Many hamsters blink one eye at a time.
Whitby, Ontario has more donut stores per capita than any other place in the world.
Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel with over 50,000 words, none of which containing the letter "e."
Bulls are color blind.
A can of Spam is opened every four seconds.
"Babe" was played by over 48 pigs.
Mosquitoes have 47 teeth.
The Poison Arrow frog has enough poison to kill 2,200 people.
The largest cabbage on record weighed 144 pounds.
Kidney stones come in any colorfrom yellow to brown.
The McDonalds at the SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario is the only one in the world that sells hot dogs.
The first episode of "Leave it to Beaver" aired on October 4, 1957.
The first flushing toilet seen on TV was on Leave it to Beaver. (However, only the tank was shown, not the bowl.)
Jerry Seinfeld's apartment number (on the show) is 5A. In the old episodes it was 3A.
The shortest commercial ever was only four frames of a second.
Pi has been calculated to 2,260,321,363 digits. The billionth digit in Pi is 9.
Babies are born without kneecaps. They appear when the child is 2-6 years of age.
An iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes.
A group of unicorns is called a blessing.
A group of kangaroos is called a mob.
A group of owls is called a parliament.
A group of ravens is called a murder.
Twelve or more cows is called a "flink."
The average garden-variety caterpillar has 248 muscles in its head.
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
Alfred Hitchcock had no belly button for it was eliminated during surgery.
The average human produces 10,000 gallons of saliva in a lifetime.
A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
Cranberry Jell-0 is the only kind that contains real fruit.
The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.
Every time you lick a stamp you consume 1/10 of a calorie.
The pound sign (#) is called an octothorpe.
Maine is the toothpick capital of the world.
Emus can't walk backwards.
New Jersey has a spoon museum with over 5,400 spoons from almost all the states.
There was once a town in West Virginia called "6."
Singapore only has one train station.
Napoleon made his battle plans in a sandbox.
The green stuff on the occasional freak potato chip is chlorophyll.
If you ate too many carrots you would turn orange.
The force of one billion people jumping at the same time is equal to 500 tons of TNT.
Howdy Doody had 48 freckles.
Hilary Clinton once said, "We are the President."
The percent of women who wash their hands after leaving a restroom is 80%.
The percent of men who wash their hands after using a restroom is 55%.
There are 333 toilet paper squares on a toilet paper roll.
"Jaws" is the most common name for a goldfish.
On an average work day, a typist's fingers travel 12.6 miles.
The average American eats two donuts a day.
The longest word in the Old Testament is "Malhershalahashbaz."
The longest time a person has been in a coma is 37 years.
Every minute in the U.S. six people turn 17.
It takes the Where's Waldo artist one month to complete a drawing.
2,500 lefties die each year using products designed for righties.
A baby is born every seven seconds.
Ten tons of space dust falls on the Earth every day.
Blue and white are the most common school colors.
Swimming pools in Phoenix, Arizona, pick up 20 pounds of dust a year.
The first message tapped by Samuel Morse over his invention the telegraph was: "What hath God wrought?"
The first words spoken by over Alexander Bell over the telephone were: "Watson, please come here. I want you."
The first words spoken by Thomas Edison over the phonograph were: "Mary had a little lamb."
The three words in the English language with the letters "uu" are: vacuum, residuum and continuum.
A baby in Florida was named: Truewilllaughinglifebuckyboomermanifestdestiny. His middle name is George James.
In a normal lifetime an American will eat 200 pounds of peanuts and 10,000 pounds of meat.
A new book is published every 13 minutes in America.
America's best selling ice cream flavor is vanilla.
Americans eat 18 billion hot dogs a year.
Americans eat 134 pounds of sugar a year.
Every year the sun loses 360 million tons.
You can tell if a skunk is about if you smell only .000000000000071 ounce of its spray.
Animal breeders in Russia once claimed to have bred sheep with blue wool.
A dog in East Africa says "woo-woo."
A dog in Bangkok says "bahk-bahk."
A dog in Japan says "wan-wan."
A dog in Russia says "gahf-gahft."
A cow in Thailand says "oo-ah."
A cat in Japan says "neow."
A cat in Thailand says "mao."
A pig Japan says "moo-moo."
A pig in Thailand says "oot-oot."
A pig in Russia says "ha-roo."
A rooster in Germany says "ay-ee-ache-ache."
Penguins are the only bird that can leap into the air like porpoises.
India has 50 million monkeys.
By some unknown means, an iguana can end its own life.
Americans spend around $3 billion for cat and dog food a year.
Pigs can cover a mile in 7.5 minutes when running at top speed.
You breathe about 10 million times a year.
The colder the room you sleep in, the better the chances are that you'll have a bad dream.
The first non-human to win an Oscar was Mickey Mouse.
Lee Harvey Oswald was booked with mugshot number 54018.
The Gulf Stream could carry a message in a bottle at an average of four miles per hour.
The bulls-eye on a dartboard must be 5 feet 8 inches off the ground.
The foot is the most common body part bitten by insects.
The most common time for a wake up call is 7 a.m.
The doorbell was invented in 1831.
The electric shaver was patented on November 6, 1928.
Japan is the largest exporter of frog's legs.
There are seven points on the Statue of Liberty's crown.
The shell constitutes 12 percent of an egg's weight.
A squid has 10 tentacles.
A snail's reproductive organs are in its head.
A cow's only sweat glands are in its nose.
The world "and" appears 46,277 times in the Bible.
The telephone's U.S. patent number is 174 465.
There are 17 steps leading up to Sherlock Holmes' apartment.
When a horned toad is angry, it squirts blood from its eyes.
Napoleon was terrified of cats.
The typical American eats 263 eggs a year.
The fastest growing nail is on the middle finger.
The human body weighs 40 times more than the brain.
A person swallows approximately 295 times while eating dinner.
The oldest known vegetable is the pea.
The avocado has the most calories of any fruit.
The first zoo in the USA was in Philadelphia.
The letter "n" ends all Japanese words not ending in a vowel.
France has the highest per capita consumption of cheese.
The hardest bone in the human body is the jawbone.
4,000 people are injured by teapots each year.
The typical American consumes 27 pounds of cheese each year.
The shortest English word that contains the letters A, B, C, D, E, and F is "feedback."
The state of California raises the most turkeys out of all of the states.
George Washington Carver invented peanut butter.
A scallop has 35 blue eyes.
The left leg of a chicken in more tender than the right one.
The only dog that doesn't have a pink tongue is the chow.
The giraffe has the highest blood pressure of any animal.
The dumbest domesticated animal is the turkey.
Russia has the most movie theaters in the world.
The strongest muscle in the human body is the tongue.
The most fatal car accidents occur on Saturday.
Gabriel Fahrenheit invented the mercury thermometer.
The mongoose was barred live entry into the U.S. in 1902.
Goldfish swallowing started at Harvard in 1939.
Dry fish food can make goldfish constipated.
Your urine will turn bright yellow if you eat too much asparagus.
Before Prohibition, Shlitz Brewery owned more property in Chicago than anyone else, except the Catholic church.
If you put a raisin in a glass of champagne, it will keep floating to the top and sinking to the bottom.
Kermit the Frog is left-handed.
Nondairy creamer is flammable.
Dr. Seuss and Kurt Vonnegut went to college together.
If you can see a rainbow you must have your back to the sun.
The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days of yore when the engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.
It's rumored that sucking on a copper penny will cause a breathalyzer to read 0.
Dogs and humans are the only animals with prostates.
The fingerprints of koala bears are virtually indistinguishable from those of humans, so much so that they could be confused at a crime scene.
In the four major US professional sports (baseball, basketball, football, and hockey), there are only seven teams whose nicknames do not end with an "S."
Basketball: The Miami Heat, The Utah Jazz, The Orlando Magic. Baseball: The Boston Red Sox, The Chicago White Sox. Hockey: The Colorado Avalanche, The Tampa Bay Lightning. Football: None.
Beelzebub, another name for the devil, is Hebrew for "Lord of the Flies." That's where the book's title came from.
It is believed that Shakespeare was 46 around the time that the King James Version of the Bible was written. In Psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is shake and the 46th word from the last word is spear.
The ship, the Queen Elizabeth 2, should always be written as QE2. QEII is the actual queen.
There were no squirrels on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts until 1989.
The correct response to the Irish greeting, "Top of the morning to you," is "and the rest of the day to yourself."
The Les Nessman character on the TV series WKRP in Cincinnati wore a Band-Aid in every episode, either on himself, his glasses or his clothing.
Columbia University is the second largest landowner in New York City, after the Catholic Church.
When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home to a sellout crowd, the stadium becomes the state's third largest city.
John Larroquette of "Night Court" was the narrator of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre."
In 1963, baseball pitcher Gaylord Perry remarked, "They'll put a man on the moon before I hit a home run." On July 20, 1969, a few hours after Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, Gaylord Perry hit his first, and only, home run.
Ohio is listed as the 17th state in the U.S., but technically it is Number 47. Until August 7, 1953, Congress forgot to vote on a resolution to admit Ohio to the Union.
When Saigon fell, the signal for all Americans to evacuate was Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" being played on the radio.
The dome on Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home, conceals a billiards room. In Jefferson's day, billiards were illegal in Virginia.
Whales die if their echo system fails.
Florida's beaches lose 20 million cubic yards of sand annually.
Weevils are more resistant to poisons in the morning than at night.
Cacao, the main ingredient of chocolate, is the most pest-ridden tree in the jungle.
In deep space most lubricants will disappear.
There are 35 million digestive glands in the stomach.
In 1800, only 50 cities on Earth had a population of more than 100,000.
It is possible for any American citizen to give whatever name he or she chooses to any unnamed mountain or hill in the United States.
King Henry III of France, Louis XVI of France and Napoleon all suffered from ailurophobiafear of cats.
The principality of Monaco consists of 370 acres.
A rat can go without water longer than a camel.
During the time of Peter the Great, any Russian man who had a beard was required to pay a special tax.
Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the U.S. treasury.
The smartest dogs are the Jack Russell terrier and Scottish border collie. Dumbest: Afgan hound.
The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.
The amount American Airlines saved in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class: $40,000.
City with the most Rolls Royces per capita: Hong Kong.
State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska.
Percentage of Africa that is wilderness28%. Percentage of North America that is wilderness38%.
Average number of days a West German goes without washing his underwear: 7.
The only President to win a Pulitzer Prize was John Kennedy for "Profiles in Courage."
The world's youngest parents were eight and nine and lived in China in 1910.
The only 15-letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable."
"Hang on Sloopy" is the official rock song of Ohio.
The airplane Buddy Holly died in was a Beech Bonanza.
When opossums are "playing 'possum," they are not playing. They actually pass out from sheer terror.
The main library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.
Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them would burn their houses downhence the expression "to get fired."
Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th. The last signature wasn't added until five years later.
The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are useable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.
In every episode of "Seinfeld" there is a Superman somewhere.
The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado.
No NFL team that plays its home games in a domed stadium ever won a Superbowluntil the St. Louis Rams in 2000.
The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan."