1. The flea can jump 350 times its body length.
2. The Chaffinch has no melody of its own and can only sing by imitating the song of another bird.
3. On an average work day, a typist's fingers travel 12.6 miles.
4. The life span of a taste bud is 10 days.
5. The average bed is home to over 6 billion dust mites.
6. Polar bears are left handed.
7. Babies are born without kneecaps, they appear when the child is 2-6 years of age.
8. There are only four words in the English language which end in "-dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
9. The biggest tyre manufacturer in the world (by number) is .....Lego!
10. The word "set" has more definitions than any other word in the English language.
11. I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
12. Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.
13. The most common time for a wake up call is 7 a.m.
14. Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate every second.
15. The doorbell was invented in 1831.
16. Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.
17. Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
18. Penguins can convert salt water into fresh water.
19. If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
20. The most powerful electric eel is found in the rivers of Brazil, Columbia, Venezuela, and Peru, and produces a shock of 400-650 volts.
21. In ten minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's nuclear weapons combined!
22. Most people believe Thomas Edison invented the light bulb. This isn't true; Joseph Swan did.