Funny facts

60% of all US potato products originate in Idaho. 

61,000 people are airborne over the US at any given time. 

A flamingo can eat only when its head is upside down. 

Mark Twain was born on a day in 1835 when Halley's Comet came into view. When he died in 1910, Halley's Comet was in view again. 

The Weddell seal can travel underwater for seven miles without surfacing for air. 

In 1963, baseball pitcher Gaylord Perry remarked, "They'll put a man on the moon before I hit a home run." On July 20, 1969, a few hours after Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, Gaylord Perry hit his first (and only) home run. 

The longest words in the English language with only one syllable are the nine-letter "screeched" and "strengths". 

Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye". 

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