Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate every second.
Chrysler built B-29's that bombed Japan, Mitsubishi built Zeros that tried to shoot them down. Both companies now build cars in a joint plant called Diamond Star.
Crayola is a French word that means 'Oily chalk.'"
The U.S. Army accidentally ordered an 82 year supply of freeze-dried tuna salad mix for troops in Europe.
The venom of a small scorpion is much more toxic than the venom of a large scorpion.
35% of the people using personal ads for dating are already married!
Dating back to the 1600's, thermometers were filled with Brandy instead of mercury.
The average life span of a peasant during the medieval ages was 25 years.
Check your map! Virginia extends farther west than West Virginia.
The first household refrigerators cost about $16,000, in today's money!
Hypnotism is banned by public schools in San Diego.
Over 50% of lottery players go back to work after winning the jackpot.
The most powerful electric eel is found in the rivers of Brazil, Columbia, Venezuela, and Peru, and produces a shock of 400-650 volts.
Warner Chappel Music owns the copyright to the song 'Happy Birthday'. They make over $1 million in royalties every year from the commercial use of the song.
The ant can lift things 10 times its own weight.
Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
Elvis Presley got a 'C' in his eighth grade music class.
It takes 100 pounds of rain water to produce a single pound of food from the earth.
In 1954, Bob Hawke was immortalized by the Guinness Book of Records for chugging 2.5 pints of beer in 12 seconds.
The faster a kangaroo hops, the less energy it burns!