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I typed these facts from Snapple drink lids since they were interesting. Enjoy!
1. On average, a human being will spend two weeks kissing in his/her lifetime
2. Mosquitoes are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas
3. A snail breathes through its foot
4. Despite its hump, a camel has a straight spine
5. Strawberries contain more vitamin C than oranges
6. Licking a stamp burns ten calories
7. All porcupines float in water
8. The average person makes about 1,140 telephone calls each year
9. There are more than 30,000 diets on public record
10. The bullfrog is the only animal that never sleeps
11. Beavers can hold their breath for 45 minutes
12. 11% of the people in the world are left-handed
13. The longest one syllable word is screeched
14. Camel’s milk does not curdle
15. Alaska has the highest percentage of people that walk to work
16. You would weigh less on top of a mountain then at sea level
17. The state of Maine has 62 lighthouses
18. If you keep a goldfish in a darkroom, it will eventually turn white
19. Smelling bananas and or apples can help you lose weight
20. A ball of glass will bounce higher than a ball of rubber
21. A bee has five eyes
22. In a year, the average person walks four miles making his or her bed
23. You will burn about 7% more calories walking on hard dirt than on pavement
24. The Hawaiian alphabet has only 12 letters
25. Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day
26. A ten-gallon hat holds less than a gallon of liquid
27. Cats can hear ultrasound
28. You burn 20 calories per hour chewing gum
29. A goldfish’s attention span is three seconds
30. Frogs can’t swallow with their eyes open
31. The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows
32. A cat’s lower jaw cannot move sideways
33. No word in the English language rhymes with month
34. The average person spends two weeks over his/her lifetime waiting for a traffic light to change
35. Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds
36. Fish cough
37. About 18% of animal owners share their beds with their pet
38. A sneeze travels out of your mouth at over 100 miles an hour
39. There are 119 grooves on the edge of a quarter
40. Broccoli is the only vegetable that is a flower
41. Alaska has more caribou than people
42. The life span of a taste bud is ten days
43. Pigs can sunburn
44. Fish have eyelids
45. The average person uses 150 gallons of water a day for personal use
46. The tongue is the fastest healing part of the human body
47. The San Francisco cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments
48. The average human produces 10,000 gallons of saliva in a lifetime
49. Lizards communicate by doing push-ups
50. The average smell weighs 760 nanograms
51. Caller ID is illegal in California
52. Googol is a number (1 followed by 100 zeros)
53. A queen bee can lay 800-150 eggs per day
54. Oysters can change from one gender to another and then back again
55. There is a town called Big Ugly, West Virginia
56. A human brain weighs around 3 pounds
57. You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV
58. Frowning burns more calories than smiling
59. Elephants sleep only 2 hours a day
60. It is possible to lead a cow up stairs but not down stairs
61. Fish can drown
62. About half of all Americans are on a diet on any given day
63. Termites eat through wood 2 times faster when listening to rock music
64. There are 1 million ants for every person in the world
65. There are 18 different animal shapes in the animal crackers cookie zoo
66. Giraffes have no vocal chords
67. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo
68. A turkey can run 20 M.P.H.
69. Shrimp can only swim backward
70. The first VCR was made in 1956 and was the size of a piano
71. Until the nineteenth century, solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia
72. The starfish is the only animal that can turn its stomach inside out
73. A mile on the ocean and a mile on land are not the same distance
74. The average raindrop falls at seven miles per hour
75. Mosquitoes have 47 teeth
76. Emus and Kangaroos cannot walk backwards
77. Squids can have eyes the size of a volleyball
78. There are 63,360 inches in a mile
79. The average woman consumes 6 pounds of lipstick in her lifetime
80. Slugs have 4 noses
81. August has the highest percentage of births
82. Beavers were once the size of bears
83. Brain waves can be used to run an electric train
84. The world’s termites outweigh the world’s humans 10 to 1

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