• Walter Cavanaugh, "Mr. Plastic Fantastic," has 1,196 different valid credit cards.
  • The oldest known goldfish lived to 41 years of age. Its name was Fred.
  • In 1987, a 1,400-year-old lump of still-edible cheese was unearthed in Ireland.
  • In Kentucky, 50% of the people who get married for the first time are teenagers.
  • If an orangutan belches at you, watch out. He's warning you to stay out of his territory.
  • Einstein couldn't speak fluently when he was nine. His parents thought he might be retarded.
  • In Los Angeles, there are fewer people than there are automobiles.
  • In 1984, a New Jersey man opened a summer camp for Cabbage Patch dolls.
  • You're more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day that in any other weather.
  • How can you tell when a gorilla is angry? It sticks its tongue out.
  • In 1976, a Los Angeles secretary formally married her 50-pound pet rock.
  • In 1980, the Yellow Pages accidentally listed a Texas funeral home under frozen foods.
  • 1,200 college students streaked at the same time in Boulder, CO in 1974.
  • In 1983, a Japanese artist made a copy of the Mona Lisa completely out of toast.
  • In the early '80s, a toad was discovered that meows instead of croaking.
  • In 1984, a Canadian farmer began renting ad space on his cows.
  • About 96% of all American children can recognize Ronald McDonald.
  • An average person laughs about 15 times a day.
  • Research indicates that mosquitoes are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas.
  • Penguins can jump as high as 6 feet in the air.
  • The most money ever paid for a cow in an auction was $1.3 million.
  • The average person is about a quarter of an inch taller at night.
  • A sneeze zooms out of your mouth at over 600 m.p.h.
  • The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C.
  • Watch out for flying hockey pucks - they travel at up to 100 mph.
  • 98% of American drivers think they drive better than anyone else.
  • When he's feeling amorous, the male sea otter grabs the female's nose with his teeth.
  • In 1681, the last dodo bird died.
  • A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn't give her coffee.
  • The Neanderthal's brain was bigger than yours is.
  • Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
  • The average bank teller loses about $250 every year.
  • Howdy Doody had 48 freckles.
  • What color was Christopher Columbus's hair? Blonde.
  • In 1980, there was only one country in the world with no telephones - Bhutan.
  • The most extras ever used in a movie was 300,000, for the film Gandhi in 1981.
  • Every person has a unique tongue print.
  • Your right lung takes in more air than your left one does.
  • Women's hearts beat faster than men's.
  • When Bugs Bunny first appeared in 1935, he was called Happy Rabbit.
  • Pollsters say that 40% of dog and cat owners carry pictures of the pets in their wallets.
  • Bubble gum contains rubber.
  • You can only smell 1/20th as well as a dog.
  • In high school, Robin Williams was voted "Least Likely to Succeed."
  • Only 55% of all Americans know that the sun is a star.
  • The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in Jello.
  • The sex organ on a male spider is located at the end of one of its legs.
  • Even if you cut off a cockroach's head, it can live for several weeks.
  • Chicken soup was considered an aphrodisiac in the Middle Ages.
  • Most American car horns honk in the key of F.
  • The world population of chickens is about equal to the number of people.
  • Every time Beethoven sat down to write music, he poured ice water over his head.
  • In 75% of American households, women manage the money and pay the bills.
  • A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana.
  • About 70% of Americans who go to college do it just to make more money. [The rest of us are avoiding reality for four more years.]
  • It's against the law to catch fish with your bare hands in Kansas.
  • Someone paid $14,000 for the bra Marilyn Monroe wore in Some Like It Hot.
  • Some toothpastes contain antifreeze.
  • Sigmund Freud had a morbid fear of ferns.
  • Millie the White House dog earned more than 4 times as much as Pres. Bush in 1991.
  • Bird droppings are the chief export of Nauru, an island nation in the western Pacific.
  • There are more plastic flamingos in America than real ones. [And most of them are in Parma!]
  • Most lipstick contains fish scales.
  • Lee Harvey Oswald's cadaver tag sold at an auction for $6,600 in 1992.
  • Mosquitos have teeth.
  • Spotted skunks do handstands before they spray.
  • Hypnotism is banned by public schools in San Diego.
  • The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley.
  • When snakes are born with two heads, they fight each other for food.
  • Most cows give more milk when they listen to music.
  • Captain Kangaroo won five Emmy awards.
  • 27% of U.S. male college students believe life is "a meaningless existential hell."
  • In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die.
  • Aztec emperor Montezuma had a nephew, Cuitlahac, whose name meant "plenty of excrement."
  • Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark.
  • "Kemo Sabe" means "soggy shrub" in Navajo.