21. If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times, but morelike 4,950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom.22. In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die.23. In 1984, a Canadian farmer began renting ad space on his cows.24. In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.25. In the White House, there are 13,092 knives, forks and spoons.26. It's against the law to catch fish with your bare hands in Kansas.27. Kotex was first manufactured as bandages, during WWI.28. Los Angeles's full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de losAngeles de Porciuncula" and can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its originalsize: "L.A."29. Money isn't made out of paper; it's made out of cotton.30. More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in air crashes.31. Mosquitoes have teeth.32. Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.33. Most lipstick contains fish scales.34. On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament Buildingis an American flag.35. One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.36. Only 55% of all Americans know that the sun is a star.37. Over 1000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.38. Sherlock Holmes never said "Elementary, my dear Watson."39. Studies show that if a cat falls off the seventh floor of a building it has aboutthirty percent less chance of surviving than a cat that falls off the twentiethfloor. It supposedly takes about eight floors for the cat to realize what isoccurring, relax and correct itself.40. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.41. The Boston University Bridge (on Commonwealth Avenue, Boston,Massachusetts) is the only place in the world where a boat can sail under atrain driving under a car driving under an airplane.42. The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons.43. The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.44. The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and achocolate bar melted in his pocket.45. The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses. No one in Greece hasmemorized all 158 verses.46. The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sportsgames (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after theMajor League All-Star Game.47. The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which statedthat you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.