Fun Facts

Here are some fun facts:

1. Did you know that there is 1,525,000,000 Telephone wires strung across the U.S.?

2.Did you know that Babe Ruth kept a cabbage leaf under his hat during a baseball game and changed it every 2 innings!

3.Did you know that one of the main ingredients in shiney lipstick is Fish Scales!(Dont be grossed out by this beacause they are cleaned and cleaned until perfection!)

4.Did You Know that 123,000,000 cars are being Driven along the US Highways!

5.Did you Know that 160 Cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the worlds widest road!

6.Did you know that 166,875,000,000 pieces of mail are delivered each year in the US!

7.Did you know that 56,000,000 go to Major Leage baseball Each year!

8.Did you know that 85,000,000 tons of paper are used each year in the US!

9.Did you know that a 10-gallon hat only holds 6 pints!

10.Did you know that a cat has 32 muscles in each ear!

11.Did you know that a company in Taiwan makes dinnerwear out of wheat, so you can eat your plate!

12.Did you know that a dime has 118 ridges around the edge!

13.Did you know that a dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours!

14.Did you know that a giraffe can go without water longer than a camel can!

15.Did you know that a goldfish has a memory span of 3 seconds!

16.Did you know that a hummingbird weighs less than a penny!

17.Did you know that a jellyfish is 95% water!

18.Did you know that a shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes!

19.Did you know that a quarter has 119 ridges on its edge, 1 more ridge than a dime!

20.Did you know that a sneeze travels out of your mouth at over 100 mies per hour!

21.Did you know that all 50 states are listed accross the Lincoln Memorial, which is on the back of the $5 bill!

22.Did you know that all porcupines float in water!

23.Did you know that America once issued a 5 cent bill!

24.Did you know that ancient egyptians slept on pillows made of stone!

25.Did you know that an average person laughs at least 15 times a day!

26.Did you know that an iguana can last under water for 28 minutes!

27.Did you know that and ostrichs eye is bigger than its brain?

28. Did you know that termites are blind?

29. Did you know that butterflies can see red green, and yellow?

30.did you know that sherlock Holmes NEVER said “Elementary, my dear Watson.”

31. Did you know that you burn more calories sleeping than watching TV?

32. Did you know that US Dollar bills are made out of cotton and linen?

33. Did you know that 315 entries in the Webster’s 1996 dictionary were mispelled?

34. Did you know that Camels have 3 eyelids?

35. Did you know that, on adverage, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents every day?

36. Did you know that chocolate can kill dogs? It directly affects there heart and nervous system.

37. Did you know that slugs have four noses?

38. Did you know that Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing into the sharks stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode?

39.  Did you know thatevery person, including identical twins, has a unique eye and tongue print along with their finger print.

40. Did you know that Ketchup was sold in the 1830’s as medicine?

41. Did you know that India has a Bill of Rights for cows?

42. Did you know that American Airlines saves $40,000 in 1987 by taking out an olive from First Class salads?

43. Did you know that cocunuts kill 150 people each year?

44. Did you know that the “57″ on the Heinz ketchup bottle represents the number of pickle types the company once had?

45. Did you know if you put a drop of liquor on a scorpion, it would instantly go mad and sting itself to death?

46. Did you know that a snail can sleep for 3 years?

47. Did you know that the adverage raindrop falls at 7 miles per hour?

48. Did you know that every day ,7% of the US eats at McDonalds ?

49. Did you know that China has more people speaking English than the United States?

50. Did you know that 11% of the world is left-handed?

51. Did you know that starfish have no brain?

52. Did you know that the peanut is one of the ingrediets for dynamite?

53. Did you know that elephants only sleep for 2 hours each day?

54. Did you know that there are about 450 kinds of cheese in the world?

55. Did you know that the Hawaiian alphabet only has 12 letters?

56. Did you know that a shrimps hearth is in its head?

57. Did you know that when you sneeze, your heart stops for a millisecond?

58. Did you know that Julius Caesar’s autograph is worth $2,000,000

59. Did you know that pearls melt in vinegar?

60. Did you know that Abraham Lincoln’s ghost is said to haunt the White House?

61. Did you know that dolphins can sleep with one eye open?

62. Did you know that in Iceland, a Big Mac costs $5.50

63. Did you know that the adverage person falls asleep in 7 minutes?

64. Did you know that a Jellyfish is 95% water?

65. Did you know that Switzerland has a square flag?

66. Did you know that fortune cookies were made in America?

67. Did you know that the adverage american drinks 600 cans of soda each year?

68. Did you know that the elephant is the only mammal that CANT jump?

69. Did you know that honeybees have hair on there eyes?

70. In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere…usually in Jerry’s living room.

71. Whenever you crack your knuckles, it’s nitrogen bubbles popping.

72. Dragonflies are one of the fastest insects, flying 50 to 60 mph.

73. Humans are the only primates that don’t have pigments in the palms.

74. A dairy cow can produce 5 gallons of ice cream a day!

75. There are only 12 letters in the Hawaiian alphabet!

76. Did you know that dolphins sleep with 1 eye open?

77. “Dreamt” is the only english word that ends in the letters “mt”

78. Did you know that honeybees have hair on their eyes?

79. Did you know that in 1983 a Japanese artist made an exact copy of the Mona Lisa on toast?

80. Did you know that it is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open?

81. Did you know that more people have blue toothbrushes than red ones?

82. Money is not made out of paper, it is made out of cotton.

83. Most cows give more milk while they are listening to music.

84. No word in the English language rhymes with mouth, orange, silver, and purple.

85. Over 1000 birds die every year by smashing into windows.

86. Recycling 1 glass jar can power up to watching TV for over 3 hours!

87. The average American eats about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year.

88. The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons!


42 Responses to “Fun Facts”

  1. marcel482 April 14, 2008 at 12:14 PM #


  2. Texas Texter April 16, 2008 at 1:37 AM #

    cool,. :mrgreen: 1:Did you know what my face looks like when i barf?I SMILE!

    EDITOR: Not really and I dont want to Know!

  3. gobob789 May 6, 2008 at 11:16 PM #

    The one about the goldfish has been scientifically proven as FALSE.

  4. Blake Jetboy May 11, 2008 at 2:04 AM #

    really smart this guy… YOU ARE ADDED!

  5. Bbfreeze May 23, 2008 at 11:30 PM #

    I didn’t know anything on that list! 😆

  6. michf98 July 30, 2008 at 9:59 PM #

    Oh my 8)

  7. crazykiddo96 August 5, 2008 at 3:17 PM #


  8. bhot August 19, 2008 at 7:41 PM #

    cool facts i didnt know any of them well like they say “everyday’s a school say!”
    plz go online to

  9. Ludwig September 18, 2008 at 8:46 PM #

    where did you get all this stuff? ^_^

  10. chakla October 8, 2008 at 4:52 AM #

    did you know……….
    …….Apparently fossilized vomit belonging to a large marine reptile has been found and is 160 million years old.
    …….If you hate vomiting,make sure you wash your hands before eating…..( for all you pig lovers be sure to skip this next fact)
    ……….give a pig farm enough food and it will keep eating until its stomach bursts and dies….(tear…)
    ……..the first wedding in a public toilet took place in 1996 in Taiwan.
    …….fart in French is ‘pet’…”Bah Sheet” in Romanian…”Dut”in Vietnamese…”Purrrrd not” in Czech…Pa-dough” in Spanish…”Oh nowla”in Japanese and fang pi in Mandarin!!!
    YUCK!!!,Soooo sorry if I’ve disturbed you!!!!

  11. drkshadow17 October 8, 2008 at 8:05 PM #

    nice to know?????

  12. drkshadow17 October 8, 2008 at 8:06 PM #

    Ludwig- internet 🙂 the internet roxs in soo many wayz 😆

  13. pinkey2we December 13, 2008 at 3:27 AM #

    thats nice chakla kinda weird but nice……. Drkshadow17, i will be editing this page this weekend…. 😀

  14. drkshadow17 December 19, 2008 at 10:09 PM #


  15. drkshadow17 December 19, 2008 at 10:11 PM #


  16. Jigglychu December 21, 2008 at 2:57 AM #

    1 Thing: A cockroach can survive 10,00 watts (And more) Of eletricity!

    ~Pokemon Master~

  17. Ha Ha Thats Funey January 2, 2009 at 1:32 AM #

    those facts will help me in the future!

  18. shyshy6510 January 7, 2009 at 10:05 PM #

    I have a page just like this , but over 400 facts.

  19. megazboy1 January 25, 2009 at 6:13 PM #

    I think the 84th one is kinda wrong, because THERE IS a word that rhymes with mouth-south!

  20. Maya January 25, 2009 at 9:22 PM #

    These are so funny!!!!

  21. annie January 26, 2009 at 12:34 AM #

    on #55 the hawian alphabet has 13 letters
    NOT 12
    nice smarts v
    btw where did you get these??????????

  22. OMGTwilight974 March 29, 2009 at 11:33 PM #

    i’ve sneezed with my eyes open b4! it hurt……….

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  24. lavaster April 7, 2009 at 12:53 AM #

    Yes I knew all that stuff.

  25. Lexus April 14, 2009 at 12:21 AM #

    Good site, admin.

  26. Panzer April 14, 2009 at 7:47 PM #

    Good site, admin.

  27. 1ymapinky1 May 2, 2009 at 6:36 PM #

    fish scales? WIERD!!! LETTUCE? wierd!Jellyfish, so much pain out of mostly water? THIS IS ALL SO WIERD!

  28. StarandWiifan May 21, 2009 at 12:02 AM #

    ~wiifan7 10~

  29. melanie May 21, 2009 at 11:26 PM #

    25.Did you know that an average person laughs at least 15 times a day!

    me: i laugh a lot more!!

  30. melanie May 21, 2009 at 11:27 PM #

    32. Did you know that US Dollar bills are made out of cotton and linen?

    me: does that mean that if you have no clothes, you could sew them together to make clothing? will it be comfy? important questions!!!

  31. melanie May 21, 2009 at 11:28 PM #

    35. Did you know that, on adverage, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents every day?

    omg does that mean my parents are not my real mommy and daddy???

  32. Mary May 21, 2009 at 11:59 PM #

    Omg over 1,000 birds die each year from smashing into windows!? aww poor birdies! 😦

  33. tina June 22, 2009 at 1:17 AM #

    who weighs the earth????

    insane much???

  34. tina June 22, 2009 at 1:32 AM #

    -Sound travels about 4 times faster in water than in air.
    -Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
    -The world’s largest amphibian is the giant salamander. It can grow up to 5 ft. in length.
    -Every second, Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate.

    these were all (and the other ones 5 minites ago) were from…
    i cannit takeee all the credit,

    ily, ilme, lets get 2gether nd kill barrrnnnneyyy

  35. tina June 22, 2009 at 1:33 AM #

    did u know…

    -A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
    -The most popular car color between 2000 and 2005 was silver.
    -The town of Kennesaw, Georgia has required its citizens to own a firearm and ammunition since 1982.
    -In the latter part of the 18th century, Prussian surgeons treated stutterers by snipping off portions of their tongues.
    more l8r

  36. tina June 22, 2009 at 1:37 AM #

    im not crazy, my friend told me to randomly sing the barney thing
    to lots of people,
    three years ago, but i m just remembering now.


  37. tina June 22, 2009 at 1:37 AM #


  38. doggyz111 July 23, 2009 at 11:10 PM #

    i never knew the fact below! so many random awesome information-ee
    Over 1000 birds die every year by smashing into windows.

    here is another fun random fact I found on yahoo answers:
    The yo-yo was actually created as a weapon!

  39. Chad August 10, 2009 at 9:57 AM #

    Its illegal in Florida to sing in a public place wearing a bathing suit. (Yeah thats right, I broke that law many times 😦 )

  40. Chad August 10, 2009 at 9:58 AM #


  41. tina December 23, 2009 at 5:05 PM #

    how do u NOT sing in a bathingsuit??
    its sorta gonna happpen depending on how long u wear it!!

    Tina:Sings WAAAY more in 5 seconds than in a bathingsuit…heheh

  42. arsenalkid32 February 19, 2010 at 4:27 PM #

    South can rhyme with mouth.

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