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 Dumbest Dog: Afghan hound 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 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.
This occurs because many of them join together to make a single bone The reason why hair turns gray as we age is because the pigment cells in the hair follicle start to die, which is responsible for producing "melanin" which gives the hair colour In 1960 there were 16,067 gambling slots in Nevada.
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 e Bay 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.
By 1999, this number rose to 205,726 slots which would be one slot for every 10 people residing there It takes the Hubble telescope about 97 minutes to complete an orbit of the Earth.
On average, the Hubble uses the equivilent amount of energy as 30 household light bulbs to complete an orbit.