Fast Facts: Jan. 27

Arizona Daily Wildcat

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

• The world’s largest amphibian is the giant salamander. It can grow up to five feet in length.

• The first coast-to-coast telephone line was established in 1914.

• A car traveling 100 mph would take more than 29 million years to reach the nearest star.

• In Sweden there is a ski-thru Mcdonalds.

• Pinocchio is Italian for “”pine head.””

• Since 1313, it is illegal for an Member of Parliament to enter the House of Commons wearing a full suit of armor.

• In York, excluding Sundays, it is legal to shoot a Scotsman with a bow and arrow.

• Babies are born with 300 bones that eventually fuse to form the 206 bones that adults have.