Fast Facts

? An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

? Just 20 seconds worth of fuel remained when Apollo 11’s lunar module landed on the moon.

? Every minute in the United States, six people turn 17.

? The top three products for coupon redemption are cold cereal, soap and deodorant.

? The world’s largest birthday cake was created in 1989. It weighed 128,238 pounds, 8 ounces and used 16,209 pounds of icing.

? One in 12 Americans alphabetizes their spice rack.

? Close to two billion birthday cards are sent each year in the U.S. alone, accounting for nearly 58 percent of all cards sent.

? The phrase “”rule of thumb”” is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn’t beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

? About 65 percent of American adolescents get acne.

? If you put a raisin in a glass of champagne, it will keep floating to the top and sinking to the bottom.

? There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

? The average bed is home to more than six billion dust mites.

? There is a 33-percent chance that a peanut grown in the U.S. will end up as peanut butter.

? Bill Gates makes about $250 per second.

? When you sneeze, all your bodily functions stop, even your heart.

? Elvis Presley had a twin brother named Garon, who died at birth. Elvis’ middle name was spelled Aron, in honor of his brother.

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