Useless Facts

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Useless Facts

1Coca-cola was originally green.

2Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than for the US Treasury.

3Smartest dogs: 1) border collie; 2)poodle; 3)golden retriever.

4Dumbest dog: Afghan.

5Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.

6Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better.

7Chances that an American lives within 50 miles of where they grew up: 1 in 2

8Amount American Airlines saved in '87 by taking out 1 olive from each salad served in first class: $40,000

9City with the most Rolls Royce's per capita: Hong Kong.

10State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska.

11Chances of a white Christmas in New York: 1 in 4

12Portion of US annual rainfall that falls in April: 1/12

13Percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%

14Percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%

15Estimated % of American adults who go on diet each year: 44%

16Barbie's measurements if she were life size: 39-23-33

17Average number of days a West German goes without washing his underwear: 7

18Percentage of Americans who say that God has spoken to them: 36%

19Percentage of Americans who regularly attend religious services: 43%

20City with highest per capita viewership of TV evangelists: Washington DC.

21Percentage of American men who say they would marry the same woman if they had it to do all over again: 80%

22% of American women who say they would marry the same man: 50%

23% of men who say they are happier after their divorce or separation: 58%

24% of women who say they are happier after their divorce or separation: 85%

25Number of different family relationships for which Hallmark makes cards: 105

26Cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400

27Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000.

28Percentage of Americans who have visited Disneyland or Disney World: 70%

29Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.

30Portion of ice cream sold that is vanilla: 1/3

31Portion of potatoes sold that are French fried: 1/3

32Percentage of Americans that eat at McDonald's each day: 7

33Percentage of bird species that are monogamous: 90%

34Percentage of mammal species that are monogamous: 3%

35Number of US states that claim test scores in their elementary schools are above national average: 50%

36Portion of Harvard students who graduate with honors: 4/5

37Chances that a burglary in the US will be solved: 1 in 7

38Portion of land in the US owned by the government: 1/3

39Only President to remain a bachelor: James Buchanon.

40Only first lady to carry a loaded revolver: Eleanor Roosevelt.

41Only President to win a Pulitzer: John F. Kennedy for "Profiles in Courage".

42Only President awarded a patent: Abe Lincoln, for a system of buoying vessels over shoals.

43Only food that does not spoil: honey.

44Only person to win $64,000 Challenge and $64,000 Question: Dr. Joyce Brothers (subject is boxing).

45Only bird that can fly backwards: Hummingbird.

46Only continent without reptiles or snakes: Antarctica.

47Only animal besides human that can get sunburn: pig.

48Ostriches stick their heads in the sand to look for water.

49An eagle can kill a young deer and fly away with it.

50In the Caribbean there are oysters that can climb trees.

51Polar bears are left-handed.

52Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

53Eskimos never gamble.

54The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

55The youngest pope was 11 years old.

56Mark Twain didn't graduate from elementary school.

57Proportional to their weight, men are stronger than horses.

58Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving dinner.

59Your nose and ears never stop growing.

60Jupiter is bigger than all the other planets in our solar system combined.

61Hot water is heavier than cold.

62The parachute was invented by da Vinci in 1515.

63They have square watermelons in Japan. They stack better.

64Cream does not weigh as much as milk.

65Starfish have eight eyes-one at the end of each leg.

66Iceland consumes more Coca-cola per capita than any other nation.

67First novel ever written on a typewriter was "Tom Sawyer."

68There are more collect calls on Father's Day than any other day of the year.

69Heinz Catsup leaving the bottle travels at 25 miles per year.

70It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.

71Men get hiccups more often than women.

72Armadillos can be housebroken.