. Maine is the toothpick capital of the world.
  62. The starfish is one of the only animals who can turn it's stomach inside-out.
  63. Women's hearts beat faster than male hearts.
  64. Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
  65. What is Scuba an acronym for? Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus
  66. Roosters cannot crow if they cannot extend their necks.
  67. Marilyn Monroe had six toes.
  68. Your heart beats with enough strength to shoot blood a distance of 30 feet.
  69. Which land did Puff The Magic Dragon live in? Honalee
  70. Los Angeles used to be known as "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles".
  71. In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.
  72. Lizzie Borden was acquitted.
  73. Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep him cool. He changed it every 2 innings.
  74. The name for Oz in the "Wizard of Oz" was thought up Frank Baum (the author of the book) looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z.
  75. The United States is actually a "republic", not a "democracy", because people elect representatives to cast their votes in our best interest.
  76. Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
  77. Which element on the periodic table has the shortest name? Tin
  78. Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."
  79. When did the The Grand Canyon become a national monument? 1908
  80. Lincoln Logs were invented by Frank Lloyd Wright's son.
  81. It is a myth that chocolate causes acne.
  82. Elephants can't jump.
  83. What was the first company to sell a DVD player in the USA? Sony
  84. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
  85. What is calcium carbonate normally known as? Chalk
  86. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
  87. It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  88. Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
  89. Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day.
  90. Almonds are members of the peach family.
  91. Where did Robin Hood live? Nottingham
  92. There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple, silver, or month.
  93. A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
  94. Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
  95. No piece of dry paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
  96. It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year's supply of footballs.
  97. What are Cinderella's wicked stepsisters names? Drizella and Anastasia
  98. In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
  99. The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.
  100. The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the "General Purpose" vehicle, G.P.
  101. When did milk delivery to homes begin? 1942
  102. At room temperature, an apple will ripen 6-10 times faster than in the refrigerator.
  103. In Tokyo, they sell toupees for dogs.
  104. Giraffes have no vocal chords.
  105. Alexander the Great was an epileptic.
  106. What sort of creature is a bustard? A bird
  107. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
  108. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  109. Christmas became a national holiday in America on June, 26, 1870.
  110. A group of owls is called a parliament.
  111. At the first Thanksgiving dinner Lobster was one of the main entrees.
  112. Which animal produces the biggest baby? Blue Whale
  113. Amelia Earhart's mother was the first woman to climb Pikes Peak in Colorado in 1890.
  114. The fingerprints of koala bears are almost indistinguishable from those of humans.
  115. George Washington was the only president never to live in the White House, nor did he ever live in Washington, DC.
  116. There weren't any ponies in the Pony Express, only horses.
  117. It takes about 400 cacao beans to create 1 lb of chocolate.
  118. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
  119. Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
  120. Contrary to urban legend, tests show that a duck's quack does echo.
  121. The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from back in the days when the fire engines were pulled by horses. The horses could walk up straight staircases, so they made them circular.
  122. The first toilet ever seen on television was on "Leave It To Beaver".
  123. The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons.
  124. What politician is credited with popularizing the phrase "information superhighway"? Al Gore.
  125. What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common? They were all invented by women.
  126. If you stretch a standard Slinky out flat it measures 87 feet long.
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