Sunday, November 22, 2009

more food for thought

No piece of paper can be folded more than 7 times

The Hawaiian alphabet has only 12 letters

Pigs can get a sunburn

Mosquitoes have 47 teeth

A hummingbird weighs less than a penny

There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar

In Albania, nodding your head means "no" and shaking your head means "yes"

It takes more water to fill a bathtub than it does to enjoy an average-length shower

In Texas, it is illegal to graffiti someone's cow

Oregon has more ghost towns than any other U.S. state

Your big toe only has 2 bones and the rest have 3

Turning the faucet off while brushing your teeth can save up to five gallons of water

Cats have 2 sets of vocal chords: one for purring and one for meowing

The typewriter was invented in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1867
A pineapple is neither an apple or a pine; it is, in fact, a large berry
The bumblebee bat is the smallest mammal on Earth. It weights less than a penny

Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day

The youngest U.S. president to be in office was Theodore Roosevelt at age 42

The smallest county in America is New York County, better known as Manhattan

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