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The average person wears a pair of pants for 22.6 months before getting rid of them.

Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand.

About one out of four injuries by athletes involve the wrist and hand.

The San Francisco cable cars are the only mobile national monuments.

When cooking at home, Americans are more likely to cook spaghetti with meat sauce than any other dish.

The world's cleanest air is in Tasmania.

Over the course of their lifetime, the average person will own 11 pieces of luggage.

During the 1830s, the Taj Mahal was scheduled to be torn down.

The average sink contains 3.2 unwashed dishes.

Twenty-two African-Americans received the Medal of Honor during the Civil war.

The world's chickens lay around 400,000,000,000 eggs each year.

The great European cathedrals are so solidly built that there is sometimes as much stone below ground as above it.

Leonardo da Vinci invented an alarm clock that woke the sleeper by gently rubbing their feet.

Popeye is 34 years old and weighs 158 pounds.

In Latin, the word "pencil" means "little tail."

A rattling noise in a car engine indicate 19 different mechanical problems.

The male northern fur seal can have as many as 100 mates per season.

Sunbeams that shine down through the clouds are called "crepuscular" rays.

The common mousetrap was invented by the same guy who invented the machine gun—Hiram Maxim.

The Eiffel Tower weighs approximately 9,441 tons.

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