Category Archives: Fun Facts

Friday Fun Fact

cellphone.jgpMore people own a cell phone than a toothbrush. There are over 7 billion people in the world. An estimated 4 billion of them own mobile phones, but only around 3.5 billion own toothbrushes.  (Source:  The Content Factory)

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Leap Year.jgpLeap days are needed to keep our calendar in alignment with the Earth’s revolutions around the Sun.

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Valentines-Day-Card.jgpOne billion valentines are sent each year worldwide, making it the second largest card-sending holiday of the year behind Christmas. Women purchase approximately 85% of all valentines.

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Pizza.jgpAccording to the National Restaurant Association about 48 million Americans order delivery for the Super Bowl.

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Mom.jgpAccording to the Pew Research Center 34% of children today are living with an unmarried parent—up from just 9% in 1960, and 19% in 1980.

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blizzards1.jgpDuring the Great Blizzard of 1888. New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut were hit with 40 to 50 inches of snow. The area was paralyzed and people were caught in their homes for up to a week. Over thirty people lost their lives in that storm.

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monarch_butterfly.jgpMillions of monarch butterflies fly to Mexico for the winter. They are the only insect that migrates to a warmer climate that is 2,500 miles away each year. Additionally, they like to hibernate in the same trees every year.