Since its introduction in February 1935, more than two hundred million Monopoly board games have been sold worldwide.
Women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression than men in the United States.
The smallest man ever was Gul Mohammed (1957-1997) of India, who measured 1 feet 10 inches.
500,000 tons of dog excrement are dumped annually on the streets of Paris.
Hydrogen gas is the least dense substance in the world, at 0.08988g/cc.
In Belgium, there is a museum just for strawberries.
The Simpsons is the longest running prime-time animated series on television history.
The more a person struggles to get out of quicksand the faster they will sink. Staying still, and being calm will actually make the body float in the quicksand because the body is less dense than the quicksand is.
On average, a Canadian girl owns seven Barbie dolls, whereas an American girl owns eight.
A piece of French toast that was partially eaten by Justin Timberlake sold on eBay.
The Olympic was the sister ship of the Titanic, and she provided twenty-five years of service.
Atari had to bury millions of unsold "E.T." game cartridges in a New Mexico desert landfill in 1982.
The biggest disco ball in the world has a diameter of 2.41 meters and 137.89 kilograms. It also has 6,900 mirror squares on it.
The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses.
An average city dog lives approximately three years longer than an average country dog.
On average, falling asleep while driving results in 550 accidents per day in the United States.
Scatologists are experts who study feces. (aka. crap, dung, dookie, dumps, feces, excrement, etc.).
Pumpkins contain potassium and vitamin A.
The greatest mountain range is the Mid-Ocean Ridge, extending 64,374 km from the Arctic Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean.
Pepsi got its name from the ingredient pepsin, which is said to aid in digestion, however, it is not known.
The spray WD-40 got its name because there were forty attempts needed before the creation of the "water displacing" substance.
Contrary to popular beliefs, chocolate does not cause acne.
Detroit, Michigan has more registered bowlers than any other city in the USA.
The fastest moving land snake is the Black Mamba, which can move up to 7 miles per hour.
Annually Americans eat 45 million turkeys at Thanksgiving.
Rabbits can live up to ten years.
The average life span of a single red blood cell is 120 days.
Over 250 million Slinky toys have been sold since its debut in 1946.
In 1961, Italian artist Piero Manzoni packed his feces in cans, signed and mounted them, and then sold them as art.
The last thing Elvis Presley ate before he died was four scoops of ice cream and 6 chocolate chip cookies.
Some Chinese chopsticks contain gold as on of their materials.
The chances of making two holes-in-one in a round of golf are one in 67 million.
The watch was invented by Peter Henlein of Nuremberg in 1510..
In North America there are approximately 618 roller coasters.
The concept of Boxing Day, which is on December 26th, was to give boxes of food and clothing to the poor. It is now viewed in some countries as a time to get merchandise from stores at reduced prices.
Crayola is a French word that means "Oily chalk.".
Every year, Burger King restaurants prepare over 950,000 pounds of bacon for their breakfast customers.
Isaac Newton used to be a member of parliament.
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At just four years old Mozart was able to learn a piece of music in half an hour.
It would take twenty new mid-size cars to generate the same amount of pollution that a mid-size 1960’s car did..
The honey badger can withstand hundreds of bee stings that would otherwise kill another animal.
There are 500,000 detectable earthquakes in the world each year.
Black pepper is the most popular spice in the world.
In Greece, the climate is so warm that many of the cinemas do not even have roofs.
The word "moose" comes from the native Algonquian Indian word meaning "twig eater.".
All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
An armadillo can walk under water.
There are over one hundred billion galaxies with each galaxy having billions of stars.
The Uape Indians, who live in the Amazon, mix the ashes of their recently cremated relatives with alcohol, then all members of the family drink the mix with fond memories of the deceased.
The word "diamond" comes from the Greek word "adamas," which means "unconquerable.".
On average, a typical dairy cow lies down and stands up about 14 times a day.
For the movie "Tootsie" actor Dustin Hoffman thought of the title. His mother used to call him that as a child.
The world record for rocking non-stop in a rocking chair is 480 hours held by Dennis Easterling, of Atlanta, Georgia.
The Sears Tower consists of nine framed tubes, which connects nine skyscrapers as one building.
The first subway system in America was built in Boston, Massachusetts in 1897.
There are approximately 45 billion fat cells in an average adult.
To make one pound of butter, 29 cups of milk are needed.
The dot that appears over the letter "i" is called a tittle.
The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.
Close to 73% of girls in Bangladesh are married by age 18.
Nerve impulses for muscle position travel at a speed of up to 390 feet per second.
In the summer of 1858, the smell of the sewage in the Thames River in London was so bad that the Members of Parliament had to leave from the chamber of the House of Commons. This was a result of two million people dumping all their sewage into the river.
One out of five people that eat ice cream binge on ice cream in the middle of the night. The person is usually between 18-24 years old.
The Basenji dog is the only dog that is not able to bark.
There is a dog museum in St. Louis, Missouri.
The tip of a bullwhip moves so fast that it breaks the sound barrier. The crack of the whip is actually a tiny sonic boom.
There is a city called Smackover located in Arkansas.
An average person laughs about 15 times a day.
The labels for Crayola crayons come in 18 different colors.
The temperature of milk when it leaves the body of a cow is 101 degrees Fahrenheit. The milk is then quickly chilled and stored at a temperature of 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
In Spain, it is common to pour chocolate milk or cafe au lait on cereal for breakfast.
Over 50% of the wedding in the U.S. occur in the afternoon.
Before the fur trade had started in Canada, it was estimated that there were over 6 million beavers.