Ever wonder which month produces the heaviest snow, or how much does a snowflake weigh? Why do birds have beaks, or why does the earth spins east to west? Then sit back and enjoy random thoughts of trivia that will have you thinking: is this for real?
- Martin Van Buren was the first U.S. president actually born in the United States.
- When the ground temperature is below freezing, it can’t hail.
- Alexander Graham Bell refused to have a phone in his study-the ringing drove him crazy.
- A bird’s eyes, unlike human eyes, keep everything in focus at all times.
- The average car has 15,000 parts.
- A stack of one trillion new dollar bills would be 69,000 miles high.
QUESTION: What was the first tropical storm named after a male?
- ANSWER: Bud.
QUESTION: What does Mr. Rogers and Paul Newman have in common?
- ANSWER: They’re both color blind.
- A New Yorker could eat out every night of their life and never eat at the same restaurant twice.
- Good Start: A one-day-old antelope can run 23 mph.
- Men of few words: 20 of the first 30 U.S. presidents did not have middle names.
- Ukulele means “jumping flea” in Hawaiian.
- Odds that a phone number in LA is unlisted: 1 in 3.
- Lady Luck? One in four compulsive gamblers are women.
Number of women who believe they’ve been abducted by aliens: 13,528
- Number of those women who believe the aliens “kept their underwear”:1,301.
- Ice covers about 15% of the Earth’s land mass.
- America’s most popular candy bar! Snickers.
- Clue originally means “ball of twine.” That’s why you “unravel” clues to solve a mystery.
- Red blood cells live for 4 months. In that time they make 75,000 trips to the lungs and heart.
- What were they thinking? In 1913 someone made a silent movie version of the opera Carmen.