µ      There are 86,400 seconds in a day.

µ      Using a scale of the earth being 1 day old, the human being has only existed for 36 seconds.

µ      If one was to weigh all of the land animals of the earth, 10% of that mass would be ants.

µ      Second to our sun, to reach the closest star to earth, Alpha Centauri, one would have to travel the speed of light for over 4 years.

µ      “Stewardesses” is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

µ      There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

µ      A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

µ      It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

µ      There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

 

µ      All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.

µ      No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.

µ      Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

µ      The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”

µ      “Dreamt is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”.

µ      Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

µ      The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.

µ      A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours

µ       Almonds are a member of the peach family.

µ      There are more chickens than people in the world.

µ      A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes. 

µ       An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

µ      Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

µ      A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

µ      The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

µ      There are only four words in the English language that end in “dous”: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

µ      The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

µ      It is impossible to lick your elbow.

µ      Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of their birthplace.

µ      Everyday more money is printed for Monopoly than the U.S. Treasury.

µ      The cost of raising a medium-sized dog to the age of eleven: $6,400.

µ      The average number of people airborne over the U.S. any given hour: 61,000.

µ      “I am.” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

µ      Honey is the only food that doesn’t spoil.

µ      If you were to spell out numbers starting from “one”, the letter “a” would first appear as character 1000.

µ      At least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow.

 

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