True Facts: Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet.
True Facts: Owls are the only birds who can see the color blue.
True Facts: In the White House, there are 13,092 knives, forks and spoons.
True Facts: In space, astronauts cannot cry, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow.
True Facts: The world's oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old.
True Facts:During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food. That's the weight of about 6 elephants.
True Facts: Thomas Edison, light bulb inventor, was afraid of the dark.
True Facts: There are only four words in the English language which end in "-dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
True Facts: The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. The only other word with the same amount of letters is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses, its plural.
True Facts: Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
True Facts: The word "Checkmate" in chess comes from the Persian phrase "Shah Mat," which means the king is dead.
True Facts: Mark Twain didn't graduate from elementary school.
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