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“Snapple Real Facts”


Revised. 08.17.2014



#27-A ball of glass will bounce higher than a ball of rubber. #33-Termites eat through wood 2 times faster when listening to rock music. #62-The life span of a taste bud is 10 days. #64-Strawberries contain more vitamin C than oranges. #92-Fish can drown.

#108-Licking a stamp burns 10 calories. #110-Frogs never drink. #118-Honeybees are the only insects that create a form of food for humans. #119-The hummingbird is the only bird is the only bird that can fly backwards. #121-The only bird that can swim but not fly is the penguin. #142-Hawaii is the only U.S. state never to report a temperature of zero degrees F or below. #144-Texas is the only state that permits residents to cast ballots from space. #146-The smallest county in America is New York County, better known as Manhattan. #153-The speed limit in NYC was 8 mph in 1895. #165-Your eye expands up to 45% when looking at something pleasing. #168-One brow wrinkle is the result of 200,000 frowns. #190-Thailand means “Land of the Free.”

#251-There are more French restaurants in New York City than in Paris.

#302-Ketchup was once sold as a medicine. #329-The world’s first escalator was built in Coney Island, NY, in 1896. #356-You exhale air at 15 m.p.h.

#673-The average sea turtle can’t reproduce until its 25 years old. #674-The oldest living animal ever found was a 405-year-old clam, named Ming by researchers. #676-At five feet, the whooping crane is the tallest bird in North America. #677-A full-grown tree produces enough oxygen to support a family of four. #678-Unlike a normal housecat, the Siberian tiger loves to swim. #679-A tiger’s night vision is six times better than a human’s. #680-More Siberian tigers live in zoos than in the wild. #681-The jaguar, the largest cat in the Western Hemisphere, once lived all over the southern U.S. #682-More turkeys are raised in California than in any other state in the United States. #684-Manhattan Island was once home to as many different species as Yellowstone National Park. #685-Dogs can make about ten sounds, cats make about 100. #687-The average cat can jump five times as high as its tail is long. #688-Flying fish can leap out of the water at 20 mph or more, and can glide for over 500 feet. #689-The roadrunner chases after its prey at a blurring speed of up to 25 mph.

#690-A chameleon shoots out its tongue to catch prey at speeds faster than a fighter jet. #691-The archer fish can spit water up to seven feet to shoot down bugs from overhanging leaves. #692-The spotted skunk does a handstand to warn its enemies before spraying its stench. #694- Spiny lobsters migrate in groups, of 50 or more, forming a conga line on the ocean floor. #695-The National Park Service manages over 350 parks on 80 million acres of public land. #696-With an average life expectancy of 81.2 years, the people of Okinawa, Japan live the longest. #697-Pilates stretches your muscles improving your posture and helping you appear taller. #698-Stepping out or a walk every day can actually help you sleep better at night. #699-After working out, it takes five hours for your body temperature to return to normal.

#700-Turning the faucet off while brushing your teeth can save up to five gallons of water. #701-It takes more water to fill a bathtub than it does to enjoy an average-length shower. #703-The average bar of soap lasts twice as long as a bottle of body wash. #706-Steel is 100% recyclable. #707-Most rechargeable batteries can be recharged up to 1,000 times. #709-Hybrid cars produce up to 75% less pollution than other vehicles. #710-A tankless water heater uses half the energy of a standard model. #711-To estimate the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit, count the number of cricket chirps in 15 seconds then add 37. #712-100% recyclable, old newspapers are great for washing windows. #713-An egg that is fresh will sink in water, but a stale one won’t. #714-When thirst, a camel can drink 25 gallons of water in less than three minutes. #717-The mango is the most-consumed fruit in the world. #718-On average, a strawberry has 200 seeds on it. #719-A strawberry is not an actual berry but a banana is. #722-The peach was the first fruit to be eaten on the moon. #723-The optimum depth of water in a birdbath is two and a half inches. #724-A pineapple is neither an apple or a pine. It is, in fact a large berry. #725-Only female mosquitoes bite. #726-A polar bear cannot be seen by an infrared camera, due to its transparent fur. #727-A spider’s silk is stronger than steel. #728-The planet Saturn has a density lower than water. It would float if placed in water. #730-The fear of vegetables is called Lachanophobia. #731-There are over 2,000 different species of cactuses. #732-The chicken is the closest living relative of Tyrannosaurus Rex. #734-Potatoes have more chromosomes than humans. #735-A full moon is nine times brighter than a half moon. #736-More babies are born at night that during the day. #737-The human brain takes up 2% of human but uses 20% of its energy. #738-There are more species of fish in the Amazon river than in the Atlantic ocean. #739-You transfer more germs shaking hands than kissing. #740-Poison Ivy is not ivy and poison oak is not oak. They are both part of the cashew family. #741-Plants, like humans, can run a fever if they are sick. #742-Over half of the world’s geysers are found in Yellowstone National Park.

#743-A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein. #745-Armadillos have four babies at a time and they are always all the same sex. #746-The only insect that can turn its head is a praying mantis. #748-A dog’s average body temperature is 101 degrees Fahrenheit. #749-The average housefly lives for one month. #751-Flamingos can only eat with their heads upside down. #752-A group of twelve or more cows is called a flick. #753-A group of goats is called a trip. #754-An alligator can go through 3,000 teeth in a lifetime. #755-There are more chickens than people in the world. #756-Penguins can jump 6 feet. #757-There are approximately 7,000 feathers on an eagle. #758-The only lizard that has a voice is the gecko. #759-A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair. #761-Owls are one of the only birds that can see the color blue. #762-A duck has three eyelids. #763-Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur. #765-A cat has 32 muscles in each ear. #766-The hippopotamus has the capability to remain underwater for as long as five minutes. #767-Honeybees have hair on their eyes. #768-Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale. #769-If a sheep and a goat mate the offspring is called a geep. #770-Pistol shrimp can make a noise loud enough to break glass. #771-Some dinosaurs were as small as chickens. #772-Male moose shed their antlers every winter and grow a new pair the next year. #773-Mountain goats aren’t goats. They are antelopes. #777-Cats have 2 sets of vocal cords: one for purring and one for meowing. #778-Some bears build nests in trees for sunbathing and resting. #779-A group of jellyfish is called a snack. #780-The indentation in the middle of the area between the nose and the upper lip is called the philtrum. #781-Women blink nearly twice as much as men. #782-The human jaw can generate a force up to 200 pounds on the molars. #783-Men get hiccups more than women. #785-The fastest growing nail is the middle finger. #786-The brain operates on the same amount of power as a 10-watt light bulb. #791-The average person takes 23,000 breaths a day. #792-The state of Florida is bigger than England. #793-Broadway is one of the longest streets in the world. It is 150 miles long. #795-Hawaii is moving toward Japan at the rate of almost 4 inches per year. #797-In Youngstown, Ohio, it is against the law to run out of gas. #798-Tennessee was previously named Franklin after Benjamin Franklin. #799-The official color of California’s Golden Gate Bridge is international Orange.

#800-Most lipstick contains fish scales. #801-It is not possible to tickle yourself.

#802-Every state except Maine, Alaska, and Hawaii is home to at least one species of venomous snake. #803-Antarctica is the only continent with no owls. #805-India has a Bill of Rights for cows. #806-In Albania, nodding your head means “no” and shaking your head means “yes”. #807-Shakespeare invented the words “assassination” and “bump”. #810-Australla is the only continent without an active volcano. #811-The dots on a domino are called pips.


#813-The number sign # is called an octothorpe. #814-Tug-of-war was an olymic sport in the early 1900’s. #815-The name of the city we call Bangkok is 115 letters long in the Thai language. #817-Karate originated in India. #818-The infinity sign is called a lemniscates. #819-Children grow faster during springtime. #821-It takes an interaction of 72 muscles to produce human speech. #822-The only joint less bone in your body is your throat. #823-Sailors once thought wearing gold earrings improved eyesight. #824-On average a man spends about five months of his life shaving. #825-Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing. #826-In the average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the equator. #827-Your skull is made up of 29 different bones. #828-Every hour more than one billion cells in the body must be replaced. #829-Women’s hearts beat faster than men’s hearts. #830-The average human dream lasts only 2 to 3 seconds. #831-Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day. #832-Brain waves can power an electric train. #833-Children have more taste buds than adults. #834-Right-handed people tend to chew food on the right side and lefties’ chew on the left. #835-You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television. #836-Pomology is the study of fruit. #837-The most widely-eaten fruit in America is the banana. #839-A cucumber consists of 96% water. #840-The only food that does not spoil is honey. #841-The most popular ice cream flavor is vanilla. #842-Vanilla is used to make chocolate. #844-One lump of sugar is equivalent to three feet of sugar cane. #845-A lemon contains more sugar than a strawberry. #846-An average of three billion cups of tea are consumed daily, worldwide. #848-Wild camels once roamed Arizona’s deserts. #849-New York was the first state to require cars to have license plates. #850-Hawaii is further south than Florida. #851-Miami installed the first ATM for rollerbladers. #852-Clearwater, Florida has the highest rate of lightning strikes per capita in the U.S. #853-Hawaii has its own time zone.

#854-Hawaii is the only U.S. state that grows coffee. #855-Oregon has more ghost towns than any other U.S. state. #856-The world largest silver nugget (1840 lbs.) was found in 1894 near Aspen, CO. #858-New Jersey is home to the world’s first drive in movie theater. #859-George Washington took the oath of office in New York City in 1789. #860-Cleveland, OH is home to the first electric traffic lights. #861-The jaguar, the largest cat in the Western Hemisphere, once lived all over the southern U.S. #862-The typewriter was invented in Milwaukee, WI in 1867. #863-The term rookies comes from a Civil War term, “reckie”, which was short for recruit. #864-Taft was the heaviest U.S. President at 329lbs; Madison was the smallest at 100lbs. #865-Harry Truman was the last U.S. President to not have a college degree. #866-Abraham Lincoln was the tallest U.S. President at 6’4”. James Madison was the shortest at


#867-Franklin Roosevelt was related to 5 U.S. Presidents by blood and 6 by marriage. #868-Thomas Jefferson invented the coat hanger. #869-Theodore Roosevelt had a pet bear while in office. #870-President Warren G. Harding once lost White House china in a poker game. #872-President William Taft weighed over 300 lbs and once got stuck in the White House bathtub. #874-Harry S Truman’s middle name is S. #875-Before Thomas Jefferson took office people bowed to the president, rather than shaking his hand. #877-People don’t sneeze when they are asleep because the nerves involved in the sneeze reflex are also resting. #878-Only male fireflies can fly. #879-Most Koala bears sleep about 22 hours a day. #881-A baby caribou can outrun it mother at 3 days old. #882-In 1859, 24 rabbits were released in Australia, within 6 years, the population grew to 2 million. #883-Butterflies taste with their hind feet. #886-The bumblebee bat is the smallest mammal on Earth. It weighs less than a penny. #887-The “Valley of Square Trees” in Panama is the only known place in the world where trees have rectangular trunks. #888-In some cultures’ telling of Snow White, the Dwarfs are thieves. #889-The original Cinderella was Egyptian and wore fur slippers. #890-The number “1” or word “One” appears on the dollar bill 16 times. #892-The can opener was invented 48 years after the can. #893-Jack-O-Lanterns were originally made out of turnips. #894-Jousting is the official sport of Maryland. #895-If you shake a can of mixed nuts, the larger nuts will rise to the top. #896-2 nd street is the most common street name in the United States; First is the 6 th most common. #897-The Mayflower only held 102 people. #898-The ridges on the sides of coins are called reeding or milling. #899-The plastic things on the ends of shoelaces are called aglets.

#901-The quartz crystal in your wristwatch vibrates 32,768 times a second. #902-Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millcent Roberts. #903-The first TV toy commercial aired in 1946 for Mr. Potato Head. #906-Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated. #908-In Athens, Greece, a drive’s license can be taken away by law if the driver is deemed either “unbathed” or “poorly dressed”. #909-In Texas, it is illegal to graffiti someone’s cow. #910-Less than 2% of the water on Earth is fresh. #911-A cubic mile of fog is made up of less than a gallon of water. #912-Meterologists claim they’re right 85% of the time. #913-The Saturn V moon rocket consumed 15 tons of fuel per second. #914-A manned rocket can reach the moon in less time than it took a stagecoach to travel the length of England. #915-At room temperature, the average air molecule travels at the speed of a riffle bullet. #916-The scientific term for a sneezing is sternutation. #917-The average lead pencil can draw a line 35miles long or write roughly 50,000 English words. #918-The first lollipop was invented in Connecticut. #919-The lollipop was named after one of the most famous racehorses in the early 1900s, Lolly Pop. #920-Buzz Aldrin was one of the first men on the moon. His mother’s maiden name was also moon. #921-If you had 1 billion dollars and spent 1 thousand dollars a day, it would take you 2,749 years to spend it all. #922-Maine is the only state with a one-syllable name. #923-In Germany, the shhh sound means hurry up. #925-The White House was originally called the President’s Palace. It became the White House in 1901. #926-George Washington was the only unanimously elected President. #927-John Adams was the only President to be defeated by his Vice President, Thomas Jefferson. #932-Horses can’t vomit. #956-At the deepest point in the ocean, the water pressure is equivalent to having about 50 jumbo jets piled on top of you. #958-The state of Alabama once financed the construction of a bridge by holding a rooster auction. #967-There are ten times more microbial cells than human cells in our bodies. #977-The tradition of baseball managers wearing player uniforms started because the first managers were also players. #978-George Washington feared being buried alive. #979-A dimpled golf ball produces less drag and flies further than a smooth golf ball would fly.