Fact of Matter



In 1992, approximately 750 deaths occurred in the United States due to workplace violence.

Studies indicate that listening to music is good for digestion.

The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own weight, and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

Buckingham Palace has over six hundred rooms.

Will cats attack if you look in there eyes to long?Did you know they will attack if you look in there eyes

Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.

Every year, kids in North America spend close to half a billion dollars on chewing gum!

You can tell a cat's mood by looking into its eyes. A frightened or excited cat will have large, round pupils. An angry cat will have narrow pupils. The pupil size is related as much to the cat's emotions as to the degree of light.

Cats cannot see in complete darkness but they can navigate by sound, smell, and the sensitivity of their whiskers.

The Sumatran tiger has the most stripes of all the tiger subspecies, and the Siberian tiger has the fewest stripes.

Besides smelling with their nose, cats can smell with an additional organ called the Jacobson's organ, located in the upper surface of the mouth.

When cats are asleep, they are still alert to incoming stimuli. If you poke the tail of a sleeping cat, it will respond accordingly.

Cats sleep 16 to 18 hours per day.

A dog's heart beats between 70 and 120 times a minute, compared with a human heart which beats 70 to 80 times a minute.

Dog can hear sounds 250 yards away that most people cannot hear beyond 25 yards.

The human ear can detect sound waves vibrating at frequencies up to 20,000 times asecond. But dogs can hear sound waves that vibrate at frequencies of more than 30,000 times a second.

Dogs need their good sense of smell and hearing because their eyesight is not as good as a human's.

A dog's sense of smell is about 1000 times better than a person's.

Dogs can see color but it is not as vivid a color scheme as we see. It is much like our vision at twilight.

Kittens are born with both eyes and ears closed. When the eyes open, they are always blue at first. They change color over a period of months to the final eye color.

Cats have true fur, in that they have both an undercoat and an outer coat

There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.

Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.

Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.

Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.

A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.

The dot over the letter "i" is called a tittle.

A rat can last longer without water than a camel.

The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly!

We born with 300 bones, but when we get to be an adult, we only have 206.

It was during World War II that clothes with elastic waists were introduced. This is because the metal used in zippers was badly needed for the war.

The most famous movie theatre is the "Chinese Theatre" located in Los Angeles, USA.

The largest shopping mall in the world is the West Edmonton Mall located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

The largest hotel in the world is the MGM Grand, which has 5,034 rooms and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The game rugby was originated at Rugby school located in England in 1823. This happened when William Webb Ellis, while playing soccer, picked the ball up in his hands and started running with it.

The biggest religious building in the world is a Hindu Temple, Angkor Wat, located in Cambodia. It was built at the end of the 11th century.