Random 100 Facts

1.You take over 23,000 breaths everyday.
2.The longest possible eclipse of the sun is 7.31 minutes.
3.Halley's comet passes the Earth every 76 years (the next time it will return will be 2062).
4.Rain contains vitamin B12.

5.Your liver has over 500 functions.
6.Your brain uses 25% of all the oxygen your breathe.
7.11% of people are left handed.
8.August has the highest percentage of births.
9.Unless food is mixed with saliva you can't taste it.
10.The average person falls asleep in 7 minutes.
11.A bear has 42 teeth.

12.An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
13.Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries.

14.8% of people have an extra rib.
15.85% of plant life is found in the ocean.
16.Ralph Lauren's original name was Ralph Lifshitz.
17.Rabbits like licorice.

18.The Hawaiian alphabet has 13 letters.
19.A group of geese is called a gaggle.
20.A group of owls is called a parliament.
21.Almonds are members of the peach family.

22.'Topolino' is the name for Mickey Mouse Italy.
23.A lobsters blood is colorless but when exposed to oxygen it turns blue.
24.Armadillos have 4 babies at a time and are all the same sex.
25.Reindeer like bananas.

26.The longest recorded flight of a chicken was 13 seconds.
27.Birds need gravity to swallow.
28.The average golf ball has 336 dimples.
29.The word 'Strengths' is the longest word in the English language with just one vowel.
30.The movie 'Wayne's World' was filmed in two weeks.
31.The Amazon rainforest produces half the world's oxygen supply.
32.A group of frogs is called an army.

33.A group of rhinos is called a crash.
34.A group of kangaroos is called a mob.
35.Britain was the first country to use postage stamps.
36.Gold never erodes. 37.Scorpions glow under ultra violet light.
38.When water freezes it expands by 9%.
39.Ants stretch when they wake up in the morning.

40.Your foot and your forearm are the same length.
41.Diamonds are the hardest natural substance.
42.111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321.
43.The oldest exposed surface on Earth is New Zealand's south island.
44.45,000 thunderstorms around the world occur every day.
45.Most of the Vitamin C found in fruits is in the skin.
46.Elvis Presley made only 1 television commercial.
47.A group of whales is called a pod.
48.An egg contains every vitamin except vitamin C.

49.Owls can't move their eyes from side to side.
50.After Hawaii, New York is the state surrounded by the most water.
51.Ice skating rinks always go counter clock wise (for the majority of people that are right handed. 52.Needing to hang onto the rail).
53.A flea can jump 350 times its body length.
54.Cucumbers are 96% water.

55.A full moon is 9 times brighter than a half moon.
56. honeybee's top speed is 24kph (15mph).
57.A humming bird flaps its wings up to 90 times a second (5,400 times a minute).
58.Flies always launch backwards for a quick getaway.
59.Horses have 18 more bones than humans.

60.A cheetahs top speed is 114kph (70mph).
61.Horses sleep standing up.
62.A jellyfish is 95% water.
63.Bats are the only mammals that fly.
64.The first sailing boats were built in Egypt.
65.Brazil is named after a tree.
66.Brazil covers 50% of the South American continent.
67.Brazil borders every country in South America except Chile and Ecuador.
68.Hilton was the first international hotel chain.

69.The brand Nokia is named after a place in Southern Finland.
70.Monopoly is the most played board game in the world.
71.96% of candles sold are purchased by women.
72.42% of men and women 25% don't wash their hands after using a public toilet.
73.A cat uses its whiskers to determine if a space is too small to squeeze through.
74.Every day 7% of the US eats at McDonalds.
75.A snail can sleep for 3 years.

76.The most commonly used letter in the alphabet is E.
77.The word old English word 'juke' meaning dancing lends its name to the jukebox.
78.EMI awards stands for 'Electrical and Musical Instruments'.
79.The most sung song is happy birthday.
80.The first rugby club was formed in 1843.
81.The most common injury in ten pin bowling is a sore thumb.
82.The yo-yo was originally used as a weapon for hunting the in the Philippines.
83.Draughts (checkers) is older than chess.
84.Orienteering originated from Sweden.
85.Blonde beards grow faster than darker beards.
86.When recognising a persons face you use the right side of your brain.
87.The human body contains 96,000km(59,650miles) of blood vessels.
88.The hydrochloric acid found in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve a nail.
89.On average you blink 25,000 a day.
90.Men have 10% more red blood cells than women.
91.The average person will consume 100 tons of food and 45,424 liters (12,000 gallons) of water in their lifetime.
92.A deck of cards should be shuffled at least 7 times before playing.
93.The side of a hammer is called a cheek.
94.32% of all land in the U.S. is owned by the government.
95.Pinocchio is Italian for 'pine head'.
96.The letter W is the only letter in the alphabet that has 3 syllables (all others have 1).
97.The longest word that can be typed using only our right hand is 'lollipop'.
98.1 out of every 8 letters written is an e.
99.People who work at night tend to weigh more.
100.You can only see a rainbow if you have your back to the sun.