The Most Interesting and Unusual Facts :

  • "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson was the first video to air on MTV by a black artist.
  • "Canada" is an Indian word meaning "Big Village".
  • "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
  • "Happy Birthday" was the first song to be performed in outer space, sung by the Apollo IX astronauts on March 8, 1969.
  • "Stewardesses" is the longest word that can be typed with only the left hand.
  • "Taxi" is spelled exactly the same in English, French, German, Swedish, Portuguese, and Dutch.
  • "Underground" is the only word in the English language that begins and ends with the letters "und."
  • 1 in 5,000 north Atlantic lobsters are born bright blue.
  • 1 in every 3 people in the country of Israel use a cell phone.
  • 10 percent of all human beings ever born are alive at this very moment.
  • 10% of human dry weight comes from bacteria
  • 11% of the world is left-handed.
  • 111, 111, 111 X 111, 111, 111 = 12, 345, 678, 987, 654, 321
  • 23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their buttocks.
  • 25% of a human's bones are in its feet.
  • 315 words in the 1996 Webster's dictionary were mispelled.
  • 40% of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.
  • 43.7% of all statistics are made up right on the spot
  • 48% of astronauts experience motion sickness.
  • 52% of Americans drink coffee.
  • 55.1% of all US prisoners are in prison for drug offenses.

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