Quick Facts -17
Quick Facts – 17
Welcome to another series of quick facts. We hope you enjoy!
- Baby beavers are called kittens.
- Henry Ford was Charles Lindbergh’s first passenger in the Spirit of St. Louis.
- Goldfish remember better in cold water than warm water.
- There are 53 Lego bricks manufactured for each person in the world.
- A kangaroo cannot jump if its tail is off the ground.
- Someone on Earth reports seeing a UFO every three minutes.
- More than 100 pizza box-related patents have been issued since 1976!
- The Japanese commonly put ketchup on their rice.
- Tomatoes were originally thought to be poisonous.
- People that suffer from gum disease are twice as likely to have a stroke or heart attack.
- Bamboo plants can grow up to 36 inches in a day.
- There are more insects in one square mile of rural land than there are human beings in the world.
- The Chinese ideogram for ‘trouble’ depicts two women living under one roof.
- The winter of 1932 in the US was so cold that Niagara falls froze completely solid!
- Bank robber John Dillinger played professional baseball.
- The most collect calls are made on Father’s Day.
- Annually, the amount of garbage that is dumped in the world’s oceans is three times the weight of fish that is caught from the oceans.
- During his lifetime, Herman Melville’s book Moby Dick sold only 50 copies.