» In chess, there are 169,518,829,100,544,000,000,000,000,000 ways to play the first ten moves.
» It only takes 7 pounds of pressure to rip your ear off.
» $26 billion in ransom has been paid out in the U.S. in the past 20 years.
» You use more calories eating celery than there are in the celery itself.
» On average, there are 178 sesame seeds on each McDonalds BigMac bun.
» There are 1 million ants for every person in the world.
» Odds of being killed by a dog - 1 in 700,000.
» Odds of dying while in the bath tub - 1 in 1 million.
» Odds of being killed by space debris - 1 in 5 billion.
» Odds of being killed by poisoning - 1 in 86,000.
» Odds of being killed by freezing - 1 in 3 million.
» Odds of being killed by lightening - 1 in 2 million.
» Odds of being killed in a car crash - 1 in 5,000.
» Odds of being killed in a tornado - 1 in 2 million.
» Odds of being killed by falling out of bed - 1 in 2 million.
» Odds of being killed in a plane crash -1 in 25 million.
» If you played all of the Beatles' singles and albums that came out between 1962 and 1970 back to back, it would only last for 10 hours and 33 minutes.
» Termites eat through wood 2 times faster when listening to rock music.
» The Apollo 11 only had 20 seconds of fuel when it landed.
» 13 people are killed each year by vending machine's falling on them.
» There is a 1/4 pound of salt in every gallon of seawater.
» About 1/3 of American adults are at least 20% above their recommended weight.
» The average talker sprays about 300 microscopic saliva droplets per minute, about 2.5 droplets per word.
» The average smell weighs 760 nanograms.
» The Earth experiences 50,000 earthquakes each year.
» Skin temperature does not go much above 95 degrees even on the hottest days.
» 314 Americans had buttock lift surgery in 1994.
» Annual growth of WWW traffic is 314,000%.
» Experts at Intel say that microprocessor speed will double every 18 months for at least 10 years.
» The Earth's revolution time increases .0001 seconds annually.
» Driving at 75 miles (121 km) per hour, it would take 258 days to drive around one of Saturn's rings.
» Driving 55 miles (88 km) per hour instead of 65 miles (105 km) per hour increases your car mileage by about 15%.
» Airbags explode at 200 miles (322 km) per hour.
» If we had the same mortality rate now as in 1900, more than half the people in the world today would not be alive.
» 1/3 of all cancers are sun related.
» The average person flexes the joints in their finger 24 million times during a lifetime.
» There are more than 1,000 chemicals in a cup of coffee.
» It would take 7 billion particles of fog to fill a teaspoon.
» The average iceberg weighs 20 million tons.