Random Interesting Facts

As a history teacher - well maybe that is not the reason - but for some reason I love silly trivial bits of information here are _ facts. Facts from this site.
1. Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better
2. Coca-Cola was originally green.
3. It is impossible to lick your elbow.
4. The State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska.
5. The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28% versus the fact the percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%
6. The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $16,400
7.The average number of people airborne over the U..S. in any given hour: 61,000
8. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
9. The first novel ever written on a typewriter, Tom Sawyer
10. The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.
11. Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:
Spades - King David, Hearts - Charlemagne, Clubs -Alexander, the Great, Diamonds - Julius Caesar
12. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987, 654,321
13. Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature was not added until 5 years later.
14. Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what? A. Their birthplace
15. Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter 'A'? A. One thousand
16. Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers have in common? A. All were invented by women.
Q. What is the only food that doesn't spoil? A. Honey

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