Interesting Facts of the Day

It is illegal to frown at cows in Bladworth, Saskatchewan.

There were 240 pedestrian fatalities in New York City in 1994.

In Japan, watermelons are squared. It’s easier to stack them that way.

Bird droppings are chief export of Nauru, an island nation in the Western Pacific.

Common Cobra venom is not on the list of top 10 venoms yet it is still 40 times more toxic than cyanide.

Interesting Facts of the Day

A species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length.

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

A female swine, or a sow, will always have a even number of teats or nipples, usually twelve.

It takes 8.5 minutes for light to get from the sun to earth.

Lightning strikes the earth about 8 million times a day.

Interesting Facts About Christmas

Contrary to popular belief, suicide rates during the Christmas holiday are low. The highest rates are during the spring.

Christmas trees have been sold in the U.S. since 1850.

Norwegian scientists have hypothesized that Rudolph’s red nose is probably the result of a parasitic infection of his respiratory system.

Christmas trees usually grow for about 15 years before they are sold.

Alabama was the first state in the United States to officially recognize Christmas in 1836.

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