Random facts compilation part 2

An estimated 1 million dogs in the U.S. have been named primary beneficiary in their owners’ wills.

Orange Juice naturally contains a small amount of alcohol.

You’re born with 300 bones, but by the time you become an adult, you only have 206.

40% of McDonald’s profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.

A flock of crows is known as a murder.

Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once asked him to do so. She wanted to know the fish were OK.

The first sales pitch for the Nerf ball was “Nerf: You can’t hurt babies or old people!”

Months that begin on Sundays always have a Friday the 13th.

Blood donors in Sweden receive a thank you text when their blood is used.

The oldest “your mom” joke was discovered on a 3,500 year old Babylonian tablet.

Tootsie Rolls were added to soldiers’ rations in World War II for their durability in all weather conditions.

If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground it can’t hop.

An eagle can kill a young deer and fly away with it.

In curling, good sportsmanship and politeness are essential. Congratulating opponents and abstaining from trash talk are part of what’s known as the “Spirit of Curling.”

Ben & Jerry learned how to make ice cream by taking a $5 correspondence course offered by Penn State. (They decided to split one course.)

J.K. Simmons has been the voice of the Yellow Peanut M&M since the late 1990s.

Zippers became popular during the Great Depression, because buttons were considered too costly.

George Washington served an eggnoglike drink to visitors at Mount Vernon. His recipe included rye whiskey, rum, and sherry.

Space has a distinct smell: a bouquet of diesel fumes, gunpowder, and barbecue. The aroma is mostly produced by dying stars.

Americans eat about 30 pounds of lettuce every year. That’s about five times more than what we ate in the early 1900s.

Queen Elizabeth II is a trained mechanic and she has served as on in WW2!

The only Blockbuster store in the world that is still operating is in Bend, Oregon.

Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day

An inch of snow falling evenly on one acre of ground is equivalent to about 2715 gallons of water.

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