The scent is believed to come from a gland located near the tail In 1894 the first big Coke sign was found on the side of a building located in Cartersville, Georgia, and still exists today The longest distance a deepwater lobster has been recorded to travel is 225 miles Orcas (killer whales), when traveling in groups, breathe in unison The Great Pyramids used to be as white as snow because they were encased in a bright limestone that has worn off over the years NASCAR stands for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing Percentage of American men who say they would marry the same woman if they had it to do all over again: 80% Paul Hunn holds the record for the loudest burp, which was 118.1 decibels, which is as loud as a chainsaw A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana There are six million parts in the Boeing 747-400. S., over one million gallons of cosmetics, drinks, and lotions are sold that contain aloe in them per year Sugar Bear (the mascot for Golden Crisps cereal) was born in 1963 The Tonle Sap River in Cambodia flows north for almost half the year and then south for the rest of the year Japanese research has concluded that moderate drinking can boost IQ levels For more than 3,000 years, Carpenter ants have been used to close wounds in India, Asia and South America Baskin Robbins plain vanilla ice cream is the number one selling flavour and accounts for a quarter of their sales Elizabeth Taylor has appeared on the cover of Life magazine more than anyone else The typical lead pencil can draw a line that is thirty five miles long The word "toy" comes from an old English word that means "tool." Smokers are twice as likely to develop lower back pain than non-smokers Humans are born with 300 bones in their body, however when a person reaches adulthood they only have 206 bones. was Liberty One out of 20 people have an extra rib 44% of kids watch television before they go to sleep In 1865, the U. Secret Service was first established for the specific purpose to combat the counterfeiting of money Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents In 1967, the IMAX film system was invented by Canadian Ivan Grame Ferguson to premier at Expo 67. Jenga is a Swahili word, meaning "to build." Cinderella is known as Rashin Coatie in Scotland, Zezolla in Italy, and Yeh-hsien in China The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan." The fur of the binturong, also known as the "Asian Bear Cat," smells like popcorn.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. paper currency in circulation was counterfeit by the end of the Civil War Every three days a human stomach gets a new lining In 1873, Colgate made a toothpaste that was available in a jar The Kodiak, which is native to Alaska, is the largest bear and can measure up to eight feet and weigh as much as 1,700 pounds The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley Mars is the home of Olympus Mons, the largest known volcano in our solar system The Gastric Flu can cause projectile vomiting The second best selling game of all time is Jenga.
Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes Irish Wolfhound dogs have a short lifespan and live about 7-8 years When Queen Elizabeth I of England died she owned over 3,000 gowns Female alligators lay about 40 eggs that hatch in 60 - 70 days The nickname for a Japanese businessmen is "Salarymen." Emus cannot walk backwards The external tank on space shuttles is not painted.
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.
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.