is really 1 1/2 by 3
that at any one time around 0.7% of the world’s population is
Each king in a deck
of playing cards represents a great king from history: Spades
= David ; Clubs
Alexander the Great
; Hearts = Charlemagne ;
40% of McDonald’s
profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.
including identical twins, has a unique eye and tongue print
along with their finger print.
The "spot" on the
7-Up logo comes from its inventor who had red eyes. He was an
315 entries in
Webster’s 1996 dictionary were misspelled.
The "save" icon in
Microsoft Office programs shows a floppy disk with the shutter
Camel’s have three
On average, 12
newborns will be given to the wrong parents every
Booth’s brother once saved the life of Abraham Lincoln’s
Warren Beatty and
Shirley McLaine are brother and sister.
Chocolate can kill
dogs; it directly affects their heart and nervous
Daniel Boone hated
Playing cards were
issued to British pilots in WWII. If captured, they could be
soaked in water and unfolded to reveal a map
55.1% of all US
prisoners are in prison for drug offenses.
contains fish scales.
whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark’s stomach
from underneath, causing the shark to
pronounced his name "soyce".
Slugs have four
Ketchup was sold
in the 1830s as medicine.
The Three Wise
Monkeys have names: Mizaru (See no evil), Mikazaru (Hear no
evil), and Mazaru (Speak no evil).
India has a Bill
of Rights for cows.
If you sneeze too
hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze,
you can rupture a blood vessel in your
head or neck and
die. If you keep your eyes open by force, they can pop out.
(DON’T TRY IT, DUMBASS)
California gold rush of 1849, miners sent their laundry to
Honolulu for washing and pressing. Due to the
extremely high costs in California during these boom years, it
was deemed more feasible to send their shirts to
Hawaii for servicing.
saved $40,000 in 1987 by taking out an olive from First Class
M&Ms are sold each day in the United States.
Because metal was
scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of
Over a course of
about eleven years, the sun’s magnetic poles switch places.
This cycle is called "Solarmax".