A coffee tree yields about one pound of coffee in a year.
The banana tree cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man.
The average 1 1/4 lb. lobster is 7 to 9 years old.
Sound at the right vibration can bore holes through a solid object.
The state with the longest coastline in the Continental U.S. is Michigan.
More people have seen David Copperfield perform live than any other performer in the world.
The U.S. Army accidentally ordered an 82 year supply of freeze-dried tuna salad mix for troops in Europe.
All species of beetles are edible.
75% of Honda vehicles purchased in the U.S. are manufactured in North America!
The Pacific island of Nauruís economy is almost entirely based on bird droppings.
It takes about 63,000 trees to make the newsprint for the average Sunday edition of The New York Times.
According to U.S. laws, a beer commercial can never show a person actually drinking beer.
1/3 of Taiwanese funeral processions include a stripper.
Cranberries are sorted for ripeness by bouncing them; a fully ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball.
Basketball great Wilt Chamberlain never fouled out of a game.
In an average lifetime a person will walk the equivalent of three times around the world.
Energy is being wasted if a toaster is left plugged in after use.
A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court!
The first telephone book was one page long and had only 50 names in it.
The Taj Mahal took 20 years and 20 thousand men to finish!