Monthly Archives: April 2012

Trivia of the Day for Monday

Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.

You blink about 84,000,000 times a year.

Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day.

In England, in the 1880s, “Pants” was considered a dirty word.

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Trivia of the Day for Sunday

Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.

The praying mantis is the only insect that can turn its head.

In Tokyo, they sell toupees for dogs.

There are over 52.6 million dogs in the US.

Dogs and cats consume over $7 billion worth of pet food a year.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Bonus Trivia

Why do seagulls in a group at the beach/ocean always face the same direction?

Seagulls are heavy in the front and light in the back. They experience less wind resistance when they face into the wind. When you see them at the beach on a windy day facing the same direction, they are trying to minimize the wind’s resistance by facing into the wind

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Trivia of the Day for Saturday

Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep him cool. He changed it every two innings.

Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung.

A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years.

A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Trivia of the Day for Friday

One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet.

America once issued a 5-cent bill.

You’ll eat about 35,000 cookies in a lifetime.

Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.

There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange, purple, and silver.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Trivia of the Day for Thursday

More Monopoly money is printed in a year than real money printed throughout the world.

The starfish is one of the only animals who can turn it’s stomach inside-out.

The elephant is the only mammal that can’t jump.

The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly.

Q is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any of the United States.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Bonus Trivia

Why are the hands of wristwatches on advertisements typically showing the time as 10:10?

This arrangement of the hands is used because it allegedly frames the name of the watch, which is usually in the upper half of the face of the watch, because it doesn’t cover any writing in the lower half of the face, and because it is pleasingly symmetrical.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized