Sip on some knowledge. These are the Real Facts.
In a year, the average person walks four miles making his or her bed.
About half of all Americans are on a diet on any given day.
A one-minute kiss burns about 26 calories.
Frowning burns more calories than smiling.
There are more than 30,000 diets on public record.
You will burn about 7% more calories walking on hard dirt than on pavement.
You would weigh less on the top of a mountain than at sea level.
You burn more calories sleeping than watching TV.
Licking a stamp burns 10 calories.
Smelling apples and/or bananas can help you lose weight.
Frogs never drink.
Only male turkeys gobble.
At birth, a Dalmation is always pure white.
The oldest known animal was a tortoise, which lived to be 152 years old.
Bamboo makes up 99 percent of a panda's diet.
The largest fish is the whale shark - it can be over 50 feet long and weigh two tons.
The starfish is the only animal that can turn its stomach inside out.
Honeybees are the only insects that create a form of food for humans.
The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards.
The only continent without reptiles or snakes is Antarctica.
The only bird that can swim and not fly is a penguin.
A duck can't walk without bobbing its head.
Beavers were once the size of bears.
Seals sleep only one and a half minutes at a time.
Pigeons have been trained by the U.S. Coast Guard to spot people lost at sea.
A pigeon's feathers are heavier than its bones.
A hummingbird's heart beats 1,400 times a minute.
Dragonflies have six legs but can't walk.
Dolphins can jump up to 20 feet in the air.
Koala and humans are the only animals with unique fingerprints.
Penguins have an organ above their eyes that converts seawater to fresh water.
A crocodile cannot move its tongue.
Honeybees navigate by using the sun as a compass.
An ant can lift 50 times its own weight.
A single coffee tree produces only about a pound of coffee beans per year.
Strawberries are the only fruits whose seeds grow on the outside.
The city of Los Angeles has about 3x more automobiles than people.
Hawaii is the only U.S. state that grows coffee commercially.
Hawaii is the only state with one school district.
Holland is the only country with a national dog.
The square dance is the official dance of the state of Washington.
Hawaii is the only U.S. state never to report a temperature of zero degrees F or below.
"Q" is the only letter in the alphabet not appearing in the name of any U.S. state.
Texas is the only state that permits residents to cast absentee ballots from space.
Lake Superior is the world's largest lake.
The smallest county in America is New York County, better known as Manhattan.
Panama is the only place in the world where you can see the sun rise on the Pacific and set on the Atlantic.
The tallest man was 8 ft. 11 in.
Theodore Roosevelt was the only president who was blind in one eye.
The first sport to be filmed was boxing in 1894.
The fastest served ball in tennis was clocked at 154 mph in 1963.
In 1985, the fastest bicyclist was clocked at 154 mph.
The speed limit in NYC was eight mph in 1895.
Americans spend more than $630 million a year on golf balls.
In 1926, the first outdoor mini-golf courses were built on rooftops in NYC.
Swimming pools in the U.S. contain enough water to cover San Francisco.
The first TV soap opera debuted in 1946.
The first MTV video was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles.
The first TV show ever to be put into reruns was "The Lone Ranger."
One alternative title that had been considered for NBC's hit "Friends" was "Insomnia CafÃ©."
The first TV network kids show in the U.S. was "Captain Kangaroo."
The temperature of the sun can reach up to 15 million degrees Fahrenheit.
The first penny had the motto "Mind your own business."
The first vacuum was so large, it was brought to a house by horses.
Your eye expands up to 45% when looking at something pleasing.
Before mercury, brandy was used to fill thermometers.
You'd have to play ping-pong for about 12 hours to lose one pound.
One brow wrinkle is the result of 200,000 frowns.
The first human-made object to break the sound barrier was a whip.
In 1878, the first telephone book ever issued contained only 50 names.
The most sensitive parts of the body are the mouth and the fingertips.
The eye makes movements 50 times every second.
Chinese is the most spoken language in the world.
The world's biggest pyramid is not in Egypt, but in Mexico.
In 1634, tulip bulbs were a form of currency in Holland.
The first bike was called a hobbyhorse.
The first sailing boats were built in Egypt.
The first ballpoint pens were sold in 1945 for $12.00.
The first VCR was made in 1956 and was the size of a piano.
The first jukebox was located in San Francisco in 1899.
A rainbow can only be seen in the morning or late afternoon.
The Capitol building in Washington, D.C. has 365 steps to represent every day of the year.
The most used letters in the English language are E, T, A, O, I and N.
A male kangaroo is called a boomer.
A female kangaroo is called a flyer.
There are over 61,000 pizzerias in the U.S.
Antarctica is the driest, coldest, windiest, and highest continent on earth.
The Sahara Desert stretches farther than the distance from California to New York.
Thailand means "Land of the Free."
Popcorn was invented by the American Indians.
Jupiter spins so fast that there is a new sunrise nearly every 10 hours.
The year that read the same upside down was 1961. That won't happen again until 6009.
You don't have to be a lawyer to be a Supreme Court Justice.
Eleven of the 50 U.S. states are named after an actual person.
If you doubled one penny every day for 30 days, you would have $5,368,709.
The first person crossed Niagara Falls by tightrope in 1859.
The U.S. is the largest country named after a real person (Amerigo Vespucci).
The largest cheesecake ever made weighed 57,508 lbs.