Sip on some knowledge. These are the Real Facts.
Turning the faucet off while brushing your teeth can save up to 5 gallons of water.
It takes more water to fill a bathtub than it does to enjoy a nice, warm shower.
On average, a laptop uses half as much energy as a desktop computer.
The average bar of soap lasts twice as long as a bottle of body wash.
Recycled paper is made using 40% less energy than normal paper.
Every ton of recycled paper saves about 17 trees.
Steel is 100% recyclable.
Most rechargeable batteries can be recharged up to 1,000 times.
Manufacturing recycled goods uses up to 95% less energy than using raw materials.
Hybrid cars produce up to 75% less pollution than other vehicles.
A tankless water heater uses half the energy of a standard model.
Baking soda makes a great scouring cleanser, and it's naturally chemical-free.
100% recyclable, old newspapers are great for washing windows.
An egg that is fresh will sink in water, but a stale one won't.
When thirsty, a camel can drink 25 gallons of water in less than three minutes.
In one day, a full-grown oak tree expels 7 tons of water through its leaves.
There is a museum of strawberries in Belgium.
The mango is the most consumed fruit in the world.
On average a strawberry has 200 seeds on it.
A strawberry is not an actual berry but a banana is.
Fresh apples float because 25 percent of their volume is air.
The pomegranate is one of the oldest fruits known to man.
The peach was the first fruit to be eaten on the moon.
The optimum depth of water in a birdbath is two and a half inches.
A pineapple is neither an apple or a pine. It is, in fact, a large berry.
Only female mosquitoes bite.
A polar bear cannot be seen by an infrared camera, due to its transparent fur.
A spider's silk is stronger than steel.
The planet Saturn has a density lower than water. It would float if placed in water.
Twins have a very high occurrence of left handedness.
The fear of vegetables is called lachanophobia.
There are over 2,000 different species of cactuses.
The chicken is the closest living relative of Tyrannosaurus Rex.
All scorpions glow.
Potatoes have more chromosomes than humans.
A full moon is nine times brighter than a half moon.
More babies are born at night than during the day.
The human brain takes up 2% of human body weight but uses 20% of its energy.
There are more species of fish in the Amazon river than in the Atlantic Ocean.
You transfer more germs shaking hands than kissing.
Poison Ivy is not Ivy and Poison Oak is not an Oak. They are both part of the Cashew family.
Plants, like humans, can run a fever if they are sick.
Over half of the world's geysers are found in Yellowstone National Park.
A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein.
Polar bears can smell a seal from 20 miles away.
Armadillos have four babies at a time and they are always all the same sex.
Alaska was bought from Russia for about 2 cents an acre.
A dog's average body temperature is 101 degrees Fahrenheit.
The average housefly lives for one month.
The common garden worm has five pairs of hearts.
A group of twelve or more cows is called a flink.
A group of goats is called a trip.
Penguins can jump 6 feet.
There are approximately 7,000 feathers on an eagle.
The only lizard that has a voice is the Gecko.
A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair.
Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue.
A duck has three eyelids.
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
The muzzle of a lion is like a fingerprint - no two lions have the same pattern of whiskers.
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
The hippopotamus has the capability to remain underwater for as long as five minutes.
Honeybees have hair on their eyes.
Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale.
If a sheep and a goat mate the offspring is called a geep.
Pistol shrimp can make a noise loud enough to break glass.
Some dinosaurs were as small as chickens.
Male moose shed their antlers every winter and grow a new pair the next year.
Mountain goats aren't actually goats. They are antelopes.
Koalas only drink water in extreme heat or drought.
Bees are born fully grown.
Ferret comes from the Latin word for little thief.
Cats have 2 sets of vocal cords: one for purring and one for meowing.
Some bears build nests in trees for sunbathing and resting.
A group of jellyfish is called a smack.
The indentation in the middle of the area between the nose and the upper lip is called the philtrum.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
The human jaw can generate a force up to 200 pounds on the molars.
Men get hiccups more than women.
The human brain is about 80% water.
The fastest growing nail is on the middle finger.
The brain operates on the same amount of power as a 10-watt light bulb.
Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
The average woman is 5 inches shorter than the average man.
Your big toe only has 2 bones and the rest have 3.
The average person takes 23,000 breaths a day.
The state of Florida is bigger than England.
Broadway is one of the longest streets in the world. It is 150 miles long.
Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the continental United States, and Zabriskie Point, the lowest point in the United States, are less than eighty miles apart.
Hawaii is moving toward Japan at the rate of almost 4 inches per year.
India has more English speakers than the United States.
In Youngstown Ohio, it is against the law to run out of gas.
Tennessee was previously named Franklin after Benjamin Franklin.
The official color of California's Golden Gate Bridge is International Orange.