Trying to “teach someone a lesson” never works.
Earth’s oceans hold about 330 million cubic miles of water. A cubic mile of water is some 1.1 trillion gallons.
The energy used by one’s brain is enough to light a 25 watt lightbulb.
No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
Raindrops never fall faster than 18 miles per hour.
The molds used to produce Lego bricks are themselves made with a tolerance of only 0.002 millimeters (less than 0.00008 inch) one of the tightest used in manufacturing anywhere.
Your body gives off enough heat in 30 minutes to bring half a gallon of water to a boil.
A sea turtle can swim as fast as 40 miles per hour.
1 x 8 + 1 = 9
12 x 8 + 2 = 98
123 x 8 + 3 = 987
1234 x 8 + 4 = 9876
12345 x 8 + 5 = 98765
123456 x 8 + 6 = 987654
1234567 x 8 + 7 = 9876543
12345678 x 8 + 8 = 98765432
123456789 x 8 + 9 = 987654321
2.5 cans of Spam are consumed every second in the United States. That’s over 78 million cans per year.
Seniors who drink a cup of coffee before a memory test score higher than those who drink a cup of decaffeinated coffee.
The pound key (#) on the keyboard is called an octothorpe.
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
In Denmark, people eat about 36 pounds of candy a year. The highest consumption of candy of any country.
The chemical name for caffeine (C8H10N4O2) is 1,3,7-trimethylzanthine.
Caffeine is the most consumed psychoactive drug in the world.
McDonald restaurants serve food and drink to approximately 43 million customers on a daily basis.
The spray WD-40 got its name because there were forty attempts needed before the creation of the “water displacing” substance.
The first Wal-Mart opened up in Rogers, Arkansas in 1962.
The little plastic bit on the end of your shoelace is called an aglet.
In “E”ngland things are “grey” while in “A”merica they are “gray”. Simple, huh?
The melting temperature of bubble gum is 125 degrees Fahrenheit.
People in Japan are governed by their National Diet.
Halloween trick-or-treaters prefer candy bars with Snickers being the most popular treat.
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
“The nation that will insist upon drawing a broad line of demarcation between the fighting man and the thinking man is liable to find its fighting done by fools and its thinking by cowards.”
– Sir William Francis Butler
If you add up all the numbers 1 thru 100 the sum is 5050.
A rat can last longer without water than a camel.
A wolf’s front feet are larger than its back feet.
Things aren’t always #000000 or #FFFFFF.
Henry Ford said,”You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do.”
The largest living organism ever found was discovered in an ancient American forest in eastern Oregon. Officially known as the honey mushroom (Armillaria solidipes) the fungus is 3.5 miles square miles in area.
In the 1960s the North American Space Agency held Miss NASA beauty contests.
Worldwide there are more men than women – about 98.6 women for each 100 men.
The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
Oxygen forms about 47% of the earth’s crust.
The coldest temperature recorded on earth was -128.6 degrees fahrenheit measured at the Vostok expedition station in Antarctica.
One megawatt of energy can power about 1000 typical U.S. homes for one year.
The first hard drives for Apple II computers had a capacity of 5 megabytes.
The United States uses more steel to produce bottle caps than it does to make cars.
1 foot pound of work equals 0.000323832 food calories.
1 horsepower = 33,000 ft·lbf/min = 550 ft·lbf/s