Conception occurs in December more than any other month.

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A housefly can transport germs as far as 15 miles away from the original source of contamination.

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Grenades were invented in China over 1,000 years ago.

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The smallest volcano in the world is Taal.

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The clock at the National Bureau of Standards in Washington, D.C., will gain or lose only one second in 300 years because it uses cesium atoms.

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In the 1930’s, American track star Jesse Owens used to race against horses and dogs to earn a living.

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Roulette was invented by the great French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal. It was a by product of his experiments with perpetual motion.

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New York’s Central Park is nearly twice the size of the entire country of Monaco.

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Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look alike contest.

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The longest Monopoly game in a bathtub was 99 hours long.

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Cats can run slightly more than 30 miles per hour.

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The ostrich egg yolk is the biggest single cell in the world.

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In the United States, deaf people have safer driving records than hearing people nationally.

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While 7 men in 100 have some form of color blindness, only 1 woman in 1,000 suffers from it.

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The record for the world’s worst drivers is a toss-up between two candidates: First, a 75-year-old man who received 10 traffic tickets, drove on the wrong side of the road four times, committed four hit-and-run offenses, an caused six accidents, all within 20 minutes on October 15, 1966. Second, a 62-year-old woman who failed her   …Continue Reading

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