Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive
from each salad served in first-class.
ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains
- World wide cosumtion of Pork exceeds that of any other type of meat
term 'hay fever' originated in England, where some people
suffered allergic symptoms during hay pitching time when
the symptoms became serve, workers often felt feverish.
- A jumbo
uses 4,000 gallons of fuel to take off.
is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's 'Born
in the USA'
spend more time learning about life through media than
any other manner. The average child spends approximately
28 hours a week watching television, which is twice as
much time as they spend in school.
thumbnail grows the slowest; the middle nail grows the
toes of mummies are wrapped individually.
is cyanide in apple pips.
not caffeine, are more efficient at waking up in the
you sneeze, all your bodily functions stop even your
eyes never grow our nose and ears never stop growing.
- The 57
on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of
varieties of pickles the company once had.
peanut is neither a pea nor a nut.
- If you
lock your knee while standing long enough, you will pass
plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.
damage occurs at an internal temperature of 105 degrees
Sawyer was the first novel written on a typewriter.
dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.
Volkswagen was originally called the "Strength
Through Joy Wagon".
twenty seconds worth of fuel remained when Apollo 11's
lunar module landed on the moon.
Texas were a country it's GNP would be fifth largest of
any country on earth
silver contains 7.5% copper
active ingredient in smelling salts is ammonia
forty degrees Celsius is exactly the same as minus forty
- A human
has a bone just after the spine ends, which proves that
humans once had tails.
- Construction workers hard hats were first invented and used in the Building of the Hoover Dam in 1933.