Sip on some knowledge. These are the Real Facts.
About 80 women go into labor on NYC subways every year.
The coldest city in the U.S. is International Falls, Minnesota.
Christopher Columbus brought the first lemon seeds to America.
The largest hailstone ever recorded in the U.S. was 17.5 inches around.
The Statue of Liberty's nose is four feet six inches long.
The East Antarctic Ice Sheet is as thick as the Alps Mountains are high.
The deepest place in the ocean is about seven miles deep.
The largest dog litter was 23 puppies.
Panda bears eat up to 16 hours a day.
Approximately 16,500 people in the U.S. go by the last name Lemon.
Bald eagles can swim using a stroke similar to the butterfly stroke.
Lifejackets used to be filled with sunflower seeds for flotation.
Two trees can create enough oxygen for a family of four.
The T-rex's closest living relative is the chicken.
Chameleons can move both their eyes in different directions at the same time.
The most popular pet name in the United States is 'Max.'
Many butterflies and moths are able to taste with their feet.
All polar bears are left-handed.
The smallest mammal in the world is the bumblebee bat, which weighs less than a penny.
A jiffy is an actual time measurement equaling 1/100th of a second.
Greyhounds can reach speeds of 45 miles per hour.
Apples, peaches and raspberries are all members of the rose family.
U.S. paper currency isn't made of paper - it's actually a blend of cotton and linen.
The ZIP in the ZIP code stands for Zone Improvement Plan.
Kangaroos can't walk backwards.
The Empire State Building has 73 elevators.
Lemons ripen after you pick them, but oranges do not.
There are 118 ridges on the edge of a United States dime.
There are 336 dimples on a regulation American golf ball.
One acre of peanuts will make about 30,000 peanut butter sandwiches.
A twit is the technical term for a pregnant goldfish.
Antarctica holds 90% of the world's fresh water.
The state of Tennessee was originally called Franklin.
In the U.S. a pig has to weigh more than 180 lbs to be called a hog.
Bloodhounds can track a man by smell for up to 100 miles.
Beavers have orange teeth.
The woodpecker can hammer wood up to 16 times per second.
Mount Everest rises a few millimeters every year.
Snails can sleep for up to three years.
The pupils in goats' eyes are rectangular.
Jousting is the official sport in the state of Maryland.
Bees' wings beat about 11,400 times per minute.
The pound sign, or #, is called an octothorp.
If there are two full moons in a month, the second one is called a blue moon.
You breathe in about 13 pints of air every minute.
A gallon of water weighs 8.34 pounds.
The sun evaporates about a trillion tons of water a day.
Sound travels quicker in water than in air.
A group of cats is called a clowder.
Human eyes have over two million working parts.
There are approximately 9,000 taste buds on your tongue.
Polar bear fur is transparent, not white.
Lobsters can live up to 50 years.
About 85% of the world's population is right-handed.
The first traffic light was in use in London in 1868, before the advent of cars.
Fresh cranberries can be bounced like a rubber ball.
A group of a dozen or more cows is called a 'flink.'
Astronauts actually get taller when in space.
A fifteen-year-old boy invented earmuffs in 1873.
There is a ranch in Texas that is bigger than the entire state of Rhode Island.
The dot over the letter i is called a tittle.
Cows do not have upper front teeth.
The great white shark can go up to three months between meals.
During the Boston Tea Party, 342 chests of tea were thrown into the harbor.
Pluto takes 248 years to orbit the sun once.
Camels have three eyelids.
454 U.S. dollar bills weigh exactly one pound.
Dairy cows drink up to 50 gallons of water per day.
The most common name for a pet goldfish is 'Jaws.'
A nautical mile is 800 feet longer than a land mile.
Antarctica has as much ice as the Atlantic Ocean has water.
To temporarily revive your ballpoint pen, dip the tip into hot water for a few seconds.
Wrapping rubber bands around the ends of hangers can prevent clothes from slipping off.
A chalkboard eraser is one of the best ways to wipe a foggy windshield.
Candles will burn longer and drip less if they are placed in the freezer a few hours before using.
Knots come out easier if you sprinkle talcum powder on them.
Over 50 percent of your body heat is lost through your head and neck.
Smile more - every two thousand frowns creates one wrinkle.
Rinsing bacon under cold water before frying can reduce the amount it shrinks by almost 50 percent.
Refrigerating apples can help them last up to 10 times longer than those left at room temperature.
While chopping onions, hold a piece of bread between your lips to keep your eyes from watering.
Place an apple in the bag with your potatoes to keep them from budding.
Place a slice of bread in the storage container to keep cookies soft when storing.
To keep an ice cream cone from dripping, stuff a miniature marshmallow into the bottom of the cone.
To take lumps out of a bag of sugar, place it in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
To remove crayon marks from walls, use a hairdryer to heat the wax.
To make a zipper slide up and down more smoothly, rub a bar of soap over the teeth.
Wipe the leaves of your plants with the soft inside of a banana skin to bring up shine and remove dust.
To clean paint off your hands, use olive oil - it softens the paint and makes it easy to remove.
To fix a button about to fall off, dab a little clear nail polish over the threads holding it on.