- Saturday, October 09, 2004
Americans consume 10 billion donuts every twelve months.
According to the US Government people have tried nearly 28,000 different ways to lose weight.
Despite popular belief, studies have found no connection between the full moon and accidents, crimes, and delivery room activity.
Bloodhounds have been used since the 1600's for tracking criminals.
The original name for the soft drink Pepsi was "Brad's Drink."
The first McDonald's restaurant that Ray Kroc open in 1955, located in Des Plaines, Illinois, is now a museum containing McDonald's memorabilia and artifacts.
The Bank of America was originally called the Bank of Italy until the founder, Amedeo Giannini, changed the name in 1930.
The highest bridge in the world is located in the Himalayan mountains. It was built by the Indian Army, in 1982, and is about 5,600 metres above sea level.
Is it really San Andreas' fault that California has so many earthquakes? - Lawrence Brotherton
If school kids hiding under their desks in 1950 were protected from atomic bombs, is there any reason not to believe duct tape and plastic sheeting will not protect against nuclear, chemical, and biological terrorist attacks in 2003? - Lawrence Brotherton
Feeling goofy, I attempted to fit into a suitcase, but I simply couldn't contain myself.
If a man fails to act in a brave manner, you could say he leaves macho to be desired.
I used to live the life of Riley until Riley discovered that all his credit cards were missing.
According to Nielson/Net Ratings, 53 million Americans are on a chat line in a single month.
A signature tells a lot about a man, sometimes even his name.
A thesaurus is a dinosaur named Roget with a big vocabulary ...
A thing not worth doing is worth not doing well.
A very wise mute once said :
A voltage spike? OUCH! That hertz!
Just because I have a flat bottom and bulge in the middle with a pointy head, my wife calls me her trophy husband.
Is it by design or coincidence that both convenience stores and ATM machines are open 24 hours?
Darth Vadar was played by former body builder David Prowse. Who is 6'7".
DVD's first hit the consumer market in March of 1997.
Cows are responsible for 90% of the world's milk supply.
Former U.S. Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Jimmy Carter used to be peanut farmers at one time.
In 1993, the world's largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich was made in Peanut, Pennsylvania. It was 40 feet long and contained 150 pounds of peanut butter and 50 pounds of jelly.
On average, a hair strand's life span is five and a half years.
Only 5 to 10 percent of cheetah cubs make it to adulthood.
In a lifetime, the average house cat spends approximately 10,950 hours purring.
It would take twenty new mid-size cars to generate the same amount of pollution that a mid-size 1960's car did.
The long fibres that are found in bananas are excellent in making paper. The long fibres that are found in the banana plant can make the banana fibre paper approximately 3000 times stronger than regular paper.
The amount of aluminum that Americans throw out in three months is enough to rebuild all American commercial planes.
By recycling just one glass bottle, the amount of energy that is saved is enough to light a 100 watt bulb for four hours.
Decaffeinated coffee is not 100% caffeine free. When coffee is being decaffeinated, 2% of the caffeine still remains in it.
Gorillas are considered apes, not monkeys. The way to distinguish between an ape and a monkey is that apes do not have tails.
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