Text Some Factoids
Goats have rectangular pupils.
In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
The Statue of Liberty wears a size 879 sandal.
Racecar spelled backwards is racecar.
Charles Dickens always slept facing North. Yes, he used a compass.
Coca-Cola would be green if coloring wasn’t added.
Polar bear fur is transparent, not white.
Snails can sleep for up to three years.
Rain drops fall at about 20 miles per hour.
There are 118 ridges on the edge of a dime.
There is a town called “Jersey Shore” in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania is misspelled on the liberty bell.
Kangaroos can’t walk backwards. Shrimp can’t swim forwards.
The average lifespan of an NHL hockey puck is 7 minutes.
The “Zip” in Zip Code stands for “Zone Improvement Plan”
Saturn has such a low density that if placed in water, it would float.
On average, women speak 7,000 words per day. 2,000 for men.
Tigers have striped skin. Zebras don’t.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
Penguins are the only birds that cannot fly. They are also the only birds that can swim.
Potatoes have more chromosomes than humans do. 48 versus 46.
A butterfly has 12,000 eyes.
Mark Twain never made it through elementary school. Albert Einstein didn’t speak well until he was nine.
The chicken is the closest living relative of the Tyranosaurus Rex.
California has issued at least six driver’s licenses to people named Jesus Christ.
Napoleon was terrified of cats.
It is illegal to hunt camels in the state of Arizona.
It takes 8.5 minutes for light to get from the sun to the earth.
454 dollar bills weigh exactly one pound.
Beavers have orange teeth.
A flee can jump 30,000 times without stopping.
Termites eat more wood when rock music is played to them.