Ten Random Facts
The hyoid bone in the throat is the only bone in the human body not joined to another.
A stegosaurus weighed about as much 25 men, but its brain was about the size of a walnut.
Although only nine inches tall, an adult roadrunner can keep pace with a human sprinter.
The dot over an I and j is called a tittle.
William Thompson, a Scottish immigrant to the United States, is credited with growing a seedless grape variety that was sweet, thin-skinned, and seedless in 1876. Currently, his Thompson seedless grapes comprise 95 percent of California's raisins.
According to the National Safety Council, coffee is not successful at sobering up a drunk person, and in many cases it may actually increase the adverse effects of alcohol.
Most of the information available now is created by individuals instead of businesses. With e-mail transmissions alone, people are creating 500 times as much information as is contained in the total of all Web pages in existence.
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