The U.S. eastern seaboard consumes almost 50% of all ice cream sandwiches.
The largest stained-glass window in the world is at Kennedy International Airport in New York City. It can be found in the American Airlines terminal building and measures 300 feet long by 23 feet high.
In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts. So in old England, when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them mind their own pints and quarts and settle down. It's where we get the phrase "mind your P's and Q's".
In 1954, Bob Hawke was immortalized by the Guinness Book of Records for sculling 2.5 pints of beer in 12 seconds. Bob later became the Prime Minister of Australia.
In 1977, George Willig was fined $1.10 for climbing the World Trade Center building.
Lizards can self-amputate their tails for protection. It grows back after a few months.
Some brands of toothpaste contain glycerin or glycerol, which is also an ingredient in antifreeze
The elephant is the national animal of Thailand
If the sun stopped shining suddenly, it would take eight minutes for people on earth to be aware of the fact.
Place where officials of the banks meet daily to exchange cheques drawn on the respective banks and settle the account by the payment of balances only.
The only continent without reptiles or snakes is Antarctica.
In a lifetime, an average human produces 10,000 gallons of saliva
The word "amateur" comes from the same spelled french word for "lover" and "is anyone interested?"
Trial by the parliament.
Asparagus comes in three colors: green, white and purple
Carpet slippers were created by thrifty housewives who found other uses for old, worn-out pieces of carpet.
Contempt of court
Any disobedience of the court verdict.
Used in art the word sfumato refers to the subtle blending of an outline by gradually blending one tone into another
Flea's can jump 130 times higher than their own height. In human terms this is equal to a 6ft. Person jumping 780 ft. Into the air.
In 1783, the hot air balloon was invented in France.
The word "maverick" came into use after Samuel Maverick, a Texan refused to brand his cattle. Eventually any unbranded calf became known as a Maverick.
The first percussion instrument introduced to an orchestra was the kettledrums, then called the timpani, in the 1600s.
In Kentucky you need a license to walk around nude on your property.
If you are locked in a completely sealed room, you will die of carbon dioxide poisoning first before you will die of oxygen deprivation.
Approximately 75% of human waste is made of water.
Wilma Flintstone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal, and Betty Rubble's Maiden name was Betty Jean Mcbricker.
The pigmy shrew a relative of the mole is the smallest mammal in North America. It weighs 1/14 ounce less than a dime.
One out of every 11 workers in North Carolina depends on tobacco for their livelihood !
The word witch comes from the word wicca which translates to the wise one.
One in three snake bite victims is drunk. One in five is tatooed.
Squirrels eat through 40,000 pine cones a year.
A snail can crawl across a razor blade without getting injured. This is possible because they excrete a slime that protects them
Although identified with Scotland, bagpipes are actually a very ancient instrument, introduced into the British Isles by the Romans.
Hydroxydeoxycorticosterones is the longest anagram in the English language.
A fully loaded oil tanker needs 20 minutes to stop.
In Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart never said 'Play it again, Sam.'
The life span of a taste bud is ten days.
The blackberry bush is also called the bramble.
Facetious and abstemious contain all the vowels in the correct order.
The armhole in clothing is called an armsaye
Dolphins hear by having sound waves transmit through their skull to their inner ear region
Sigmund Freud had a morbid fear of ferns.
The original name for butterfly was flutterby.
In ancient Greece the custom of allowing a condemned man to end his own life by poison was extended only to full citizens. Condemned slaves were instead beaten to death.
The causes of erectile dysfunction may be psychological or physical.
The household wrench was invented by boxing heavyweight champion Jack Johnson in 1922.
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chicken pakora recipe or crispy chicken pakodais served in most restaurants as an appetizer and is also prepared in many Indian homes. Chicken is marinated in spices and then coated with flour or batter and deep fried.