Tuesday, November 13, 2007


Saturday mail delivery in Canada was eliminated by Canada
Post on February 1, 1969!

In Tokyo , a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less
than 50 minutes!

There are 18 different animal shapes in the Animal Crackers
cookie zoo!

Should there be a crash, Prince Charles and Prince William
never travel on the same airplane as a precaution!

Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per
second!

The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache on a
standard playing card!

There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos!

There is one slot machine in Las Vegas for every eight
inhabitants!

The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the fashion in
Renaissance Florence to shave them off!

Every day 20 banks are robbed. The average take is $2,500!

The most popular first name in the world is Muhammad!

Tablecloths were originally meant to be served as towels with
which dinner guests could wipe their hands and faces after eating!

Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a
restaurant is considered an insult!

One car out of every 230 made was stolen last year!

The names of Popeye's four nephews are Pipeye, Peepeye,
Pupeye, and Poopeye!

Until the nineteenth century, solid blocks of tea were used as
money in Siberia !

The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts three naked men with their
hands on each other's shoulders!

When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per
hour. To photograph the event, a camera must shoot at a millionth
of a second!

A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57,285 gallons of fuel!

A car uses 1.6 ounces of gas idling for one minute. Half an ounce
is used to start the average automobile!

The Philadelphia mint produces 26 million pennies per day!

A lightning bolt generates temperatures five times hotter than
those found at the sun's surface!

A violin contains about 70 separate pieces of wood!

It is estimated that 4 million "junk" telephone calls, phone
solicitations by persons or programmed machine are made every day in the United States !

It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it
never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times!

Forest fires move faster uphill than downhill!

Almost half the newspapers in the world are published in the
United States and Canada !

The two-foot long bird called a Kea that lives in New Zealand
likes to eat the strips of rubber around car windows!

Most lipstick contains fish scales!

Skepticisms is the longest word that alternates hands when typing!

One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen!

It's illegal to drink beer out of a bucket while you're sitting on a
curb in St. Louis !

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum!

No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half!

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