FACTS THAT ARE IMPORTANT AND USEFUL.

1&2. The sentence, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog,” uses every letter of the alphabet! 3. It is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale. 4. Organized crime is estimated to account for 10% of the United States’ national income. 5. No piece of paper can be folded more than 7 times! 6. A lucky bargain hunter became a millionaire after finding an original print of the Declaration of Independence under an old painting he purchased. 7. Room air is 21 percent oxygen,exhaled air is 16 percent oxygen. 8. Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots. 9. A 45-year-old man has been arrested and charged with stealing a local bridge. The 5 meter, metal bridge was located just south of Moscow and spanned a small river. In what the police called the ‘bulkiest theftof the year,’ the man who was employed as a truck driver, used his company vehicle to transport the bridge, which he then choppedup and sold off as scrap metal. 10. In Chico, CA, detonating a nuclear device within city limits results in a $500 fine. 11. The Bible, the world’s best selling book, is also the world’s most shoplifted book. 12. A little known fact about Sigmund Freud, the founder of thescience of psychology – he was deathly afraid of the number 62 and would not book a room in anyhotel with more than 62 rooms incase he was allotted that particular room! 13. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar. 14. It is against the law to pawn your dentures in Las Vegas. 15. It is illegal to wear Zoot suits in Los Angeles. 16. Owners of houses whose Christmas Lights are on past February second may be fined up to $250 in San Diego. 17. A Goldfish’s attention span is three seconds. 18. Animals that lay eggs don’t have belly buttons. 19. Beavers can hold their breathefor 45 minutes under water. 20. Slugs have four noses. 21. Camels have three eyelids. 22. A honeybee can fly at 15 mph. 23. A queen bee can lay 800-1,500 eggs per day. 24. A bee has five eyes. 25. The average speed of a housefly is 4.5 mph 26. Mosquitoes are attracted to people who just ate bananas. 27. Flamingos are pink because they eat shrimp. 28. Emus and kangaroos cannot walk backwards. 29. Cats have over 100 vocal cords. 30. Camel’s milk does not curdle. 31. All porcupines float in water. 32. The world’s termites outweighthe world’s humans 10 to 1. 33. A hummingbird weighs less then a penny. 34. A jellyfish is 95% water. 35. Children grow faster in the spring. 36. Broccoli is the only vegetable that is also a flower. 37. Almonds are part of the peachfamily. 38. Alaska has the highest percentage of people who walk towork. 39. The San Francisco cable cars are the only mobile national monument. 40. The state of Maine has 62 lighthouses. 41. The only food that does not spoil is honey. 42. The Hawaiian alphabet only has 12 letters. 43. A ball of glass will bounce higher then a ball of rubber. 44. Chewing gum while peeling onions will prevent you from crying. 45. On average a human will spend up to 2 weeks kissing in his/her lifetime. 46. Fish have eyelids. 47. The average human will eat an average of eight spiders while sleeping. 48. There are one million ants to every human in the world. 49. Termites eat through wood two times faster when listening to rock music. 50. If you keep a goldfish in a darkroom it will eventually turn white. 51. Elephants only sleep two hours a day. 52. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo. 53. A snail breathes through its foot. 54. Fish cough. 55. An ant’s smell is stronger then a dog’s. 56. It is possible to lead a cow up stairs but not down. 57. Shrimp can only swim backward. 58. Frogs cannot swallow with their eyes open. 59. A cat’s lower jaw cannot move sideways. 60. The bullfrog is the only animal that never sleeps. 61. Elephants are capable of swimming 20 miles per day. 62. Elephants are the only mammals that cannot jump. 63. Giraffes have no vocal chords. 64. Cats can hear ultrasound. 65. Despite its hump, camels have a straight spine. 66. Mosquitoes have 47 teeth. 67. Eleven percent of people in theworld are left-handed. 68. The average woman consumessix pounds of lipstick in her lifetime. 69. The average smell weighs 760 nanograms. 70. A human brain weighs about three pounds. 71. A quarter of the bones in you body are in your feet. 72. You blink over 10,000,000 times a year. 73. A sneeze travels out of your nose at 100 mph.

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