List of Fun and Interesting Facts and Statistics – Page 8

List of Fun and Interesting Facts and Statistics – Page 8
  • Elephants, lions, and camels roamed Alaska 12,000 years ago
  • Elvis Presley got a C in his eighth grade music class
  • Emus and kangaroos cannot walk backwards
  • Energy is being wasted if a toaster is left plugged in after use
  • English novelist Arnold Bennet drank a glass of water in a Paris Hotel to prove it was safe. He died two months later of Typhoid
  • Enrico Caruso and Roy Orbison were the only tenors this century capable of hitting e over high c
  • Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, “Gadsby”, which contains over 50,000 words — none of them with the letter E
  • Eskimo ice cream is neither icy, or creamy
  • Eskimos don’t gamble
  • Europe is the only continent without a desert
  • Even a small amount of alcohol placed on a scorpion will make it go crazy and sting itself to death
  • Even Antarctica has an area code. It’s 672
  • Everton FC used to be called St Domingo’s FC
  • Every 45 seconds, a house catches on fire in the United States
  • Every Alaskan citizen over the age of 6 months receives an oil dividend check of about $1000 per year
  • Every day, the average person swallows about a quart of mucous
  • Every hour one billion cells in the body must be replaced.
  • Every second, Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate
  • Every three seconds, a new baby is born
  • Every time you lick a stamp, you’re consuming 1/10 of a calorie
  • Every U.S. president with a beard has been a Republican
  • Every workday, 6.7 million people commute to Manhattan
  • Every year, Alaska has about 5,000 earthquakes
  • Every year, kids in North America spend close to half a billion dollars on chewing gum
  • Extremely high pressured water can easily cut through a steel beam
  • Famous billionaire Howard Hughes stored his own urine in large bottles
  • Farmers in England are required by law to provide their pigs with toys
  • February 1865 is the only month in recorded history to not have a full moon
  • Female canaries cannot sing
  • Females learn to talk earlier, use sentences earlier, and learn to read more quickly than males
  • Fifteen people are known to have been crushed to death tilting vending machines towards them in the hope of a free can of soda
  • Fingernails grow fastest on the hand you favor
  • Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails
  • First four countries to have television: England, the U.S., the U.S.S.R., and Brazil
  • First-cousin marriages are legal in Utah, so long as both parties are 65 or older
  • Flamingos can only eat with their heads upside down
  • Flamingos pee on their legs to cool themselves off
  • Florida has more tornados per square mile than any other state
  • Flu shots only work about 70% of the time
  • Food can only be tasted if it is mixed with saliva
  • For beer commercials, they add liquid detergent to the beer to make it foam more
  • For every ”normal” webpage, there are five porn pages
  • For every gallon of sea water, you get more than a quarter pound of salt
  • For people that are lactose intolerant, chocolate aids in helping milk digest easier
  • Forensic scientists can determine a person’s sex, age, and race by examining a single strand of hair
  • Forest fires move faster uphill than downhill
  • Former U.S. President Franklin Pierce was arrested during his term as President for running over an old lady with his horse, but the charges were later dropped.
  • Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung!
  • Forty percent of Americans have never visited a dentist
  • French was the official language of England for over 600 years.
  • Frogs cannot swallow without blinking
  • Frogs sometimes eat enough fireflies that they themselves glow.
  • From a complete stop, a human is capable of outrunning a Formula One Racecar for about 30 feet!
  • Frozen lobsters can come back to life when thawed!
  • George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew marijuana on their plantations!
  • German chemists made a replica of a trophy the size of one molecule.
  • German soldiers, both heterosexual and homosexual, are allowed to have sex with each other!
  • Giant Panda Bears give birth to a 4 ounce Baby Panda!
  • Giraffes are unable to cough.
  • Girls have more taste buds than boys.
  • Given the opportunity, deer will chew gum and marijuana.
  • Gloucestershire airport in England used to blast Tina Turner songs on the runways to scare birds away
  • Goat’s milk is used more widely throughout the world than cow’s milk.
  • Goats do not have upper front teeth.
  • Gold leaf is attached to paper or plaster with egg whites, the same now as in ancient times
  • Goldfish lose their color if they are kept in dim light or are placed in a body of running water, such as a stream.
  • Goldfish remember better in cold water than warm water.
  • Goodyear Rubber Company researched and concluded that shoes wear out faster on the right foot than the left.
  • Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.
  • Grenades were invented in China over 1,000 years ago.
  • Greyhounds have the best eyesight of any breed of dog.
  • Half of all Americans over the age of 55 have no teeth.
  • Half of all identity thieves are either relatives, friends, or neighbors of their victims.
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada has the most bars per capita than anywhere else in the world.
  • Halle Berry’s stunt double, in the movie “Catwoman”, is a man

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