In Disney's Fantasia, the Sorcerer to whom Mickey played an apprentice was named Yensid, which is Disney spelled backward.
By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you cannot sink into quicksand.
One in ten people live on an island.
84 of a raw apple is water.
It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with.
85 of men who die of heartattacks during intercourse, are found to have been cheating on their wives.
85,000,000 tons of paper are used in the United States each year
Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
90 of New York City cab drivers are recently arrived immigrants.
98 of all murders and rapes are by a close family member or friend of the victim.
98 of the weight of water is made up from oxygen.
A "Blue Moon" is the second full moon in a calendar month (it is rarely blue).
Barbie's full name is "Babara Millicent Roberts."
Hitler was claustrophobic. The large elevator leading to his eagles nest in the Austrian Alps was mirrored so it would appear larger and more open.
Astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon with his left foot.
Screech, from "Saved by the Bell," was the only one of the characters who played in all the episodes from the junior high, with Mrs. Bliss, to "Saved by the Bell: The New Class."
Shakespeare invented the word "assassination" and "bump."
Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
Marilyn Monroe had six toes
Tina Turner's real name is Annie Mae Bullock.
One of the many Tarzans, Karmuala Searlel, was mauled to death by a raging elephant on set.
Elizabeth 1st suffered from anthophobia (a fear of roses).
Beethoven dipped his head in cold water before he composed.
President John F Kennedy could read 4 newspapers in 20 minutes.
All U.S Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn't like being seen wearing them in public
Walt Disney was afraid of mice
Cher's last name was "Sarkissian." She changed it because no one could pronounce it
Sugar was first added to chewing gum in 1869 by a dentist, William Semple.
Elvis' hair color was originally blonde. He dyed it black because he was a big fan of Roy Orbison.
A squirrel cannot contract or carry the rabies virus.
If you keep a Goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white
A Horse has 18 more bones than a Human.
Elephants are the only mammals that can't jump.
A polar bears skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.
Rats can't vomit. That's why rat poison works so well.
Giraffes have no vocal chords.
Cats can hear ultrasound.
A full-grown bear can run as fast as a horse.
Cat's urine glows under a black light.
The opening to the cave in which a bear hibernates is always on the North Slope.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
The Hippopotamus does 80 of their vocalizations under water.
The cells that make up the antlers of a moose are the fastest growing animal cells in nature
Polar bears are left-handed
Butterflies taste with their feet.
A cat has 32 muscles in each Ear.
Starfish don't have brains.
A hippo can run faster than a man can
A blue whales heart only beats nine times per minute.
A cat uses its whiskers to determine if a space is too small to squeeze through.
A chameleon's tongue is twice the length of its body.
A crocodiles tongue is attached to the roof of its mouth.
A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair.
Rodent's teeth never stop growing.
A shark can detect one part of blood in 100 million parts of water.
A shark can grow a new set of teeth in a week.
A starfish can turn its stomach inside out.
Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food.
Slugs have 4 noses.
Owls are one of the only birds that can see the color blue.
A lion's roar can be heard from five miles away.
Emus and kangaroos can't walk backwards.
Cats have over 100 vocal sounds; dogs only have 10.
A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet (91 m) long in just one night.
Insects outnumber humans 100,000,000 to one.
A skunk's smell can be detected by a human a mile away.
A lion in the wild usually makes no more than 20 kills a year.
It's against the law to have a pet in Iceland.
In 1681, the last dodo bird died
A kangaroo can't jump unless its tail is touching the ground.
Dolphins don't automatically breath; they have to tell themselves to do it.
A kangaroo can jump up to 10 feet (3 m) high and leap up to 26 feet (8 m).
The Queen termite can live up to 50 years and have 30,000 children every day.
The cockroach's favorite food is the glue on the back of stamps.
An adult hippo can bite a 12-foot (3.6 m) adult male crocodile in half.
Termites are affected by music. They will eat your house twice as fast if you play loud music.
The name "Kangaroo" came about when some of the first white settlers saw this strange animal hopping along and they asked the Aborigines what it was called. They replied with "Kanguru", which in their language means "I don't know".
Those are some funfacts that I resently discovered. I hope you enjoyed them. Oh, and believe it or not but computers are dummer than people, but the Internet isn't...