The study of ants is called Myrmecology
A boeing 707 uses four thousand gallons of fuel in its take-off climb.
The first British ship to use the SOS distress signal was the Titanic
In a full grown rye plant, the total length of roots may reach 380 miles (613 km).
Penalty or reward imposed for disobedience or obedience attached to the law.
In 1865 opium was grown in the state of Virginia and a product was distilled from it that yielded 4 percent morphine. In 1867 it was grown in Tennessee: six years later it was cultivated in Kentucky. During these years opium, marijuana, and cocaine could be purchased legally over the counter from any druggist.
Cheating is not the top reason why most couples break up. Having grown apart is the primary reason.
The rosy periwinkle plant, found in Madagascar, is used to cure leukemia.
Only two of your mouth muscles are required for creating a smile unless you consider the many muscles around your eyes as well.
It was discovered on a space mission that a frog can throw up. The frog throws up its stomach first, so that the stomach is dangling out of it's mouth. Then the frog uses its' forearms to dig out all of the stomach's contents and then swallows the stomach back down again.
The cigarette lighter was invented before matches were.
Holyoke, Massachusetts, makes it unlawful to water your lawn when it is raining.
The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the "General Purpose" vehicle, G.P.
Woodpecker scalps, porpoise teeth and giraffe tails have all been used as money.
Before air conditioning was invented, white cotton slipcovers were put on furniture to keep the air cool.
The military salute originated during the medieval times. Knights in armor used to raise their visors to reveal their identity, and the motion later evolved into the modern-day salute.
Cheerios cereal was originally called Cheerioats.
Cindy Laupher had dyslexia and failed every subject in school.
At room temperature, the average air molecule travels at the speed of a rifle bullet.
The fastest flying butterfly is the Monarch, which has been clocked with a speed as high as 17 miles per hour
If you re over 100 years old, there s an 80% chance youre a woman.
When steve buscemi played mass murderer, garland green, in the movie con air, he asked the director whether or not he needed a wig or any specific makeup to make him look scarier. The director told him it would be enough to just look like himself.
Scientists have determined that having guilty feelings may actually damage your immune system
The biggest cause of matrimonial fighting is money.
Michelangelo painted only one easel picture.
Its impossible to smoke oneself to death with weed. You won't be able to retain enough motor control and consciousness to do so after such a large amount.
There are approximately 100,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body
A goldfish has a memory that lasts only three seconds.
Natural gas has no odor. The smell is added artificially so that leaks can be detected.
Heavy water is actually 10 % heavier than ordinary water.
The study of the iris of the eye is called iridology
Of married couples, 70% of men and 60% of women have cheated on their spouse
The reason the Animal Crackers box is designed with a string handle is because when the popular circus theme was introduced in 1902 they thought it would also be a good idea to package them with a string as a Christmas novelty so they could be hung from Christmas trees
In an average lifetime a person will walk the equivalent of three times around the world.
Snails eat with a rasping mouth called a radula, which has thousands of teeth
If a raisin is dropped into a glass of champagne it will bounce up and down in the glass
Scientists have discovered that the longer the ring finger is in boys the less chance they have of having a heart attack
A stroke of lightning discharges from 10 to 100 million volts & 30,000 amperes of electricity.
It is possible to go blind from smoking too heavily.
In the spring of 1975, a baby in Detroit fell 14 stories and landed on Joseph Figlock, who was walking below. A few years later it happened again. Figlock and both babies survived
The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
Jaw muscles can provide about 200 pounds of force to bring the back teeth together for chewing.
Horses can sleep while standing upright.
The phrase 'rule of thumb' is derived from and old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
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