Interesting Facts
The Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia, has twice as many bathrooms as is
necessary. When it was built in the 1940s, the state of Virginia still had
segregation laws requiring separate toilet facilities for blacks and
No word in the English language rhymes with month.
The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon
of diesel that it burns.
There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.
Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.
Roger Ebert is the only film critic to have ever won the Pulitzer prize.
Columbia University is the second largest landowner in New York City, after
the Catholic Church.
Cat's urine glows under a blacklight.
An iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes.
Back in the mid to late 80s, an IBM compatible computer wasn't considered a
hundred percent compatible unless it could run Microsoft's Flight Simulator.
The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.
Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
It takes about a half a gallon of water to cook macaroni, and about a
gallon to clean the pot.
In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches
2-6 years of age.
The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously
If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19.
You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to
make change for a dollar.
The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike
factory workers in Malaysia combined.
No NFL team which plays it's home games in a domed stadium has ever won a
The first toilet ever seen on television was on "Leave It To Beaver".
In the great fire of London in 1666 half of London was burnt down but only
6 people were injured
Lincoln Logs were invented by Frank Lloyd Wright's son.
One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today because cotton growers in
the 30s lobbied against hemp farmers-they saw it as competition.
The only two days of the year in which there are no North American
professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and
the day after the Major League All-Star Game.
Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan."