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.It is the only part of the shuttle that is lost after launch, so it is not necessary to worry about metal corrosion.
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.
It also has 6,900 mirror squares on it The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses An average city dog lives approximately three years longer than an average country dog On average, falling asleep while driving results in 550 accidents per day in the United States Scatologists are experts who study feces. crap, dung, dookie, dumps, feces, excrement, etc.) Pumpkins contain potassium and vitamin A The greatest mountain range is the Mid-Ocean Ridge, extending 64,374 km from the Arctic Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean Pepsi got its name from the ingredient pepsin, which is said to aid in digestion, however, it is not known The spray WD-40 got its name because there were forty attempts needed before the creation of the "water displacing" substance Contrary to popular beliefs, chocolate does not cause acne Detroit, Michigan has more registered bowlers than any other city in the USA The fastest moving land snake is the Black Mamba, which can move up to 7 miles per hour Annually Americans eat 45 million turkeys at Thanksgiving Rabbits can live up to ten years The average life span of a single red blood cell is 120 days Over 250 million Slinky toys have been sold since its debut in 1946 In 1961, Italian artist Piero Manzoni packed his feces in cans, signed and mounted them, and then sold them as art The last thing Elvis Presley ate before he died was four scoops of ice cream and 6 chocolate chip cookies Some Chinese chopsticks contain gold as on of their materials The chances of making two holes-in-one in a round of golf are one in 67 million The watch was invented by Peter Henlein of Nuremberg in 1510.
In North America there are approximately 618 roller coasters The concept of Boxing Day, which is on December 26th, was to give boxes of food and clothing to the poor.
His mother used to call him that as a child The world record for rocking non-stop in a rocking chair is 480 hours held by Dennis Easterling, of Atlanta, Georgia The Sears Tower consists of nine framed tubes, which connects nine skyscrapers as one building The first subway system in America was built in Boston, Massachusetts in 1897 There are approximately 45 billion fat cells in an average adult To make one pound of butter, 29 cups of milk are needed The dot that appears over the letter "i" is called a tittle The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments Close to 73% of girls in Bangladesh are married by age 18 Nerve impulses for muscle position travel at a speed of up to 390 feet per second In the summer of 1858, the smell of the sewage in the Thames River in London was so bad that the Members of Parliament had to leave from the chamber of the House of Commons.
This was a result of two million people dumping all their sewage into the river One out of five people that eat ice cream binge on ice cream in the middle of the night.
A smile can use anywhere from a pair of 5 to 53 facial muscles The right lung of a human is larger than the left one.
This is because of the space and placement of the heart Native Americans used to use pumpkin seeds for medicine The pound key (#) on the keyboard is called an octothorpe The chemical name for caffeine is 1,3,7-trimethylzantihine Corals take a long time to grow.
Peanut, was created during a contest for schoolchildren in 1916 Most lipstick contains fish scales The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the english language The expression cooked "al dente" means "to the tooth." What this means is that the pasta should be somewhat firm, and offer some resistance to the tooth, but should also be tender Of married couples, 70% of men and 60% of women have cheated on their spouse No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes The first couple to be shown on a sitcom sleeping in the same bed was "Mary Kay and Johnny." Asthma affects one in fifteen children under the age of eighteen A one ounce milk chocolate bar has 6 mg of caffeine Throughout the South, peanuts were known as "Monkey Nuts," and "Goober peas," before the civil war Scallops have approximately 100 eyes around the edge of its shell In 1810, Peter Durand invented the tin can for preserving food The fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth is called Arachibutyrophobia Men in their early twenties shave an average of four times a week Colour is not an indicator for the taste or ripeness in cranberries Each year there are approximately 20 billion coconuts produced worldwide A chicken with red earlobes will produce brown eggs, and a chicken with white earlobes will produce white eggs Not all polar bears hibernate; only pregnant females polar bears do There is a restaurant in Stockholm that only offers all-garlic products.