Random Fact Tuesday

  • Mosquitoes have 47 teeth.
  • Most lipstick is partailly made of fish scales
  • Ants never sleep.
  • Every year, kids in North America spend close to half a billion dollars on chewing gum.
  • A goldfish has a memory span of about 3 seconds.
  • During your lifetime, you’ll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that’s the weight of about 6 elephants.
  • Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.
  • Maine is the toothpick capital of the world.
  • The tune for the “A-B-C” song is the same as “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.”
  • On Sesame Street, Bert’s goldfish were named Lyle and Talbot, presumably after the actor Lyle Talbot.
  • Babies are born without knee caps. They don’t appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
  • A new baby usually deprives it’s parents of 400-750 hours of sleep in the first year
  • Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
  • The word “set” has more definitions than any other word in the English language.
  • The first toilet ever seen on television was on “Leave It To Beaver”.
  • The female lion does ninety percent of the hunting.
  • Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
  • If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
  • Cockroaches can live for 9 days after their head has been cut off.

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