Dried yellow split peas contain 32 percent less nitrogen than dried green split peas.

The earliest Easter Sunday in the next 100 years is on March 23, 2008 (tomorrow)!

The earliest Easter Sunday in the next 1000 years is on March 22, 2285

There are more rings in America than there are fingers.

In memory of some of the US soldiers killed:
Korea: 54,000 (about 3 years)
Vietnam: 58,000 (about 10 years)
Iraq: 4,000 (as of 3/24/08, five years, 95 more years to go?)

In the US, only 14 percent of the clear tape commonly called "Scotch tape" is actually Scotch brand tape.

George W. Bush's Crawford, TX ranch has the following vehicles registered to it:
five passenger cars,
seven trucks,
five tractors and
18 gas-powered golf carts.

George w. Bush is what most Texans call 'all hat, no cattle' - there is no livestock on the ranch, not even horses.

George purchased nearly 100,000 acres in Paraguay:
Why might the president and his family need a 98.840-acre ranch in Paraguay protected by a semi-secret U.S. military base manned by American troops who have been exempted from war-crimes prosecution by the Paraguyan government?

Sorry about slipping some politics into this thread (not).

<<donning fire-proof longjohns, spraying fire retardant around his pc -- Grim settles in for some fun>>

During the US Dust Bowl era (mid 1930s) more than 80 million acres of farmed land in the southern plains were totally stripped of their topsoil.

Herbert Hoover was in charge of a governmant wheat pice support program that lasted from 1915 to 1929. Any idiot that could scratch the soil eventually grew wheat and made a living. In 1929 the price support collapsed, and the price went down to $0.00 per bushel of wheat!

You cannot sneeze keeping your eyes open ..;)

i don't know how I missed this thread for so long and sorry if I am also missing the sarcasm in this post but that one is false. You can sneeze with your eyes open. They did it on Mythbusters.

The middle toe on a Peregrine Falcon's foot is longer than all the others.

In honor of the Easter holidays and the upcoming start of April:
Both the male and female Easter bunny can lay eggs, but he female's eggs have more brilliant colors.

Just one bacteria can multiply to one billion in less than 24 hours.

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Henry Kissinger are fourth cousins once removed.

More info:
Henry Kissinger was born in Bavaria, and Arnold was born just across the border in Austria.

If humans ceased to exist then 97 percent of domesticated animals would become extinct within two years.

More redheads are born each year in Scotland than in any other place in the world.

The largest building in the world is the Pentagon housing the US military top. The second largest building is Romania's communist-era dictator Nicolae Ceausescu 3000 room palace in Bucharest.

The most expensive block of cheese ever sold weighed just about 10 pounds, and sold for a total of $21,400.

It took Leonardo de Vinci almost twelve years to paint the Mona Lisa's lips.

The American Bald Eagle can fly up to a height of 3 km (2 miles).

Leonardo de Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.

A new British survey has revealed that 9 out of 10 people like Chocolate. The tenth lies.

Leonardo de Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.

That sounds like something Chuck Norris would do ;)

That sounds like something Chuck Norris would do ;)

That is true, infact I also happen to know that Chuck Norris is the only person who can order a Big Mac at a Burger King outlet - and of course get it.

In ancient Egypt people used pillows made of stone.

Of all the large US cities (million+) Las Vegas Nevada has the lowest average IQ.

The hottest day on record was 70 degrees Celcius (158 degrees Fahrenheit), and was recorded in the city of Majubea in northern Sudan. Time to hit the pool!

Of all the large US cities (million+) Las Vegas Nevada has the lowest average IQ.

I doubt that this is true, because of the huge number of scam artists in town. To be a good scam artist you have to have some amount of IQ. Now, if you count the IQ of all the fools that come here and think they can win, you will have a point!

Now for the elephant:
Our eyes are the same size from the day we are born, our ears and nose however keep growing.

Horses can eat 24 hours without stopping.

Saint Raymond of Barbastro is the patron saint of Star Trek fans!