Workers in an ant colony only live for about 45-60 days, but a colony's queen can live up to 20 years( BIG GOVERNMENT)
Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
(OH MY GOD!)
The largest employer in the world is the Indian railway system, employing over a million people!
(I figured it was the American IRS)
The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the fashion in Renaissance Florence to shave them off.
(Whoopie Goldberg..Renaissance Woman!)
It's illegal to drink beer out of a bucket while you're sitting on a curb in St. Louis!
(The fact that there needed to be a law made to curtail this activity says a great deal)
A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein!
(What happened to FLOCK?)
If you counted 24 hours a day, it would take 31,688 years to reach one trillion!
(National debt information)
A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second!
(new setting on the microwave)
Porcupines float in water! (Just so ya know)
The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old.
(and it is stuck under all my students desks)
More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world!
(More National debt information)
In Bangladesh, kids as young as 15 can be jailed for cheating on their finals!
There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones!
(I live in Florida..I have 2 of them)
Rice paper does not have any rice in it!
(False advertising..sue for fraud)
Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!
Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women
A fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks!
(let’s discuss personhood now)
The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts three NAKED men joined together with their arms on each other's shoulders. ( Close your eyes....now picture...Jimmy Carter, Yasser Arafat, Barak Obama...)