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Did You Know? - Statistics - Part 4

  • Did you know everyday, more money is printed for Monopoly sets than for the U.S. Treasury
  • Did you know wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times
  • Did you know 55% of all movies are rated R
  • Did you know there are 2 chickens for every person
  • Did you know 80% of burglaries are committed by people aged 13-21
  • Did you know half of all crimes are committed by people under the age of 18
  • Did you know there are a million ants for every person on Earth
  • Did you know over 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens each year
  • Did you know 40% of McDonald’s profits come from the sales of Happy Meals
  • Did you know new born babies have 350 bones (by age 5 the amount of bones merges to 206)
  • Did you know you use 72 different muscles while speaking
  • Did you know coconuts kill over 150 people each year (more than sharks)
  • Did you know the most common disease is tooth decay
  • Did you know avocados have the most calories of any other fruit
  • Did you know American's eat 18 billion hot dogs a year
  • Did you know the Earth weighs 6,588,000,000,000,000,000 tons
  • Did you know the average person goes to the toilet 6 times a day
  • Did you know Jack is the most common name in nursery rhymes
  • Did you know the most common time for a wake up call is 7am
  • Did you know giraffes has the highest blood pressure of any animal
  • Did you know India has over 50 million monkeys
  • Did you know Iceland was the first country to legalise abortion in 1935
  • Did you know blue and white are the most common school colors
  • Did you know your foot is the most common body part bitten by insects
  • Did you know Japan is the largest exporter of frog legs
  • Did you know every year the sun loses 360 million tons
  • Did you know the shell is 12% of an eggs weight
  • Did you know the longest one syllable word in the English language is 'screeched'
  • Did you know the average American eats 263 eggs a year
  • Did you know in 75% of American households women manage the money and pay the bills
  • Did you know a third of Americans flush the toilet while they're still sitting on it
  • Did you know you're more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day than any other
  • Did you know your right lung takes in more air than your left
  • Did you know womens hearts beat faster than mens
  • Did you know the odds of being stuck by lighting is 280,000 to 1
  • Did you know the average bank teller loses $250 every year
  • Did you know more people are killed by hippopotamuses then by lions, elephants and water buffalos combined
  • Did you know the average person has 10,000 taste buds
  • Did you know Iceland consumes more Coca Cola per capita than any other country
  • Did you know 'underground' is the only word that begins and ends with the letters 'und'
  • Did you know a woodpeckers tongue can wrap around its head twice
  • Did you know employees are more likely to book holidays off work on a Monday that any other week day
  • Did you know a rat can tread water for 3 days
  • Did you know bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers were all all invented by women
  • Did you know flamingoes can live up to 80 years
  • Did you know the only continent without reptiles or snakes is Antarctica
  • Did you know Australia has the largest sheep population
  • Did you know greyhounds can see better than any other dog breed
  • Did you know when 2 zebras stand side by side they usually face each other in opposite directions to keep an eye out for predators
  • Did you know most cows produce more milk when they listen to music
  • Did you know elephants communicate in sound waves below the frequency that humans can hear
  • Did you know giant tortoises can live in captivity longer than any other animal
  • Did you know snakes can't bite in rivers or swamps (they would drown otherwise)
  • Did you know a blue whale can go up to 6 months without eating
  • Did you know pelicans consume around a 1/3 of its body weight in a single meal
  • Did you know shrimps are all born male but slowly grow into females
  • Did you know the average elephant produces 22kg (50 pounds) of dunn each day
  • Did you know there are more than 50 different kinds of kangaroos
  • Did you know a platypus can eat its weight in worms every day
  • Did you know fleas can accelerate 50 times faster than a space shuttle

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