A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.
Until 1796, there was a state in the United States called Franklin. Today it's known as Tennessee.
The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons.
A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation.
Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.
It's against the law to pawn your dentures in Las Vegas.
One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.
The average American/Canadian will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year.
It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a certain church in Omaha, Nebraska.
you're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206.
Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
7% of Americans don't know the first 9 words of the American anthem, but know the first 7 of the Canadian anthem.
5% of Canadians don't know the first 7 words of the Canadian anthem, but know the first 9 of the American anthem.
Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.
The state of Florida is bigger than England.
In Natoma, Kansas, it's illegal to throw knives at men wearing striped suits
It was once against the law to have a pet dog in a city in Iceland.
Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day.
Thomas Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid of the dark.
During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants.
Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they cant find any food.
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old.
In space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow down their faces.
There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones.
About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30.
More people use blue toothbrushes, than red ones.
A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h..
Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe.
In the White House, there are 13,092 knives, forks and spoons.
Slugs have 4 noses.
Recycling one glass jar, saves enough energy to watch T.V for 3 hours.
Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet.
Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue.
The average American/Canadian drinks about 600 sodas a year.
It was once against the law to slam your car door in a city in Switzerland.
There wasn't a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses.
Honeybees have a type of hair on their eyes.
Eskimo ice cream is neither icy, or creamy.
A jellyfish is 95 percent water.
In Bangladesh, kids as young as 15 can be jailed for cheating on their finals.
The katydid bug hears through holes in its hind legs.
A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate.
More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world.
The starfish is one of the only animals who can turn it's stomach inside-out.
The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump.
The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly.
Q is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any of the United States.
One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet.
America once issued a 5-cent bill.
You'll eat about 35,000 cookies in a lifetime. Wow.
Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange, purple, and month. Interesting tries from our readers: orange: door hinge, melange (French for mix) purple: hurtle, durple?, turtle month: once, bunth?, hunch
Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep him cool. He changed it every 2 innings.
Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung.
A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years. Wow.
A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.
Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
166,875,000,000 pieces of mail are delivered each year in the U.S.
1,525,000,000 miles of telephone wire a strung across the U.S.
123,000,000 cars are being driven down the U.S's highways.
85,000,000 tons of paper are used each year in the U.S.
56,000,000 people go to Major League baseball each year.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
The praying mantis is the only insect that can turn its head.
In Tokyo, they sell toupees for dogs.
Trying is the First Step to Failure.~Homer~