Hair grows slowest at night and fastest in the morning.
About 1,000 new soft drinks are launched inevery year, of which only a small number survive.
The color in a butterfly’s wings does not come from pigment but from absorption and reflection of light in the wing scales.
67% of Americans do not trust American media. http://www.stage6. com/Liberty/ video/1689872/
The administrative code ofstill requires that hitching posts be located in front of City Hall.
Texting (SMS) is a 100 Billion dollar a year industry. It equals the hollywood movie box office revenues, the global music industry revenues and videogaming revenues around the world. Combined.
http://gthing. net/the-true- cost-of-sms- messages/
The word “dude” was coined byand his friends. It is a combination of the words “duds” and “attitude”.
The black seeds found inside a papaya are edible and have a spicy, pepper-like flavor.
There are a total of 4,378 generic characters that were available for the animators to pull from library when making crowd scenes in ““.
The largest butterfly in the world is the Giant Birdwing from the. The female can have a wing span of over 12 inches.
Americans eat less than one serving of fruit and only 1.5 servings of vegetables per day. 45% eat no fruit, and 10% don’t eat either fruit or vegetables.
Tiger Woods took his first swing at a golf ball when he was nine months old.
The Chinese discard 3,000,000,000 plastic bags each day. http://www.cnn. com/2008/ WORLD/asiapcf/ 01/09/ch
The U.S. will phase out 100-watt incandescent bulbs starting in 2012, 75-watt bulbs in 2013 and 60-watt bulbs in 2014.
has 108 toxic waste dumps, the most of any state.
has 9,000 benches, 36 bridges and arches, 21 playgrounds and 125 drinking fountains.
A hemidemisemiquaver is a sixty-fourth note.
More than 110,000 marriage licenses are issued ineach year. There are no blood tests and no waiting period. The Marriage License Bureau is open from 8 a.m. til midnight, Sunday through Thursday and 24 hours a day on Friday and Saturday. The most popular wedding days are and .
40% of people admitted to checking email in the middle of the night. http://tinyurl. com/2axyqv
The first wheeled roller coaster was invented in 1784 in.
Waves hit the shore with a force of about 50 pounds per square inch.
Nuclear-powered attack submarines can dive to 2,000 feet. http://www.wired. com/wired/ archive/12. 12/dive.html
is the home of the historic Espiritu Santo Springs, given this name in 1539 by the Spanish explorer . He was searching for the legendary Fountain of Youth. The natural springs have attracted attention worldwide for their curative powers.
Rhythm and syzygy are the longest English words without vowels.
On April 5, 1978, triplets were born to an Israeli Arab at the Assaf Harofeh Hospital. The parents named the triplets Carter, Begin and Sadat.
The names of over half the states come from Native American languages.is the Ute tribe’s name for themselves while means “planted field” in Iroquois.
In trucking circles, a “bumper sticker” is a tailgater.
‘s best friend in high school was , Jr.
Potato chips are the top selling snack in the U.S. They are a part of lunch 32% of the time, and dinner 18%.
has its own time zone (Hawaiian Standard Time).
Temperatures can drop 20 degrees or more near totality during a solar eclipse.
, Rhodes Scholar, was a military helicopter pilot and gold glove boxer.
Inthe town folk celebrate “Mike the Headless Chicken Day”. A farmer named L.A. Olsen cut off Mike’s head on September 10, 1945 in anticipation of a chicken dinner and Mike supposedly lived for 4 years without a head.
A teabag making machine has about 2,500 moving parts.
Some of the names considered byfor “ “: Scrappy, Doleful, Crabby, Wistful, Dumpy, Soulful, Tearful, Snappy, Helpful, Gaspy, Gloomy, Busy, Dirty, Awful, Dizzy, Shifty and Biggy-Wiggy
The term “dashboard” dates back to horse-and-buggy days when dashing horses kicked up mud, splashing the passengers riding behind them. The dashboard was devised to protect them and the term carried forward to the horseless carriage.
Georgia is the nation’s number one producer of the three Ps–peanuts, pecans, and peaches.
Water forms a floating bridge when exposed to high voltage.
http://www.physorg. com/news11019184 7.html
40% of Americans plan their vacations around having e-mail access.
According to the, every cigarette smoked by a person knocks 11 minutes off their life.
A mickey is the ratio of computer mouse movement to onscreen cursor movement.
The US government spends more on interest than on homeland security, education and healthcare combined.
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The body has 60,000 miles of blood vessels.
Mona Lisa doesn’t have any eyebrows b/c back in them days not having ’em was a sign of beauty.
On average people buy new shoes every 1.6 years, but throw out shoes every 3.7 year.
49% of New Yorkers believe 9/11 was planned. http://www.stage6. com/LoneWolf/ video/2221782/
A new species of octopus was found 8,500 feet below sea level. http://www.wired. com/wired/ archive/12. 12/dive.html
Texas state commissioner of agriculture Jim Hightower, in a speech to the Dallas Chamber of Commerce in March 1986, declared that “The only difference between a pigeon and the American farmer today is that a pigeon can still make a deposit on a John Deere”.