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  1. 1. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 1) The moon smells like gunpowder. 2) Organs you can donate include kidneys, heart, liver, pancreas, intestines, lungs, skin, bone and bone marrow, and cornea. 3) 9 out of 10 people believe Thomas Edison invented the light bulb. This isn’t true; Joseph Swan did. 4) Karaoke means "empty orchestra" in Japanese. 5) There are five states in United States with no sales tax. They are Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire, and Oregon. 6) Al Capone once said, I am like any other man, all I do is supply a demand. 7) Calcium in bones absorbs X-Rays the most, so bones look white on the radiograph. Fat and other soft tissues absorb less, and look gray. 8) Bruce Lee was the Hong Kong 'cha cha' dance champion in 1958. 9) Erotica is sexually oriented material that is not considered "pornographic" to the viewer. 10) Lady Astor once told Winston Churchill "if you were my husband, I would poison your coffee". And his reply was, "if you were my wife, I would drink it". 11) Amphetamines are similar to cocaine, the main difference being that they are synthetic, longer acting, and cheaper to buy. 12) A DVD has an about 100 year life span. 13) Every person, including identical twins, has a unique eye and tongue print along with their finger print. 14) A man weighing 60 kg in the Earth will weigh 1,680 kg in the Sun. 15) The words "naked" and "nude" are not the same thing. Naked implies unprotected. Nude means unclothed. 16) Elvis was a black belt in karate. 17) You're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206, why? Because they fusion one to another. 18) A shrimp's heart is in its head.
  2. 2. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 19) All the numbers on a roulette wheel add up to 666. 20) A lump of pure gold, the size of a matchbox, can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court. 21) Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel with over 50,000 words, none of which containing the letter "E". 22) Birds are largely unaffected by spicy things, like chilies, as they are not sensitive to capsaicin, the hot stuff in chilies. 23) The Bible devotes some 500 verses on prayer, less than 500 verses on faith, but over 2000 verses on money and possessions. 24) Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated. 25) Americans, on average, eat 18 acres of pizza every day. 26) The White House has 35 bathrooms, 3 elevators, 132 rooms, and 412 doors in it. 27) The ashes of the average cremated person weigh 9 pounds. 28) La Paz, Bolivia is a virtually fireproof city. At an altitude of about 12,000 feet above sea level, the amount of oxygen in the atmosphere is barely able to support fire. 29) Pluto is no longer considered a planet, it is now known as a 'Dwarf Planet'. 30) Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th." 31) The Leaning Tower of Pisa has never been straight. 32) Alcohol can be detected in the blood as quickly as 40 minutes after your 1st drink. 33) The Olympic gold medal must contain at least six grams of gold. 34) Breasts contain no muscle tissue, so there’s no exercise that can change their shape. 35) A Boeing 747 airliner contains 6,000,000 parts. 36) U.S. bills are 2.61 inches wide, 6.14 inches long, and are .0043 inches thick and weigh 1 gram. 37) The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a
  3. 3. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) chocolate bar melted in his pocket. 38) Apples are more effective at keeping people awake in the morning than caffeine. 39) Believe it or not but during the average human life, you will consume 70 assorted bugs as well as 10 spiders as you sleep. 40) Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer. 41) Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the deepest layer of your skin. 42) Warm up before exercise. Cold, stiff muscles and ligaments are more susceptible to injury. 43) Footprints of the astronauts who landed on the moon should last at least 10 million years since the moon has no atmosphere. 44) Alfred Hitchcock had no belly button as it was eliminated during surgery. 45) The Titanic was the first ship to use the S.O.S signal. 46) It cost $7 million dollars to build the Titanic, and $200 million to make a film about it. 47) Every day 200 million couples make love, 400,000 babies are born, and 140,000 people die. 48) In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die. 49) Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country. 50) Human genetic engineering is the modification of an individual's genotype with the aim of choosing the phenotype of a newborn. 51) Half of all identity thieves are committed by relatives, friends, or neighbors of their victims. 52) Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane as a precaution. 53) Paraskavedekatriaphobia is the fear of Friday the 13th. 54) The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the fashion in Renaissance Florence to shave them off.
  4. 4. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 55) It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times. 56) One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen. 57) Heavy marijuana use lowers men's testosterone levels and sperm count and quality. Pot could decrease libido and fertility in some heavy smoking men. 58) Dogs and cats consume almost $7 billion worth of pet food a year. 59) Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung. 60) In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak. 61) The word "Checkmate" in chess comes from the Persian phrase "Shah Mat," which means "The king is dead". 62) You blink over 20,000,000 times a year. 63) The average lead pencil can draw a line that is almost 35 miles long or you can write almost 50,000 words in English. 64) The word "sex" was coined in 1382. 65) The earliest maps were made by the Babylonians about 2300 B.C. 66) "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order. 67) Impotence is legal grounds for divorce in 24 American states. 68) The music industry generates about $4 billion in online music, but lose about $40 billion to illegal downloads. 69) Stalin was only five feet, four inches tall. 70) Having HIV does not mean you have AIDS. Even without treatment, it takes a long time for HIV to progress to AIDS, usually 10-12 years. 71) The face of a penny can hold about thirty drops of water. 72) The "ZIP" in Zip Code stands for "Zone Improvement Plan." 73) The youngest letters in the English language are j, v, and w.
  5. 5. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 74) A car traveling 100 mph would take more than 29 million years to reach the nearest star. 75) The only "real" food that U.S. Astronauts are allowed to take into space is pecan nuts. 76) A coat hanger is 44 inches long if straightened. 77) The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat. 78) The name of our galaxy is the Milky Way. 79) Gandhi once covered the Olympics as a newspaper reporter. 80) The 1912 Olympics was the last time that gold medals were solid gold. Ever since, they've been silver with gold plating. 81) The giraffe has the highest blood pressure of any animal. 82) The eyeball of a human weighs approximately 28 grams. 83) Mosquitoes have 47 teeth. 84) In a lifetime, the heart pumps about one million barrels of blood. 85) The Chinese language does not require punctuation. 86) An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 sent the Mississippi River backwards. 87) Our sun has an expected lifetime of about 11 billion years. 88) Chimpanzees use tools more than any other animal except man. 89) Believe it or not but in 1989, Americans threw away enough aluminum cans to build 6,000 DC-10 airplanes. 90) The skeleton of a spider is located on the outside of the body. 91) Of the 34,000 species of spiders, only 27 species are known to have caused human fatalities. 92) Getting laid is slang for having sex. 93) When the only queen ant dies, so does the entire colony, because no new workers are born.
  6. 6. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 94) According to an old English system of time units, a moment is considered to be one and a half minutes. 95) The highest flight by a bird was by a Ruppell's vulture at 37,000 feet. The bird hit a plane at this height. 96) If the Earth were the size of a quarter, the Sun would be as large as a 9 foot ball and would be located a football field distance from the Earth. 97) According to one survey, 44% of adults have had a one-night stand. 98) Teflon is the most slippery substance in the world. 99) You would have to milk 260 cows for an entire year to fill a space shuttle's external fuel tank with 529,000 gallons of milk. 100) The three most recently discovered planets were Uranus in 1781, Neptune in 1846, and Pluto in 1930. 101) The Earth’s core is a ball of Iron-Nickel at 7,000 C and is 80% the size of the moon. 102) If you dig in your backyard, don't worry about running into the Earth's core. You'd have to dig a hole 4,000 miles (6,437 kilometers) deep. 103) “Stressed” is Desserts spelled backwards. 104) "Rhythms" is the longest English word without the normal vowels, a, e, i, o, or u. 105) A male duck is called a drake, a female is called a duck. Babies are called ducklings. 106) Ostriches can run up to 70km/hr (40 mph) and can outpace most pursuers, such as lions, leopards, and pumas. 107) Red blood cells live about 120 days, platelets 6 days and white cells less than a day. 108) Tachophobia is the fear of speed. 109) Believe it or not but we know more about space than we do about our deep oceans. 110) The first seeing-eye dog was presented to a blind person on April 25, 1938.
  7. 7. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 111) Any free-moving liquid in outer space will form itself into a sphere, because of its surface tension. 112) Count Alessandro Volta invented the first battery in the 18th century. 113) In 1894 Thomas Edison and W K L Pickson introduced the first film camera. 114) Darker green vegetables contain more vitamin C than lighter green vegetables. 115) The paperclip was invented by Norwegian Johann Vaaler. 116) If you stack one million US $1 bills, it would be 110m (361ft) high and weight exactly 1 ton. 117) The last note of a keyboard is C. 118) The largest movie theatre in the world, Radio City Music Hall in New York, opened in 1932 and it seats almost 6,000 people. 119) The LP (long-playing) record was invented by Paul Goldmark in 1948. The LP is not dead yet: more than 10 million LPs are sold every year. 120) 454 U.S. dollar bills weigh exactly one pound. 121) Earth is not round, it is slightly pear-shaped. The North Pole radius is 44mm longer than the South Pole radius. 122) The Crawler, the machine that takes the Space Shuttle to the launching pad moves at 3km/h (2 mph). 123) Summer on Uranus lasts for 21 years but so does winter. 124) You burn 26 calories in a one minute kiss. (Use this as a pickup line in the gym.) 125) Believe it or not but since 1495, no 25 year period has been without war. 126) The doors that cover U.S. nuclear Silos weigh 748 tons and opens in 19 seconds. 127) Global spending on defense total more than $700 billion. Global spending on education is less than $100 billion. 128) In 1620, Dutch inventor Cornelius van Drebbel launched the world's first submarine in the Thames.
  8. 8. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 129) About a quarter of the world still drives on the left, and the countries that do are mostly old British colonies. 130) In 1955, the Ford Thunderbird outsold the Chevy Corvette 24 to one. 131) Boxing became a legal sport in 1901. 132) Sports command the biggest television audiences, led by the summer Olympics, World Cup Football and Formula One racing. 133) The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens, Greece in 1896. There were 311 male but no female competitors. 134) Volleyball was invented by William George Morgan of Holyoke, Massachusetts in 1895. 135) Sound travels through water 3 times faster than through air. 136) A scientific satellite needs only 250 watts of power, the equivalent used by two hour light bulbs, to operate. 137) The thin line of cloud that forms behind an aircraft at high altitudes is called a contrail. 138) The 12 disciples were not allowed to carry food, money, or extra clothing. 139) Seven suicides are recorded in the Bible. 140) America's 5 most common cosmetic surgeries are: liposuction, nose reshaping, breast augmentation, eyelid surgery, and tummy tuck. 141) India is the world's largest democracy with more than 600 million voters. 142) One in 10 people have never had sex. 143) 14 of the 45 vice presidents have become president. 144) Only Richard Nixon served two terms as Vice President and also was elected to two terms as President. 145) A Duke is the highest rank you can achieve without being a king or a prince. 146) When Alexander Graham Bell passed away in 1922, every telephone served by the Bell system in the USA and Canada was silent for one minute.
  9. 9. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 147) Alexander Graham Bell never phoned his wife or mother because they were deaf. 148) To win a gold disc, an album needs to sell 100,000 copies in Britain, and 500,000 in the United States. 149) The Kama Sutra details techniques on ten types of kisses, 64 different caresses, eight variations on oral sex, and 84 positions for intercourse. 150) The first credit card was issued by American Express in 1951. 151) The "$" sign was designed in 1788 by Oliver Pollock. 152) The first neon sign was made in 1923 for a Packard dealership. 153) Julius Caesar was the first to encode communications, using what has become known as the Caesar Cipher. 154) The names of all the continents end with the letter they start with. 155) The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet. 156) Blood is 6 times thicker than water. 157) Dogs judge objects first by their movement, then by their brightness, and lastly by their shape. 158) Traveling at the speed of 186,000 miles per second, light take 6 hours to travel from Pluto to the Earth. 159) Cats have five toes on each front paw, but only four toes on each back paw. 160) The planet Venus does not tilt as it goes around the Sun therefore it has ho seasons. 161) In August 2006, NASA announced that it had lost all the original tapes of Apollo 11's TV transmission. 162) A used aluminum can is recycled and back on the grocery shelf as a new can, in as little as 60 days. That's closed loop recycling at its finest. 163) If all our newspaper was recycled, we could save about 250,000,000 trees each year. 164) The weight a person loses directly after intense physical activity is weight from
  10. 10. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) water, not fat. 165) Bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers were all invented by women. 166) Pain is measured in units of "dols". The instrument used to measure pain is a "dolorimeter". 167) According to Genesis 1:20-22 the chicken came before the egg. 168) In comic strips, the person on the left always speaks first. 169) Only 5 percent of the ocean floor has been mapped in as much detail as the surface of Mars. 170) Nearly one third of New York City public school teachers send their own children to private schools. 171) There are 45 miles of nerves in the skin of a human being. 172) The tooth is the only part of the human body that can't repair itself. 173) A human brain weighs about 3 lbs. 174) The body stores more than 99% of its calcium in the bones and teeth to help make and keep them strong. 175) The average raindrop falls at 7mph. 176) Most scientists agree that sexual orientation is the result of a combination of environmental, emotional, hormonal, and biological factors. 177) Despite its bump camels has a straight spine. 178) Your new baby can see best at a distance of only 8-14 inches, and focus when gazing up from the arms of Mom or Dad. 179) Elvis once said, "I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to". 180) An atomic clock is accurate to within 1 second in 1.7 million years. 181) On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament Building is an American flag. 182) Assuming you could walk to the sun it would take about 2000 years.
  11. 11. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 183) 92% of pay cable Tv programs contain violence. 184) While it took the radio 38 years, and the television a short 13 years, it took the World Wide Web only 4 years to reach 50 million users. 185) The big "Hollywood" sign cost $21,000 to build. 186) The star Sirius is 23 times more luminous and about twice the mass and diameter of the Sun. 187) The letter "L" in the Hollywood sign was once on fire in 1978. 188) The Good News is: You are 96% more likely to a die a natural death. The Bad News is: You are still going to die. 189) Some calculators can spell out "G02HELL" after typing in 1134206, then looking at it upside down. 190) Eating a poppy seed bagel before a drug test, will make you test positive for opium usage. 191) Impotence is grounds for divorce in 24 states in the US. 192) There were 13 couples celebrating their honeymoon on the Titanic. 193) Gold is so rare, only 90,000 tons of it have been taken from the earth in recorded history. 194) Mesothelioma, lawyers consolidate loans, and refinancing mortgage are three of the most expensive keywords in the search engine world. 195) 23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their butts. 196) Shakespeare invented the word "assassination" and "bump." 197) Certain foods are said to be good for boosting ones sex life: Lean meat, oysters, grains, wheat, seafood, etc. 198) If the population of China walked past you in single life, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction. 199) If you counted 24 hours a day, it would take 31,688 years to reach one trillion.
  12. 12. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 200) The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable". 201) Cat's urine glows under a black-light. 202) The International Space Station (ISS) is a research facility currently being assembled in Low Earth Orbit. 203) Sexual dysfunction is more common in people who abuse drugs and alcohol. 204) Eskimos have over 100 words for ice. 205) There is no cure for schizophrenia, but many people can effectively manage their symptoms with medicines and professional counseling. 206) Stress is a physical, mental, and emotional response to life's changes and demands. 207) The planet Uranus has more than 20 moons. 208) 35% of women say that their confidence is their main weapon to attract men, while 20% of women say they just use their looks. 209) The sport of surfing originated in Hawaii. 210) Oil tycoon, Rockefeller, was the world's first billionaire. 211) Annually 17 tons of gold is used to make wedding rings in the United States. 212) A new star is born in our galaxy every 18 days. 213) The amount of carbon in the human body is enough to fill about 9,000 "lead" pencils. 214) Gold is so heavy that one cubic foot of it weighs one half a ton. 215) The six official languages of the United Nations are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish. 216) Dishabiliophobia is the fear of undressing in front of someone. 217) The Titanic's whistles could be heard from 11 miles away. 218) Frank Wathernam was the last prisoner to leave Alcatraz prison on March 21, 1963.
  13. 13. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 219) Gold and Copper are the only two non-white metals. 220) The term "mayday" used for signaling for help (after SOS) comes from the French "M'aidez" which is pronounced "MAYDAY" and means, "Help Me." 221) The first commercial microwave oven was called the "1161 Radarange" and was the size of a refrigerator. 222) The country of Fiji is made up of 332 islands. 223) France is known as the perfume capital of the world. 224) The Taj Mahal was once scheduled to be torn down in the 1830's. 225) Even though a red rose looks the same, there are over 900 different types of red roses. 226) Dry ice is actually solid carbon dioxide. 227) Less than 1% of the women in the world will ever be able to wear a diamond that is the size of a carat or more. 228) Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents. 229) As of 2008, weapons-grade plutonium cost around $4,000/g (or roughly 150 times more than gold), and californium cost $60,000,000/g. 230) 10 hours of video viewing is uploaded every minute on YouTube. 231) Construction on the White House began in October of 1792. 232) Ultraviolet (UV) rays are an invisible form of radiation. They can penetrate your skin and damage your skin cells. 233) One billion seconds is about 32 years. 234) In space, astronauts are unable to cry, because there is no gravity and the tears won't flow. 235) The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building. 236) California has issued at least 6 drivers licenses to people named Jesus Christ.
  14. 14. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 237) About 20% of the videos on YouTube is music related. 238) Roasted coffee beans start to lose small amounts of flavor within two weeks. Ground coffee begins to lose its flavor in one hour. Brewed coffee and espresso begins to lose flavor within minutes. 239) When Windows 3.1 was launched, 3 million copies were sold in the first two months. 240) Liquid air looks like water with a bluish tint. 241) Bibliomancy is the practice by some people of opening the Bible at random and being guided for the day by whatever verse they see first. 242) In medical ethics, the patient has the right to dignity. 243) There are over 1,000,000 swimming pools in Florida, even though the ocean is farther than 50 miles away. 244) Eclipses can occur only when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are all in a straight line. 245) Water expands by about 9% as it freezes. 246) Sharks apparently are the only animals that never get sick. As far as is known, they are immune to every known disease including cancer. 247) 40 people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute. 248) Natural gas has no smell. The odor is artificially added so that people will be able to identify leaks and take measures to stop them. 249) Americans will spend more on cat food this year than on baby food. 250) India used to be the richest country in the world until the British invasion in the early 17th Century. 251) Hot water weighs more than cold water. 252) Blondes have more hair than dark haired people do. 253) The caduceus the classical medical symbol of two serpents wrapped around a staff comes from an ancient Greek legend in which snakes revealed the practice of medicine to human beings.
  15. 15. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 254) You will have to walk 80 kilometers for your legs to equal the amount of exercise your eyes get daily. 255) There are 18 doctors in the U.S. called Dr. Doctor, and one called Dr. Surgeon. 256) When you walk down a steep hill, the pressure on your knees is equal to three times your body weight. 257) The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com. 258) Wine is kept in tinted bottles because it will spoil if it's exposed to light. 259) Most soccer players run 7 miles in a game. 260) The most abundant metal in the Earth's crust is aluminum. 261) The life of an eyelash is about 5 months. 262) The tongue of a mature Blue Whale has approximately the same mass as that of an entire adult elephant. 263) The strongest muscle in the human body is the tongue. (The heart is not a muscle). 264) The Chinese used fingerprints as a method of identification back in 700. 265) A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why. 266) There are more mobile phones in UK than there are people. 267) Jesus Christ died at age of 33. 268) "Go" is the shortest complete sentence in the English language. 269) The Earth receives 94 billion megawatt of energy from Sun. This is equivalent to 40,000 times the power requirement of United States. 270) Heart transplants are now the 3rd most common organ transplant operation in the U.S. 271) In mild retardation, IQs range from 50 to 70. 272) The Earth's internal heat comes from a combination of residual heat from planetary accretion (about 20%) and heat produced through radioactive decay.
  16. 16. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 273) One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water. 274) Girls usually have all forms of sexual encounters before boys. 275) The letter J does not appear anywhere in the periodic table of elements. 276) Cancer causes about 13% of all human deaths. 277) If you think of the Milky Way as being the size of the continent of Asia, our solar system would be the size of a penny. 278) The average driver will be locked out of their car nine times during their life time (yes, men are in the stats). 279) The average adult has approximately six pounds of skin. 280) There is evidence that Resveratrol, which is found in red wine, may be a powerful skin cancer fighting ingredient. 281) An owl can see a mouse moving from over 150ft away by a light no brighter than candlelight. 282) The average person has walked 100,000 miles by the time they reach the age of 85. 283) Your hearing is less sharp after eating too much. 284) Cleopatra invented her own diaphragm from camel poop. 285) In the course of a lifetime, the average person spends 2 years on the phone. 286) In a lifetime, the average clean-shaven man will spend five months shaving and will remove 28ft of hair. 287) In 1943, Navy officer Grace Hopper had to fix a computer glitch caused by a moth, hence the term 'computer bug'. 288) Jupiter is large enough to contain the other major 7 planets in our solar system. 289) Only 60 percent of married men wear a wedding ring. 290) The water pressure inside every onion cell would be sufficient to explode a steam engine.
  17. 17. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 291) If you take any number, double it, add 10, divide by 2, and subtract your original number, the answer will always be 5. 292) Over a 12 day period your body generates a whole new set of taste buds. (This process continues until you are in your 70's.) 293) Greyhounds can reach their top speed of 45 mph in just 3 strides. 294) The largest meteorite crater in the world is in Winslow, Arizona. It is 4,150 feet across and 150 feet deep. 295) There is more sugar in 1 kg of lemons than in 1 kg of strawberries. 296) A Viking tribe once raided England because they had run out of beer. 297) Turtles can breath through their bottoms. 298) When Thomas Edison died in 1941, Henry Ford captured his dying breath in a bottle. 299) Believe it or not but sex is the safest tranquilizer in the world. 300) Fido means faithful in Latin. 301) The average elephant produces 50lb of dung a day. 302) Unlike the Earth, the Sun is completely gaseous, there is no solid surface on the Sun. 303) The chance of hitting 2 holes-in-one during the same round of golf is one in 67 million. 304) The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea in the eye. It takes in oxygen directly from the air. 305) Until the 18th century, India produced almost all the world's diamonds. 306) The average single man is one inch shorter than the average married man. 307) Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet. 308) Alopecia is the medical term for baldness. 309) On average women speak 7000 words per day, where as men speak just over 2000.
  18. 18. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 310) In one gram of soil, about ten million bacteria live in it. 311) Pocrescophobia is the fear of gaining weight. 312) Before the 1800, there were no separately designed shoes for left and right feet. 313) 53 percent of women have seen a porno. 314) Paper was invented early in the second century by Chinese Eunuch. 315) Blood is such a good stain that Native Americans used it for paint. 316) Bees visit over 2,000 flowers and fly over 55,000 miles to produce just 1lb. of honey. 317) Four out of every ten people who come to a party in your home will look in your bathroom cabinet. 318) Beethoven dipped his head in cold water before he composed. 319) Hong Kong has the world's largest double-decker tram fleet in the world. 320) The artist Vincent Van Gogh sliced part of his ear off in madness. 321) The words silent and listen have the same letters. Santa and Satan do too. 322) You can tell the sex of a turtle by the sound it makes, A male grunts, A female hisses. 323) Mark Twain was born in 1835 when Haley's Comet came into view. When he died in 1910, Haley's Comet came into view again. 324) The pound sign (#) is called an Octothorpe. 325) The Queen termite can live up to 50 years and have 30,000 children every day. 326) A Dalmatian is the only dog that can get gout. 327) The lining of a person's stomach is replaced every 36 hours. 328) The magic word 'Abracadabra' was originally intended for the specific purpose of curing hay fever. 329) The average bed is home to over 5 billion dust mites.
  19. 19. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 330) The storage capacity of human brain exceeds 4 Terabytes. 331) Only female wasps, bees, and mosquitoes sting. 332) Ice hockey was first played in 1885 by British soldiers stationed in Canada. 333) Che Guevara's real name is Ernesto Rafael Guevara de la Serna. 334) The word "Laser" stands for "Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission by Radiation." 335) Pain travels faster than 3000 feet per second. 336) All major league baseball umpires must wear black underwear while on the job (in case their pants split). 337) The word gymnasium comes from the Greek word gymnazein which means to exercise naked. 338) Each second the Sun loses 5 million tons of material. 339) The nation of Monaco on the French Riviera is smaller than Central Park in New York. Monaco is 370 acres and Central Park is 840 acres. 340) Toxicology is the study of hazardous effects of drugs and poisons. 341) The oil used by jewelers to lubricate clocks and watches costs about $3,000 dollars a gallon. 342) The clinical term for hairy buttocks is "Dasypygal." 343) The water we drink is 3 billion years old. 344) Everything weighs one per cent less at the equator. 345) Ants don't sleep. 346) Human birth control pills work on gorillas. 347) Strawberries are members of the rose family. 348) The word Tips is actually an acronym standing for 'To Insure Prompt Service'. 349) Birmingham (UK) has 22 more miles of canals than Venice.
  20. 20. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 350) If an Amish man has a beard, he's married. 351) 9 out of every 10 living things live in the ocean. 352) Parsley is the most widely used herb in the world. 353) The most condoms are sold in July and August. 354) There is 200 times more gold in the world's oceans than has ever been mined. 355) Monaco's national orchestra is bigger than its army. 356) The only man-made structure visible from space is the Great Wall of China. 357) There are over 600 types of bacteria found in the average human mouth. 358) In China, the bride wears red. 359) Only 4 percent of babies are born on their due date. 360) The average 4 year old child asks over 400 questions a day. 361) Sex between snakes lasts from 6 to 12 hours. 362) It takes about 14 days to adjust to altitudes above 8,000 feet regardless of your physical condition. 363) The first time women and men used separate toilets were in 1739 at a Paris ball. 364) The creature with the largest brain in relation to its body is the ant. 365) China uses 45 billion chopsticks per year. 366) The sun's average period of rotation is 27 days. 367) The sound made by Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe can be heard 40 miles away. 368) The word 'Sunday' is not in the bible. 369) Unlike humans, canaries can regenerate their brain cells. 370) Vincent Van Gogh's brain was destroyed by the mercury he took to counteract syphilis.
  21. 21. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 371) Most of the villains in the bible have red hair. 372) A chimpanzee can learn to recognize itself in a mirror but a monkey cannot. 373) About 55% of all movies are rated R. 374) 50% of female polar bears also have a penis. 375) The colors yellow, red, and orange are used in fast food restaurants because those are the colors that stimulate hunger. 376) There have been 2,036 known nuclear bomb explosions since World War II. 377) The steam engine was invented in ancient Greece. 378) The largest thing a blue whale can swallow is a grapefruit. 379) George Washington's teeth previously belonged to a hippopotamus. 380) Balsa is the world's strongest wood. 381) Loofahs come from trees (not the sea). 382) An average human breathes around 11,000 liters of air in 1 day. 383) The fruit fly was the first animal in space. 384) The largest man made structure on Earth is Fresh kills, the rubbish dump on Staten Island New York. 385) The guillotine was invented in Yorkshire, England. 386) Vincent Van Gogh's "Portrait of Dr. Gachet” is the most expensive painting sold at an auction. It was purchased for $82.5 million dollars. 387) The North Pole of Uranus is dark for 42 years at a time. 388) No part of Japan is more than 100 miles from the sea. 389) A lightning bolt strikes so fast it could circle the globe eight times in a second. 390) About 5% of people with cirrhosis get liver cancer. 391) There are about 6,800 languages in the world.
  22. 22. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 392) One tree can filter up to sixty pounds of pollutants from the air each year. 393) In 1910, a football team was penalized 15 yards for an uncompleted forward pass. 394) One year contains 31,557,600 seconds. 395) About 10,000,000 people have the same birthday as you. 396) Starfish have eight eyes, one at the end of each leg. 397) A word or a sentence that is the same front and back (racecar, kayak) is called a "palindrome". 398) In 10 minutes, some hurricanes release more energy than all of the world's nuclear weapons combined. 399) Every day, the Hubble telescope transmits enough data to fit 10,000 standard computer disks. 400) Lacrosse was invented by American Indians. 401) Water expands 9% when it is frozen. 402) A one kilogram packet of sugar will have approximately 5 million grains of sugar. 403) Italy now has over 200,000 coffee bars, and still growing. 404) In 1980, the city of Detroit presented Saddam Hussein with a key to the city. 405) 76,000,000 people go to Major league baseball games each year. 406) At 90 weapons per 100 civilians, the US has the world's highest rate of gun ownership, according to the Small Arms Survey 2007. 407) 54% of men think about sex daily, while 19% of women do. 408) Moist air holds heat better than dry air. 409) Biologic therapy, or immunotherapy, boosts your body's own ability to fight cancer. 410) Ingrown toenails are hereditary. 411) Iron weighs more after it rusts. 412) Every U.S. bill regardless of denomination costs just 4 cents to make.
  23. 23. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 413) There are five million scent receptors located in a human beings nose. 414) Every year, kids in North America spend close to half a billion dollars on chewing gum. 415) Men laugh longer, louder, and more often than women. 416) A chicken is the only animal that is eaten before it is born and after it is dead. 417) An adult porcupine has approximately 30,000 quills on its body, which are replaced every year. 418) Most NASCAR Teams use nitrogen in their tires instead of air. 419) The size of a red blood cell is 708 microns. This is equivalent to one millionth of a meter. 420) Insects outnumber humans by 1 million to one. 421) In 1946, the New York Yankees became the first baseball team to travel by plane. 422) The color blue has a calming effect. It causes the brain to release calming hormones. 423) Vitamin K is found chiefly in leafy green vegetables such as spinach, swiss chard, and Brassica (e.g. Cabbage, kale, cauliflower, broccoli). 424) Since the United Nations was founded in 1945, there have been 140 wars. 425) A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off, it dies from starvation. 426) A recent Glamour magazine poll showed that 12% of women have posed nude for a photo. 427) No one has ever been able to domesticate the African elephant. Only the Indian elephant can be trained by man. 428) A starfish doesn't have a brain. 429) An olive tree can live up to 1500 years. 430) Coffee beam aren't beam, they're fruit pits. 431) Polar bear fur is not white, it's clear.
  24. 24. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 432) 64% of the population can roll their tongue. 433) Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest. 434) Each year, approximately 250,000 American husbands are physically attacked and beaten by their wives. 435) Most alcoholic beverages contain all 13 minerals necessary to sustain human life. 436) Raw coffee beans, soaked in water and spices, are chewed like candy in many parts of Africa. 437) No one knows exactly how many people died during the sinking of the Titanic. 438) The eye's blind spot is a result of the absence of retina where the optic nerve leaves the eye, since there are no photoreceptors in this area. 439) A group of kangaroos is called a mob. 440) Hydrogen is the most common element found in the Universe. 441) Amateur porn began to be popular in the 1980s, when people began recording their sex lives on camcorders and watching the results on VCRs. 442) 23% of Americans believe we never landed on the moon. 443) A car traveling 100 mph would take more than 29 million years to reach the nearest star. 444) 25% of a human's bones are in its feet. 445) About 2/3 of American men prefer boxers to briefs. 446) The word "dollar" comes from the Roman Empire. 447) Most boat owners name their boats. The most popular boat name is "Obsession". 448) Rain contains vitamin B12. 449) In 1900, the average age of death in the US was 47. 450) German Shepherds bite humans more often than any other breed of dog.
  25. 25. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 451) 40 billion songs are downloaded illegally every year, that's some 90% of all music downloads. 452) If NASA sends birds into space, they would soon die because birds need gravity to swallow. 453) The ridges on the sides of coins are called reeding. 454) The Bureau of Standards says that the electron is the fastest thing in the world. 455) Kangaroos cannot walk backwards. 456) Reindeer milk has more fat than cow milk. 457) Ancient Chinese artists would never paint pictures of woman's feet. 458) Sneeze travels out of your mouth at over 100 miles (161 km) an hour. 459) Because heat expands the metal, the Eiffel Tower always leans away from the sun. 460) Pharmacology is the study of drugs and their actions. 461) The placenta is usually birthed within 15-30 minutes of the baby being born. 462) In one day, a full grown redwood tree expels more than 2 tons of water through its leaves. 463) One of the greatest soldiers in history, Alexander the Great, was tutored by the greatest thinker of all time, Aristotle. 464) Vaccinophobia is the fear of vaccination. 465) Brazil has the world’s widest road. 160 cars can drive side by side on it. 466) The left side of your brain controls the right side of your body and vice versa. 467) Experts insist that the average person falls in love seven times before marriage. 468) You can surf the Amazon river with up to 4 meters high waves. 469) 70,000 people in the U.S. are both blind and deaf. 470) 6% of men propose over the telephone.
  26. 26. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 471) Britain's first escalator was installed in Harrods in 1878. 472) 45.2% of people pee in the shower. 473) Columbus brought cacao (chocolate) beans back to Spain on his fourth voyage in 1502. 474) A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate. 475) Typewriter is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard. 476) Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair. 477) 66% of home based businesses in the U.S. are owned by women. 478) Crocodiles have brains no larger than a cigar. 479) A car that shifts manually gets 2 miles more per gallon of gas than a car with automatic shift. 480) An Arabica coffee tree can produce up to 12 pounds of coffee a year, depending on soil and climate. 481) Of the six men who made up the Three Stooges, three of them were real brothers (Moe, Curly, and Shemp). 482) One barrel of petroleum holds 42 gallons. 483) Osteoporosis is caused by a lack of bone strength or bone density. 484) Men can have breast cancer, too, but the number of cases is small. 485) Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow the film down so you could see his moves. 486) All of the clocks in Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20. 487) Strabismus is a condition in which the eyes are not properly aligned with each other. 488) 96% of all candles being sold are purchased by women. 489) 2,000 pounds of space dust and other space debris fall on the Earth every day.
  27. 27. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 490) In the United States, approximately seven billion pounds of chocolate and candy are manufactured each year. 491) The most sensitive finger is the forefinger. 492) More steel in the United States is used to make bottle caps than to manufacture automobile bodies. 493) The harmonica is the world's best-selling music instrument. 494) Nyctophobia is the fear of darkness. 495) Conception occurs more often in December than any other month. 496) Tasmania is said to have the cleanest air in the world. 497) Giant Panda Bears give birth to a 4 ounce Baby Panda. 498) Charles Lindbergh took only four sandwiches with him on his famous transatlantic flight. 499) Americans are responsible for generating roughly 20% percent of the garbage in the world. 500) Women buy 3 out of 10 condoms sold. 501) Chrysler built B-29's that bombed Japan, Mitsubishi built Zeros that tried to shoot them down. Both companies now build cars in a joint plant called diamond Star. 502) Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails. 503) Homosexuality was listed as mental illness with the American Psychiatric Association (APA) until 1973. It was since been removed and is now considered an orientation by the APA instead of an illness. 504) Your pulse is the rate at which your heart beats. 505) 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year. 506) Someone on Earth reports seeing a UFO every three minutes. 507) People say that cracking your bones will cause arthritis when you get older. Actually all you are doing is popping air pockets, and does not cause arthritis. 508) Electrical stimulation of certain areas of the brain has been proven to revive long-
  28. 28. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) lost memories. 509) Black Whales are born white. 510) February 1865 is the only month in recorded history to not have a full moon. 511) A catfish has approximately 100,000 taste buds. 512) While in Alcatraz, Al Capone was inmate No.85. 513) Travel is the world’s largest industry. 514) Sperm have to swim 100,000 times their length to get a woman pregnant. That's the equivalent of man swimming over 100 miles in one go. 515) If a lobster loses an eye, it will grow another one. 516) Malcolm X's real name is Malcolm Little. 517) Monopoly game is considered to be the most played board game in the world. 518) Tom Sawyer was the first novel written on a typewriter. 519) A violin contains about 70 separate pieces of wood. 520) Sometime around 1050 some English boys looking for a diversion blew up an old cow bladder and began to kick it around. The new game would go on to be called soccer. 521) 7,000 new insect species are discovered every year. 522) Elvis got a C in his eighth grade music class. 523) Before roasting, some green coffee beans are stored for years, and experts believe that certain beans improve with age, when stored properly. 524) Elephant trunks can hold 4 gallons of water. 525) In an average lifetime a person will walk the equivalent of three times around the world. 526) Sperm banks keep their donor semen at approximately -321 degrees Fahrenheit. At that temperature, it could be kept indefinitely. 527) The Olympic was the sister ship of the Titanic, and she provided twenty-five years
  29. 29. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) of service. 528) According to suicide statistics, Monday is the favored day for self-destruction. 529) Aphrodisiac is any chemical agent, medication, or drug that increases sexual desire. 530) Henry Ford was the first billionaire in the U.S. 531) Bulls don't really get angry when they see the color red, it's really movement that makes them charge. 532) Fifteen people are known to have been crushed to death tilting vending machines towards them in the hope of a free can of soda. 533) 85% of men don't use the slit in their underwear. 534) Nicotine contained in cigarettes and other smoked tobacco products is a stimulant and is one of the main factors leading to continued tobacco smoking. 535) Some lions mate over 50 times a day. 536) Google is also a verb. 537) It is estimated that at any one time, 0.7% of the world's population are drunk. 538) Smartest dogs: (in order) 1) Border Collie 2) Poodle 3) Golden Retriever. 539) Alexander Graham Bell's wife and mother were both deaf. 540) Jim Henson first coined the word "Muppet". It is a combination of "marionette" and "puppet". 541) It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open. 542) A full-moon is nine times brighter than a half-moon. 543) "Goodbye" came from "God bye" which came from "God be with you". 544) David Bradley wrote the code for [Ctr] + [Alt] + [Delete] key sequence. 545) The IRS employee’s tax manual has instructions for collecting taxes after a nuclear war. 546) In the early 1960's, Porsche commercially manufactured farm tractors.
  30. 30. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 547) Ballroom dancing is a major at Brigham Young University. 548) Michael Jackson song “Billie Jean” was the first video by a black artist to air on MTV. 549) Polar bears are the only mammal with hair on the soles of its feet. 550) Left testicles usually hang lower than the right. 551) A comet's tail always points away from the sun. 552) About 50% of all people have their first kiss before they are 14. 553) Israel's Dead Sea is 1,312 feet below sea level. 554) In 1670, Dorothy Jones of Boston was granted a license to sell coffee, and so became the first American coffee trader. 555) A vision test is recommended at age 3 to 4 years. 556) Sheep can recognize other sheep from pictures. 557) If you had $10 billion in $1 bills and spent one every second, it would take 317 years to spend them all. 558) Any space vehicle must move at a rate of 7 miles per second in order to escape the Earth's gravitational pull. 559) According to studies, men change their minds two to three times more often than women. 560) If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white. 561) The scientific name for kissing is Philematology. 562) Tornadoes are created when cool air overrides a layer of warm air. 563) More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world. 564) Approximately 20% of Americans have a passport. 565) Many drugs, both legal and illegal, have sexual side effects, the most common of which is the reduction of sexual desire.
  31. 31. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 566) If you unfolded your brain, it would cover an ironing board. 567) A woman's heart beats faster than a man's heart. 568) Chocolate melts in your mouth because cocoa butter has a melting point of just below 35 degrees C, a little under body temperature. 569) An estimated 405,000 U.S. houses still lack indoor plumbing. 570) Radiation therapy is the use of high-dose X-Rays to destroy cancer cells and shrink tumors. 571) The Eiffel Tower was built for the 1889 World’s Fair. 572) Mailing an entire building has been illegal in the U.S. since 1916 when a man mailed a 40,000 ton brick house across Utah to avoid high freight rates. 573) A full-grown bear can run as fast as a horse. 574) The 1st heart transplant involving a human was in 1964 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. 575) City with the most Rolls Royces is Hong Kong. 576) Revolvers cannot be silenced because of all the noisy gasses which escape the cylinder gap at the rear of the barrel. 577) The World Trade Center towers had two different zip codes, 10047 and 10048. One for each building. 578) A completely blind chameleon will still take on the colors of its environment. 579) The Shroud of Turin (The linen with the image of Jesus Christ) is the single most studied artifact in human history. 580) Americans eat more bananas than any other fruit, a total of 11 billion a year. 581) Fattest newspaper ever printed: New York Times, October 17, 1965 at 946 pages. It weighed 7 lbs. 582) Only 1 person in 2 billion will live to be 116 or older. 583) Once Al Capone said, you can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.
  32. 32. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 584) More than 25% of the world's forests are in Siberia. 585) On average, you produce 200g of poo per day. 586) Over 1800 medals are awarded at the Olympics. 587) 35% of the people using personal ads for dating are already married. 588) At one 'feeding', a mosquito can absorb one and a half times its own weight in blood. 589) Most productive day of the workweek is Tuesday. 590) Every year, the moon moves 1/2 an inch further from the Earth. 591) A rodent's teeth never stop growing. 592) The first sport ever to be filmed was boxing, 1894. 593) An object weighing 100 pounds on Earth would weight just 38 pounds on Mars. 594) A tuna called the Slue Fin can be sold for over $20,000 around the world. 595) Catechins, the powerful antioxidants found in green tea, are known to increase metabolism. 596) It has been calculated that a single breath from a mature blue whale can inflate up to 2000 balloons. 597) The human hand has 27 bones. 598) 40 to 50 percent of body heat can be lost through the head as a result of its extensive circulatory network. 599) If you travel across the former Soviet Union you will cross seven time zones. 600) In America, 38% of doctors are Indians. 601) Roughly 44% of junk mail is thrown away unopened. 602) Diamond is the hardest natural material known, where hardness is defined as resistance to scratching. 603) Nylon is a man-made fiber that is made from coal and petroleum.
  33. 33. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 604) Mexico has more American residents than any other country except the United States. 605) To manufacture a new car approximately 148,000 liters of water are needed. 606) Americans drink about five billion bottles and cans of soda. 607) Elephants are the only mammals that can't jump. 608) Picasso's full name was Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Maria de los Kemedios Cipriano de la Santisima Trinidad Ruiz Picasso. 609) Americans spend approximately $25 billion each year on beer. 610) Even Antarctica has an area code. It's 672. 611) Only 1% of bacteria cause disease in humans. 612) 80 percent of women find it endearing when men cry after hearing something emotional. 613) No one knows where Mozart is buried. 614) Owls are the only birds that can see the color blue. 615) Chickens can't swallow while they are upside down. 616) A Horse has 18 more bones than a Human. 617) Roses generally need around 6 hours of sunlight to grow properly. 618) The first jet engine was invented by Frank Whittle of England in 1930. 619) Climbing ropes are able to hold over 6,000 pounds. 620) Every year, 50,000,000 automobiles are produced in the world. 621) A raisin, dropped in a glass of fresh champagne, will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top. 622) Once a human reaches the age of 35, he/she will start losing approximately 7,000 brain cells a day. The cells will never be replaced. 623) 70% of dust of house dust is dead skin cells.
  34. 34. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 624) More redheads are born in Scotland than in any other part of the world. 625) Check your map! Virginia extends farther west than West Virginia. 626) The Sun's gravitational pull is so strong that even Pluto, a planet 5.9 billion kilometer away from Sun, is kept in its orbit. 627) Sound travels fifteen times faster through steel than through air. 628) All of the Earths continents are wider at the north than in the south and nobody knows why. 629) The Queen Elizabeth ship burns a gallon of oil to move 1 foot. 630) Plastic is made out of 50% seaweed. 631) 90% of arrested criminals are male. 632) The U.S. Government will not allow portraits of living persons to appear on stamps. 633) Einstein couldn't speak fluently until after his ninth birthday. His parents thought he was mentally retarded. 634) Internet was designed to survive thermonuclear assault. 635) Broccoli and cauliflower are the only vegetables that are flowers. 636) Some amputees have phantom pain, which is the feeling of pain in the missing limb. 637) The human heart weighs on average 250-300 grams in females, and 300-350 grams in males. 638) Before toilet paper was invented, French royalty wiped their bottoms with fine linen. 639) Europe is the only continent without a desert. 640) About 1 in 30 people, in the US are in jail, on probation, or on parole. 641) A B-25 bomber airplane crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building on July 28, 1945. 642) 22,000 checks will be deducted from the wrong bank accounts in the next hour.
  35. 35. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 643) The black widow spider eats her male during or after sex. 644) One third of the electricity produced on Earth is used to power electric light bulbs. 645) Astronauts brought back about 300 pounds of lunar rock to Earth. 646) Smokers are likely to die on average six and a half years earlier than non-smokers. 647) A cesium atom in an atomic clock beats 9,192,631,770 times per second. 648) Over 10,000 coffee cafes plus several thousand vending machines with both hot and cold coffee serve the needs of Tokyo alone. 649) By the time they reach grade 12, an American will have been in school for about 17,000 hour. 650) The last thing Elvis ate before he died was four scoops of ice cream and 6 chocolate chip cookies. 651) 90 percent of women who walk into a department store immediately turn to the right. 652) The Bible, the world's best-selling book, is also the world's most shoplifted book. 653) Any modern jet is capable of breaking the sound barrier. 654) A crocodile’s tongue is attached to the roof of its mouth that’s why they cannot stick its tongue out. 655) For every gallon of sea water, you get more than a quarter pound of salt. 656) Of the 3,000 islands in the Bahamas chain in the Caribbean, only 20 are inhabited. 657) Dalmatians dogs are born without spots. 658) By the age of 60, most people have lost 50% of their taste buds. 659) Queen Elizabeth was good friends with William Shakespeare. 660) In the Caribbean there are oysters that can climb trees. 661) For every 'normal' webpage, there are five porn pages. 662) Table tennis balls have been known to travel off a paddle at speeds up to 160
  36. 36. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) km/hr (approx. 100 mph). 663) National pi day is March 14. 664) Last 2 European countries to let women vote: Switzerland (1971) and Liechtenstein (1984). 665) Compact discs read from the inside to the outside edge, the reverse of how a record works. 666) The 7th most common word used on the Internet is "HTML". 667) Diamonds were first discovered in the river beds of the Golconda region of India over 4,000 years ago. 668) Alligators can live for more than 100 years. 669) Each king, in a deck of playing cards, represents a great king from history. Spades - King David, Clubs - Alexander the Great, Hearts - Charlemagne, and Diamonds - Julius Caesar. 670) "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order. 671) The U.S. motto, in God We Trust', was not adopted as the national slogan until 1956. 672) Paper money is not made from wood pulp but from cotton. This means that it will not disintegrate as fast if it is put in the laundry. 673) Altitude sickness is a pathological effect of high altitude (above 8000 feet) caused by acute exposure to low air pressure. 674) Elephants only sleep for two hours each day. 675) The Hubble telescope is so powerful that it is like pointing a beam of light at a dime that is two hundred miles away. 676) The acid in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve razor blades. 677) Sound carries so well in the Arctic that on a calm day, a conversation can be heard from 1.8 miles away. 678) Racehorses can wear out new horse shoes in one race.
  37. 37. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 679) It takes about 4 months for healthy hair to grow an inch, most hairs grow for up to 6 years and then fall out. New hairs grow in their place. 680) Gigolo is a male prostitute. 681) Fine grained volcanic ash can be found as an ingredient in some toothpastes. 682) Experiments have shown that, ants are capable of lifting 50 times their own weight and pulling loads 300 times their own weight. 683) latrophobia is the fear of going to the doctor. 684) Contrary to popular belief, dogs do not only sweat by salivating. They also sweat through the pores on their feet. 685) As bananas ripen, the starch in the fruit turns to sugar. Therefore, the riper the banana - the sweeter it will taste. 686) On average, we lose 11 oz. of weight while we are asleep at night. 687) Cats average 16 hours of sleep a day, more than any other mammal. 688) A cubic mile of ordinary fog contains less than a gallon of water. 689) Astronauts become between two and three inches taller when in space. 690) It is an act of treason to place a postage stamp bearing the British monarch upside down. 691) An 'aglet' is the plastic or metal tip of a shoelace. 692) It is only appropriate to fly the US flag upside down in emergencies. It means Help Me, I am in Trouble. 693) Captain Kirk never said "Beam me up, Scotty," but he did say, "Beam me up, Mr. Scott". 694) Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin both married their first cousins (Elsa Lowenthal and Emma Wedgewood, respectively). 695) Polar bears are left-handed. 696) First World War (1914-17) 8.5 million killed. 697) Girls have more taste buds than boys.
  38. 38. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 698) Coffee represents 75% of all the caffeine consumed in the United States. 699) On average, a car driver will swear or blaspheme 32,000 times in their lifetime while driving. 700) Terminator 2 cost $647,000 per minute of film to make. 701) The typical U.S. family will spend 17,000 in the first year of their child's life. 702) Each year the Pentagon estimates their computer Network is hacked about 250,000 times annually. 703) Second World War (1939-45) 20 million casualties. 704) One of the many Tarzans, Karmuela Searlel, was mauled to death on the set by a raging elephant. 705) If done perfectly, any Rubik's Cube combination can be solved in 17 turns. 706) Vietnam War (1965-73) 1.2 million killed. 707) Most people button their shirt upward. 708) The "G" in 'g-string' stands for groin. 709) Dolphins don't automatically breath, they have to tell themselves to. 710) Over 98 percent of Japanese people are cremated after they die. 711) Australia is the only continent without active volcanoes. 712) The IRS processes more than 2 billion pieces of paper each year. 713) Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with hands. 714) Contraceptive is, any device, product, or process which prevents conception. 715) A dime has 118 ridges around the edge. A quarter has 119. 716) Eyes are always the same size from birth but our nose and ears never stop growing. 717) The very first item sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer for $14.83.
  39. 39. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 718) Dolphins sleep with one eye open. 719) A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57,285 gallons of fuel. 720) Buckingham Palace has 602 rooms. 721) Elvis had a twin brother named Garon, who died at birth, which is why Elvis middle name was spelled Aron, in honor of his brother. 722) A woman's sense of smell is most acute during ovulation. 723) A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes. 724) Lee Harvey Oswald had dyslexia. 725) People in nudist colonies play volleyball more than any other sport. 726) The 1st human X-Ray image was taken in 1895. 727) Salmon can jump as high as 6 feet. 728) The declaration of Independence was written on hemp (marijuana) paper. 729) A ball of glass will bounce higher than a ball made of rubber. 730) Aluminum used to be more valuable than gold. 731) It is possible to see a rainbow at night. 732) Shakespeare spelled his own name four different ways in his will. 733) About 8 out of 100 people will get appendicitis sometime during their lives. 734) Native Americans do not have to pay tax on their land. 735) Smokeless tobacco contains more nicotine than cigarettes. 736) Christmas became a national holiday in the U.S. in 1890. 737) Farts are highly flammable. 738) Approximately $25 million is spent each year on lap dances in Las Vegas. 739) If all the Coca-Cola vending machines in the U.S. were stacked one on top of each other, the pile would be over 450 miles high.
  40. 40. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 740) Sunlight is a major cause of skin aging. 741) 11% of the world is left-handed. 742) Dolphins and humans are the only animals on the planet that have sex for pleasure. 743) If you shake a can of mixed nuts, the larger ones go to the top. 744) First four countries to have television: England, the U.S., the U.S.S.R., and Brazil. 745) 43 percent of all men have cried because of love-related issues. 746) No matter how cold it gets, gasoline won't freeze. Below -180 degrees F, it just turns gummy. 747) As skin ages, it becomes thinner and more easily damaged. Skin aging is caused by the fall in elasticity. 748) The letter “Q” is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any of the United States. 749) If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times, but more like 4,950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom more often. 750) A teaspoon full of Neutron star material would weigh about 112 million tons. 751) It takes 100 pounds of rain water to produce a single pound of food from the Earth. 752) Each of the Space Shuttle's solid rocket boosters burns 5 tons of propellant per second. 753) Leonardo da Vinci was dyslexic, and he often wrote backwards. 754) The Bible is the bestselling book of all time with approximately six billion books sold. 755) A peanut is not a nut. It is a legume. 756) Leonardo da Vinci invented the scissors, the helicopter, and many other present day items. 757) SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor.
  41. 41. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 758) "Do." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language. "I am." is another short one. 759) Spiders have transparent blood. 760) Pinocchio is Italian for "pine head". 761) A B-cup weighs about half a pound. 762) Rice paper does not have any rice in it. 763) Richest country in the world: Switzerland. Poorest: Mozambique. 764) On February 6, 1971 the first golf ball was hit on the moon by Alan Sheppard. 765) Rats can't vomit, that's why rat poison works. 766) In 24hrs an average healthy human breathes 23,000 times. 767) One out of 20 people have an extra rib. 768) An average human drinks about 16, 000 gallons of water in a lifetime. 769) A volcano has enough power to shoot ash as high as 50 km into the atmosphere. 770) A moth has no stomach. 771) In a year, the average person walks four miles to make his or her bed. 772) John F. Kennedy's rocking chair was auctioned off for $442,000. 773) Every second, a new baby is born. 774) A 30-minute cartoon may contain over 18,000 separate drawings. 775) Business.com one of the most expensive domain names (sold for $7.5 million). 776) Man is the only animal that cries. 777) A deltiologist is someone who collects postcards. 778) 29% of people admit they've intentionally stolen something from a store. 779) It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year's supply of footballs.
  42. 42. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 780) About half of all Americans are on a diet on any given day. 781) Certain frogs can be frozen solid then thawed, and continue living. 782) Basketball was invented in 1891 by James Naismith. He set out to invent a game to occupy students between the football and baseball seasons. 783) Coffee is the most popular beverage worldwide with over 400 billion cups consumed each year. 784) 99% of people cannot lick their elbow. 785) Babies crawl an average of 200m a day. 786) In 75% of American households, women manage the money and pay the bills. 787) An average person uses the bathroom 6 times per day. 788) It takes 35 to 65 minks to produce the average mink coat. 789) Almonds are the oldest, most widely cultivated and extensively used nuts in the world. 790) A microwaved baseball will fly farther than a frozen baseball. 791) Hawaii officially became apart of the US on June 14, 1900. 792) Female canaries cannot sing. 793) Nobody is quite sure how big Pluto is, what kind of atmosphere it has, or what it is made of. 794) Car airbags kill 1 person for every 22 lives that they save. 795) Over 50% of lottery players go back to work after winning the jackpot. 796) One million $1 bills weighs 1 ton. 797) It takes eight and a half minutes for light to get from the sun to earth. 798) It takes five minutes to execute someone in a gas chamber. 799) In America you will see an average of 500 advertisements a day.
  43. 43. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 800) It takes approximately 12 hours for food to entirely digest. 801) Jumbo jets use 4,000 gallons of fuel to take off. 802) Brazil is the only country to have played in every World Cup soccer tournament. 803) An ounce of platinum can be stretched 10,000 feet. 804) In April 1964, The Beatles had the top five songs in the United States. This is the only time that the top five songs at any one time were by the same group. 805) It takes a lobster approximately seven years to grow to be one pound. 806) Apples float because 25 percent of their volume is air. 807) Dark roasted coffees actually have LESS caffeine than medium roasts. The longer a coffee is roasted, the more caffeine burns off during the process. 808) It takes a person 15 to 20 minutes to walk once around the Pentagon. 809) Approximately 70 percent of the Earth is covered by water. Only 1% of this water is drinkable. 810) On average, everyone farts once per hour. 811) Our galaxy has approximately 250 billion stars. 812) Bees and dogs can sense fear. 813) House flies have a life span of two weeks. 814) A raw steak is about 75% water. 815) How to detect a boiled egg from a raw egg. If you spin the raw egg on a table it will barely spin 1 round, while the boiled egg will spin at least 10 rounds. 816) A Space Shuttle and its boosters ready for launch, are the same height as the Statue of Liberty but weigh/almost three times as much. 817) A bibliophile is a collector of rare books. A bibliopole is a seller of rare books. 818) If you go blind in one eye, you only lose about 20% of your vision, but all your sense of depth.
  44. 44. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 819) The 365 days calendar and the 24 Hour division of the day are Egyptian inventions. 820) St. Bernard dogs do not carry kegs of brandy, and never have. 821) The Moon has no atmosphere or magnetic field. 822) 26 percent of men get ready for a date by doing the following: Smelling their clothes and making sure that nothing stinks. 823) Albert Einstein never wore any socks. 824) It took 20,000 men 22 years to build the Taj Mahal. 825) 97% of all paper money in the US contains traces of cocaine. 826) Email has been around longer than the World Wide Web. 827) A pig always sleeps on its right side. 828) Linen is actually stronger when wet. 829) Isaac Newton used to be a member of parliament. 830) Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952, but he declined. 831) Safe sex practices became more prominent in the late 1980s as a result of the AIDS epidemic. 832) Both alcohol and caffeine are dehydrating, which can leave your skin looking dull and worsen the appearance of fine lines. 833) It is normal to pass gas from 6 to 20 times a day. 834) About 9 billion condoms are used each year around the world. 835) The United States spends more money on its military than the next 13 countries on the list combined. 836) Airbags are deployed at a rate of two-hundred miles per hour. 837) The first cheerleaders in the U.S. were men. 838) Before 1850, golf balls were made of leather and were stuffed with feathers.
  45. 45. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 839) An average adult male thinks about sex every 7 seconds. 840) Human jaw muscles can generate a force of 200 pounds (90.8 kilograms) on the molars. 841) Butterflies taste with their feet. 842) When women reach menopause and the estrogen produced by ovaries declines, fat migrates from their buttocks, hips and thighs to their waists. 843) Human birth control pills work on gorillas. 844) Food can only be tasted if it is mixed with saliva. 845) The nearest star to Earth is the Sun. 846) Art prices are set just like other prices, supply and demand. 847) Hip-Hop Culture was created in 1971. 848) Drivers kill more deer than hunters. 849) Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite. 850) There are 1440 minutes in every day. 851) According to U.S. laws, a beer commercial can never show a person actually drinking beer. 852) Pearls melt in vinegar. 853) 1/3 of all Americans flush the toilet while still on it. 854) In what country will you find the most Universities? India. 855) Due to gravitational effects, you weigh slightly less when the moon is directly overhead. 856) Honey is the only food that will not spoil. 857) Dragonflies can travel up to 60mph. 858) Skin is composed of 3 primary layers: the epidermis, the dermis, and the hypodermis.
  46. 46. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 859) Before 1941, fingerprints were not accepted as evidence in court. 860) Oak trees are struck by lightning more than any other tree. 861) Every U.S. president with a beard has been a Republican. 862) A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes. 863) It takes up to four hours to hard boil an ostrich egg. 864) An ant can survive for up to two days underwater. 865) Baseball's home plate is 17 inches wide. 866) Humming birds are the only birds that can fly backwards. 867) Coffee beam can be mixed into B type blood, changing it into 0 type blood. 868) All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill. 869) The age of Sun is 4.57 billion years. 870) The library of Congress has approx. 327 miles of bookshelves. 871) From the age of thirty, humans gradually begin to shrink in size. 872) Henry Ford produced the model T only in black because the black paint available at the time was the fastest to dry. 873) About 19% of left-handed people have their language areas in the right hemisphere. 874) A sneeze can travel as fast as 100 miles per hour. 875) If you cut a “V” shape into your toe nails, you can prevent in-grown toe nails. 876) Marijuana goes by many street names, including pot, weed, and herb. 877) A hiccup is the spasmodic contraction of the diaphragm that repeats several times per minute; it is an involuntary action involving a reflex arc. 878) Acupuncture was first used as a medical treatment in 2700 BC by the Chinese emperor Shen-Nung.
  47. 47. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 879) Every year, Alaska has about 5,000 earthquakes. 880) Bees have five eyes. 881) Great Britain was the first county to issue postage stamps. 882) The Atlantic Ocean is saltier than the Pacific Ocean. 883) A jellyfish is 95 percent water. 884) Around 22% of Americans are teenagers. 885) A butterfly can look at you through 12,000 eyes. 886) The United States has more airports than any other nation (there are over 14,800). 887) Austria was the first country to use postcards. 888) Cleopatra wasn't Egyptian, she was Greek. 889) The Bible was written by about 40 men over a period of about 1600 years dating from 1500 BC to about 100 years after Christ. 890) Beethoven, who was a coffee lover, was so particular about his coffee that he always counted 60 beans each cup when he prepared his brew. 891) Americans use over 16,000 tons of aspirin a year. 892) The United States consumes more oil than any other country in the World. In 2001, the US consumed as much as the entire European Union and Japan. 893) An ant's sense of smell is as good as a Dog's. 894) Egyptians were among the very first people to invent writing, along with ink and paper. 895) In your lifetime, you'll shed over 40 pounds of skin. 896) It cost the soft drink industry $100 million a year for thefts committed involving vending machines. 897) Bees can see ultraviolet light. 898) In the US about 20 million people have asthma. Nearly 9 million of them are children.
  48. 48. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 899) Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or older. 900) About 33% of the population cannot snap their fingers. 901) Karate actually originated in India, but was developed further in China. 902) Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows. 903) All babies are color blind when they are born. 904) In the late 1650's the first known check was written in Europe. 905) You can get anemia from not getting enough folic acid or vitamin B12. 906) One in fourteen women in America is a natural blonde. Only one in sixteen men is. 907) Snowiest city in the US is Flue Canyon, California. 908) Indoor pollution is 10 times more toxic than outdoor pollution. 909) The Methamphetamine drug can be smoked, injected, inhaled or taken by mouth. 910) Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better. 911) New Zealand was the first country to allow women to vote. 912) Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks. 913) Out of all the senses, smell is most closely linked to memory. 914) The Earth orbits the sun at about 18.5 miles per second. 915) The tongue is the fastest healing part of the body. 916) Humans spend a third of their lives sleeping. 917) The Earth experiences 50,000 earthquakes each year. 918) Napoleon had conquered Italy by the time he was twenty six. 919) Smokers eat more sugar than non-smokers do. 920) Encephalitis is an acute inflammation of the brain.
  49. 49. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 921) Chocolate can kill dogs; it directly affects their heart and nervous system. 922) Belonephobia is the fear of pins and needles. 923) The Hawaiian alphabet has only 12 letters. 924) A condom will last about a month when stored in a wallet; any longer and it's more likely to break. 925) A bean has more DNA per cell than a human cell. 926) Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs have only about ten. 927) Bats always turn left when exiting a cave. 928) Cats have no ability to taste sweet things. 929) The Hoover Dam was built to last 2,000 years. The concrete in it will not even be fully cured for another 500 years. 930) The Mona Lisa used to hang on the wall of Napoleon's bedroom. 931) The average cost of a sexy bra and panty set is $75, while the average cost for briefs and a t-shirt is $4.95. 932) A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day. 933) A spider's silk is stronger than steel. 934) The average American butt is 14.9 in. long. 935) A necropsy is an autopsy on an animal. 936) About 500 movies are made in the US and 800 in India annually. 937) A fetus acquires fingerprints at the age of three months. 938) 53% of women will not leave the house without makeup on. 939) Aspirin was the first drug offered as a water-soluble tablet in 1900. 940) Blue eyes are the most sensitive to light, dark brown the least sensitive. 941) The average human body contains enough fat to make seven bars of soap.
  50. 50. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 942) Migraine is 3 times more common in women than in men. 943) There are 318,979,564,000 possible combinations of the first four moves in Chess. 944) The average cow produces 40 glasses of milk each day. 945) There are 365 steps on the front of the U.S. Capitol Building, one for every day of the year. 946) The average chicken lays about 260 eggs a year. 947) The average person falls asleep in seven minutes. 948) Your right lung takes in more air than your left one does. 949) There are 1,575 steps from the ground floor to the top of the Empire State building. 950) Your skin is actually an organ. 951) When you die your hair still grows for a couple of months. 952) Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second. 953) The full Moon always rises at sunset, and sets at sunrise. 954) Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day. 955) You can start a fire with ice. 956) The average bra is designed to last for only 180 days of use. 957) The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute. 958) When you sneeze, all your bodily functions stop, even your heart. 959) The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets. 960) There are 333 squares of toilet paper are on a roll. 961) The average person will spend 2 weeks over their lifetime waiting for the traffic light to change. 962) There are 10 towns named Hollywood in the United States. 963) The average life span of a major league baseball is 7 pitches.
  51. 51. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 964) The can opener was invented 48 years after the can was. 965) The average bra size today is 36C. Ten years ago it was 34B. 966) The retina is a thin nerve membrane that detects light entering the eye. 967) 41% of men say they learned about sex from their friends or siblings, and 45% say they learned from pornography (movies, magazines, Internet, etc.) 968) The average human head weighs about eight pounds. 969) The average women’s' handbag weighs between 3 and 5 pounds. 970) Thanatophobia is the fear of death or dying. 971) What you find when you shave the striped fur off of a tiger? Striped skin. 972) The average human bladder can hold 13 ounces of liquid. 973) The earth is 0.02 degrees hotter during a full moon. 974) There are three golf balls sitting on the moon. 975) Vatican City is the smallest country in the world. The whole country is only 108.7 acres, with a population of just 1,000 (approx.). 976) The cigarette lighter was invented before the match. 977) 20% of men reported that they usually sleep naked, while only 7% of women do. 978) The city of Las Vegas has the most hotel rooms in the world. 979) Women have a slightly higher average IQ than men. 980) When pitched, the average Major League baseball rotates 15 times before being hit. 981) The dot over the letter "i" is called a Tittle. 982) Human sperm has more than 30 ingredients. These include fructose, ascorbic acid, cholesterol, citric acid, nitrogen, vitamin B12, and a whole lot of salt and enzymes. 983) The distance from the Earth to the Sun is about 150 million kilometers.
  52. 52. http://www.TheArtOfPamela.com (For more cool stuff click this link!) 984) The face of a penny can hold about thirty drops of water. 985) The elephant is the only animal with 4 knees. 986) There are approximately 250,000 sweat glands in your feet. 987) Chocolate and wine are strong aphrodisiacs. 988) There are approximately 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building. 989) The common name for Tocopherol is Vitamin E. 990) There are two credit cards for every person in the United States. 991) The heart of an astronaut actually gets smaller when in outer space. 992) The parachute was invented by Leonardo Da Vinci in 1515. 993) Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise. 994) The first building with an elevator was the six-story 130 foot Equitable Life Building in New York. It was built in 1870. 995) The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 30 feet (9 m). 996) When a person dies, hearing is generally the last sense to go. 997) There are over 4000 chemicals in cigarette smoke and more than 40 of them are known carcinogens. 998) Those stars and colors you see when you close and rub your eyes are called Phosphenes. 999) The New York Stock Exchange started as a coffee shop. 1000) There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos. 1001) Vincent Van Gogh committed suicide by shooting himself in the chest. Thank you for reading!

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