The crack of the whip is actually a tiny sonic boom.
There is a city called Smackover located in Arkansas An average person laughs about 15 times a day The labels for Crayola crayons come in 18 different colors The temperature of milk when it leaves the body of a cow is 101 degrees Fahrenheit.
Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself." The cross bow was invented by the Chinese and records of its usage goes back to as far as the Three Kingdom Period (220 a.d.-280 a.d.).
It is estimated that by the end of 2000, there has been 142,600 tonnes of gold mined in the world One-third pound stalk of broccoli contains more vitamin C than 204 apples The Flintstones cartoon was the first thirty-minute cartoon to be aired during prime time The abbreviation Xmas for the word Christmas is of Greek origin.
The person is usually between 18 - 24 years old The Basenji dog is the only dog that is not able to bark There is a dog museum in St.
Louis, Missouri The tip of a bullwhip moves so fast that it breaks the sound barrier.
paper currency in circulation was counterfeit by the end of the Civil War Every three days a human stomach gets a new lining In 1873, Colgate made a toothpaste that was available in a jar The Kodiak, which is native to Alaska, is the largest bear and can measure up to eight feet and weigh as much as 1,700 pounds The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley Mars is the home of Olympus Mons, the largest known volcano in our solar system The Gastric Flu can cause projectile vomiting The second best selling game of all time is Jenga.
This occurs because many of them join together to make a single bone The reason why hair turns gray as we age is because the pigment cells in the hair follicle start to die, which is responsible for producing "melanin" which gives the hair colour In 1960 there were 16,067 gambling slots in Nevada.
updated A meteor has only destroyed one satellite, which was the European Space Agency's Olympus in 1993.
The Koala bear is not really a bear, but is really related to the kangaroo and the wombat.
Since the word for Christ in the Greek language is Xristos, which starts with the letter "X," they started putting the X in place of Christ and came up with the short form for the word Christmas Dipsomania refers to an insatiable craving for alcoholic beverages China has more English speakers than the United States Pitcher Darold Knowles once pitched all seven games of one World Series In a day, kids in the U. that are between the ages of 2 - 8 spend 28 minutes of their time coloring The Ancient Greek women made a type of cheek blush by painting their cheeks with herbal pastes which was made out of crushed berries and seeds Herbert Hoover, who was the 31st president of the United Stated, turned over all the Federal salary checks he received to charity during the 47 years he was in government Macadamia nuts are not sold in their shells because it takes 300 pounds per square inch of pressure to break the shell Japan has approximately 200 volcanoes and is home to 10% of the active volcanoes in the world Before 1928, yo-yos used to be called bandalores in the United States The only South East Asian country that has never been colonized by a Western Power is Thailand In 1631, two London bible printers accidentally left the word "not" out of the seventh commandment, which then read, "Thou shalt commit adultery." This legendary book is now known as the "Wicked Bible." The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar an England in 1896.
Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes Irish Wolfhound dogs have a short lifespan and live about 7-8 years When Queen Elizabeth I of England died she owned over 3,000 gowns Female alligators lay about 40 eggs that hatch in 60 - 70 days The nickname for a Japanese businessmen is "Salarymen." Emus cannot walk backwards The external tank on space shuttles is not painted.
The scent is believed to come from a gland located near the tail In 1894 the first big Coke sign was found on the side of a building located in Cartersville, Georgia, and still exists today The longest distance a deepwater lobster has been recorded to travel is 225 miles Orcas (killer whales), when traveling in groups, breathe in unison The Great Pyramids used to be as white as snow because they were encased in a bright limestone that has worn off over the years NASCAR stands for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing Percentage of American men who say they would marry the same woman if they had it to do all over again: 80% Paul Hunn holds the record for the loudest burp, which was 118.1 decibels, which is as loud as a chainsaw A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana There are six million parts in the Boeing 747-400. S., over one million gallons of cosmetics, drinks, and lotions are sold that contain aloe in them per year Sugar Bear (the mascot for Golden Crisps cereal) was born in 1963 The Tonle Sap River in Cambodia flows north for almost half the year and then south for the rest of the year Japanese research has concluded that moderate drinking can boost IQ levels For more than 3,000 years, Carpenter ants have been used to close wounds in India, Asia and South America Baskin Robbins plain vanilla ice cream is the number one selling flavour and accounts for a quarter of their sales Elizabeth Taylor has appeared on the cover of Life magazine more than anyone else The typical lead pencil can draw a line that is thirty five miles long The word "toy" comes from an old English word that means "tool." Smokers are twice as likely to develop lower back pain than non-smokers Humans are born with 300 bones in their body, however when a person reaches adulthood they only have 206 bones.