*When you flush the toilet, tiny droplets of water fly into the air, spreading toilet water around your                    bathroom.
*Only about 60% of Americans wash their hands after using the restroom.
*A camel's poop has so little water in it that it can be used to fuel a fire.
*You can buy artificial saliva. (Finally!)
*Bacteria can live in a damp kitchen sponge for up to 2 weeks, using microscopic scraps of food as
*Right now there are about 10,000,000,000,000,000,000 (10 quintillion) insects alive on the earth.
*Snails have something like teeth on their tongues.
*Pond scum is partially made from the jelly that surrounds frog eggs.
*There is a single fungus in Washington state that covers 2 1/2 square miles.
*Clams have no heads.
*Your tongue can get covered with a hair-like coating when you have a fever.
*The outermost layers of your skin are replaced every 27 days.
*One of the causes of bad breath is mucous that drips into your throat from that back of your nose.
*Your eyeballs lie in packs of fat.
*There is more bacteria in your body than there are people on earth.
*Tapeworms that live in human intestines can grow to be 20 feet long.
*A nose flute is played by blowing through your nostrils.
*Manatees sometimes eat their own poop and the poop of other animals.
*In 1996, a man paid $750 at an auction for a fossilized nugget of dinosaur poop.
*Bile from the liver gives poop it's brown color.
*A store in Tokyo sells nightingale poop as a makeup for actors.
*Every year, U.S. farm animals produce about 1 billion tons of manure.
*Some caterpillars and moths avoid being eaten because they resemble bird droppings.
*The anaconda can swallow a deer whole, unless the deer's antlers are too big.
*George Washington not only never chopped down his father's cherry tree, he was allergic to them.
*Mel Blanc, the voice of nearly all the Warner Brothers cartoons, is the only voice heard 24 hours a day.
*Cats always land on their feet because their right feet are slightly heavier than their left feet.
*If a weasel (which is 6 inches long) were the size of a Collie, it would probably be the most vicious
animal on earth.
*Picasso's full name was Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Crispin Crispano
de la santismima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso.
*The largest living thing is not the Blue Whale.  Scientists have found a fungi that was over 32 acres
*Cuban dancers pin live fireflies to their clothes and make chains and hang them around their necks
for decorations.
*Victor Hugo, in his book Les Miserables, holds the record for the longest published sentence.  It
contains 823 words, 93 commas, 51 semi-colons, 4 dashes and fills almost three entire pages.
*Richard Nixon was known to eat cottage cheese and ketchup for breakfast.
*In a life span of 70 years, the average person will eat 35 turkeys, 23 pigs, 14 cows,  880 chickens
and 770 pounds of fish.
*When turtles hibernate their hearts only beat about once every five minutes.
*Grizzley bears discipline their cubs by spanking them.
*The turkey vulture's only means of defense is blowing snot through its nose and vomiting at
*The Boston University Bridge is the only place in the world where a boat can sail under a train driving
under a car driving under an airplane.
*Emus cannot walk backwards.
*There are only 13 blimps in the world, and 9 of them are in the US.
*Cats have over 100 vocal sounds, while dogs only have about 10.
*Our eyes are the same size since birth, but our ears and noses never stop growing.
*Most car horns beep in the key of "F".
*Camel's milk will not curdle.
*Most hamsters only blink one eye at a time.
*Murphy's Oil Soap is the chemical most commonly used to clean elephants.
*Since 1896, the beginning of the modern Olympics, only Greece and Australia have participated in
every one.
*February 1865 is the only  month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
*It takes a lobster about 7 years to grow to be one pound.
*Montpelier, Vermont is the only  US state capital without a McDonald's.
*Giraffes have no vocal cords.
*There are 2 credit cards for every person in the US.
*An  iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes.
*The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896.  Zanzibar surrendered in 38
*Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both people are registered blood donors.
*Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
*More people every year are killed by donkeys than air plane crashes.
*Shakespeare invented the words "assassination" and "bump".
*If you keep a goldfish in a dark room, it will eventually turn white.
*Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
*A snail can sleep for 3 years.
*American  Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in First
*The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a part of DNA.
*Many hamsters only blink one eye at a time.
*Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
*Babies are born without knee caps.  They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
*The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
*Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
*In the great fire of London in 1666, half of London was burnt down but only 6 people were injured.
*Frank Lloyd Wright's son invented Lincoln Logs.
*An NBA basketball has 1036 small dots on it.
*A Saudi Arabian woman can divorce her husband if he doesn't give her coffee.
*A rat can last longer without water than a camel.
*Your stomach has to make a new layer of mucous every two weeks to keep it from digesting
*A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down from the bottom of the
glass to the top.
*A person cannot taste food unless it is mixed with saliva.  For instance, even if salt is put on a dry 
tongue, the person won't be able to taste it.
*Susan Lucci is the daughter of Phyllis Diller.
*40% of McDonald's profits come from Happy Meals.
*The spot on the 7UP can comes from the inventor who had red eyes.  He was an albino.
*Einstein couldn't speak well until he was nine.  His parents thought he was retarded.
*Money isn't made out of paper, it's made out of cotton.
*Most lipstick contains fish scales.
*Killer whales kill sharks by torpedoing the shark from underneath, causing them to explode.
*Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as a medicine.
*Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
*Because metal was so scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.
*There are no clocks in Las Vegas casinos.
*Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow his films down so you could see his moves.
*Bubble gum contains rubber.
*The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA".
*By raising your legs slowly while laying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand.
*Celery has negative calories.  It actually takes more calories to eat a piece than the celery has to
begin with!
*An elephant can smell water three miles away.
*The Guiness Book of World's Records is the most stolen book from Public Libraries.
*Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing gas can damage              their space suits.