Fast Facts

? A cockroach can live for nine days after its head has been cut off.

? In Cleveland, it is illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.

? Maine is the toothpick capital of the world.

? Pinocchio is Italian for “”pine eye.””

? Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

? In Sweden there is a ski-thru McDonald’s.

? A new baby usually deprives its 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.

? Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than for the U.S. Treasury.

? The man who played the voice of Bugs Bunny was allergic to carrots.

? Every time you lick a stamp, you consume 1/10 of a calorie.

? Dolphins sleep with one eye open.

? There wasn’t a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses.

? On Sesame Street, Bert’s goldfish were named Lyle and Talbot, presumably after the actor Lyle Talbot.

? Men are six times more likely than women to be struck by lightning.

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– compiled by Lance Madden