Now you Know
There are approximately 9,000 taste buds on the tongue.
Urban birds have developed a short, fast rap style of singing, different from their rural counterparts.
The words abstemioius, and facetious both have all the five vowels in them in order
The most common speed limit sign in the United States is 25 m.p.h.
The first jigsaw puzzle was created by map maker John Splisbury who mounted one of his maps on a sheet of hardwood. He proceeded to cut around the borders of each country use a fine saw
8294. Animal Facts
Body lice love dirty places – they were very common in the old days when people didn't wash much, and they often infested soldiers who had to live in dirty conditions. They are most likely to live on your tummy or your bottom.
The more a person struggles to get out of quicksand the faster they will sink. Staying still, and being calm will actually make the body float in the quicksand because the body is less dense than the quicksand is
Butterflies taste with their feet. (Something I always wanted to know.)
There have been over fifty million Mr. Potato Heads sold since it came out in 1952
Jupiter has the shortest day of all the planets. Although it has a circumference of 280,000 miles compared with Earth's 25,000 Jupiter manages to make one turn in 9 hours and 55 minutes.
Proctor & Gamble originally manufactured candles before moving on to soap.
In Israel, religious law forbids picking your nose on Sabbath
Canola oil is actually rapeseed oil but the name was changed for marketing reasons.
On average, Americans eat one hundred acres of pizza a day. This amounts to about three hundred fifty slices per second
8303. Animal Facts
Crocodiles can't bite and chew. Instead, they hold their prey under water to drown it, then twist their bodies around to tear chunks off the victim.
Babies that wear disposable diapers are five times more likely to get a diaper rash than babies wearing a cotton diaper
85% of weddings are held in a synagogue or church
The mating call of a male toadfish, who are underwater, is so loud that it can be heard by humans above water
The state law of Pennsylvania prohibits singing in the bathtub.
The average lifespan of a human taste bud is ten days
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The world's deadliest mushroom is the Amanita phalloides, the death cap. The five different poisons contained by the mushroom cause diarrhea and vomiting within 6 to 12 hours of ingestion. This is followed by damage to the liver, kidneys, and central nervous system and, in the majority of cases, coma and death. .. More >>