Staying still, and being calm will actually make the body float in the quicksand because the body is less dense than the quicksand is On average, a Canadian girl owns seven Barbie dolls, whereas an American girl owns eight A piece of French toast that was partially eaten by Justin Timberlake sold on e Bay The Olympic was the sister ship of the Titanic, and she provided twenty-five years of service Atari had to bury millions of unsold "E.
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Peanut, was created during a contest for schoolchildren in 1916 Most lipstick contains fish scales The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the english language The expression cooked "al dente" means "to the tooth." What this means is that the pasta should be somewhat firm, and offer some resistance to the tooth, but should also be tender Of married couples, 70% of men and 60% of women have cheated on their spouse No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes The first couple to be shown on a sitcom sleeping in the same bed was "Mary Kay and Johnny." Asthma affects one in fifteen children under the age of eighteen A one ounce milk chocolate bar has 6 mg of caffeine Throughout the South, peanuts were known as "Monkey Nuts," and "Goober peas," before the civil war Scallops have approximately 100 eyes around the edge of its shell In 1810, Peter Durand invented the tin can for preserving food The fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth is called Arachibutyrophobia Men in their early twenties shave an average of four times a week Colour is not an indicator for the taste or ripeness in cranberries Each year there are approximately 20 billion coconuts produced worldwide A chicken with red earlobes will produce brown eggs, and a chicken with white earlobes will produce white eggs Not all polar bears hibernate; only pregnant females polar bears do There is a restaurant in Stockholm that only offers all-garlic products.
They even have a garlic cheesecake Serving ice cream on cherry pie was once illegal in Kansas Superman The Escape rollercoaster, located in California at Six Flags Magic Mountain, goes from 0 to 100 miles per hour in only 7 seconds Five thousandths of a millimeter is the tolerance of accuracy at the LEGO mould factories 2.5 cans of Spam are consumed every second in the United States In 1836, Mexican General Santa Anna held an elaborate state funeral for his amputated leg.
Since the word for Christ in the Greek language is Xristos, which starts with the letter "X," they started putting the X in place of Christ and came up with the short form for the word Christmas Dipsomania refers to an insatiable craving for alcoholic beverages China has more English speakers than the United States Pitcher Darold Knowles once pitched all seven games of one World Series In a day, kids in the U. that are between the ages of 2 - 8 spend 28 minutes of their time coloring The Ancient Greek women made a type of cheek blush by painting their cheeks with herbal pastes which was made out of crushed berries and seeds Herbert Hoover, who was the 31st president of the United Stated, turned over all the Federal salary checks he received to charity during the 47 years he was in government Macadamia nuts are not sold in their shells because it takes 300 pounds per square inch of pressure to break the shell Japan has approximately 200 volcanoes and is home to 10% of the active volcanoes in the world Before 1928, yo-yos used to be called bandalores in the United States The only South East Asian country that has never been colonized by a Western Power is Thailand In 1631, two London bible printers accidentally left the word "not" out of the seventh commandment, which then read, "Thou shalt commit adultery." This legendary book is now known as the "Wicked Bible." The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar an England in 1896.
Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes Irish Wolfhound dogs have a short lifespan and live about 7-8 years When Queen Elizabeth I of England died she owned over 3,000 gowns Female alligators lay about 40 eggs that hatch in 60 - 70 days The nickname for a Japanese businessmen is "Salarymen." Emus cannot walk backwards The external tank on space shuttles is not painted.
Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself." The cross bow was invented by the Chinese and records of its usage goes back to as far as the Three Kingdom Period (220 a.d.-280 a.d.).
It is estimated that by the end of 2000, there has been 142,600 tonnes of gold mined in the world One-third pound stalk of broccoli contains more vitamin C than 204 apples The Flintstones cartoon was the first thirty-minute cartoon to be aired during prime time The abbreviation Xmas for the word Christmas is of Greek origin.
inches 500,000 tons of dog excrement are dumped annually on the streets of Paris Hydrogen gas is the least dense substance in the world, at 0.08988g/cc In Belgium, there is a museum just for strawberries The Simpsons is the longest running prime-time animated series on television history The more a person struggles to get out of quicksand the faster they will sink.It is now viewed in some countries as a time to get merchandise from stores at reduced prices Crayola is a French word that means "Oily chalk." Every year, Burger King restaurants prepare over 950,000 pounds of bacon for their breakfast customers Isaac Newton used to be a member of parliament Dumbest Dog: Afghan hound At just four years old Mozart was able to learn a piece of music in half an hour It would take twenty new mid-size cars to generate the same amount of pollution that a mid-size 1960's car did.The honey badger can withstand hundreds of bee stings that would otherwise kill another animal There are 500,000 detectable earthquakes in the world each year Black pepper is the most popular spice in the world In Greece, the climate is so warm that many of the cinemas do not even have roofs The word "moose" comes from the native Algonquian Indian word meaning "twig eater." All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the bill An armadillo can walk under water There are over one hundred billion galaxies with each galaxy having billions of stars The Uape Indians, who live in the Amazon, mix the ashes of their recently cremated relatives with alcohol, then all members of the family drink the mix with fond memories of the deceased The word "diamond" comes from the Greek word "adamas," which means "unconquerable." On average, a typical dairy cow lies down and stands up about 14 times a day For the movie "Tootsie" actor Dustin Hoffman thought of the title. The scent is believed to come from a gland located near the tail In 1894 the first big Coke sign was found on the side of a building located in Cartersville, Georgia, and still exists today The longest distance a deepwater lobster has been recorded to travel is 225 miles Orcas (killer whales), when traveling in groups, breathe in unison The Great Pyramids used to be as white as snow because they were encased in a bright limestone that has worn off over the years NASCAR stands for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing Percentage of American men who say they would marry the same woman if they had it to do all over again: 80% Paul Hunn holds the record for the loudest burp, which was 118.1 decibels, which is as loud as a chainsaw A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana There are six million parts in the Boeing 747-400. S., over one million gallons of cosmetics, drinks, and lotions are sold that contain aloe in them per year Sugar Bear (the mascot for Golden Crisps cereal) was born in 1963 The Tonle Sap River in Cambodia flows north for almost half the year and then south for the rest of the year Japanese research has concluded that moderate drinking can boost IQ levels For more than 3,000 years, Carpenter ants have been used to close wounds in India, Asia and South America Baskin Robbins plain vanilla ice cream is the number one selling flavour and accounts for a quarter of their sales Elizabeth Taylor has appeared on the cover of Life magazine more than anyone else The typical lead pencil can draw a line that is thirty five miles long The word "toy" comes from an old English word that means "tool." Smokers are twice as likely to develop lower back pain than non-smokers Humans are born with 300 bones in their body, however when a person reaches adulthood they only have 206 bones. was Liberty One out of 20 people have an extra rib 44% of kids watch television before they go to sleep In 1865, the U. Secret Service was first established for the specific purpose to combat the counterfeiting of money Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents In 1967, the IMAX film system was invented by Canadian Ivan Grame Ferguson to premier at Expo 67. Jenga is a Swahili word, meaning "to build." Cinderella is known as Rashin Coatie in Scotland, Zezolla in Italy, and Yeh-hsien in China The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan." The fur of the binturong, also known as the "Asian Bear Cat," smells like popcorn.
It also has 6,900 mirror squares on it The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses An average city dog lives approximately three years longer than an average country dog On average, falling asleep while driving results in 550 accidents per day in the United States Scatologists are experts who study feces. crap, dung, dookie, dumps, feces, excrement, etc.) Pumpkins contain potassium and vitamin A The greatest mountain range is the Mid-Ocean Ridge, extending 64,374 km from the Arctic Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean Pepsi got its name from the ingredient pepsin, which is said to aid in digestion, however, it is not known The spray WD-40 got its name because there were forty attempts needed before the creation of the "water displacing" substance Contrary to popular beliefs, chocolate does not cause acne Detroit, Michigan has more registered bowlers than any other city in the USA The fastest moving land snake is the Black Mamba, which can move up to 7 miles per hour Annually Americans eat 45 million turkeys at Thanksgiving Rabbits can live up to ten years The average life span of a single red blood cell is 120 days Over 250 million Slinky toys have been sold since its debut in 1946 In 1961, Italian artist Piero Manzoni packed his feces in cans, signed and mounted them, and then sold them as art The last thing Elvis Presley ate before he died was four scoops of ice cream and 6 chocolate chip cookies Some Chinese chopsticks contain gold as on of their materials The chances of making two holes-in-one in a round of golf are one in 67 million The watch was invented by Peter Henlein of Nuremberg in 1510.