Nutty Facts And Trivia

Happy Sunday – How about some Nutty Facts And Trivia?!…

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Sunflowers always turn to face the sun, and are used in the manufacture of soaps, paints, and cosmetics.

Canada has more lakes than the rest of the world combined. Canada is an Indian word meaning “Big Village.”

Sheep are mentioned 45 times and goats 88 times in the Bible. Dogs are mentioned 14 times and lions 89 times, but domestic cats are not mentioned.

Most land-filled trash retains its original weight, volume, and form for 40 years.

The highest suicide rate in America is among those 65 and older. Almost 6,000 older Americans commit suicide each year.

The time on the Independence Hall clock as depicted on the back of the $100 bill is 4:10. But it can’t be read with the naked eye.

The world’s smallest army is the Vatican Swiss Guard, which stands 100 strong.

In Browning, Montana on January 23, 1916, the temperature dropped exactly 100 degrees, from 44 degrees above zero to 56 degrees below zero. This is the world record for a 24-hour temperature change.

Abraham Lincoln, who invented a hydraulic device for lifting ships over shoals, was the only US president ever granted a patent.

Worldwide, 20,000 brands of beer are brewed in 180 styles, from ales, lagers, pilsner and stouts to bitters, cream ales and iced beers.

More American women are living without a husband than with one.

An average beaver can cut down two hundred trees a year.

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