Thursday, August 22, 2013

Kansas state law requires pedestrians crossing the highways at night to wear tail lights.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The average person will encounter some 50 different kinds of spiders in their lifetime.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Polar bears are the first species to become endangered because of global warming.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Elvis recorded more than 600 songs, but did not write any of them.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Thursday, August 15, 2013

The average person spends about 2 years on the phone in a lifetime.

President Kennedy was the fastest random speaker in the world with upwards of 350 words per minute.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Ants are capable of carrying objects 50 times their own body weight with their mandibles.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Although McDonald's made the drive thru public, it was Wendy's who first thought of the idea around 1971.

The first person selected as the Time Magazine Man of the Year - Charles Lindbergh in 1927.

Monday, August 12, 2013

The first full moon to occur on the winter solstice, Dec. 22, commonly called the first day of winter, happened in 1999. Since a full moon on the winter solstice occurred in conjunction with a lunar perigee (point in the moon's orbit that is closest to Earth), the moon appeared about 14% larger than it does at apogee (the point in it's elliptical orbit that is farthest from the Earth).

Sunday, August 11, 2013

The elephant is the only animal with 4 knees.

On average, there are 178 sesame seeds on each McDonalds BigMac bun.

Only the female black widow spider has a poisonous bite. The male spider's venom is not poisonous and it does not attack its prey.

Saturday, August 10, 2013

The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in jelly.

John Lennon's first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.

When you die your hair still grows for a couple of months.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Henry Ford produced the model T only in black because the black paint available at the time was the fastest to dry.