The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the fashion in Renaissance Florence to shave them off.
Saturday mail delivery in Canada was eliminated by Canada Post on February 1, 1969.
A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57,285 gallons of fuel.
A car uses 1.6 ounces of gas idling for one minute. Half an ounce is used to start the average automobile.
The Philadelphia mint produces 26 million pennies per day.
A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge, a dime has one less groove.
The average American/Canadian will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year.
Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
You’re born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206.
A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside.
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is “uncopyrightable”.
No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half.
There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building.
Most lipstick contains fish scales.
One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen.
During your lifetime, you’ll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that’s the weight of about 6 elephants.
In the White House, there are 13,092 knives, forks and spoons.
Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet.
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.
Here are some interesting numbers to look at. (*1997)
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.
One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water.
More money is spent on gardening than on any other hobby.
In 32 years. there are about 1 billion seconds.
Rice paper does not have any rice in it.
Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day.
In England, in the 1880′s, “Pants” was considered a dirty word.
Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.
The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grape juice.
The average person laughs 13 times a day.
Dogs can hear sounds that you cant.
Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women.